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#3359283 - 05/01/14 08:02 PM Castrol EDGE 0W-40 in 1991 Proton Saga 6278km
alcyon Offline


Registered: 12/10/13
Posts: 35
Loc: Malaysia
Html:
UNIVERSAL AVERAGES

ALUMINUM    4      
CHROMIUM    1
IRON        13
COPPER      2
LEAD        10
TIN         1
MOLYBDENUM  7
NICKEL      0
MANGANESE   1
SILVER      0
TITANIUM    0
POTASSIUM   3
BORON       9
SILICON     9
SODIUM      4
CALCIUM     1934
MAGNESIUM   523
PHOSPHORUS  866
ZINC        1062
BARIUM      0  

SUS Viscosity @ 210F cSt   70.3
Viscosity @ 100C           13.04
Flashpoint in F            435
Fuel %                      <0.5
Antifreeze %                0.0
Water %                     0.0
Insolubles %                0.3
TBN                         5.7
TAN                         
ISO Code



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#3359301 - 05/01/14 08:09 PM Re: Castrol EDGE 0W-40 in 1991 Proton Saga 6278km [Re: alcyon]
alcyon Offline


Registered: 12/10/13
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Loc: Malaysia


Well at least there wasn't any coolant leaks or too much fuel dilution, should I be worried about the air filter? I am using amsoil 10W-40 now and intend to push to at least 10000km and get a sample sent out to see if it makes any difference to bearing wear. Piston wear seems to be good.

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#3360948 - 05/03/14 08:23 PM Re: Castrol EDGE 0W-40 in 1991 Proton Saga 6278km [Re: alcyon]
KCJeep Offline


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That looks like real Castrol to me. The "high" numbers are barely over the universal averages as well, nothing to get concerned about here IMO. I like Blackstone but seriously, flagging something because it's 4 ppm over the universal average? Stuff like that is more about selling you additional UOA's than anything else.
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#3361086 - 05/03/14 11:12 PM Re: Castrol EDGE 0W-40 in 1991 Proton Saga 6278km [Re: alcyon]
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Looks good. Ca/Mg combo. Castrol's TBN retention appears to be better than M1, from my observation. (mostly the 5w30 grade)
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#3362356 - 05/05/14 11:51 AM Re: Castrol EDGE 0W-40 in 1991 Proton Saga 6278km [Re: buster]
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Originally Posted By: buster
Looks good. Ca/Mg combo. Castrol's TBN retention appears to be better than M1, from my observation. (mostly the 5w30 grade)


That is noteworthy, as M1 0W-40 is now one of the few Mobil oils that doesn't use a Ca/Mg combo. And Castrol is still sticking with no Moly or Boron in their Euro oils while M1 uses a good amount of both. I wonder if there are any conclusions that can be drawn from that?
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#3362756 - 05/05/14 07:20 PM Re: Castrol EDGE 0W-40 in 1991 Proton Saga 6278km [Re: alcyon]
alcyon Offline


Registered: 12/10/13
Posts: 35
Loc: Malaysia
Oh yeah guys, that Castrol is API SM. The high metals may be a result of 4000 - 5000 rpm high way driving on one day which totaled a few hundred kms.

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