Recent Topics
Has anyone replaced iPhone battery?
by maverickfhs
02/26/17 09:40 PM
Replace belt tensioner or just the pulley?
by rationull
02/26/17 09:11 PM
Renewing Black trim
by Eddie
02/26/17 09:08 PM
Anyone still use Durablend?
by car51
02/26/17 08:58 PM
Schaeffer's 9000 5w40 - '03 TDI top end pic
by Alex_V
02/26/17 08:22 PM
What's up with all the storms forming at night?
by motor_oil_madman
02/26/17 08:21 PM
Costco battery warranty
by Kool1
02/26/17 08:05 PM
Just did first oil change with microgreen filter
by FlyingTexan
02/26/17 07:41 PM
Differential oil Infiniti G37x
by chartkor
02/26/17 07:20 PM
10w40 oil Not ILSAC Approved?
by doolah02
02/26/17 07:06 PM
Triple A....worth it or not?
by crookedaxle
02/26/17 06:58 PM
Under valve cover shot
by Ben Boyle
02/26/17 06:21 PM
how raise the idle speed on a mower?
by edwardh1
02/26/17 06:04 PM
Switching from Synthetic to Dino
by beadvised
02/26/17 05:45 PM
Replacement exhaust manifold bolts
by barkingspider
02/26/17 05:27 PM
Anode Rod - the CONCLUSION
by larryinnewyork
02/26/17 05:07 PM
DIY pickup bed liner
by old1
02/26/17 04:49 PM
Hard on a cold engine
by Nissan101
02/26/17 04:43 PM
Oversizing oil filter.. Acura MDX
by 2K2AcuraTL
02/26/17 04:19 PM
Burned 3 quarts at a 5104 OCI!
by alaskanseminole
02/26/17 03:23 PM
Newest Members
jviss, xsboredom, Taylorm, banjobilly, droptail
60660 Registered Users
Who's Online
83 registered (alphadog, ammolab, Alex_V, 92saturnsl2, 86cutlass307, 3 invisible), 1745 Guests and 10 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
60660 Members
66 Forums
261617 Topics
4316344 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#3211394 - 12/09/13 03:13 PM Re: Any point in switching to a full syn? [Re: stchman]
CATERHAM Offline


Registered: 11/18/05
Posts: 10133
Loc: Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Originally Posted By: stchman
I guess that since Hyundai is giving a 10 year, 100K warranty, they want people to change the oil more frequently.

Still, I think 4K is a bit too soon. I would use Mobil 1 5W-20 (I gather that Hyundai specifies 5W-20) and change the oil every 6K.

I definitely use M1 5W-20 or Amsoil OE 5W-20 which are at the heavier end of the 20 grade spectrum.
In a 5W-20, PP or Havoline which are quite light would be two good choices.
_________________________
74 Lotus Europa, 5W-50
86 Porsche 928S, TGMO 0W-20 25% / M1 0W-40 75%
96 BMW 328i, Idemitsu/TGMO 0W-20 70% / M1 0W-40 30%
94 Caterham 7, FUCHS 0W-20

Top
#3211395 - 12/09/13 03:14 PM Re: Any point in switching to a full syn? [Re: CATERHAM]
CATERHAM Offline


Registered: 11/18/05
Posts: 10133
Loc: Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Sorry, meant to say I WOULDN'T use M1 5W-20 or Amsoil.
_________________________
74 Lotus Europa, 5W-50
86 Porsche 928S, TGMO 0W-20 25% / M1 0W-40 75%
96 BMW 328i, Idemitsu/TGMO 0W-20 70% / M1 0W-40 30%
94 Caterham 7, FUCHS 0W-20

Top
#3211405 - 12/09/13 03:20 PM Re: Any point in switching to a full syn? [Re: CATERHAM]
2012AccentSE Offline


Registered: 10/08/13
Posts: 211
Loc: TX
Originally Posted By: CATERHAM
Sorry, meant to say I WOULDN'T use M1 5W-20 or Amsoil.


Can you please tell me why not?
_________________________
2008 F150 KR 5.4L 3v
PYB 5w30
MC 820s

2010 Corolla 1.8L
SuperTech Syn 5w20
Fram CH10358

2014 CFMoto 650NK
Redline 10w40
OEM

Top
#3211407 - 12/09/13 03:21 PM Re: Any point in switching to a full syn? [Re: Indydriver]
2012AccentSE Offline


Registered: 10/08/13
Posts: 211
Loc: TX
Originally Posted By: Indydriver
Originally Posted By: 2012AccentSE
I am currently using Kendall semi synthetic 5w20 (Firestone customer). My OCI's are in the neighborhood of 3000-4000 miles due to warranty reasons. Hyundai specs 3700 for 'severe' schedule. I do mostly city driving, but do let my car stretch its legs regularly on the highway. My split is about 65 city / 35 hwy. My last 2 UOA's came back pretty good using the same oil. So the question is, should I consider switching to a full synthetic, such as Amsoil OE 5w20, M1 5w20 or similar if I'm planning to keep the same OCI until the car is about out of warranty? I was going to switch to TGMO 0w20, but Hyundai will not honor warranty service for lubrication if they see that oil was used smirk

here is the link to the latest UOA:
http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=3185982

You may be interested in this:


#3209680 - 12/07/13 05:07 PM Bridgestone/Firestone $1 over store cost
Indydriver


Registered: 03/20/11
Posts: 1155
Loc: Indiana
Best promo of the year from Bridgestone, effective Jan 3-20, also includes 15% off any service. I'm buying a new set of S-04 summers and storing 'til spring. This is a real deal.

https://www.upaywhatwepay2014.com/xpVgD

Top Reply Quote Quick Reply Quick Quote Notify


Thanks for that! I actually need tires!!!
_________________________
2008 F150 KR 5.4L 3v
PYB 5w30
MC 820s

2010 Corolla 1.8L
SuperTech Syn 5w20
Fram CH10358

2014 CFMoto 650NK
Redline 10w40
OEM

Top
#3211418 - 12/09/13 03:31 PM Re: Any point in switching to a full syn? [Re: 2012AccentSE]
rrguy Offline


Registered: 09/20/10
Posts: 93
Loc: MN
Putting in a full synthetic is not automatically waste of money. You can try it & see if your millage goes up? Buying a pack of smokes or fast food are better chances of wasting money IMO.

If people are concerned about getting money out of the syn oil drive 75 like everyone else in TX & Rev the engine knowing you have better protection. If the police or other drivers say anything, say hey don't worry! I'm Safe, I am using full synthetic!
_________________________
"This post is uselesss without pics"

Royal Purple
Semper Fi

Top
#3211437 - 12/09/13 03:53 PM Re: Any point in switching to a full syn? [Re: 2012AccentSE]
CATERHAM Offline


Registered: 11/18/05
Posts: 10133
Loc: Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Originally Posted By: 2012AccentSE
Originally Posted By: CATERHAM
Sorry, meant to say I WOULDN'T use M1 5W-20 or Amsoil.


Can you please tell me why not?

I already have.
Both those oils are heavier than the typical 5W-20 dino (QuakerState?) that Hyundai specifies.

If one wants to upgrade to a synthetic oil the main viscosity advantage one expects is to be lighter on start-up not heavier.
M1 0W-20 accomplishes that while maintaining much the same hot operational viscosity as a dino.
_________________________
74 Lotus Europa, 5W-50
86 Porsche 928S, TGMO 0W-20 25% / M1 0W-40 75%
96 BMW 328i, Idemitsu/TGMO 0W-20 70% / M1 0W-40 30%
94 Caterham 7, FUCHS 0W-20

Top
#3211440 - 12/09/13 03:56 PM Re: Any point in switching to a full syn? [Re: 2012AccentSE]
clintonhutson Offline


Registered: 07/26/13
Posts: 114
Loc: Austin, TX
I would definitely save your money and either keep using the Kendall semi-syn, or go with a regular conventional. Both of them will treat your engine just fine while under warranty.
_________________________
2008 Dodge Ram 2500 4x4 w/Cummins
2014 Ram 1500 5.7 Hemi
98 Dodge Ram 2500 4x4 w/Cummins



Top
#3211455 - 12/09/13 04:11 PM Re: Any point in switching to a full syn? [Re: CATERHAM]
2012AccentSE Offline


Registered: 10/08/13
Posts: 211
Loc: TX
Originally Posted By: CATERHAM

If one wants to upgrade to a synthetic oil the main viscosity advantage one expects is to be lighter on start-up not heavier.


Ah this is what was thinking. Thanks for clarifying smile
_________________________
2008 F150 KR 5.4L 3v
PYB 5w30
MC 820s

2010 Corolla 1.8L
SuperTech Syn 5w20
Fram CH10358

2014 CFMoto 650NK
Redline 10w40
OEM

Top
#3211464 - 12/09/13 04:30 PM Re: Any point in switching to a full syn? [Re: 2012AccentSE]
walk23 Offline


Registered: 05/16/11
Posts: 584
Loc: TX - TEXAS
Your UOA look good. I'd switch to full syn 0w20 Kendall and do 6-7 K intervals. If you're able to do your own OC's PP 0W20 for the same intervals, Kendall is hard to find, or Mobil 5K if you'd prefer a shorter interval.
_________________________
2005 F-150
5w20 PP/ FU XG-2
2013 Nissan 2.5 Altima SL
0W20 PP GTL/ FU7317

Top
#3211586 - 12/09/13 06:33 PM Re: Any point in switching to a full syn? [Re: walk23]
CATERHAM Offline


Registered: 11/18/05
Posts: 10133
Loc: Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Originally Posted By: walk23
If you're able to do your own OC's PP 0W20 for the same intervals....

Since PP 5W-20 actually has a higher VI to PP 0W-20 and therefore should be lighter, I see no point in using PP 0W-20 in a vehicle spec'd for a 5W-20.
In a Pennzoil product, PP 5W-20 is their best offering and of course it's 100% warranty compliant.
_________________________
74 Lotus Europa, 5W-50
86 Porsche 928S, TGMO 0W-20 25% / M1 0W-40 75%
96 BMW 328i, Idemitsu/TGMO 0W-20 70% / M1 0W-40 30%
94 Caterham 7, FUCHS 0W-20

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2