Mobil 1 5w-30, 3309 Miles, 2001 WS6 Trans Am

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Here's an analysis a friend of mine just had done on his WS6. His car is far from driven easy. He auto crosses it (and does quite well) and has also taken it on a road course a couple of times. He also has an accusump pre oiler installed. It's pretty obvious that he's doing everything right. He changes the oil every year before Auto-X season starts. Curious to see what the mobil 1 naysayers have to say about this report! I mean look at the TBN!!! I think that's great for 3,000 hard high RPM miles! For more info on him and his car head to www.paveglio.com
 
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I agree for a beat on TA it did well!!! bad M1,bad!! held grade to a 30w, FP held good too for the little bit of fuel. tell him do 5k next time..what filter??
 
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Shouldn't that be full of iron, copper and lead, since M1 falsely labels their oils as ILSAC GF4 licensed? Just kidding!!
 
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M1 bring back iron wear less than the universal averages? I don't think so... especially in a car that has supposedly seen 6k RPM the majority of it's life.
 

ctc

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Yes it is a conspiracy. Lets post fake reports using x oil and claim it is M1. Sounds likely.
 
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I think that looks good. I suppose of if people are really curious if it is M1 or not, they should look up some VOAs to check before chucking stones. I have, and I know the statistical answer. This would tend to lend some support that M1 is designed to work well in high temp, high RPM environments.
 
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Correct me if I'm wrong, but most engine wear occurs: 1. At start-up 2. When a lubricant fails under extreme use conditions If the lubricant didn't fail under extreme use, and he's got a pre-oiler reducing start-up wear, then this seems pretty much about right. Doesn' it?
 

JAG

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 Originally Posted By: steve20
probably not M-1 at all- Steve
It has the M1 5W-30 additive signature. I've seen you post your dislike of Mobil 1 before but you've got to rise above that and be objective to post worthwhile comments in UOA forums.
 
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These engines are designed to run this oil - Better be OK. Plus M1's gotta be better than ever now if you are to believe there was an "ooopps" at the blending station, a "ship it" at QA, and an "Ohhh S__! in the boardroom. Curious to know the 'vintage' of this batch... Love to see lot #'s on here especially with guys running stuff from your "vintage oil cellars"
 

MiniTransAm

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The oil is from about a year ago. He doesn't sit on a big stash like some of the guys from here. When it's time for an oil change, he just heads to Autozone and get's what he needs.
 
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 Originally Posted By: ARCOgraphite
These engines are designed to run this oil - Better be OK. Plus M1's gotta be better than ever now if you are to believe there was an "ooopps" at the blending station, a "ship it" at QA, and an "Ohhh S__! in the boardroom. Curious to know the 'vintage' of this batch... Love to see lot #'s on here especially with guys running stuff from your "vintage oil cellars"
My 07 Focus has 82000 on the M1 5-30 purchased last Oct. I plan to change it soon. Would anyone want to see a UOA on this oil? Plan to go 9000 miles are more.
 
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 Originally Posted By: tig1
My 07 Focus has 82000 on the M1 5-30 purchased last Oct. I plan to change it soon. Would anyone want to see a UOA on this oil? Plan to go 9000 miles are more.
8200* right?
 
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 Originally Posted By: jigen
 Originally Posted By: tig1
My 07 Focus has 82000 on the M1 5-30 purchased last Oct. I plan to change it soon. Would anyone want to see a UOA on this oil? Plan to go 9000 miles are more.
8200* right?
OOPS! Sorry . Yes 8200 miles at presant.
 
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