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#2487524 - 01/09/12 06:48 AM 10W30 supertech synthetic
mobilaltima Offline


Registered: 02/03/11
Posts: 557
Loc: Golden Meadow, LA
is this a good oil? a friend of mine wants to run it in his '04 titan, 69,000 miles. he uses to tow a fifth wheel camper with his truck, but now he has an F-250 so he only uses this truck for very short trips to and from work. 10 miles round trip. i was thinking synthetic would hold up better to fuel dilution, and the 10W30 would be less prone to viscosity shearing. would change it every 3-4k with a P1 filter.
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#2487552 - 01/09/12 07:45 AM Re: 10W30 supertech synthetic [Re: mobilaltima]
pbm Offline


Registered: 04/19/04
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Loc: New York
This oil should be fine for a 3-4K (even 5-6K) OCI.
PYB, QSGB, VWB, M5 etc....would work just as well IMO.

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#2487560 - 01/09/12 08:05 AM Re: 10W30 supertech synthetic [Re: mobilaltima]
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QSUD is only $0.30 more for a 5qt jug, it has dexos and hto-6 certifications which super tech does not. That's what I'd use.

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#2487567 - 01/09/12 08:14 AM Re: 10W30 supertech synthetic [Re: mobilaltima]
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I`d go with M1 10W30HM.
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#2487586 - 01/09/12 08:35 AM Re: 10W30 supertech synthetic [Re: mobilaltima]
OldCowboy Offline


Registered: 05/28/11
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Loc: SW Missouri
With his driving pattern, fuel dilution and condensation are going to be his enemies. Synthetic won't help. His best bet is PYB for it's robust additive package and 3000 mile OCIs.

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#2487663 - 01/09/12 09:45 AM Re: 10W30 supertech synthetic [Re: volk06]
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Registered: 01/27/03
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Originally Posted By: volk06
QSUD is only $0.30 more for a 5qt jug, it has dexos and hto-6 certifications which super tech does not. That's what I'd use.


Now THIS makes sense!
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#2488456 - 01/09/12 09:10 PM Re: 10W30 supertech synthetic [Re: mobilaltima]
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Loc: Cocoa, FL
You're gonna get all sorts of comments wink But for short trips, and 3-4K OCIs, yes he will be good to go.....

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#2488937 - 01/10/12 11:43 AM Re: 10W30 supertech synthetic [Re: mobilaltima]
mobilaltima Offline


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is 10W30 chevron supreme good? is it a thin 30 wt like i hear the 5W30 is?
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#2488956 - 01/10/12 11:59 AM Re: 10W30 supertech synthetic [Re: Norm Olt]
coffee Offline


Registered: 03/11/07
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Loc: Chandler, Arizona, USA
Originally Posted By: Norm Olt
Originally Posted By: volk06
QSUD is only $0.30 more for a 5qt jug, it has dexos and hto-6 certifications which super tech does not. That's what I'd use.


Now THIS makes sense!


+1
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#2488959 - 01/10/12 12:06 PM Re: 10W30 supertech synthetic [Re: mobilaltima]
KCJeep Offline


Registered: 06/30/11
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Originally Posted By: mobilaltima
is 10W30 chevron supreme good? is it a thin 30 wt like i hear the 5W30 is?


Yes, the 10w30 is thin too, almost a 5w30 in fact. Almost. But very good oil none the less.
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