quote:Yes, assuming we could believe MotorBikes report (never said which lab or date tested or batch code or ?) I was referring to the Magnesium at the time and the amount of Mg additive as being unreasonable. Too much hard deposit potential. I have yet to see the 5W40 here in Doo-Dah but the BC stuff I have personally seen and touched is all grades from 5W30 to 10W40 to 20W50. Like Vetteman said, you have to realize who you're dealing with here; these guys are just full of suprizes.
MolaKule, you had some harsh words about BC on that post. Care to elaborate?
quote:nel, You and I are in complete agreement on that one. Buster, I believe that the track is the perfect place to experiment with new anti-wear formulations that will meet changing and more demanding (and artificially imposed) requirements.
Originally posted by nel: ...it does seem that GC is the better oil for newer BMW applications.
quote:However, I firmly believe that synthetics are taking a hit with GF-4. They are having to reduce the amount of anti-wear additives and make that up with other more costly additives.
We are the better for that as long as they make a wise call regarding what translates favorably from the track to the street