Recent Topics
Scotland votes in referendum on independence!
by antiqueshell
54 minutes 19 seconds ago
Wix 51334XP vs 51344 more media vs better media
by tommygunn
Today at 09:43 PM
Alignment Issue, Pulling to the Side
by Nick1994
Today at 09:26 PM
Need Opinion On Medical Alert Device Mom Can Wear?
by crazyoildude
Today at 09:12 PM
School safety
by CourierDriver
Today at 08:49 PM
Strange new noise
by buck91
Today at 08:23 PM
Switching Internet service providers??
by ClutchDisc
Today at 08:07 PM
Color printer suggestions
by Rat407
Today at 08:04 PM
Wheel bearing and hub assembly
by Scott_mi
Today at 08:01 PM
'Inevitable' Canada will face ISIS-style terror
by OVERKILL
Today at 07:51 PM
Winter storage prep...
by webfors
Today at 07:37 PM
Tremec 3650, I need advice!
by austinlunsford
Today at 06:51 PM
Newest Members
EastCoastHD, ckwhite, borrellimd, biewabbeljoe, waynesworld
51334 Registered Users
Who's Online
94 registered (3800Series, 04SE, 01_celica_gt, 123Saab, 951Indy, 19jacobob93, 10 invisible), 1347 Guests and 211 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
51334 Members
64 Forums
219443 Topics
3463191 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG

Topic Options
#586391 - 06/11/03 02:14 AM Cat oil analysis
Ken2 Offline


Registered: 12/02/02
Posts: 6150
Loc: Washington St.
This analysis is from the Cat diesel (don't know the model, nor the brand or miles on the oil--90k on the engine) in the motorhome my neighbor just bought:

code:
Cu     3
Fe 11
Cr 1
Al 2
Pb 4
Mo 14
P 1948
Zn 1586
Mg 1313
Ca 1397
af -0-
fuel -N-
H2O -0-
Si 2
Vis 11.3
SAE 30
S 19
Oxi 1
Nitr 3
Soot -0-

So, it looks to me like clean 30wt!!! I'll suggest that he change it for a 15W-40.

Do the other specs look like CH-4 oil? (Way high phosphorus & zinc, eh?) Maybe a straight 30 CF oil?


Ken

[ June 11, 2003, 05:15 PM: Message edited by: Ken2 ]

Top
#586392 - 06/11/03 02:24 AM Re: Cat oil analysis
68redlines73 Offline


Registered: 12/04/02
Posts: 308
Loc: SF/Bay Area, CA
What is the engine in the motorhome?

Top
#586393 - 06/11/03 02:26 AM Re: Cat oil analysis
Ken2 Offline


Registered: 12/02/02
Posts: 6150
Loc: Washington St.
Cat diesel, don't know the model.


Ken

Top
#586394 - 06/11/03 03:03 AM Re: Cat oil analysis
68redlines73 Offline


Registered: 12/04/02
Posts: 308
Loc: SF/Bay Area, CA
Delo 400 15W-40...you'll be fine.

Top
#586395 - 06/11/03 04:26 AM Re: Cat oil analysis
Ken2 Offline


Registered: 12/02/02
Posts: 6150
Loc: Washington St.
quote:
Originally posted by 68redlines73:
Delo 400 15W-40...you'll be fine.

Or Mobil Delvac 1300S, or Pennz Long-Life, or better yet, Schaeffer #700.

But...anyone have a good idea of what this current oil is?


Ken

Top