Help Decide UOA "Test"

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I plan to sample into an Oilguard and a Blackstone sample bottle from the same drain, to compare results. Trying to see if Oilguard comes up with a bunch of zeros again like on the last Sienna sample. I have Supertech 10W-40 in a '98 Sienna with a Motorcraft FL-400S and I have MaxLife Group III synthetic 5W-30 with a Napa Gold 1515 in a '97 Lexus LX-450. Both vehicles have 140,000 miles on the odo. I won't run the supertech past 3,000 in this engine. I could sample the LX-450 through the Fumoto anytime I choose (4-5,000) and wait on the results to decide if I want to drain. I'll go whichever route satisfies the most curiosity for the crowd here. Let me know which oil you want sampled for the Lab comparison. thanks, Tim
 

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Well, seeing as it is a tie [Wink] I guess I'll just do whatever I want [Burnout] Tim
 
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This will be an interesting comparison. I had a screwy UOA from Oilguard and sent a sample from the same oil to ANA Labs and their results made sense. I vote for the Maxlife Synthetic.
 

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Samples of MaxLife taken today from the Fumoto valve. 3,900 miles on the samples. Oil was not changed.
 

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Correction on the mileage...3,980 (80 miles makes a difference for anal types [Smile] ). Tim
 

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Originally posted by Tim H.: We are all Anal--Thats why were here!!!!
Yeah, admitting it is half the battle. [Smile] You know you are sick when you sample your oil the very day you return from a hurricane evacuation. Like there aren't more important things to do. Tim
 
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