GC in slow reving truck motors = KaBang?

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Having read all these posts on the GC, I wonder if it would pose any problems in a low reving V8, in highly loaded vehicle like a truck. Seems like most of you guys are using the stuff in high winding Japanese and European motors. Would I be endangering the lower end?
 
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My car has an LS1 and I used it for 10,000 miles. Latman has used it in his LT1 and LS1 as well. Many LS1/LS6 owner has used it with good results. You should search the UOA section.
 
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I'd say(guess) that with a decent HTHS, you would be pretty safe under lugging type conditions compared to a dino a grade or two heavier that gets there via VII.
 
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I think, given its physical and chemical chracteristics, it will prove to be ideal for the engine and conditions you describe.
 
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My two work Ford Aerostars (4.0L OHV 230,000 miles and 305,00 miles) and my boat towing AWD 4.0L OHV Aerostar(227,000 miles)loved the green! I have just switched my vans and Ford work trucks over to TropArtic 10W-30 blend to save my GC for my families personal vehicles. My supply is dowm to 40 quarts [Eek!] Almost time for new work vehicles anyway [Wink]
 
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Originally posted by pscholte: I think, given its physical and chemical chracteristics, it will prove to be ideal for the engine and conditions you describe.
Okay, but here is the question: is it really the formulation of GC that makes it different or is it the fact that it is an ACEA A3 rated oil with a higher HT/HS rate that makes for such good UOA's? In other words, how many UOA's of other synthetic A3 oils have we done in comparison to A1 or A5? [I dont know] Bob W.
 
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[/qb][/QUOTE]Okay, but here is the question: is it really the formulation of GC that makes it different or is it the fact that it is an ACEA A3 rated oil with a higher HT/HS rate that makes for such good UOA's? In other words, how many UOA's of other synthetic A3 oils have we done in comparison to A1 or A5? [I dont know] Bob W. [/QB][/QUOTE] Yes it all because it is a A3 rated xW-30 oil so you get lighter weight(heavy for a 30wt) oil for better cold start, but the potection of the A3. As soon as Pennzoil Platinum 5w-30(Euro) is available in the states, goodbye GC.
 
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