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#3133333 - 09/23/13 11:05 AM Anti-wear additives that won't appear in a voa?
2000NWXJ Offline


Registered: 08/25/13
Posts: 42
Loc: Oregon
I went with delo because voa's I had seen had a good amount of moly, boron, and magnesium. A recent voa
of the oil I'm using showed little to none of these additives. That said, my engine is doing better on cold starts, virtually no ticking for a jeep 4.0, and my engine is running 3 degrees cooler now so the oil is clearly doing it's job. It still has over 1200 zinc and 1100 phos but what else is in this oil that a voa/uoa won't show?


Edited by 2000NWXJ (09/23/13 11:06 AM)
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#3133351 - 09/23/13 11:17 AM Re: Anti-wear additives that won't appear in a voa? [Re: 2000NWXJ]
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Organic additives and esters IIRC
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#3133387 - 09/23/13 12:08 PM Re: Anti-wear additives that won't appear in a voa? [Re: DemoFly]
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Registered: 10/29/08
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Loc: Dallas, Texas
Antimony is another one that they don't test for but does a very good job as an Anti-wear additive in the package.

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#3133438 - 09/23/13 01:10 PM Re: Anti-wear additives that won't appear in a voa? [Re: 2000NWXJ]
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I do not like Chevron oils.
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#3133446 - 09/23/13 01:18 PM Re: Anti-wear additives that won't appear in a voa? [Re: 2000NWXJ]
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3 degrees?
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#3133451 - 09/23/13 01:21 PM Re: Anti-wear additives that won't appear in a voa? [Re: ARCOgraphite]
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Originally Posted By: ARCOgraphite
I do not like Chevron oils.
why not?
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#3133496 - 09/23/13 02:17 PM Re: Anti-wear additives that won't appear in a voa? [Re: 2000NWXJ]
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Registered: 05/13/13
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Valvoline says they use "novel" friction modifiers.

When I googled that term, my head immediately started hurting and my eyes glazed over... crazy

Anyway, I assume it's the same for delo xle, t5, etc
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#3133546 - 09/23/13 02:55 PM Re: Anti-wear additives that won't appear in a voa? [Re: Chris142]
2000NWXJ Offline


Registered: 08/25/13
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Yeah my rig sits at 209 instead 212 now
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