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#1920496 - 06/11/10 07:53 PM Does anyone use D-A lubricants?
mrichards Offline


Registered: 10/11/09
Posts: 61
Loc: Milan, Michigan
I have recently ran a Test on our gravel trains, Chevron Delo 400 15w40(our current oil) vs. D-A Excelon EBS 15w40 so far the the underdog D-A is beating up on Chevron. After our standard 40,000 mile oil change D-A has lower Iron, Copper, and has a TBN of 6.32. The Delo has higher Iron, Copper, and has a TBN of 5.15 The test was ran on the same truck we sampled the chevron before we dumped it, then put in the D-A and locked the oil fill cap, the mechanic had to undo do it to add any make up oil just to make sure it got the right stuff, and like I said after round one D-A has the upper hand. We are trying D-A again for another 40,000 miles we will see what happens. Anyways does anyone else use D-A lube? Anything else we should be looking for in these tests? We have 10 years of Chevron testing to compare it to.
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#1920506 - 06/11/10 08:09 PM Re: Does anyone use D-A lubricants? [Re: mrichards]
salesrep Offline


Registered: 08/22/03
Posts: 3391
Loc: lllinois
Do not be surprised if DA outperfroms.
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#1920556 - 06/11/10 09:36 PM Re: Does anyone use D-A lubricants? [Re: salesrep]
Rob_Roy Offline


Registered: 10/26/08
Posts: 919
Loc: Northern, NY
I have not used DA products personally, but the few folks I know using DA lubes are happy with the results.
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#1920661 - 06/12/10 02:20 AM Re: Does anyone use D-A lubricants? [Re: Rob_Roy]
Johnny Offline


Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 14013
Loc: Retired | Wausau, WI
Back in the 60's all the British bike shops in the Dallas area used D-A Speed Sport oils. They were great products. I knew a couple of commercial shops in the Fort Worth area that used D-A engine oils, gear oils, hydraulic oils, and greased and that was back in the 80's, but I have not seen any D-A lubricants in over 20-years. Guess it just depends on where it is distributed.

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#1920859 - 06/12/10 10:57 AM Re: Does anyone use D-A lubricants? [Re: Johnny]
Steve S Offline


Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 18449
Loc: East of IGO
IMO the main stream oils are great, then they are the super premiun oil companies that make the oils when more is needed.
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#3275207 - 02/08/14 07:19 PM Re: Does anyone use D-A lubricants? [Re: mrichards]
garageman402 Offline


Registered: 02/11/07
Posts: 151
Loc: NorCal. USA
This thread has been quiet for 3 1/2 years, is the OP still following this?

I would like to know how D-A measured up against Delo 400
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#3313224 - 03/15/14 11:08 PM Re: Does anyone use D-A lubricants? [Re: mrichards]
morris Offline


Registered: 08/24/08
Posts: 3681
Loc: ks, wichita
i remember seeing D-A at the drag races in the late 60s. the racers seemed to like it for drag racing.

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