Can I DYE My Oil?

Discussion in 'Whizzer Motorized Bicycles' started by Hal the Elder, Nov 18, 2008.

  1. Hal the Elder

    Hal the Elder Member

    That SAE40 Castrol that I recently poured in Oscar's crankcase is as transparent as water!

    I can't even SEE it on the dipstick! I have to check my oil level by FEELING the dipstick!

    Next time I'll choose a darker oil!


  2. Oil Dye Job?

    Hi Hal, don't worry, unlike people, who's hair gets lighter colored with age, your buddy Oscar will blacken that oil right up as a natural thing!

  3. n8ygn

    n8ygn Member

    answer to hal I work at bakery

    There are dye's that can be used, the mixers are jacketed and freon use, to run threw the jacket to cool the dough to a constant temperature. Now glychol is used and is dyed to alert to an imediate leak which I have never seen by the way or we would have blue dough. So if you want blue oil email me Have you ever baked bread at 2000 lbs. ever 15 minutes. I have.
  4. MotorMac

    MotorMac Member


    4 drops of food colouring will work nicely.
  5. Hal the Elder

    Hal the Elder Member

    Are You Guys Blowin' My Gasket?

  6. seanhan

    seanhan Member

    Yea I use Hair dye in my oil.
    Black ...
  7. Hal the Elder

    Hal the Elder Member

    Rather than Dye my oil...

    ...what other brands of good 40 weight oil are darker in color?

    Pennz? Mobil?

  8. seanhan

    seanhan Member

    I still have some Slick 50 left over from the 80's
  9. Hal the Elder

    Hal the Elder Member

    I have some Slick too...

    I have some Slick's Outer's "GunSlick", which I use to keep the actions in my rifles well lubed.

    It's way too heavy for engine use.

  10. KilroyCD

    KilroyCD Active Member

    I'm really getting some chuckles from this thread...

    Hal, I use Valvoline SAE 40 wt, and although it's pretty light in colour, I can still make it out against the dipstick.
  11. Hal the Elder

    Hal the Elder Member

    Hey Kilroy:


    THAT'S the kind of answer I was looking for!

  12. KilroyCD

    KilroyCD Active Member

    Aww Shucks!

    Does that mean I put a premature end to the levity? :tt2:
  13. Hal the Elder

    Hal the Elder Member

    Das Ende! probably did, but I was not disturbed by the frivolous replies...not at all!

    HAL :scooter: