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

Registered: 02/23/09
Posts: 14812
Loc: Michigan
Nice jug there.....
“Never argue with an idiot. They bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.”

#3256950 - 01/22/14 11:43 PM Re: 0w-30 Mobile1 [Re: Mach1Owner]
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Registered: 10/23/05
Posts: 4083
Loc: 100km south of the border
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.
Stop nit picking for crying out loud.

13 F150, 5.0, 33k
04 Wrangler, 2.4, 191k

#3257200 - 01/23/14 09:08 AM Re: 0w-30 Mobile1 [Re: Rand]
ARCOgraphite Online   content

Registered: 05/17/09
Posts: 9442
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)
2014 Nissan Rogue S CVT, OC#2 6627mi-Synpower 5W30+PCX-004 S2000 Filter
2015 Forester 6MT 5Door, OC#4 24596mi-PP 0W20+PurOlator 14610 Filter

#3257947 - 01/23/14 08:28 PM Re: 0w-30 Mobile1 [Re: Quattro Pete]
dailydriver Offline

Registered: 03/14/06
Posts: 7972
Loc: Bucks County, Pa.
Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
Originally Posted By: GMBoy

Are you sure???

^^^Must be that new 'bammy formuler!! LOL
2000 Z28 1SC 6 speed 175K miles
Red Line 0W-40/Sustina 0W-20 (20/80 mix)
Fram Ultra filter
Amsoil SVO 75W-140/3.8 oz. XL-3
Red Line D4 in the T56

#3258188 - 01/24/14 01:54 AM Re: 0w-30 Mobile1 [Re: Mach1Owner]
TrevorS Offline

Registered: 07/14/13
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Here's the right picture:

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

Registered: 12/24/13
Posts: 434
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).
2001 Ford F-150 5.4L w/K&N CAI ~ 124k
-> Castrol Magnatec 5w-20 w/Fram Ulra filter
1989 Chevy Camaro RS 305 TBI ~ 47.5k
-> PYB 5w-30 w/AC Delco filter

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