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    VOA appears to be a 30-40 grade oil ?

    Ok. Are the numbers you provided all there was to the analysis?
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    CVT transmissions??

    Have a JATCO in an 08 Rogue with 120K mi on it. Love it, wouldn't trade it. The only issue I see is it got a little noisy but that was fixed with a fluid change. I service it every 60k. I used Eneos CVT fluid and the CVT has always been quiet since. I think a lot of the noisy units that...
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    VOA appears to be a 30-40 grade oil ?

    OP, Is the drum not labelled? Do you have any other info from the analysis that can be posted? Was there any Zinc or Phosphorus in the oil? Thanks,
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    For all you who are HIGH on TGMO!

    ccl088, I see nothing of concern in your analysis. Use it as a frame of reference or "starting point". As others have suggested, there are two many "ifs" to draw any real conclusions, especially alarming ones. I see nothing that would cause me any concern-yet. As some others have suggested...
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    Currently SN......SO In The Works?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Garak</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Not exactly. SM, SN, and so forth are API terminology. GF-5 and the like are ILSAC terminology. Additionally, one can have an API rating without an ILSAC rating (i.e. M1 0w-40...
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    Riding a Film of Oil

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Rand</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I liked the road draft tube "efficient crankcase ventilation" <img src="/forums/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="smile" title="smile" height="15" width="15" /> </div></div> My thought...
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    Currently SN......SO In The Works?

    Here is the current timeline, also. <a href="http://www.pceo.com/ilsac_timeline" target="_blank">http://www.pceo.com/ilsac_timeline</a>
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    Currently SN......SO In The Works?

    BlueOval, Here is an article that addresses changes for GF-6. IIRC, this has just been delayed to Jan 2017. I already have enough GF-5 on hand to get me there lol. <a href="http://www.stle.org/resources/articledetails.aspx?did=1671"...
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    Amsoil SSO 0W-30, 1993 Civic, 3,007 miles

    Still looking good, harryj! How's it looking under the valve cover? Can you see much through the oil fill hole?
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    Under the valve cover

    Thanks for posting! Can't get enough "under the valve cover pics"!
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    low profile Allen sockets for differential, trans.

    Napa has them in the Carlyle line. I've had good experiences with their stuff so far.
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    Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas to all! God Bless!
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    GF-6 delayed again

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: demarpaint</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> I'll worry about it in 2017 if I'm still breathing. </div></div> LOL. Priorities, right?
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    New to me 2009 Ford Crown Vic Police Interceptor

    Congrats on the car! I have been privileged to care for a small fleet of these cars over the years and I will miss them! What an awesome fleet car! I have always run Schaeffer's 7k 5W-20 in ours with 10-20k mi equivalent drains and they run like tops and are spotless inside when we part with...
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    '10 Tahoe, 6859 mi, Schaeffer's Sup 7k 5W-30 SN

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: dustyroads</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Rob_Roy</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Very nice report. Any idea how many engine hours? Police...
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    '10 Tahoe, 6859 mi, Schaeffer's Sup 7k 5W-30 SN

    Thanks, I think so too. I have been using Schaeffer's in our small fleet for several years now. I will try to post up some more right off.
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    '10 Tahoe, 6859 mi, Schaeffer's Sup 7k 5W-30 SN

    Volt, Thanks! The sodium is part of the add pack since the SN formula of this oil.
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    A Blessed Christmas

    Thank you! May God bless you all!
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    '10 Tahoe, 6859 mi, Schaeffer's Sup 7k 5W-30 SN

    2010 Tahoe in police service. 5.3L with 111,872 mi on unit. Napa Gold air and oil filters. 1 qt make up oil added. Schaeffer's Supreme 7000 5W-30 SN. Analysis by Polaris Labs. Fe--- 9 Cr--- 0 Ni--- 0 Al--- 2 Cu--- 16 Pb--- 0 Si--- 6 Na--- 364 K---- 2 Mo--- 327 Sb--- 306 Mg---...
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