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Speedway Tech Talk - How to Choose The Correct Motor Oil For Your Application

9/15/2017
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Lake Speed Jr., from our friends at Driven, stops by to talk about how to choose the correct motor oil for your application. He addresses the common mistake of starting with the brand first and choosing the product second - hoping that it works for your application. Lake Speed Jr. recommends focusing first on the application, which leads to the proper chemistry that is needed for your ride, and finally selecting the brand you trust. Speedway Motors carries a variety of engine oils, gear oils, and all oil, fluid, and additives.

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