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    What oil should I run in my 2011 LX570 - Switching from 0w20-5w30

    Valvoline Extended Protection 5W-30 has a high Moly content.
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    Valvoline Extended Protection Moly Type

    Valvoline Extended Protection 0w-20 has quite a robust additive package, their Moly content is very high, does anyone know what type of Moly they use ? Thanks
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    Understanding the Difference in Viscosity

    Using Mobil 1 5W20 and 5W30 as the examples, how can I understand or gauge the difference between these two oil viscosity at the temperatures of 100 C 5W20 - Kinematic Viscosity @ 100 C, mm2/s, ASTM D445 = 8.6 5W30 - Kinematic Viscosity @ 100 C, mm2/s, ASTM D445 = 10 Is 1.4 difference...
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    Nissan Dealer claims they use Mobil Synthetic 0W-20

    Talked with Nissan dealer, the oil that is bottled Nissan is Mobil, not sure of what specific level of full synthetic it is. The bulk oil they have is a Private Label full synthetic that meets Nissan requirements. They charge $70 for the oil change, that is for 5 qts.
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    Nissan Dealer claims they use Mobil Synthetic 0W-20

    The possible 0W-20 products could be ..... Mobil Full Synthetic 7,500 Mobil Super Synthetic 7,500 Mobil 1 Advanced Fuel Economy 10,000 Mobil 1 Extended Performance 20,000 Nissan recommends 10,000 OCI, but i'm doing 5,000
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    Nissan Dealer claims they use Mobil Synthetic 0W-20

    If in fact they do use Mobil Synthetic, would it be Mobil 1 or one of Mobil's lesser synthetic's ?
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    What oil for my new 2022 Pathfinder

    I was thinking Mobil 1 EP or Pennzoil Platinum Ultra, I dont mind spending a few extra bucks, I'm just wondering how much impact the engine oil can have on the carbon deposits that form on the intake valves with Direct Injection
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    What oil for my new 2022 Pathfinder

    I have a 2022 Pathfinder with their 3.5L V6, Nissan states 10,000 mile oil change for normal driving, and 0W-20 GF-6 SP oil. I don't want to do the 10,000 interval, I want to do 5,000 interval. I will use Nissan oil filter. What oil do you recommend ??? ***Keep in mind this is Direct...
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    2008 Subaru Impreza WRX 5 Speed Manual Trans

    What do you guys think about this Shell Spirax S5 <a href="http://www.epc.shell.com/Docs/GPCDOC_GTDS_Shell_Spirax_S5_ATE_75W-90_%28en%29_TDS_v1.pdf" target="_blank">Shell Spirax</a>
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    2008 Subaru Impreza WRX 5 Speed Manual Trans

    A friend of mine has a <span style="font-weight: bold">2008 Subaru Impreza WRX </span>2.5L turbo with <span style="font-weight: bold">5 speed manual trans</span>, 75,000 miles. He feels it's a little hard to get it into 1st gear even when stopped, so as a preventive maintenance wants to change...
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    Gas station pump speed, filter type, filter age?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Hokiefyd</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> If you have a pump that seems to be pumping very slow, the station may have a leak in the line. On top of each underground storage tank is a line leak detector. Most today are...
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    Shell VPower Premium Unleaded with FMT

    Not far from me is the Sunoco refinery, Belmont Terminal. I have talked to two people that work at that refinery about how fuel is distributed, all kinds of unmarked tankers are in & out, my question was about the additive rack, who gets what, very discreet about it, so it's almost impossible to...
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    Shell VPower Premium Unleaded with FMT

    Blustream, I feel it's benifical to have a lubricity componant to gasoline, most of the gas in my area is 10% ethanol, fuel pumps, injectors, valve guides and ring pack all benifit from fuel lubricants, I have found FP-Plus works very well in this regard, it's noticable, it quiets everything...
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    Shell VPower Premium Unleaded with FMT

    There is no way for me to tell what is in the fuel i'm buying, name brand or not, so my way to insure proper amounts of detergents is to add them myself, 3oz of Redline SI-1 every tank and also recently started adding FP-Plus 2oz per tank, mainly for it's UCL properties.
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