Recent Topics
1984 Honda Civic wagon, original owner
by OneEyeJack
09/16/14 06:12 PM
Delo 400 SD 15w30
by Lex94
09/16/14 05:29 PM
Atlanta Havoline Xpress Lube not changing oil
by Scott_mi
09/16/14 05:14 PM
Low/mid SAPS in GDI Turbo engine
by blacksuit
09/16/14 04:54 PM
1999 Lexus ES300, M1 HM 5W-30, 9829 Miles
by Ramblejam
09/16/14 04:43 PM
1. What kind of vehicle you have 2. What your owne
by reetzy
09/16/14 04:36 PM
Delo SD 15w30
by Lex94
09/16/14 04:26 PM
Honda A01 CUT OPEN
by David1
09/16/14 04:20 PM
Battery sudden death? Safe to jump?
by grumpyoldman
09/16/14 04:01 PM
$10 off gas cards at Publix Thurs - Sunday
by LT4 Vette
09/16/14 03:50 PM
Stewart to face Grand Jury
by Hounds
09/16/14 03:45 PM
Why has the forum search range limited to 1 year?
by k1rod
09/16/14 03:42 PM
Newest Members
reetzy, RJasonKlein, dougout, CDot, mazarnelli
51316 Registered Users
Who's Online
107 registered (19jacobob93, 97tbird, actionstan, 04SE, 901Memphis, 10 invisible), 1846 Guests and 254 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
51316 Members
64 Forums
219326 Topics
3461065 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG

Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#3017414 - 05/30/13 05:36 AM Re: Results Are In On the First Batch Of Diesel Engine [Re: bullwinkle]
Garak Offline


Registered: 12/05/09
Posts: 11307
Loc: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Originally Posted By: bullwinkle
the problem with the 2-stroke diesel/CF-2 spec is that it is now an obsolete spec, which means API doesn't license (or test) those oils anymore (?)

That might be true, but one still could come across some inappropriate lubes. It might take some doing, though. After all, any 15w-40 HDEO you or I find on the shelves is very likely to be dual rated. I'm still wondering why Motorcraft and XOM have those two outliers with respect to gasoline ratings, though.

@DB_Cooper: That TBN might seem a bit low, particularly compared to what we're used to with HDEOs. It's actually not that out of line with a number of products out there, particularly some of the newer HDEOs. It seems that unless a newer HDEO meets an ACEA specification calling for a higher TBN, it's likely going to be in the 7 range. That's really not a problem, though, with ULSD. The guys pushing the OCIs in the diesels will likely be using an ACEA rated synthetic that will have a higher TBN.
_________________________
Plain, simple Garak.

2008 Infiniti G37 coupe - Mobil Delvac 1 ESP 5w-40, Hastings LF113
1984 F-150 4.9L six - Quaker State GB 10w-30, Wix 51515

Top
#3018084 - 05/30/13 06:56 PM Re: Results Are In On the First Batch Of Diesel Engine [Re: Garak]
DB_Cooper Offline


Registered: 10/01/07
Posts: 235
Loc: Ga
Thanks Garak..Delo looks like very stout stuff. A UOA at 5k would be interesting on a 1.8 VW engine I built recently.

Top
#3084461 - 08/03/13 11:11 AM Re: Results Are In On the First Batch Of Diesel Engine [Re: 2004tdigls]
Brons2 Offline


Registered: 09/16/03
Posts: 2484
Loc: Austin, Texas
Delo ftw if you're using it in a classic gasser with high valve spring pressure.

Delvac ftw for longer oci in diesel.
_________________________
Mine: 2007 Kia Rondo LX 2.4 I4 5 pass, MC5K 5w20, OEM filter
Hers: 2010 Rav4 Sport 2.5 I4, M1 5w20, OEM filter

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2