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#2679651 - 07/10/12 08:51 AM ENEOS 5w-30 synthetic oil
chiks Offline


Registered: 09/27/05
Posts: 702
Loc: dallas, tx
Anybody try out the Eneos 5w-30?
http://www.eneos.us/product/4

Quality grade API SN/RC ILSAC GF-5
SAE viscosity grade 5W-30
Density (15C) g/cm3 0.852
Flash point (COC) C 238
Kinematic viscosity
(40C) mm2/s 55.75
(100C) mm2/s 10.35
Viscosity index 177
CCS Viscosity mPa's 4200 (-30C)
Pour point C -42.5
Acid Number mgKOH/g 1.79
Base Number (HCIO4) mgKOH/g 7.65
Color (ASTM) L3.0
HTHS Viscosity (150C) mPa's

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#2679702 - 07/10/12 10:03 AM Re: ENEOS 5w-30 synthetic oil [Re: chiks]
bourne Offline


Registered: 12/20/06
Posts: 1254
Loc: Greenwood, IN
What's wrong with this oil if you are looking at those kind of specs :

Pennzoil platinum 5w30 sn
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#2679741 - 07/10/12 11:09 AM Re: ENEOS 5w-30 synthetic oil [Re: bourne]
CATERHAM Offline


Registered: 11/18/05
Posts: 8986
Loc: Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Yes the viscosity spec's are almost identical to PP 5W-30.
Anyway, I like ENEOS more than most 5W-30 syn's on the market if you can get it for a decent price.
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#2679852 - 07/10/12 02:07 PM Re: ENEOS 5w-30 synthetic oil [Re: chiks]
pbm Offline


Registered: 04/19/04
Posts: 4937
Loc: New York
A NAPA store near me has a full line of ENEOS products. They don't put the prices on each item but the oils (0w20, 5w20, 5w30) are $7.95 a quart (slightly less in the 1 gallon jug).
They also have the SP III A/T and A Dexron type Universal that is $11 a quart (I think)...Is Eneos really any better than the syns I can buy at WM?

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#2679936 - 07/10/12 03:31 PM Re: ENEOS 5w-30 synthetic oil [Re: chiks]
Garak Offline


Registered: 12/05/09
Posts: 9856
Loc: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Quote:
Do not drink this oil. (Swallowing this oil can cause diarrhea and nausea.)


Directly from the link. Oh, my.

Probably not any "better" than what one can buy at Walmart. But, if one can get it at a good price, go for it. It's not that common up here. Our NAPAs sell it, too. They do offer a fair number of drivetrain fluids for Japanese vehicles.
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2008 Infiniti G37 coupe - Mobil Delvac 1 ESP 5w-40, Wix 51358
1984 F-150 4.9L six - Quaker State GB 10w-30, Wix 51515

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#2680054 - 07/10/12 05:57 PM Re: ENEOS 5w-30 synthetic oil [Re: chiks]
Loobed Offline


Registered: 07/20/07
Posts: 3742
Loc: Northern California, USA


I think you can get it cheaper on ebay.
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