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#3267271 - 02/01/14 08:24 PM Mobil Delvac Le 5w-30
Volv04Life Offline


Registered: 01/17/14
Posts: 539
Loc: Virginia
Anybody know if its here in the states? Its on the website but ive never seen any synthetic delvac. confused
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#3267389 - 02/01/14 10:29 PM Re: Mobil Delvac Le 5w-30 [Re: Volv04Life]
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Registered: 01/17/14
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Loc: Virginia
Well then...
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#3267503 - 02/02/14 02:06 AM Re: Mobil Delvac Le 5w-30 [Re: Volv04Life]
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#3267585 - 02/02/14 07:32 AM Re: Mobil Delvac Le 5w-30 [Re: Volv04Life]
Garak Offline


Registered: 12/05/09
Posts: 13215
Loc: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
For something like that, you might have to check at an XOM distributor. It is a bit of a niche product.
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#3267805 - 02/02/14 10:26 AM Re: Mobil Delvac Le 5w-30 [Re: Volv04Life]
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Registered: 06/08/09
Posts: 1193
Loc: Alaska
I've been using it as a substitute for (BMW) LL-04 oil for several years in my X5 35d. The LL04 oil had unsatisfactory TBN retention and acid buildup at factory OCIs, the D1 LE is superior. It has C3 levels of P and Zn but it is bit higher in ash (1.0% vs. 0.8%). But the engine consumes zero oil at 11000 mi OCIs.
I got my initial stash from a distributor in the UK, haven't finished it yet.
BTW I get Delvac 1 SHC 5W40 (supposedly a marine product in the US) from my local Mobil distributor.

Charlie
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#3267964 - 02/02/14 01:09 PM Re: Mobil Delvac Le 5w-30 [Re: Volv04Life]
roadrunner1 Offline


Registered: 04/08/09
Posts: 895
Loc: oh
You won't have any issue running 5w-30 in your 6.0 as I have been using 10w-30 in mine for years without issue.
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#3270494 - 02/04/14 05:31 PM Re: Mobil Delvac Le 5w-30 [Re: Volv04Life]
simplistic Offline


Registered: 07/31/13
Posts: 163
Loc: Tennessee
I found delvac elite 10w30 for $20 a gallon. Just started carring it for the new desiel engines. He happens to be a local allision dealer also, he had transynd for $40 a gallon.
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#3270605 - 02/04/14 06:43 PM Re: Mobil Delvac Le 5w-30 [Re: simplistic]
Garak Offline


Registered: 12/05/09
Posts: 13215
Loc: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Originally Posted By: simplistic
I found delvac elite 10w30 for $20 a gallon.

Good find, but that's a tad high. That's only a hair less than what I pay for Delvac 1.
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#3279451 - 02/12/14 01:55 PM Re: Mobil Delvac Le 5w-30 [Re: Volv04Life]
Powerstroke Offline


Registered: 03/31/09
Posts: 118
Loc: Central Texas
I am considering using the Mobil delvac 1 LE 5w30 in my 6.0 powerstroke as well. An alternative to the Amsoil 5w30 HDD
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