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#3823822 - 08/16/15 06:13 PM Re: Walmart SuperTech Synthetic spec sheet info [Re: David1]
used_0il Offline

Registered: 03/06/14
Posts: 1019
Loc: canada
Got it;

The oil companies are taking the credit for the success of light weight engine oils with their magical additive packages, while in reality the electronics and 8-speed automatic transmissions are doing all the work keeping the engines out of trouble.

"Peer reviewed"; That means you won't find the paper at Colorado State U.

Edited by used_0il (08/16/15 06:25 PM)

#3830715 - 08/23/15 08:53 AM Re: Walmart SuperTech Synthetic spec sheet info [Re: David1]
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Registered: 08/20/15
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Loc: Hampshire, UK
Interesting that they report KO30 Shear on this oil. I wasn't aware that any of the US specs required this test to be done. The KV100 of the oil shears down from 11.02 cst to 8.85 cst. In Euroland this would be classed as shearing out-of-grade and deemed verboten. To me this suggests that this oil contains the same 50 SSI VII that you get in bog-standard Group II oils. This isn't a criticism, just an observation.

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