Recent Topics
True Confessions
by leeharvey418
7 minutes 1 second ago
Nun in a Taxi
by Kestas
8 minutes 14 seconds ago
Cruise Ctrl on Rushmore Road Kings
by LoneRanger
11 minutes 30 seconds ago
Happy Halloween BITOGers
by wavinwayne
23 minutes 10 seconds ago
Durango 4.7 a dog in cold weather
by FLORIDA
Today at 02:02 PM
New AC Delco PF48E & PF48 Cut
by DirtyMoe21
Today at 01:50 PM
Shocks for a 1992 XJ?
by Finn
Today at 01:46 PM
01 taurus wont starter after new battery
by volk06
Today at 01:40 PM
Grese for dissimilar metals, rust/water/long time
by Henrik
Today at 01:28 PM
Royal Purple 75/w140 Synthetic:
by Doktor_Bert
Today at 12:33 PM
Diy LED Flood lights
by stockrex
Today at 12:12 PM
garden led lights and battery
by stockrex
Today at 12:11 PM
Newest Members
Thourun, Zach72, SandCastle, ymc226, redwoods73
51758 Registered Users
Who's Online
75 registered (aquariuscsm, 943kgt, 95MarkVIII, 440Magnum, AandPDan, 94astro, 3 invisible), 1646 Guests and 173 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
51758 Members
64 Forums
221468 Topics
3502303 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: 11669
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: 247
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