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    2017 Titan XD Cummins T6 15w40

    Yes, I remember those, too. We were lobbying our EBU engine counterparts to drop in an ISB4.5 to the light pickups instead of an entirely new V8. Corporate never did listen to us or communicate. It was one-way with acquired BU's. Too bad - another fiasco for Cummins.
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    Fram Ultra Synthetic: Flow Restriction, Bypass Setting, and Fine Filtration

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by ZeeOSix</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by 4WD</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Instead of a compromise mid point flow … they have a high and low...
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    Techron and PEA

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by kschachn</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by LubricatusObsess</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><span style="font-weight: bold">There are many cheapo...
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    My Grandmas FEDDERS finally died. :(

    Mom & Dad had a Fedders window unit. What a brand it was. We have some of the last of the really good Kenmore & Whirlpool appliances. One of the new ones is a Whirlpool washer, assembled in USA, but parts all made in China. Water pump went out after 3 years - using filtered and soft water...
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    2017 Titan XD Cummins T6 15w40

    The partnership was forced. I worked at Cummins (generators) at the time. Cummins was all set to launch the V8 automotive diesel with Dodge. Then the Great Recession occurred, Chrysler went bankrupt, and Fiat bought them. Fiat agreed to continue the 6.7L Cummins engine in Ram HD trucks, but...
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    More Fuel Economy Headaches

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by CT8</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by MrHorspwer</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Boris Zhmud is CTO of Applied Nano Coatings. Boris says...
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    Should I change the oil?

    This article in the link below is a few years dated, but not so old it isn't still useful as directional guidance, IMO. Though they don't specify brands, synthetic oils tested generally allow double OC's, which is what I've always followed. If you're using high quality synthetic oil, you...
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    5W-30 That Doesn't Shear

    Triple_Se7en - what do you make of Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30? Hard to find here, but the attributes I've seen all look good for small GDI's: high shear stability, stout additives, etc. Shame to have to dump it @ 5k OCI's, but oh, well!
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    5W-30 That Doesn't Shear

    1. Worst case machine elements: valve train, cylinders (HTFS) 2. Major load bearing drivetrain: journal bearings (HTHS) That's why I thought Gokhan's work was phenomenal. Yes, I know it's an estimate, but I'm unaware of any other work that provides these answers.
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    Fram Ultra Synthetic: Flow Restriction, Bypass Setting, and Fine Filtration

    ZeeOSix, Before my account is deleted, I want to ask aren't PD oil pumps variable flow with engine rpm? The amount of oil flowed is dependent on unit time, with lower speed the unit time is reduced. I've appreciated your fact-based posts with your knowledge and background, not resorting to...
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    5W-30 That Doesn't Shear

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by MolaKule</div><div class="ubbcode-body">There is no such thing as an oil that does not shear. Some oils shear more than others depending on a number of factors. Gokhan's calculations and charts are theoretical...
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    Battle of Oils in Middle East? What should I choose?

    FCA is a very euro-centric company, and most familiar with Royal Dutch Shell products because of it. It's essentially a Fiat company now. The low vis is for fuel economy standards in both europe and north america. Middle East is a much hotter climate and if there were a temp / vis chart like...
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    Different Oil Brands

    I switched from Mobil 1 to Pennzoil PUP when SOPUS bought out Pennzoil due to superior cleanliness when the need for such started about 5 years ago due to engines starting to use engine oil as a hydraulic oil for VVT and MDS engine systems. Now I am considering changing due to engines changing...
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    5W-30 That Doesn't Shear

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Triple_Se7en</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Pennzoil Platinum lineup sure isn't anti-shear capable, when reading many UOAs. Now Gokhan states the SP GF6 Platinum has increased VIIs noticeably more, to meet MPG mandates...
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    5W-30 That Doesn't Shear

    From Gokhan's Chart, the top three shear-stable oils are: 1. Ravenol VMP 5W-30 2. Motul 8100 X-clean+ 5W-30 3. Red Line High-Performance 5W-30 The next level of shear-stable oils are: 4. Pennzoil Platinum Euro 5W-30 5. Mobil 1 ESP Formula 5W-30 6. Amsoil Series 3000 HDD 5W-30
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    5W-30 That Doesn't Shear

    Search for Gokhan's shear stability chart. I don't recall which forum it's archived in.
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    Virgin Fram FS8A Titanium oil filter cut open vs Fram XG8A oil filter

    Wow, that's awesome. Thanks for sharing, Pete.
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    Why Use Hyundai OEM Oil Filters ?

    What's with the personal hostility, dude? I thought this site was for sharing info, opinions, and learning stuff? You tell everyone their experiences are irrelevant? Where's the Moderators?
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    Why Use Hyundai OEM Oil Filters ?

    The chart means my 'opinion' differs? Then why the complaints here from those who bought and complain? False equivalence.
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    Why Use Hyundai OEM Oil Filters ?

    How is my personal experience, along with the experiences of those here with engine issues, "jumping to a conclusion"? How can you tell me that my personal discomfort is not valid? That's very presumptious.
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