Mobil 1 Racing 0w-30 data sheet

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I hope this has not already been posted . I wish they still had the old and much more informative sheets but...... [Smile] I'll never personally use this oil . Not with the Synergyn available at less cost . But to each his own ehhh? [Smile] I do like the Pegasus still . Mobil Oil has took me long and far in my life . Looking forward to seeing if the API SM Drive Clean dino has a load of moly in it [Phone] http://www.mobil.com/USA-English/Lubes/PDS/Pds_Files/glxxenpvlmomobil_1_racing_0w-30.pdf http://www.mobil.com/USA-English/Lubes/PDS/GLXXENPVLMOMobil_1_Racing_0W-30.asp [ March 13, 2004, 09:15 AM: Message edited by: Motorbike ]
 
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My main issue with this oil is how thin it is. It is CLEARLY designed to be a thin oil and used to gain maximum HP for racing. Whether this is good for street cars extending drains remains to be seen. If it's just a highly additized M1 SS, my car would burn right through this stuff. My car drank the M1 0w-30 faster then any oil it's ever been on. Cheap VI's? [I dont know] I'm sure the M1R will show phenomenal UOA's though. If you look at M1 SS, it shows some of the best bearing wear of any oil out there. Add a little or a lot of ZDP to the formula and it could be very impressive. This oil is being used by 70% of NASCAR to qualify. It CANT be that bad. If the synergyn is cheaper, I see your point though. I think M1R, SUV and the 15w-50 are great choices for those who want non API oils. [Cheers!] [ March 13, 2004, 10:37 AM: Message edited by: buster ]
 
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I have a mixture in now with 1qt of M1R for more ZDDP with 15w-50. You can definitely mix the two. Problem I have right now is oil consumption and this M1R certaintly won't help that. [Smile]
 
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Well being it's on the thin side of the 30w range I think it'll be great for me in place of the 0w20 oil. I'm going to run it in my new CRV soon as it's due for it's next change.
 
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Hankrr, I think this oil will shine in cars that are spec'd for 20wt/30wt oils with high HP. It's ideal for these types of engines I would think. For the long drain, a GC or S2k are probably better. A3 comes into play here.
 
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Since the SS M1 0w-30 and the M1R 0w-30 look so similiar do you think the same basestocks, VI, etc, are used for both with the M1R 0w-30 getting just more or different additives? I wonder how a combination of say 3 qts of SS M1 0w-30 and 2 qts of M1R 0w-30 would perform. Do you think the additives would complement or negate each other? Maybe some of our professional experts could way in here.
 
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