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Tips on selecting an oil for engine break-in, switching oil, and oil filter servicing.

Keeping it oiled. Lubrication is the key to long engine life. Advice on frequency of oil changing.
KITPLANES Oct 1996 (v.13#10) pg. 46

Advice on using modern oils in older radial engines such as a Warner five-cylinder (circa 1936).
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Feb 1990 (v.12#2) pg. 18

Advice on interpreting a series of oil analysis readings showing aluminum decreasing from 34 to 14 ppm.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Mar 1990 (v.12#3) pg. 20

Advice on which engine oil to use for break-in period on either Cermichrome or regular cylinders.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Apr 1990 (v.12#4) pg. 18, 19

Tips on using "Marvel Mystery Oil" to keep rings and valves operating freely.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Apr 1990 (v.12#4) pg. 19

Advice on selecting a laboratory to perform aircraft engine oil analysis.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Jun 1990 (v.12#6) pg. 19

Advice on which oils to use with Cermichrome cylinders.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Jul 1990 (v.12#7) pg. 19

Arguments in favor of using single viscosity oil in aircraft engines.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Aug 1990 (v.12#8) pg. 18

Suggested oil weights, preheating temperatures, and oil-change intervals for a Lycoming O-540-A1A5 engine used only about 50 hours per year.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Oct 1990 (v.12#10) pg. 20

Advice on which oil to use during the break-in period for a Lycoming O-320 engine which was overhauled with chrome cylinders.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Nov 1990 (v.12#11) pg. 21

Advice on mixing Aeroshell 15W-50 and straight-weight oil during the break-in period of a new cylinder.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Dec 1990 (v.12#12) pg. 19

What oil analysis can, and can't, tell you about your engine's health.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE May 1992 (v.14#5) pg. 8

The slippery topic of oil. Advice on choosing the correct aircraft oil.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE May 1993 (v.15#5) pg. 10

Advice on chemical additives suitable for aircraft engines.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Jun 1996 (v.18#6) pg. 19

Advice on the frequency of changing oil, oil filter, and getting an oil analysis.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Dec 1999 (v.21#12) pg. 21