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  1. 330indy

    Spark plugs at 106k miles - Acura CSX

    just replaced Denso Iridium long life plugs (stock) for the same on 2005 RSX with174000 mi. (they were changed at 120k before).... looked clean.... amazing K20 Honda engines.... Also put Redline oil in.... because prior original owner changed oil every 3-4k miles since the beginning...
  2. 330indy

    Redline oil for G8x M3/4

    I talked with Dave Granquist at Redline Oil, today 👍🏻 we had an in depth conversation. He said the low budget oil analyses misread the oxygenated ester molecules, read as oxidation. He stated that they are polarized (esters) and the oxygen atoms make the ester attraction to the engine. Their...
  3. 330indy

    Redline 5-w30 in turbocharged DI engines

    I talked with Dave Granquist at Redline Oil, today 👍🏻 we had an in depth conversation. He said the low budget oil analyses misread the oxygenated ester molecules, read as oxidation. He stated that they are polarized (esters) and the oxygen atoms make the ester attraction to the engine. Their...
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    Redline 5-w30 in turbocharged DI engines

    maybe I'll do a half & half cocktail of the pro line (Group 3/4) and the HP (4/5) Redline oil.... https://www.redlineoil.com/professional-series-5w30-motor-oil
  5. 330indy

    Redline oil for G8x M3/4

    Talked to Bimmerworld, and they agree: 5W30
  6. 330indy

    Redline oil for G8x M3/4

    I will go with 5w30 at break in !
  7. 330indy

    Redline 5-w30 in turbocharged DI engines

    https://www.bimmerworld.com/Fluids/Oils/Red-Line-5W30-Engine-Oil-Quart.html I plan to use it in my ordered G80 M3
  8. 330indy

    Redline oil for G8x M3/4

    Are there any owners here using Redline HPMO in their new Bimmer M3/4? I used it in the E92 and the S65 loved it. have a G80 on order and want to get lined up for early OCIs thanks for your thoughts.
  9. 330indy

    TBN and TAN in ester oils, excellent info!

    11 years later— great info. Did a TBN on RLHP motor oil after in crankcase 5 years (low miles) in M3. TBN was 7.7 (Blackstone didn’t even offer a TAN test) wasn’t concerned as the oil came out about as clean as it went in.
  10. 330indy

    Circle K drops Shell?

    The one or two Shell stations I know of in the Carmel area have been running out of fuel :-(
  11. 330indy

    Circle K drops Shell?

    A recent occurrance here in the Indy area is Shell stations are harder to find ! Circle K stations have dropped Shell! why !?? not cool !! I want my V Power !
  12. 330indy

    Redline oil users/ input

    Copper Aluminum Silicon all showed elevated due to breakin.... Yet another reason to get that stuff outta there
  13. 330indy

    Redline oil users/ input

    I’ve talked with Roy at Red Line and he told me he had left the HPMO in one of his vehicles for 5 years -no issue. I think they tell people to change it a little more often than that for liability, but I am speculating... I am a little more cautious in this particular vehicle - Because it’s an...
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    Redline oil users/ input

    I just had it changed and captured some for Blackstone/TBN... Will report back but it has almost 5 years on it and very few miles...
  15. 330indy

    Sabine Schmitz Died.

    sad to hear this. hope she went without too much pain. RIP
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