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#1888853 - 05/12/10 07:37 PM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: daman]
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It would seem that with that add pack it would be a super choice for a new or HM motor. It also comes in most weights except for 5W20...
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#3326763 - 03/28/14 09:22 PM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: AMRoberts]
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I just saw Mobil 1 5w-20 HM at Wally Mart. I opted for the 10w-30 for summer running in my fords.

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#3326850 - 03/28/14 10:40 PM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: AMRoberts]
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Originally Posted By: AMRoberts


After using it in the 5.3L GM and as assembly oil for the 325cc Polaris engines (having my hands in it) I consider M1 HM as good as it gets has far as a source for motor oil. The third party testing supports it has a top of the line additive pack.

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#3326912 - 03/29/14 12:20 AM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: GaleHawkins]
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Originally Posted By: GaleHawkins
Originally Posted By: AMRoberts


After using it in the 5.3L GM and as assembly oil for the 325cc Polaris engines (having my hands in it) I consider M1 HM as good as it gets has far as a source for motor oil. The third party testing supports it has a top of the line additive pack.



As much as I hate to say it M1 makes a quality product. Everything they make is among the top performing products in the tier and at Walmart prices it's certainly affordable.
I just puked a bit in my mouth.
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#3327329 - 03/29/14 01:15 PM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: AMRoberts]
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It was just last year that I bought my first Mobil 1 motor oil at the age of 62 so I have been slow to move to Mobil 1 motor oil some would say. smile

Today there is not really any bad motor oil from most any source. I do think M1 HM is about as good as it gets if that is what one is looking for because the specs are there.

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#3327764 - 03/29/14 09:52 PM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: AMRoberts]
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yes and you'll find no other oil except Mobil-1 5-30 which causes certain engine engine noises to appear (valvetrain noise), consume oil, and deliver high iron readings at the same time
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#3327795 - 03/29/14 10:38 PM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: steve20]
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Originally Posted By: steve20
yes and you'll find no other oil except Mobil-1 5-30 which causes certain engine engine noises to appear (valvetrain noise), consume oil, and deliver high iron readings at the same time


Is that the regular or High Mileage version?

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#3327928 - 03/30/14 07:48 AM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: GaleHawkins]
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Originally Posted By: GaleHawkins
Originally Posted By: steve20
yes and you'll find no other oil except Mobil-1 5-30 which causes certain engine engine noises to appear (valvetrain noise), consume oil, and deliver high iron readings at the same time


Is that the regular or High Mileage version?


It's his B.S. fantasy version...

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#3327951 - 03/30/14 08:26 AM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: GaleHawkins]
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That would be a version other than any I have ever used, dating back to the late 70s.

Originally Posted By: GaleHawkins
Originally Posted By: steve20
yes and you'll find no other oil except Mobil-1 5-30 which causes certain engine engine noises to appear (valvetrain noise), consume oil, and deliver high iron readings at the same time


Is that the regular or High Mileage version?
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#3328676 - 03/30/14 10:48 PM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: AMRoberts]
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That's a super high TBN!
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#3329529 - 03/31/14 07:04 PM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: Clevy]
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Originally Posted By: Clevy
Originally Posted By: GaleHawkins
Originally Posted By: AMRoberts


After using it in the 5.3L GM and as assembly oil for the 325cc Polaris engines (having my hands in it) I consider M1 HM as good as it gets has far as a source for motor oil. The third party testing supports it has a top of the line additive pack.



As much as I hate to say it M1 makes a quality product. Everything they make is among the top performing products in the tier and at Walmart prices it's certainly affordable.
I just puked a bit in my mouth.



Haha You're post definitely made me crack up a bit! I've noticed in some of your other posts you don't seem to be really fond of Mobil oil, any particular reason or just because it's so commonly recommended?

I've personally used this High Mileage 10W40 quite extensively, but I wasn't quite expecting this formulation based off the earlier post of the H.M 5W30.

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubb...Vir#Post3311913

Given the 5W30 & 10W30 are rated API SL while the 5W20 & 10W40 are SN rated, the 10W40 formulation almost exclusively uses Calcium compared to the mix of Cal/Mag in the 5W30, over double the Boron, and a TBN of 12.6 vs 8.7. Given the 5W30 is a recent formulation while this VOA was conducted back in 2010, they're some interesting differences none the less.


Edited by Analyzer (03/31/14 07:06 PM)
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#3329696 - 03/31/14 09:00 PM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: InvalidUserID]
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Originally Posted By: InvalidUserID
That's a super high TBN!


It had BETTER be, with that crazy high calcium level!! crzy

I wish they made a 0W-20/30 version with these stout add packs! wink
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#3330715 - 04/01/14 07:56 PM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: AMRoberts]
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AMRoberts, thanks for posting this VOA. I figured the TBN to be around 10 when I used this oil last summer/fall/winter in my Jag when I ran it for 10K miles. Now it appears that 10K mi with this oil is doable as a plan. I may use it again this summer.


Edited by GatorJoe (04/01/14 08:06 PM)
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#3330776 - 04/01/14 08:50 PM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: AMRoberts]
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This is a VOA of the previous formulation. Newer M1 HM uses a combination of Ca and Mg.
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#3338646 - 04/10/14 10:52 AM Re: Mobil 1 10W-40 High Mileage [Re: AMRoberts]
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I used a jug of this, after finding out my car was consuming oil.

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