Recent Topics
Making new springs?
by JHZR2
12/10/17 09:15 PM
Drill press belt deflection and speed
by JHZR2
12/10/17 08:55 PM
WM Super Tech ST10955 Cartridge Filters $1.55
by KD0AXS
12/10/17 07:09 PM
'03 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.7L V6 - 3300mi - Penn Ultra
by boom10ful
12/10/17 06:45 PM
Oil recommendation for old garden tractor on plow
by PrimitiveJunk
12/10/17 06:16 PM
Recommend me a 38 Special Ammo FMJ and HP
by FirstNissan
12/10/17 04:28 PM
Monroe shocks are on rebate again, until 1/31/18
by slacktide_bitog
12/10/17 03:54 PM
Telsa Model X - Towing a trailer?
by OVERKILL
12/10/17 03:39 PM
California
by OVERKILL
12/10/17 03:29 PM
Using anti-seize on spark plugs or not
by Electromotive
12/10/17 02:59 PM
WOT Driving and Engine Wear
by Emanuel
12/10/17 02:52 PM
UOA Lexus LX570
by Pitbull
12/10/17 02:42 PM
First long trip for the Mazda
by PimTac
12/10/17 02:36 PM
Lexus LX570 oil analyst
by Pitbull
12/10/17 01:56 PM
Parking for green vehicles
by 02SE
12/10/17 01:46 PM
Battery Maintainer: Prologix vs Norco Genius
by ymc226
12/10/17 01:32 PM
2009 ford fusion very dangerous car to own
by Dylan1303
12/10/17 10:57 AM
4 MIMAS Rims w/ Firestone Winterforce 205/55R16
by Sam_Julier
12/10/17 10:17 AM
Volvo Eliminating Turbo Lag - Interesting
by StevieC
12/10/17 09:43 AM
You Want To See Tight Formation ?
by billt460
12/10/17 08:59 AM
Newest Members
CostaCaptain, zaphod_b, ravedaber, PJins, Melectric
63648 Registered Users
Who's Online
81 registered (andyd, AZjeff, Alex_V, 2015_PSD, 14Accent, 8 invisible), 1673 Guests and 12 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
63648 Members
66 Forums
275025 Topics
4575284 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#2176013 - 02/19/11 09:30 PM Re: Redline 5w40, 10K miles, 2.0 PD TDI [Re: BobFout]
saaber1 Offline


Registered: 11/28/07
Posts: 1877
Loc: Pacnw
Originally Posted By: BobFout
It [RL 5w40] went from many hundreds of ppm of Moly to 100 RPM. Previous VOAs (non CJ-4 5w40) still had high moly levels.

This is getting a little confusing. Maybe reviewing the past will tell us if we are talking about one formula change or two.

1) The formula change from lots of moly to zero moly was first discovered in Oct. 2008. Both VOAs done in Oct. 2008 showed 1-3 ppm Moly.

2) Then we saw the UOA in this thread that had moly in the 20s

3) Then you checked with Dave and he said it has 100ppm. Since the previous VOAs had zero, I assume the change from zero to 100ppm was a new formula change. Are you saying that the formula change first discovered in Oct. 2008 was supposed to be 100ppm?

Just trying to figure out if this is a new formula change (sometime since Oct. 2008) or if this is the same formula as the Oct. 2008 one. I guess it could also just be variability with batches or could be lab variability.
_________________________
"when 5W30 is cold, ...the oil is 35 weight (5+30),...20 w 50 starts at 70 and warms up to 50"
- Kyle, auto mechanic & VP Speedline Motorsports, INTL

Top
#2176787 - 02/20/11 07:50 PM Re: Redline 5w40, 10K miles, 2.0 PD TDI [Re: BobFout]
BobFout Offline


Registered: 03/23/09
Posts: 3154
Loc: Indiana
Saaber1,

I think there were TWO formulation changes in the past.

High moly -> No moly
No moly -> Low moly


My guess:

High Moly = non-CJ-4
No and Low Moly = CJ-4
_________________________
2003 VW Jetta TDI (Sold) / 2015 VW GTI 2.0T

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2