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Protek-R Fuel Lubricant

Cut Friction, Gain Power

If we expect longevity and top performance from our rotary engines, it's obvious that extra lubricant must be added to the fuel.

This is why: the oil metering system is responsible for lubricating the delicate apex seals, compression seals, and housing surfaces that are common to every rotary engine. Oil is fed from the engine oiling system (oil-pan) to a variable ratio-metering pump. Then it’s injected into the engine where it partially blends with the onrushing air-fuel charge. This incomplete blending and fuel-to-oil ratios of 400:1[1] and higher are cause for alarm. Also, unleaded fuels are designed to clean piston engines. In the rotary’s high combustion engine, increased temperature will quickly clean away this small amount of oil leaving little or no lubrication. This causes increased friction and wear, resulting in decreased performance and longevity. With over 25 years experience and more than 1000 rotary engines built, we know excessive wear on apex and compression seals as well as critical housing surfaces is caused from inadequate lubrication and using today’s fuels. What’s all this mean? With out proper lubrication friction, heat and today’s fuels will likely cause premature failure of some expensive engine parts, great for Mazda’s profits but not good for you and me.

By reducing friction and wear, Protek-R can extend rotary engine life by 30% or more depending on your driving habits and consistency of use.

Protek-R blends completely with your fuel, lubricating all these critical surfaces. This provides reduced friction and wear, adding longevity and keeping the power. Just what the rotary needs to last strong!! In just one 24 hour race, a Pettit Race Engine will get a lifetime of use and punishment, but since we mix Protek-R in the fuel they show little wear when compared to the average street engines we regularly disassemble. This is especially evident on turbocharged and high-RPM rotaries like the Renesis.

Pettit Built engines are the only turbocharged rotary engines in racing history to finish the grueling Rolex24 at Daytona. Could Protek be a factor? We think so!

Here at Pettit Racing we know how fun and important it is to have a good running rotary engine. To keep it running for many miles and years is why Protek-R was developed in the first place: Protek-R keeps your engine fresh. For RX8 owners, some Renesis engines have weak or low compression.[2] Mazda says “heat generated friction” is the cause, but since factory recalibration for the RX-8 ECU increases injected oil for the high revving Renesis, could they just need some Protek-R to help cut friction and reduce wear? We think so and that’s what Protek-R does best.

By adding just 4 oz of Protek-R fuel lubricant with an average fill up of 10-12 gallons of fuel, the fuel-to-oil ratio is improved by 100%, or 200:1 and better. Cut Friction. Gain Power. Use Protek-R.

Protek-R is available in the following sizes:

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1. Fuel to oil ratios are calculated by oil consumption/mile.

2. Low compression can also result from catastrophic engine failures and overheating.