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#2589185 - 04/04/12 06:21 AM MIL spec info... MIL-L-210E/F
Tomhollywood Offline


Registered: 02/19/10
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Loc: USA

MIL-L-210E/F
Trying to find out what the requirements of this spec are but not having much luck- anyone here know?
Thanks!

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#2589200 - 04/04/12 07:06 AM Re: MIL spec info... MIL-L-210E/F [Re: Tomhollywood]
A_Harman Offline


Registered: 10/01/10
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Are you sure you're not looking for MIL-L-2104E?
If memory serves, that is the military's spec for motor oil.
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#2589207 - 04/04/12 07:15 AM Re: MIL spec info... MIL-L-210E/F [Re: Tomhollywood]
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I beleive harman is correct I do not see this spec. I believe some have published their product as meeting this spec while having a typo in the print.

Current spec is MIL-PRF-2104H.

https://assist.dla.mil/quicksearch/basic_profile.cfm?ident_number=3148
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#2589229 - 04/04/12 07:37 AM Re: MIL spec info... MIL-L-210E/F [Re: Tomhollywood]
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If you are looking for gear oil specs, then Mil-L-2105E/F might apply.
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#2589266 - 04/04/12 07:59 AM Re: MIL spec info... MIL-L-210E/F [Re: Tomhollywood]
Cup of Joe Offline


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MIL-L-2105 was canceled.

Quote:
MIL-PRF-2105E, dated 22 August 1995, is hereby canceled as of 16 February 2005 and has been replaced by Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) J2360, ôLubricating Oil, Gear Multipurpose (Metric) Use.
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#2589322 - 04/04/12 08:42 AM Re: MIL spec info... MIL-L-210E/F [Re: Cup of Joe]
Tomhollywood Offline


Registered: 02/19/10
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I read through MIL-L-2104E and it appears any base oil can be used although re-refined is preferred. Is there a mil spec specific to re-refined base oil only? Thanks for all the help- you guys rock!

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#2589456 - 04/04/12 10:14 AM Re: MIL spec info... MIL-L-210E/F [Re: Tomhollywood]
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There is not a seperate mil spec that I am aware of. The requirement is that the finished product meet the required mil spec irreguardless of the source of the base oil.

http://www.aviation.dla.mil/userweb/dscrld/RR.htm

If I could manage to get the pdf right I would post it.

Do a search for " dla re-refined oil " and you will find the pdf brochure. For some reason it will not function if linked.


Edited by TaterandNoodles (04/04/12 10:18 AM)
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#2594025 - 04/08/12 10:04 PM Re: MIL spec info... MIL-L-210E/F [Re: Tomhollywood]
frankT Offline


Registered: 05/22/05
Posts: 25
Loc: MS gulf coast
Be very careful buying oil using mil specs, I worked in oil sales for about 10 yrs. Ive seen fleets of city and state vechiles parked with blown engines due to purchasing oil spec to meet mil specs. Remember a mil spec is for wartime use. Just to get a truck from supply depot to front line with no considerstion except its oily and will keep the engine running until its hit with a bomb. Mil are mininum specs you can qualify

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