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    Robust 0W20 alternative to Castrol 5W20 ? JLR V8

    Bringing this one back. Looking for the most wear protection possible over a 6k drain interval. The warranty has expired so approvals aren't a concern. The MY2015+ factory oil is <span style="text-decoration: underline">Castrol EDGE Professional E 0W-20</span> "approved for use in Jaguar and...
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    Toyota 5.7L, 0w-20 noisy, STP to thicken?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by LS_Powah</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Thanks everybody for the suggestions and discussion. I ended up changing it all from Mobil 1 0w-20 (about 300 miles on it) to Pennzoil Platinum 5W30 HM. Quickly quiet on start...
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    Castrol Edge 0W-40 lost LL-01?

    Grrrrrrrrrreat now for some more sleepless nights <img src="/forums/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="wink" title="wink" height="15" width="15" /> <a href="https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/5011042/bmw-m4-s55-twin-turbo-oil-for-summer-track#Post5011042"...
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    VOA Motul 8100 X-max 0W40

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by oil_film_movies</div><div class="ubbcode-body">About the same specs as Castrol Edge black jug/bottle 0w40, only this is much more expensive.</div></div> Castrol doesn't publish HTHS or Noack for their EDGE 0W-40 A3/B4...
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    Toyota V8 - TGMO 0W20 alternative with PAO?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by OVERKILL</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I honestly don't think you'd see any <img src="/forums/graemlins/21.gif" alt="shrug" title="shrug" height="15" width="37" /> The AFE 0w-30 ended up being the best oil for our...
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    BMW M4 (S55 twin turbo) Oil for summer/track?

    Everyone here has been very patient with me, especially 1JZ_E46 and edyvw. Since most of the contributors in this thread know more about oil than I do I will defer to the recommendations that have been made and I think everyone here will agree that my S55 engine should stay healthy with 5k OCIs...
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    BMW M4 (S55 twin turbo) Oil for summer/track?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote</div><div class="ubbcode-body">LL01 has minimum requirement of 3.5cp.</div></div> So doesn't that mean that a standard BMW-branded 0W-30 could have nearly the same HTHS as these 40wt oils? Mobil1 FS 0W-40 3.6 P Platinum Euro 5W-40...
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    BMW M4 (S55 twin turbo) Oil for summer/track?

    @555 no bicycle rides during my track days <img src="/forums/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="grin" title="grin" height="15" width="15" /> Advanced/Instructor group at 10.5/10ths! After all of the very helpful replies in this thread the only thing that has me not completely sold on M1 FS 0W-40, Castrol...
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    BMW M4 (S55 twin turbo) Oil for summer/track?

    After some soul searching I would like an HTHS close to 4.0 since the original LL-01 0W-30 spec is as high as 3.5.......but I also need to stop thinking about oils and just fill the sump with M1 FS 0W-40 or Pennzoil Platinum Euro 5W-40 ......then I stumbled on this Motul and the specs look...
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    BMW M4 (S55 twin turbo) Oil for summer/track?

    I apologize in advance for prolonging this thread but I just came across a couple of oils that appear to be perfect for my street + track requirement. Can anyone comment on these as viable options? "PAO (poly-alpha-olefin) based fully synthetic multigrade engine oil with USVO® Technology."...
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    5w-40 or 5w-50 recommendations

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Bullwinkle007</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by SubieRubyRoo</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Why bother going to a 5W40 when the Castrol has...
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    BMW M4 (S55 twin turbo) Oil for summer/track?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by LeoStrop</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by ringmaster</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> Any recommendations would be appreciated. </div></div>...
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    BMW M4 (S55 twin turbo) Oil for summer/track?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Do you have access to Castrol 0W40? IMO it is better than M1 0W40 FS and pour point of Castrol 0W40 is -60c.</div></div> Yes but I am unclear as to whether or not there are multiple versions? The local...
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    Toyota V8 - TGMO 0W20 alternative with PAO?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by OVERKILL</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by ringmaster</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Humor me on this one... Could these two be mixed together...
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    At what point is an OEM required provide oil?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by 1JZ_E46</div><div class="ubbcode-body">For example, looking at the requirements for a 2019 330i (per the official BMW USA owners manual), you have two options: - LL-01 FE - LL-14 FE+ </div></div> I can't add to the...
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