Recent Topics
PL25230
by flhr
36 minutes 5 seconds ago
Fram XG4967 10,000 mile OCI
by bullwinkle
59 minutes 3 seconds ago
2005 Chevy Uplander transmission problems...
by gregk24
Today at 05:24 PM
Hybrid oil change intervals
by allboy
Today at 05:01 PM
How many speeds are enough?
by cjcride
Today at 04:51 PM
Fleetguard LF16035 for my Dodge Cummins?
by allboy
Today at 04:36 PM
Ruger 9E
by Sonic
Today at 04:02 PM
McDonalds McWrap, why not heated shell?
by cjcride
Today at 03:53 PM
lithium grease or moly grease , will mobil 1 synth
by MetalSlug
Today at 03:43 PM
Lower unit gear oil recomendation
by sHERM
Today at 03:40 PM
It's official.... Clarkson has lost his mind.
by mrsilv04
Today at 03:30 PM
Removing Skunk from under the shed
by dja4260
Today at 03:09 PM
Newest Members
kaesees, bprat318, Winter_Texan, SloopJohnB, world123
50815 Registered Users
Who's Online
97 registered (13Tacoma, 901Memphis, 2009Edge, 1990LTD, 77GrandPrix, 7 invisible), 2019 Guests and 221 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
50815 Members
64 Forums
217120 Topics
3418774 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: 10998
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: 232
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