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Mobil1 0w40 5K miles + 3 track days: Z06 Corvette #2824329
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Well I decided to go 3 instead of 2 track days and accumulated 5K miles as well. Thats an increase of 1 track day and 2K miles over last report interval.

Two things I notice:
1. Iron is up from last report but down overall from initial reports
2. Tin, although low (I presume) is at its highest

Blackstone certainly seems to like the report laugh

Here is the report:



cheers
DH




Re: Mobil1 0w40 5K miles + 3 track days: Z06 Corvette [Re: Dirty_Howie] #2824333
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Holy cow batman, what filter are you using?


'03 Accord V6-6MT: M1EP 0w-20, daily
'10 Mercedes GLK: M1 0w-40, wife's car
'00 S2000: M1 0w-40, track car
'08 Corvette Z06: M1EP 5w-30, summer daily

Re: Mobil1 0w40 5K miles + 3 track days: Z06 Corvette [Re: randomhero439] #2824353
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Originally Posted By: randomhero439
Holy cow batman, what filter are you using?


Stock OEM. Think it AC/DElco ??

Why do you ask?

DH




Re: Mobil1 0w40 5K miles + 3 track days: Z06 Corvette [Re: Dirty_Howie] #2824359
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its a bit suprising to find TBN of this high for such high performance usage on a car that can handle it , hosepower wise.

keep up good work!

Re: Mobil1 0w40 5K miles + 3 track days: Z06 Corvette [Re: Dirty_Howie] #2824372
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Originally Posted By: Dirty_Howie
Originally Posted By: randomhero439
Holy cow batman, what filter are you using?


Stock OEM. Think it AC/DElco ??

Why do you ask?

DH


I road race and autocross my Accord. Ive been thinking of using a Purolator PureOne or Purolator Classic. Thoughts?


'03 Accord V6-6MT: M1EP 0w-20, daily
'10 Mercedes GLK: M1 0w-40, wife's car
'00 S2000: M1 0w-40, track car
'08 Corvette Z06: M1EP 5w-30, summer daily

Re: Mobil1 0w40 5K miles + 3 track days: Z06 Corvette [Re: randomhero439] #2824382
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Originally Posted By: randomhero439
Originally Posted By: Dirty_Howie
Originally Posted By: randomhero439
Holy cow batman, what filter are you using?


Stock OEM. Think it AC/DElco ??

Why do you ask?

DH


I road race and autocross my Accord. Ive been thinking of using a Purolator PureOne or Purolator Classic. Thoughts?


You are definitely asking the wrong person.




Re: Mobil1 0w40 5K miles + 3 track days: Z06 Corvette [Re: randomhero439] #2824386
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Originally Posted By: randomhero439
Originally Posted By: Dirty_Howie
Originally Posted By: randomhero439
Holy cow batman, what filter are you using?


Stock OEM. Think it AC/DElco ??

Why do you ask?

DH


I road race and autocross my Accord. Ive been thinking of using a Purolator PureOne or Purolator Classic. Thoughts?


It will be fine on a P1, I've seen people do the multiple 1/4 miles with Fram's OCOD on and still drive home, lol.

Last edited by Brenden; 12/05/12 01:03 AM.

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Re: Mobil1 0w40 5K miles + 3 track days: Z06 Corvette [Re: Dirty_Howie] #2824403
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Originally Posted By: Dirty_Howie
Originally Posted By: randomhero439
Holy cow batman, what filter are you using?


Stock OEM. Think it AC/DElco ??

Why do you ask?

DH


He probably asked because your Insolubles are so low at 0.1.

Way to go using the previous UOA data to justify extending out the oil further. It can definitely handle it.


03 GMC Sierra 4x4 200k M1 0-40+PU
00 Saturn SL2 89 YO Lady Car 92k, Edge Ext
98 Saturn SC2 Rare "Red Hot" 165k, Edge Ext
97 Camry 245k, Maxlife

Re: Mobil1 0w40 5K miles + 3 track days: Z06 Corvette [Re: Dirty_Howie] #2824561
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Absolutely outstanding! Thank you for sharing the UOA's and I would definitely take tpitcher's advice and extend your drains, It is definitely safe to do so. BlackStone's drain advice is good on this one. 7-8k would be a cinch.


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Re: Mobil1 0w40 5K miles + 3 track days: Z06 Corvette [Re: Dirty_Howie] #2824592
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Just for kicks, try Mobil 1 5w30 to compare. grin

Excellent results. Nice oil choice for this car.

Re: Mobil1 0w40 5K miles + 3 track days: Z06 Corvette [Re: Dirty_Howie] #2825191
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Those are great results, but not all that surprising IMO; especially given the 8 quarts oil capacity/dry sump setup. Glad to see you're using that car for exactly what it was made for though smile


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'08 Infiniti G35x
Re: Mobil1 0w40 5K miles + 3 track days: Z06 Corvette [Re: FCobra94] #2825343
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Originally Posted By: FCobra94
Those are great results, but not all that surprising IMO; especially given the 8 quarts oil capacity/dry sump setup.


The dry sump Corvette engines hold over 10 quarts of oil actually! smile


2018 Corvette, 9k, M1 ESP Formula 5w30 & NAPA Gold
2006 Civic EX Coupe, 148k, PUP 5w20 & Fram Ultra
2010 BMW 328i X-Drive,110k, GC 0w40 & Fram Ultra

Re: Mobil1 0w40 5K miles + 3 track days: Z06 Corvette [Re: Patman] #2825369
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Originally Posted By: Patman
Originally Posted By: FCobra94
Those are great results, but not all that surprising IMO; especially given the 8 quarts oil capacity/dry sump setup.


The dry sump Corvette engines hold over 10 quarts of oil actually! smile

lol even better!


'07 BMW 335i
'08 Infiniti G35x
Re: Mobil1 0w40 5K miles + 3 track days: Z06 Corvette [Re: Turk] #2825493
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Originally Posted By: tpitcher
Originally Posted By: Dirty_Howie
Originally Posted By: randomhero439
Holy cow batman, what filter are you using?


Stock OEM. Think it AC/DElco ??

Why do you ask?

DH


He probably asked because your Insolubles are so low at 0.1.

Way to go using the previous UOA data to justify extending out the oil further. It can definitely handle it.



Okay, thanks. Any insight on the trends in Tin and Iron. Or why the ZDDP levels are up ??

DH

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Re: Mobil1 0w40 5K miles + 3 track days: Z06 Corvette [Re: chubbs1] #2825496
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Originally Posted By: chubbs1
Absolutely outstanding! Thank you for sharing the UOA's and I would definitely take tpitcher's advice and extend your drains, It is definitely safe to do so. BlackStone's drain advice is good on this one. 7-8k would be a cinch.


I am not questioning their drain interval recommendations. But I'm just not comfortable going more than 3 track days on the same fill. If it were not for the track days I would certainly go 7-8K.

I'm much more concerned about trace metals and their trends. I am looking for any preliminary findings that could indicate motor issues. My first motor blew up at 87K with Mobil1 3w30. Do any input is appreciated.

DH




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