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January '20

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JANUARY 2020 THE SHOP 55 Heat and Sound Insulation with Adhesive Backing SUPPRESSOR THE The Best in Heat and Sound Insulation THERMO GUARD FR TM www.ThermoTec.com Radiant Heat 90 % of Blocks sively in higher-end performance vehicles are now becoming more mainstream, with nearly 40% of the vehicles produced in 2019 being turbocharged. Turbos place unique demands on oil formulation, as deposits caused by high engine temperatures can lead to a host of problems. Pre-ignition and engine-knock, reduced fuel economy and power are frequently traced back to excess deposits. The biggest misconception regarding Performance Oil & Fluid products is … … that if you've used conventional motor oil for many years, switching to a synthetic should be avoided. There are no inherent compatibility issues with conventional and synthetic motor oils, and synthetics offer advantages related to resisting heat, retaining film strength and fighting deposits. Here's a tip successful shops can use to increase sales of Performance Oil & Fluid products … … lubricants can be relegated to an after- thought for both shops and consumers. By working with brands that understand the performance market and provide shop owners with insights into the role lubri- cants play in protecting modified engines, shops can create more value by informing their customers and helping them make more informed decisions on lubricants and maintenance. Hennessey Partners with Shell Rotella on Engine Oil for Trucks & SUVs Performance pioneer John Hennessey has announced that Shell Rotella Gas Truck full synthetic engine oil is now the official and exclusive engine oil of all Hennessey gasoline-powered trucks and SUVs, including the newly introduced GOLIATH 6X6 as well as the VelociRaptor 600, VelociRaptor Ranger and more. "Powerful trucks and sport utility vehicles continue to be a growing and important part of our business," says Hennessey, who started in the business modifying sports cars in 1991. "When we found out that Shell Rotella had developed a full synthetic engine oil made exclusively for gas-powered engines, we immediately made the switch." Hennessey unveiled his company's first production GOLIATH 6X6 at the 2019 SEMA Show. "Given Shell Rotella's extensive experience with heavy-duty diesel trucks, we knew that this would be the perfect lubricant for our high-performance trucks and SUVs," he notes. "Our customers not only want increased power and performance, but they also want to be able to tow trailers, in all seasons and conditions." Shell Rotella's Gas Truck engine oil is offered in three formulas: 0W-20, 5W-20 and 5W-30. EDITOR'S NOTE: This article originally appeared on THE SHOP's website. Visit theshopmag. com and sign up for our daily eNewsletter. John Hennessey has announced that Shell Rotella Gas Truck full synthetic engine oil is now the official and exclusive engine oil of all Hennessey gasoline-powered trucks and SUVs, including the newly introduced GOLIATH 6X6.

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