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Bubbly oil

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This is the first oil change on a truck I recently bought. The oil is Valvoline high zinc racing oil according to the previous owner. I don't believe I have ever seen oil this bubbly. The truck has sat for a few days and the oil was literally cold when I drained it, so I am not sure if that contributes to bubblyness. But my concern, of course, is there is coolant or fuel in it. Would love to hear some opinions.

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Looking at it closely, I can see that those micro bubbles are popping at a high rate.
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Just wondering that if you didn’t run the engine to warm the oil prior to draining and you say the bubbles disappear rapidly, then aside from dribbling in the drain pan there doesn’t seem to be a persistent cause???

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it’s the normal oil over water scenario bogie.
sitting cold the water gathers in the bottom of the pan With the oil above it.
instant cat puke when you start to drain it.
 
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