Recent Topics
Autozone
by Dallas69
11/22/17 11:36 PM
To all you PEA fuel additive lovers...don't wait!!
by SubieRubyRoo
11/22/17 11:15 PM
Holographic sight
by spasm3
11/22/17 10:18 PM
Bad fuel filter
by Eric Smith
11/22/17 10:07 PM
Mitre Saw Stands
by JHZR2
11/22/17 09:20 PM
kschachn !
by Merkava_4
11/22/17 09:01 PM
1998 Bayou 220 wont stay running
by kenwin30
11/22/17 08:39 PM
Grass Fed Ground Beef Anyone?
by LoneRanger
11/22/17 08:29 PM
T.V. Light Simulator
by Warstud
11/22/17 08:03 PM
Fumoto Valve Interanls
by StevieC
11/22/17 07:33 PM
Techron vs B12 For a Motorcycle
by maverickfhs
11/22/17 07:30 PM
Flashlight : Nitecore P15 $22.99 Gearbest
by Warstud
11/22/17 07:28 PM
Looking For A GM PN 3927140 Cam & Lifters
by Duntov283Cam
11/22/17 07:17 PM
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone
by CourierDriver
11/22/17 06:52 PM
Where to buy rust free truck
by rsylvstr
11/22/17 05:55 PM
How to replace the clips on an air cleaner box?
by NoNameJoe
11/22/17 05:54 PM
Both of my back yard flood light bulbs failed
by 69GTX
11/22/17 05:00 PM
Alternate to wix 57079?
by wantboost
11/22/17 04:56 PM
F150 looking for a good highway tire
by BeerCan
11/22/17 04:55 PM
What do u guys think of this oil system cleaner
by wantboost
11/22/17 04:54 PM
Newest Members
CarGuy99, bobcat, Skier, mardymac4244, redrdster
63479 Registered Users
Who's Online
22 registered (Boczech, Char Baby, BlueOvalFitter, andrewp1998, chrismo, 3 invisible), 851 Guests and 13 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
63479 Members
66 Forums
274196 Topics
4557702 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 3 of 3 < 1 2 3
Topic Options
#3422632 - 07/12/14 01:00 PM Re: F1 Engine Oil Better as of 2011 -- Anybody Know? [Re: FetchFar]
whip Offline


Registered: 03/03/05
Posts: 2299
Loc: ohio
A while back, I read an article that stated Mercedes and Petronas were making 30-50 more horsepower in their fuel compared to their competitors. I see no reason why they wouldn't be spending money on improving the oil. I would assume they can "free up" power thru a better oil.
_________________________
On the internet, people can be anything they want. Why do so many choose to be stupid?

Top
#3428765 - 07/18/14 08:43 PM Re: F1 Engine Oil Better as of 2011 -- Anybody Know? [Re: FetchFar]
Rosetta Offline


Registered: 07/06/14
Posts: 211
Loc: Sta Catarina, Br
I like the Synthium 5000 5w30 (dexos1), even the group3 Synthium 3000 5w40. I tried in my bike last year when there was a promo like 12 bucks a quart in here (kindda half price). Pretty good oils from them.
_________________________
1995 Ford Taurus 3.0 Vulcan 78k miles Mobil 1 5w30
1993 Subaru Impreza EJ16 121k miles Mobil 1 15w50
1997 Kawasaki Ninja ZX9R 38k miles Mobil 1 15w50

Top
#3431471 - 07/21/14 06:18 PM Re: F1 Engine Oil Better as of 2011 -- Anybody Know? [Re: FetchFar]
boundarylayer Offline


Registered: 06/29/14
Posts: 202
Loc: California
The oil might be better, to get the dramatic gains in longevity out of the engines. I'd say coatings and metallurgy have as much to do with it. According to this Piston Pin Article says dragster and NASCAR engines get between 4 to 16 times the life due to DLC coatings on piston pins. Like the F1 article in the first post in this thread.

Top
#3435218 - 07/25/14 11:13 AM Re: F1 Engine Oil Better as of 2011 -- Anybody Know? [Re: FetchFar]
ElastoHydro Offline


Registered: 06/30/14
Posts: 218
Loc: Florida
Maybe PAG has invaded the world of racing?
Wondering if F1 (others too) use PAG.
BITOG PAG discussion - Answers from MolaKule and others on PAG

Top
#3451605 - 08/10/14 03:12 PM Re: F1 Engine Oil Better as of 2011 -- Anybody Know? [Re: FetchFar]
boundarylayer Offline


Registered: 06/29/14
Posts: 202
Loc: California
Yep, MolaKule keeps naming candidates for racing oils/additives that could make the difference, a secret weapon in their dry sumps.
http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubb...ent#Post3447380

Top
Page 3 of 3 < 1 2 3