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2.3L engine break in ?

hey, i just finished rebuilding my 1986 2.3L ranger engine and am wondering what type of oil i should use to break it in?
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i like the royal purple products. but most people just use plain old oil
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Dyno oil, absolutley don't use synthetic. On the old school flat tappet cam shafts it also helps to run a break in additive with zinc to help prevent the cam lobes from being wiped off.
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use duralube and forget about break-in periods
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use break in oil
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