Engine Oil Fundamentals

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Sources, Types
Detergent Oil, low detergent Oil, Non-Detergent Oil
4-Stroke vs 2-Cycle Engines
API Service Classification
SAE Viscosity
Rocker Arm Ball Galling, Cam Lobe Damage, Need for Roller Cams
Standard, Synthetic
Additive Packages, EPA
Aftermarket Additives

Maintaining proper level, Dip Stick, Engine Angle, Too Little Oil, Leaks, Crankshaft Seals, Pitted Crankshaft, High Bilge Water, Too much OIl, Aerating (introduce air into the oil)

Tech Tip #1 Blend The Oil – Perkins Marine Diesel from FoleyEngines.com
Tech Tip #4 Adventures In Oil from FoleyEngines.com
Tech Tip #25 Break-in Oil: Not Synthetic from FoleyEngines.com
Tech Tip #33 Disposing of used Lube Oil from FoleyEngines.com
Tech Tip ## from FoleyEngines.com

Engine Oil Analysis
Taking a Proper Engine Oil Sample for Analysis