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#3178333 - 11/04/13 02:50 PM M1 taxi engine tear down
tig1 Offline


Registered: 01/03/09
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Loc: Illinois
Apparently M1 techs will tear down a taxi engine that has been run on M1, LIVE this Thursday.

https://www.facebook.com/mobil1/app_450533221722265

http://www.mobiloil.com/USA-English/MotorOil/Home/Homepage.aspx


Edited by tig1 (11/04/13 02:52 PM)
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#3178335 - 11/04/13 02:51 PM Re: M1 taxi engine tear down [Re: tig1]
dparm Offline


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Loc: Lombard, IL
Interesting. I might try and tune in.
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#3178337 - 11/04/13 02:53 PM Re: M1 taxi engine tear down [Re: tig1]
tig1 Offline


Registered: 01/03/09
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The second link I just posted gives the time. Here it is again.

http://www.mobiloil.com/USA-English/MotorOil/Home/Homepage.aspx
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#3178340 - 11/04/13 02:54 PM Re: M1 taxi engine tear down [Re: tig1]
GutsyGecko Offline


Registered: 08/16/12
Posts: 336
Loc: Youngstown, OH
Of course it's at a time most normal people are working.

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#3178347 - 11/04/13 03:02 PM Re: M1 taxi engine tear down [Re: GutsyGecko]
tig1 Offline


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Originally Posted By: GutsyGecko
Of course it's at a time most normal people are working.


This will no doubt be recorded .
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#3178357 - 11/04/13 03:22 PM Re: M1 taxi engine tear down [Re: tig1]
Clevy Offline


Registered: 11/11/10
Posts: 6516
Loc: Saskatoon canada
What are the details. Has the engine always had M1 or was it a police car that was put into taxi duty after being retired from active duty ?
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#3178398 - 11/04/13 04:12 PM Re: M1 taxi engine tear down [Re: tig1]
Arctic388 Offline


Registered: 08/15/05
Posts: 230
Loc: Sothern Middle Tennesee
i am very interested in this but cant find any details on engine.

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#3178606 - 11/04/13 07:42 PM Re: M1 taxi engine tear down [Re: Clevy]
tig1 Offline


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Loc: Illinois
Originally Posted By: Clevy
What are the details. Has the engine always had M1 or was it a police car that was put into taxi duty after being retired from active duty ?


As XM does many long term durability and deposit test. I would think this has been another one of those types of test. I can't imanige XM messing around with a live tear down on an engine that may have used someones oil other than their's.
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#3178709 - 11/04/13 09:13 PM Re: M1 taxi engine tear down [Re: tig1]
Ram01 Offline


Registered: 10/13/10
Posts: 467
Loc: New York Queens
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#3178763 - 11/04/13 10:24 PM Re: M1 taxi engine tear down [Re: tig1]
Kruse Offline


Registered: 10/05/05
Posts: 2901
Loc: Kansas
Originally Posted By: tig1
Apparently M1 techs will tear down a taxi engine that has been run on M1,


I have nothing against M1 or XOM and I think they have some fine oil. However,
1. most taxi motors never really cool down and we know that cold starts is when an engine has the most wear.
2. And since the engine probaby never really cools down, the same teardown results could probably happen with $2/quart TropArtic oil, IMO.

But hey, just like a lawyer asking the questions that they already know the answers to, I'm sure XOM already knows what the outcome will be. Happy viewing.

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#3178805 - 11/05/13 12:54 AM Re: M1 taxi engine tear down [Re: tig1]
901Memphis Offline


Registered: 08/14/10
Posts: 3633
Loc: Northern Kentucky
The engine never cooling down would leave deposits with lesser conventional oils with a higher NOACK and also varnish most likely with lesser GRP II and lower oils.
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#3178806 - 11/05/13 12:54 AM Re: M1 taxi engine tear down [Re: tig1]
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Registered: 07/29/08
Posts: 615
Loc: RHODE ISLAND
What type of engine is this? If this is a Ford 4,6 V8 they are pretty bullet proof no matter what type of oil you use,
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#3178929 - 11/05/13 07:39 AM Mobil 1 live taxi cab engine teardown-
chad8 Offline


Registered: 08/26/09
Posts: 1248
Loc: michigan
https://www.facebook.com/mobil1

http://www.mobiloil.com/USA-English/MotorOil/Files/Cab_Company_Extends_Oil_Changes_Using_Mobil_1.pdf

We're putting the protection and performance of Mobil 1™ advanced full synthetic motor oil to the test by grabbing a real Las Vegas cab off the streets and tearing down its engine with the cameras rolling. You can watch it live Thursday, Nov. 7 at 1:00 p.m. ET on the Mobil 1 Facebook page!

Filming at the Lucky Cab Company garage with host Marty Smith, we'll tear down an engine from Lucky Cab's fleet to show the real-world results of Mobil 1 motor oil. Lucky Cab selects Mobil 1 motor oil for its entire taxi fleet which needs to endure the extreme conditions of Las Vegas driving.

A third-party automotive expert will examine the critical engine
parts and let us know the performance results. Watch along
with us:

When: Thursday, Nov. 7 at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT

Watch at: Mobil 1 Facebook page


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Las Vegas is one of the toughest urban areas for a motor oil to perform. The combination of
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near-freezing temperatures in the winter put significant pressure on motor oils to protect critical engine parts.

Pair these temperature variances with dusty roads, constant
stop-and-go driving and long idle times, and the result is a driving environment that puts engines
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But this is also what makes it the perfect proving ground for Mobil 1™ products.

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To test and prove the real-world performance of Mobil 1™ synthetic motor oils, ExxonMobil since 2004 has partnered with the Lucky Cab Company of Nevada to test Mobil 1 lubricants in its taxi fleet.

Many taxicabs run 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In these grueling conditions, ExxonMobil engineers evaluate and re-evaluate how Mobil 1 oils perform to ensure they consistently meet the highest industry standards.

And what have they found?

Lucky Cab's Fleet Manager, Joe Hicks, had this to say: "We see longer oil drains and increased fuel mileage, and we have noticed that the vehicles run better, run cooler, and have fewer breakdowns than with the oil that we used before."


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#3178932 - 11/05/13 07:41 AM Re: Mobil 1 live taxi cab engine teardown- [Re: chad8]
Miller88 Offline


Registered: 04/09/08
Posts: 5328
Loc: Onondaga County
Is this the typical test where they run a well built engine under ideal circumstances then gloat about how good their product is to people who really believe taxi service is bad for an engine?
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#3178940 - 11/05/13 07:49 AM Re: Mobil 1 live taxi cab engine teardown- [Re: chad8]
Donald Offline


Registered: 03/21/04
Posts: 12647
Loc: Upstate NY
Batteries might be a good thing to test in Vegas. But oil?
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