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    Redline shockproof in differential?

    Just wondering if anyone has experience running superlight or lightweight shockproof in their differential either straight or mix with other gear oil? What is the review and the oil change interval you used?
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    LL17FE+, LL14FE, API SN Plus, API SP

    Based on the above, can we deduct that API SN plus oil may not give wear protection as good as API SP or LL14FE oil? Except perhaps certain oil that may also straightaway pass newer standard without major reformulation? Just undecided whether to use API SP on GDI engine with timing chain will...
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    New Valvoline looks promising?

    Saw this Valvoline Synpower MST C5 0w20, haven't got Dexos 1 Gen 2 but meet vovlvo spec and BMW LL 014FE and LL017FE+. Sounds like stout oil?
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    Fuchs Titan GT1 Evo 0w20 LL014FE

    Just tried this oil, first impression is one of the quietest and feel slickiest among all 0w20 i have tried. Kind of feeling oil mixed with lubrigard. Anyone has experience with the same oil?
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    Berryman Intake Valve and Combustion Chamber Cleaner kit (2611)

    Has anyone try the new Berryman Intake Valve and Combustion Cleaner, this is PEA-based and not the original HEST formula ? Wonder if this is as effective as CRC IVC GDI ?
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    Mobil 1 D1G2 License

    Interestingly M1 AFE 0w20 and M1 EP 0w20 has the same Dexos 1 Gen 2 license number but M1 AP 0w20 has different number. What does it mean?
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    Redline GL5 75w90/75w85 vs Motul Gear 300

    Motul Gear 300 is having high VI that makes it less drag like 75w85, however on differential application which one is better? Are they both less durable compared to Mobilube SHC 75w90 that is rated million miles?
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    TGMO SN 0w20 vs Motul Ecolite SN 0w20

    Just to share some observations: TGMO looks less viscious During start and stop, oil temperature rise faster with TGMO even though so far never exceed 104 centigrade where Ecolite normally holds on 102 centigrade Noise level is about the same when oil is new Pricewise TGMO 40 percent cheaper...
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    Good summary from Liquimoly

    <a href="https://s2dynamics.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/new-liquimoly.pdf" target="_blank">https:/<wbr>/<wbr>s2dynamics.com/<wbr>wp-content/<wbr>uploads/<wbr>2018/<wbr>12/<wbr>new-liquimoly.pdf</a>
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    Amazon Basic 0w-20 is very robust ?

    Seems the spec has SN Plus and have NOACK less than M1 AFE 0w-20, so has anyone tried it ?
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    Mobil 1 X2 ESP 0w-20

    Seems a robust oil shown on mobil UK and Germany website, certified for: Volkswagen (Benzin / Diesel) 508 00 / 509 00 Porsche C20 MB-Approval 229.71 Jaguar Land Rover STJLR.51.5122 meeting A1/B1,SN Still wonder how can get those delivered cheap
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    0w20 oil standard

    I am wondering if anyone can elaborate these new standards in simple term such as min HTHS, long drain, saps content, min. Viscosity, etc.? My understanding mostly similar to C5 but not sure what is the difference BMW LL14FE+ VW 508 VOLVO RBSO-2AE JLR 51.5122 Porsche C20 Thank you
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    Penrite CVT Chain vs Redline Non Slip CVT vs OEM

    It seems only OEM offering long drain interval, wonder if really OEM Subaru Lineartronic or High Torque CVT is better on protection and durability as well?
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    SN PLUS: Mobil 1 EP 0w20 Yes - 5w20 No

    Interesting that only the Mobil 1 EP 0w20 meet SN Plus while 5w20 is not. I though sometimes back M1 release statement that most of their oil has no LSPI issue, but without SN Plus seems 5w20 may not be as robust as 0w20 on LSPI issue.
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    Liquimoly Molygen Motor Protect

    Since the old Motor Protect does not really give any MPG improvement, I recently tried the Molygen Motor Protect. It seems the effect is slightly better than Lubegard Biotech EOP on maintaining lower oil temperature at light driving. Just wonder if anyone else tried on this Molygen Motor...
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    Strongest 0w20 for high speed highway driving

    Just wondering what would be the good candidate, start from the strongest that will last 10k km OCI: Motul 300V, Fuchs Titan GT1 EVO, Mobil 1 EP, PU, PP ?
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    WD40 vs Kroil

    I just found my old small bottle of WD-40,. Typically I neeed to spray Kroil or silikroil to my sliding door wheel every month especially after rain, otherwise the door is very difficult to slide open. WHen I use Kreen, the first few minutes the door will stil quite heavy because the wheel will...
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    Subaru Ultimate oil -0w30

    <a href="http://www.pleiades-zero.com/?page_id=342" target="_blank">http://www.pleiades-zero.com/?page_id=342</a> Anyone has tried this? Specs looks excellent with A3 and A 5, very low pour point and robust HTHS
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    Pennzoil Platinum vs Ultra Platinum

    It is overwhelming and confusing to see the product comparison especially with upcoming SN Plus certification. So it seems PUP is no longer the best for turbocharged engine due to LSPI issue.I am wondering if for non turbocharged engine, whether A5-12 cert on PUP kinda proof that the oil is...
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    Any luck of Redline NS CVT on 17/18 Crosstrek?

    As mentioned on title, has anyone changing their crosstrek with Redline CVT and diff oil ? Personally I like Redline, and I can vouch my 300K manual gearbox that still shift like new with Redline for the whole life. However, seems Subaru wants the lube change to be done by the dealer even...
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