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#3256834 - 01/22/14 09:14 PM Re: 0w-30 Mobile1 [Re: Mach1Owner]
daves87rs Offline


Registered: 02/23/09
Posts: 13378
Loc: Michigan
Nice jug there.....
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#3256950 - 01/22/14 11:43 PM Re: 0w-30 Mobile1 [Re: Mach1Owner]
Kuato Offline


Registered: 10/23/05
Posts: 2937
Loc: Northeastern MT
Originally Posted By: Mach1Owner
I'm thinking of making this my usual change for my 2014 Altima. Nissan recommends both 0w-20 and 5w-30.

If I understand right 0w is easier for cold start ups, and 30 gives better wear protection than 20. So am I right in assuming that 0w-30 would give the easiest cold start and best protection?

I'll be matching this with a Nissan or perhaps a Motorcraft filter.


Since Nissan recommends both 0w20 and 5w30, IMO a 0w30 should be just fine.
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#3257200 - 01/23/14 09:08 AM Re: 0w-30 Mobile1 [Re: Rand]
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Registered: 05/17/09
Posts: 8433
Loc: N.H, U.S.A.
Originally Posted By: Rand
ok I'm going to bite there is so much just plain wrong there but.... how to you determine the ""tolerance stack"" for an engine unless you build it yourself or tear it down and blueprint it?
The sound of one rod rapping smile


Edited by ARCOgraphite (01/23/14 09:08 AM)
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#3257947 - 01/23/14 08:28 PM Re: 0w-30 Mobile1 [Re: Quattro Pete]
dailydriver Offline


Registered: 03/14/06
Posts: 6926
Loc: Bucks County, Pa.
Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
Originally Posted By: GMBoy
MOBIL.

Are you sure???




^^^Must be that new 'bammy formuler!! LOL
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#3258188 - 01/24/14 01:54 AM Re: 0w-30 Mobile1 [Re: Mach1Owner]
TrevorS Offline


Registered: 07/14/13
Posts: 1281
Loc: California
Here's the right picture:


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#3258198 - 01/24/14 03:07 AM Re: 0w-30 Mobile1 [Re: ARCOgraphite]
Triton_330 Offline


Registered: 12/24/13
Posts: 293
Loc: Illinois, USA
Originally Posted By: ARCOgraphite

Maybe you want to keep a bit of the Ford in play in the Tennessee Renault Altima and run some Kendall GT1 Synthetic! smile if Honda and Ford BOTH trust Conoco-Phillips to make a good OEM branded oil - how bad could it be? Maybe The FORD Synthetic ( also C-P made stuff).


+1 Haha, see my sig? I gave some Kendall a try, for two reasons. One, due to it being C-P made, who also makes MC. And two, for the irony (my dad's name is Kendall, lol).
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