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    sohccammer427 replied to the thread New STP Euro 5W-40.
    Its ACEA A3/B4 The CLASS indicates oil intended for a general type of engines – currently there are: A/B = Gasoline and Light Duty...
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    sohccammer427 replied to the thread Mobil 1 5W30 ESP?.
    The ESP line is good stuff. I believe all viscosities (0w40, 0w20, 0w30, 5w30) are in the ACEA C category (Catalyst compatible oils...
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    sohccammer427 replied to the thread TBN.
    More TBN IS not necessarily a always good thing. There are tradeoffs. I'm sure others here more knowledgeable can weigh in. Anyhow...
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    I had a '99 F-150 4.6l V8 and it actually called for a 7,500 mile oci for normal driving conditions without specifying it had to be...
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    10,000 miles 2021 Mazda3 vw spec 508.00 oil 10,000 miles 2020 VW Jetta 1.4 vw spec 508.00 oil 10,000 miles 2017 Durmax 2.8l vw spec...
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    About three months ago I saw some Rust-Oleum Factor 4 at Tractor Supply. I'd never seen this before and was intrigued by the fact that...
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    The Mobil 1 0w-20 Advanced Fuel Economy has got me perplexed? What would they do to that formula to make it give better mileage? Less...
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    Just browsing the Mobil1 site and it appears they have a bunch of 0w20 varieties: Mobil 1™ Extended Performance 0W-20 Up to 20,000...
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    sohccammer427 replied to the thread Boxed Motor Oil WARNING.
    I'd be curious as to the safe space it was stored. I've known guys who would have quarts of oil they carried around in the trunk of...
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    sohccammer427 replied to the thread 10W40 vs 0W40.
    More viscosity modifiers are required for a 0w base oil than a 10w base oil to perform like a 40w when hot. With a good PAO base stock...
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    sohccammer427 replied to the thread Mixed Oil Debate.
    I'll open up a can of worms with this, but most of the Mobil oils have some decent boron numbers, while most Valvoline VOA's don't have...
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    sohccammer427 replied to the thread Mixed Oil Debate.
    The first number in the grade is more dependent on the base oil and the second number is dependent on viscosity modifiers. So within...
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    T he VOA for the ESP X2 0w-20 has boron at 293 ppm and moly at 75 ppm. I could not locate a VOA for the ESP 0w-30 but I suspect the...
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    I found the video Will Thinner Oils Damage Your Engine? and I was wrong. He stated going lower on the 2nd number, was probably not a...
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    I thought I had listened to the Engineering Explained guy and he said the bottom number you really did not want to mess with? I still...
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