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    Best Oil Testing Service Providers ?

    Maybe re-post this <a href="https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/forums/68/1/oil-analysis-general-questions-and-comments" target="_blank">here</a>.
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    2019 Mazda CX-5 2.5T M1 5w30 7422 mi

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by drtyler</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Blackstone cannot measure the presence of fuel, so please do not pay attention to their fuel % on the report.</div></div> <div class="ubbcode-block"><div...
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    2019 Mazda CX-5 2.5T M1 5w30 7422 mi

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by jayjr1105</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Why is it thinning out without any fuel dilution?</div></div> I've always been skeptical when people blamed shearing, but maybe I shouldn't be?
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    2019 Mazda CX-5 2.5T M1 5w30 7422 mi

    Last UOA is <a href="https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/5223683/2019-mazda-cx-5-2-5t-ff-5w30-6230-mi#Post5223683" target="_blank">here</a>. On the one hand, I feel kind of silly changing out Mobil 1 at 7400 miles. On the other, my viscosity had already hit the bottom...
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    Road Hazard

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Chris142</div><div class="ubbcode-body">You would be amazed at how many people would blame the tire for that.</div></div> Paraphrasing more Tire Rack reviews than I can count: "These tires pick up more nails than any...
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    Mazda Skyactiv PE01-14-302A-MV Cut Open

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Mulligan</div><div class="ubbcode-body">A heavy, if weirdly shaped, spring:</div></div> It's only weirdly shaped if you've not seen a lot of springs that are designed to compress to a shorter length than [number of...
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    You want to see a bubbly tire sidewall?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Lolvoguy</div><div class="ubbcode-body">General. You can see closer in the link posted.</div></div> I don't think so. The entire "G" is visible on the blister, and there's another letter between that an the "E".
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    They mounted my directional tires backwards

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by 92saturnsl2</div><div class="ubbcode-body">The tire shop even had the audacity to tell me that it didn't matter which way they put it on...</div></div> Odds are that CapriRacer would agree with the shop.
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    2013 Ford Edge; Castrol 5w-20 7.3k mi

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by yardbird</div><div class="ubbcode-body">...it ended up totaled from a falling light pole someone hit.</div></div> "One in a million shot, Doc."
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    UOA question

    It depends on your definition of 'all'. You're talking about a situation where you're going to have very high concentrations at first, but they'll never truly go to zero.
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    2013 Ford Edge; Castrol 5w-20 7.3k mi

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by yardbird</div><div class="ubbcode-body">...is it possible to go to 8k miles with no problems?</div></div> You went almost that far already! <img src="/forums/graemlins/LOL.gif" alt="LOL" title="LOL" height="19"...
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    2019 Mazda CX-5 2.5T FF 5w30 6230 mi

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by diyjake</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I would try 5k OCI to try to keep the viscosity from getting so thin. </div></div> Yeah, this fill will definitely get a UOA. I want to see if the factory fill was maybe thinner...
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    2019 Mazda CX-5 2.5T FF 5w30 6230 mi

    Hey, thanks. New fill is vanilla Mobil 1 5w30. Next fill will likely be Harvest King full synthetic. This fill saw a very high percentage of highway miles, probably 70-80% of the total. I subscribe to the 'drive it normally without being stupid' theory of engine break-in, and the CX-5 was no...
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    2019 Mazda CX-5 2.5T FF 5w30 6230 mi

    Since I don't see a lot of data for the Mazda SkyActiv-T, here's the first UOA for my CX-5. So much for the theory of high Mo in Mazda factory fills... <img src="https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/attachments/usergals/2019/09/full-42933-36604-uoa_1.jpg" alt="[Linked Image]"...
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    Studless V/S studded winter tires

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Bighorn2500</div><div class="ubbcode-body">In Michigan we're not allowed to run studs in the lower peninsula,</div></div> Has the law changed? Last I knew, if a police officer wanted to be a jerk, they could force a...
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