Those real specs are just met, at the bare minimum, by large corporations with the liquid cash to buy the tests & certs. Redline far exceed the specs but don't buy the testing
Originally Posted By: zveroboy
I've heard it all too many times. Those "cheap n nasty" oils, if they carry real specs on the bottles, that means they have passed INDEPENDENT TESTS. I invite you to PROVE your statements. For the OP: afaik, the latest Porsche A40 tests include a "hot autobahn shutdown" test for turbos. This was discussed here
Originally Posted By: Olas
It exceeds those ratings by a factor of ten. On the other hand there are cheap n nasty, low quality oils out there that do carry the specification, because the blender paid to have the spec printed onto the bottle. for shear stability, oxidative stability, film strength and a strong add pack, Redline is the way to go. Others may suffice, but none will lubricate or protect from wear as well as Redline.
Originally Posted By: Bandito440
Red Line carries neither the Dexos nor API ratings that your owner's manual likely references.