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#3444133 - 08/02/14 08:04 PM m1 0W-40 4580mi 97 Miata
OMCWankel Offline


Registered: 09/16/04
Posts: 240
Loc: Florida
This is a 97 Miata that we have owned from new. It is my wife's driver and sees 70% city use and short trips. The only unusual item here is that this is an 11 month sample to get to 4.5K. Oil filter is Denso 150-1011. I had a lifter tick (hydraulic adjusters) when cold with RTS (the previous fill) and this was fixed with the M1 0w-40. The last sample I ran was at 10/2008 and showed a slight coolant leak that prompted me to replace the head gasket. No coolant leak this time! No additives in the oil, I run MMO in every gas fill (93 octane).


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OIL             M1 0W-40  
MILES IN USE    4.58k     
MILES           192.9k   
SAMPLE TAKEN    7/20/14 

ALUMINUM        3          
CHROMIUM        0           
IRON            8            
COPPER          3             
LEAD            1             
TIN             1              
MOLYBDENUM      68               
NICKEL          0               
MANGANESE       0               
SILVER          0               
TITANIUM        0               
POTASSIUM       3               
BORON           118              
SILICON         5              
SODIUM          5            
CALCIUM         2728         
MAGNESIUM       110          
PHOSPHORUS      966          
ZINC            1082         
BARIUM          0        
     
INSOLUBLES      0.2           
WATER           0 
FUEL            <0.5            
FLASHPOINT F   385          
SUS VIS 210F   69.3         
cSt @ 212F     12.77   

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1997 Miata M1 0W40
2004 Mini Cooper S M1 0W40
2014 Ford Fiesta 1.6L M1 0W30
2000 Moto Guzzi Jackal RT 15W40
2000 Ducati ST4 RT 15W40

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#3444171 - 08/02/14 09:03 PM Re: m1 0W-40 4580mi 97 Miata [Re: OMCWankel]
splinter Offline


Registered: 07/01/13
Posts: 1098
Loc: Newport Beach, CA
Good numbers.

M1 vanquished my HLA tick too.
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M1 0W-40
T6 5W-40
PP 5W-30




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#3444820 - 08/03/14 03:31 PM Re: m1 0W-40 4580mi 97 Miata [Re: OMCWankel]
OMCWankel Offline


Registered: 09/16/04
Posts: 240
Loc: Florida
M1 0W-40 is a real winner. Everything I try it in runs better!
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1997 Miata M1 0W40
2004 Mini Cooper S M1 0W40
2014 Ford Fiesta 1.6L M1 0W30
2000 Moto Guzzi Jackal RT 15W40
2000 Ducati ST4 RT 15W40

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#3446518 - 08/05/14 09:52 AM Re: m1 0W-40 4580mi 97 Miata [Re: OMCWankel]
vinu_neuro Offline


Registered: 05/09/05
Posts: 1057
Loc: Chicago / IN
Get TBN tested next time and you'll see that this oil can be run to 10k miles easily, and more.
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04 Honda Accord Coupe V6 6MT | M1 EP 0W-20

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