Chevron Lubricants Q&A

click here to participate in the Chevron Lubricants Q&A

Recent Topics
Walmart Penn Plat 5qt + Fram Ultra $20 AFTERREBATE
by zeddy
04/25/15 12:37 PM
Valvoline V0-105 (CUT OPEN), 8K~ 2013 Impala
by car51
04/25/15 11:40 AM
Best Filter Cost Is No Object?
by carock
04/25/15 11:22 AM
Factoy Ford EDGE filter 16k (CUT OPEN)
by car51
04/25/15 11:21 AM
Do you think this was harmful to my transmission
by Clubber_Lang
04/25/15 09:23 AM
Error message.
by OneEyeJack
04/25/15 09:20 AM
Old filter
by Broo
04/25/15 07:29 AM
DisService
by Eddie
04/25/15 07:26 AM
Silverado D40 Oil Capacity
by Fatih_KOZ
04/25/15 07:15 AM
Roofing Panel H-Clips
by ET16
04/25/15 06:26 AM
I went to the doctor
by Jetronic
04/25/15 05:45 AM
What would make a car smell like a small 2 stroke?
by horse123
04/25/15 05:08 AM
Newest Members
Okuru, JettyLife, Charlie2015, TCINWV, dgmwrx15
53717 Registered Users
Who's Online
79 registered (barkingspider, aquariuscsm, Blkstanger, bbhero, 2010_FX4, 6 invisible), 2190 Guests and 167 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
53717 Members
66 Forums
230302 Topics
3686434 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#3211444 - 12/09/13 04:01 PM Re: What oil to help quiet aan engine noise [Re: callbay]
clintonhutson Offline


Registered: 07/26/13
Posts: 102
Loc: Austin, TX
If it were me, I'd throw some HDEO (Delo, Delvac, Rotella) in her for a few short OCI's, then see if you've made any progress. If not, then you're looking at either fixing the cause of the problem, or just run it til' it quits. Just up to you whether its worth the time/effort/money at that point.

All IMHO of course...
_________________________
2014 Ram 1500 5.7 Hemi (QSUD 5W20 + Fram Ultra)
98 Dodge Ram 2500 Cummins (Delvac 15W40 + Fleetgaurd Stratapore)



Top
#3211795 - 12/09/13 10:33 PM Re: What oil to help quiet aan engine noise [Re: callbay]
Merkava_4 Offline


Registered: 01/30/07
Posts: 10753
Loc: Clovis, CA
20W-50 Mobil Super 5000 should quiet it down nicely.

Top
#3212507 - 12/10/13 03:20 PM Re: What oil to help quiet aan engine noise [Re: callbay]
slug_bug Offline


Registered: 01/08/13
Posts: 98
Loc: Michigan
The tick at 2500rpm might be fixed with a PCV valve change. My 2007 seems to run quieter on QS Defy 5w-30. I wouldn't go thicker or spend the extra bucks for full syn.
_________________________
2013 Ford Fusion 2.5l (32k)
2010 Lincoln MKX 3.5l (58k)
2007 Dodge Caravan 3.8l (130k)
2003 Merc. Mountaineer 4.6l (75k)
2001 Mazda Miata 1.8l (155k)

Top
#3212597 - 12/10/13 05:11 PM Re: What oil to help quiet aan engine noise [Re: callbay]
andyd Offline


Registered: 09/25/04
Posts: 4134
Loc: Marshfield , MA
The engine has been abused. If the rod bearings were showing lots of copper, chances are the mains are trashed, possibly the cam bearings too. Anti freeze will mess up bearings if there is enough of it in the sump. I would test the oil pressure with a mechanical .gauge. If the engine doesnt miss, than it cant be a very bad headgasket. What does the oil on the dipstick look like? I've had a few engines that would rap until the oil pressure came up. It was a bad thrust main in both cases. By no means an immediate death noise. Same with a bad hydraulic lifter or a wrist pin.
_________________________
2 1988 BMW 528e 20w50 dino, STP filter

1994 Ranger ,600$ Rat, 5w30 dino, STP filter

Top
#3217660 - 12/15/13 06:16 PM Re: What oil to help quiet aan engine noise [Re: callbay]
Red91 Offline


Registered: 12/09/13
Posts: 657
Loc: Alabama, United States
If you got it for free, I'd say it's worth putting an engine in.

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2