Monthly Archives: November 2022

What’s Break in Oil?

You’re finally finished rebuilding that car engine and now it’s time to break it in, or the process of making sure all the components of the engine are fully mated and working correctly. This is the final step of rebuilding your engine and vital for the rebuild to succeed and you want to make sure everything goes as planned. For that, yout need the correct engine oil, From convential to syntheitic and with so many additives it can be hard to determine which oil is best for your engine needs.

Break In Oil

Of the many different types of engine oils available to car owners today, experts recommend a conventional oil with a high zinc/phosophorous (ZDDP) and moly anti-wear compounds to provide extra protection between components during the break in process. Because of this special anti-wear chemistry provides by these additives found in the conventional oil, break in oil provide an extra level of lubricant that aids the break in process and allows for the engine to become fully functional without placing extra stress on its load bearing parts. Although it varies by model and engine type, the break in process lasts anywhere from 500-1,000 miles. Once that distance has been reached, your engine will be ready to use regular oil and break in oil shouldn’t be used past this point.

Where to Find Break In Oil

Because of the high levels of ZDDP (thought to increase emissions), not many mass merchanisers, such as AutoZone and Walmart, sell break in oil due to the amount of regulations involved with oil. So where can you find it? You will need to look for them in speciality stores such as VP Racing Fuels or find them online at places like Lucas Oil. If you’re not sure what brand or type of oil to use, contact an engine building company or the car manufacturer and they can give you a recommendation.


Building your own engine is an adventure and investment that can take months or even years. The final step of breaking in the engine is one you want to do successfully and easily. For that to happen, you need break in oil, an oil specially designed to increase lubrication and facilitate the engine becoming fully mated. Pick up some at your local speciality store and keep enough to properly break your engine in and the engine will be working order in no time!… Read the rest

Finding a Real Estate Lawyer

Anyone that may be contemplating buying or selling a home or property either now or in the future you may wonder if they really need the added expense of hiring a real estate attorney. The short answer to that question is yes. Some states actually may require the use of a real estate lawyer for the purchase of a home or property. A real estate lawyer will not only protect your interests they will make sure that your purchase adheres to any and all required state and/or local legal regulations.

Real estate lawyers assist in all matters related to buying any type of property. They handle the property transactions, conduct thorough title searches to ensure that there are no outstanding claims or liens against the property. Even if the state you live in doesn’t require a real estate lawyer in order to purchase a home or property it would be in your best interest to have legal representation. A real estate lawyer will not only look out for your best interests, they actually understand all the laws, legalities, and “red tape” that the rest of us may find confusing.

There are several different ways to locate a real estate attorney to ensure that your real estate purchase is completed successfully. One way would be to conduct a simple google search. Read the reviews and do as much research as possible to ensure that you are hiring an attorney that you can trust to successfully purchase your home or property. Another way to find a real estate lawyer is to ask for referrals from friends, relatives and co-workers. They would be able to share their personal experiences with you. The lender for your property has worked with many real estate attorneys and may be happy to offer some recommendations. Perhaps you have hired an attorney in the past for other issues that you would like to use. If that attorney doesn’t specialize in real estate law then he or she could provide referrals to real estate lawyers that they know.

Whether you are buying or selling a home or property it is best to keep in mind that you will need a real estate attorney. Your attorney will advocate for you with only your best interest in mind. They will ensure that there are no legal issues regarding your transaction. A real estate lawyer can help you cope during an often stressful and emotional time as they are knowledgeable about the pitfalls that accompany real estate and have the ability to negotiate problems successfully. If you have need further information and want to discuss your matter with an expert go… Read the rest