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Re: 0w40 is on the thin side.
Posted by Justin VanAbrahams [Email] (more from Justin VanAbrahams) on Thu, 21 Mar 2019 20:26:48
In Reply to: Re: 0w40 is on the thin side., none-yet, Thu, 21 Mar 2019 18:13:24
There's no arguing what you're saying, but that also doesn't support Brian's statement. An oil's base viscosity isn't directly related to its performance or resistance to wear, only its viscosity. Brian's statement was about durability, which will be a function of its base stock and additives. Your statement is about viscosity modifiers. These are not the same thing. If the claim is "No 0w-40 oil will not survive 5,000 miles" I'm gonna need to see that data. If the statement is the "Saab motor needs super thick oil," well, I'm also gonna need to see that data. But it's demonstrably not the same data.
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Posts in this Thread:
- Oil change, Gus, Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:39:48
- Re: Oil change NO don't change oil W/ due to age of the motor, neil dale , Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:30:38
- Re: 0w40 is on the thin side., Brian, Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:15:00
- "ORIO Oil Guide", a little long, Paul from Palmyra, PA, Sat, 16 Mar 2019 13:02:18
- Re: "ORIO Oil Guide", MI-Roger , Thu, 21 Mar 2019 17:40:18
- Mobil 1 0w40 is still sold at Walmart ($25/5qt), dmz789qqq, Sun, 17 Mar 2019 09:01:46
- Now I see!, Paul from Palmyra, PA, Sun, 17 Mar 2019 13:01:14
- Re: Oil change, bobc , Fri, 15 Mar 2019 05:56:13
- Re: Oil change, Tom G , Fri, 15 Mar 2019 02:09:22
- Re: Oil change, Gene N , Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:51:54
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