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#1883932 - 05/07/10 07:29 PM Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage
AMRoberts Offline


Registered: 04/08/10
Posts: 44
Loc: Wake Forest, North Carolina, U...

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#1883937 - 05/07/10 07:47 PM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: AMRoberts]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 10454
Loc: Bad Axe, MI
Thank you for the report!, man i love this oil well build and very robust!!

M1 HM SL oil's are top of the line slobber thumbsup
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#1883952 - 05/07/10 08:15 PM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: daman]
buster Offline


Registered: 11/16/02
Posts: 29099
Loc: NJ
Looks like the old Mobil 1. Very similar additive package to Amsoil 5w30.
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#1883961 - 05/07/10 08:23 PM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: buster]
Bobert Offline


Registered: 10/18/03
Posts: 805
Loc: Earth
Looks like a kick arse oil. I'd buy it over the EP.

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#1883974 - 05/07/10 08:41 PM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: Bobert]
wavinwayne Offline


Registered: 01/06/05
Posts: 7519
Loc: North Alabama
I started using M1 HM 10w40 shortly after it's introduction. No complaints from me.

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#1883976 - 05/07/10 08:43 PM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: wavinwayne]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 10454
Loc: Bad Axe, MI
thumbsup
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#1884033 - 05/07/10 10:06 PM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: daman]
beast3300 Offline


Registered: 12/24/09
Posts: 2983
Loc: Ohio
Looks to be a very good oil. Thank you for the report.
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#1884072 - 05/07/10 10:51 PM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: wavinwayne]
5sfe91 Offline


Registered: 12/11/09
Posts: 754
Loc: Corpus Christi,Texas
Originally Posted By: wavinwayne
I started using M1 HM 10w40 shortly after it's introduction. No complaints from me.



What OCI are you using?
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#1884219 - 05/08/10 07:06 AM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: 5sfe91]
wavinwayne Offline


Registered: 01/06/05
Posts: 7519
Loc: North Alabama
Originally Posted By: 5sfe91
Originally Posted By: wavinwayne
I started using M1 HM 10w40 shortly after it's introduction. No complaints from me.



What OCI are you using?


I was running the M1 HM for 7-8k (highway) miles. I have not used this oil for a while, only because I like to try different oils.
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#1884232 - 05/08/10 07:36 AM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: Bobert]
tig1 Offline


Registered: 01/03/09
Posts: 9742
Loc: Illinois
Originally Posted By: Bobert
Looks like a kick arse oil. I'd buy it over the EP.


Depends which engine you are putting it in.
For my Duratechs,a lighter oil is better. A Euro engine, or very high mileage engine, is something differant.
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#1884970 - 05/09/10 04:38 AM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: tig1]
chevrofreak Offline


Registered: 06/17/05
Posts: 4899
Loc: Billings, MT
This was the smoothest oil I have used in my Honda VFR motorcycle.
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#1886636 - 05/10/10 08:03 PM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: chevrofreak]
GoldwingGuy Offline


Registered: 11/20/08
Posts: 39
Loc: Ohio
This is great oil, the thing that I have always wondered is what do they put in the oil that makes it a high milage oil. And what is a seal conditioner.

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#1888305 - 05/12/10 11:02 AM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: GoldwingGuy]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 10454
Loc: Bad Axe, MI
Originally Posted By: GoldwingGuy
what do they put in the oil that makes it a high milage oil. And what is a seal conditioner.

Well usually HM oil's will have a boosted additive package(detergents,anti-wear)and non energy conserving and have a % of ester(seal conditioner).
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#1888729 - 05/12/10 05:20 PM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: daman]
Boss302fan Offline


Registered: 11/07/09
Posts: 1895
Loc: Oconomowoc Wi
Is the ester/seal conditioner considered bad for a new engine? Or is the level of ester used considered very low and will never cause a problem in a new or HM engine?

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#1888740 - 05/12/10 05:36 PM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: Boss302fan]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 10454
Loc: Bad Axe, MI
Originally Posted By: Boss302fan
Is the ester/seal conditioner considered bad for a new engine? Or is the level of ester used considered very low and will never cause a problem in a new or HM engine?

Know one really knows the % added to a given oil maybe 10-20%? i haven't heard any issues with it in a new engine.
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