http://www.practicingoilanalysis.com/article_detail.asp?articleid=401&relatedbookgroup=PowerGen Kind of reverse thinking here.
For diesel and gasoline engines, there are a surprising number of laboratory and field studies that report the need to control particles below ten microns. One such study by GM concluded that, “controlling particles in the 3 to 10 micron range had the greatest impact on wear rates and that engine wear rates correlated directly to the dust concentration levels in the sump.”1
quote:I think I'll use a Mobil 1 Filter. [ April 09, 2005, 08:24 PM: Message edited by: buster ]
Much has been published about the risks associated with overextended oil drains and the buildup of carbon insolubles from combustion blow-by.