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    Mobil 1 ESP 5W30 vs Shell Rotella T6 Multi-Vehicle 5W-30

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by loneryder</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by sajohnson</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div...
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    Mobil 1 ESP 5W30 vs Shell Rotella T6 Multi-Vehicle 5W-30

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by loneryder</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Those are old specs from before the merger with Exxon. The last I saw it is 1% SA and has the MB specs except for 229.51 which requires .8 or less. What do the oil stickers on...
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    Mobil 1 ESP 5W30 vs Shell Rotella T6 Multi-Vehicle 5W-30

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by loneryder</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Mobil 1 Turbo Diesel Truck meets those specs except for .51. I recently switched to it in my 08 om642. I've seen some great UOA's with that oil in the 642 diesels. $24 a gal at...
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    Mobil 1 ESP 5W30 vs Shell Rotella T6 Multi-Vehicle 5W-30

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by edyvw</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Yeah, I am not saying it did not happen. I am saying I did not have an issue. I actually ordered Pentosin 5W40 from them some 4-5 years ago. Pentosin is really good oil. </div></div>...
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    Mobil 1 ESP 5W30 vs Shell Rotella T6 Multi-Vehicle 5W-30

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by edyvw</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I never had issues with ECSTuning. Pentosin is also available on Amazon.</div></div> I checked Amazon and found a pretty good deal -- a 20 liter jug for $155 delivered ($7.75 per...
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    Mobil 1 ESP 5W30 vs Shell Rotella T6 Multi-Vehicle 5W-30

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by OilReport99</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by sajohnson</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Not trying to start a war -- just looking for opinions as to...
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    Mobil 1 ESP 5W30 vs Shell Rotella T6 Multi-Vehicle 5W-30

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by tundraotto</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I'd run a 15W-40 year-round for sure with a block heater in the winter in MD. Chevron Delo XLE 15W-40 has MB 228.51 approval.</div></div> Thanks for the suggestion. I wasn't...
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    Mobil 1 ESP 5W30 vs Shell Rotella T6 Multi-Vehicle 5W-30

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by loneryder</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by sajohnson</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div...
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    Mobil 1 ESP 5W30 vs Shell Rotella T6 Multi-Vehicle 5W-30

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Snagglefoot</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Motul 8100 X Clean 5w40 MB229.51 Dexos 2 $39 per 5 liter jug on Amazon. </div></div> Thanks Snagglefoot! I wasn't aware of that. I may just go that way. Some of the guys...
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    Mobil 1 ESP 5W30 vs Shell Rotella T6 Multi-Vehicle 5W-30

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by loneryder</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Valvoline MST 5-40 is a 229.51 oil. Napa puts it on sale and can order it for you. 5-40 oil is what that engine was designed for.</div></div> Thank you! There are three 5W-40...
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    Mobil 1 ESP 5W30 vs Shell Rotella T6 Multi-Vehicle 5W-30

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by sloinker</div><div class="ubbcode-body">The M1 5W30 Euro spec 504/507 is probably the best bang for the buck imo.</div></div> Thanks for the tip, but I need to stick with Mercedes 228.51/229.31/229.51 approved oils. I...
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    Mobil 1 ESP 5W30 vs Shell Rotella T6 Multi-Vehicle 5W-30

    Not trying to start a war -- just looking for opinions as to which oil would be best to use in a 2008 Sprinter 3500 with a Winnebago box on it (running full GVW, mountain roads, engine braking, high rpm). In the past I always used Valvoline SynPower 5W-40, but after going thru the Mercedes...
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    B&S Lawn mower oil type recommendations

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by NH73</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Merek</div><div class="ubbcode-body">In all of the charts I have seen is that Briggs specifies sae 30, 5w30...
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    B&S Lawn mower oil type recommendations

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by wag123</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Air cooled engines use their oil as part of the cooling system. Consequently, since air cooled engines run very hot in high ambient temperature high load conditions, the oil itself...
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    B&S Lawn mower oil type recommendations

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Shannow</div><div class="ubbcode-body">That's one of his dumber videos</div></div> He doesn't get into as much detail as he could, but it seems accurate. What is it that you disagree with?
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