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TEL in fuel

TEL in fuel

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Can anybody help or suggest ..........have 1938 plymouth sidevalve six in very good condition have just done 1000 mile run no problems BUT LRP fuel [lead reolacement petrol] no longer avalable only unleaded, do any of the TEL replacement additives work to stop valve recession eg Wynns about the only stuff available in South Africa, thanks
Golfpin

RE: TEL in fuel

the alternatives will work to slow down valve recession. given the fact that it is a sidevalve six engine, it most likely runs at rather low speed, so a additive that slows down valve recession may not be needed at all and thus you could run the engine on unleaded fuel which will have a octane number far higher then available when the engine was designed.

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