This photo shows two bottles of oil additives, one a clear bottle, the one to the right is blue. The bottles are sitting next to a grey-colored funnel on the right.

When it comes to delivering the required extreme pressure wear protection for motorsport and classic cars, today’s standard motor oils fall short, according to Hy-per Lube. But there’s a reliable and affordable oil additive that can help.

Hy-per Lube Zinc Replacement Additive (p/n HPZ212) is designed specifically for vehicles and industrial engines in high-stress and demanding conditions and environments. It offers a simple and efficient way to keep cams, lifters and rocker arms safe and eliminate significant wear.

When motor oil manufacturers began reducing levels of ZDDP (Zinc Dialkyl Dithiophosphate) in their products to protect catalytic converters from premature damage, the change left owners of many types of older or high-performance vehicles built with flat tappet camshaft engines without the necessary wear protection.

The lack of the appropriate levels of ZDDP can result in camshaft wear, piston scuffing and damage to lifters and thevalvetrain. This damage could mean reduced oil pressure, compression loss, lower fuel economy, leaks, smoking, noise, lost power and shorter engine life.

“When engine oils had more ZDDP, they were able to continually replenish the sacrificial coating on metal parts,” says Clay Parks, vice president of development for Hy-per Lube. “Today’s oils need help protecting those metal parts to limitexcessive wear and parts failure. Our Zinc Replacement Additive delivers this protection better than high-content zinc motoroils.”

Hy-per Lube Zinc Replacement Additive contains an exclusive polymer ester formula, which when added to any motor oil,sticks to the metal surfaces to allow the parts to move more smoothly. These additives allow a lot of pressure to be appliedto metal-on-metal surfaces without the additives losing their original properties or causing extreme wear to the cams, lifters and rocker arms.

The solution is compatible with all motor oils, including synthetic, and can be used in any vehicle year, make or model. The additive does not contain heavy metals, reduces cold-start wear after long periods of disuse and is safe to use with all engines, even those with catalytic converters. Gasoline-powered vehicles manufactured before 1996 and diesel-powered vehicles made before 2004 especially benefit.

For more information about Hy-per Lube Zinc Replacement Additive, visit You can also follow the brand on Facebook,, and Twitter, Hy-per Lube products are proudly made in the U.S.A.

About Hy-per Lube

Hy-per Lube manufactures a complete line of high-performance motor oil additives, fuel system additives and coolingsystem additives. Hy-per Lube’s products have been used with great success by race teams, master mechanics andautomotive enthusiasts for over 50 years. Based in Holly, Michigan, Hy-per Lube is ISO 9001 certified.

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