- Oct 28, 2002
- Everson WA - Pacific NW USA
Tougher the oil, the tougher the conditions. It's marketing. 100°C? No, that just happens to be a convenient temp to measure the viscosity for example (water bp). All the tougher tests are 150°C and above.
Originally Posted By: ADFD1
Why was the test done differently then? My thoughts were the test was the same exact test? I went through it too fast I guess, my bad. Shouldn't the testing process be exactly the same for each product? Isn't 100C the desired operating temp for engine oil? Especially if the test is showing how engine oil reduces wear? AD