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2014 CHEVY SILVERADO 5.3 USING AMSOIL SS #4370781
04/03/17 11:57 AM
04/03/17 11:57 AM
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MASCOUTAH, IL
delasueno Offline OP
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This is a sample from my 2014 Chevy Silverado with a 5.3 and 7293 miles on the sample of 0W20 Amsoil Signature Series. Zero makeup oil was added. Unit sees 90% interstate use at 65-80 mph using E85 50% of the time. My truck now has 53,000 miles on it. I am participating in Pennzoil's oil program so the next oil sample will be from using Pennzoil's product for comparison.


Code:
OIL 0W20 AMSOIL SS
MILES IN USE 7293
MILES 53,000
SAMPLE TAKEN 03/03/2017

ALUMINUM 4
CHROMIUM 1
IRON 10
COPPER 40
LEAD 0
TIN 0
MOLYBDENUM 131
NICKEL 0
MANGANESE 2
SILVER 0
TITANIUM 0
POTASSIUM 0
BORON 121
SILICON 10
SODIUM 8
CALCIUM 3033
MAGNESIUM 13
PHOSPHORUS 634
ZINC 653
BARIUM 0

INSOLUBLES 0.3
WATER 0
FLASHPOINT F 410
SUS VIS 210F 51.0
cSt @ 212F 7.56
FUEL <0.5
ANTIFREEZE 0

Re: 2014 CHEVY SILVERADO 5.3 USING AMSOIL SS [Re: delasueno] #4370789
04/03/17 12:12 PM
04/03/17 12:12 PM
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Colorado
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Be interesting to see how the Pennzoil compares...nice report.


Thick vs Thin test: 15k / 43k miles complete
Re: 2014 CHEVY SILVERADO 5.3 USING AMSOIL SS [Re: delasueno] #4370945
04/03/17 03:55 PM
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MD, USA
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Thanks for the report, looks like a excellent choice for this engine. Will be posting my Blackstone report on PUP for my 5.3 soon.

Re: 2014 CHEVY SILVERADO 5.3 USING AMSOIL SS [Re: delasueno] #4371733
04/04/17 03:12 PM
04/04/17 03:12 PM
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Germany
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All great, except copper 40ppm. What is going on there?


Life ist too short for boring cars.
Re: 2014 CHEVY SILVERADO 5.3 USING AMSOIL SS [Re: delasueno] #4371771
04/04/17 03:58 PM
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That is a Chev/GMC thingie from the oil cooler.

Re: 2014 CHEVY SILVERADO 5.3 USING AMSOIL SS [Re: delasueno] #4371801
04/04/17 04:57 PM
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MASCOUTAH, IL
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My last oil sample was at 35,124 miles using amsoil ss. I sent it to Detroit Diesel since I worked for them at the time and the sample only cost me 11 bucks. Here was there findings.

35,214 Miles

ALUMINUM 4
CHROMIUM 1
IRON 9
COPPER 60
LEAD 0
TIN 0
MOLYBDENUM 152
NICKEL 0

SILVER 0
TITANIUM 0
POTASSIUM 0
BORON 129
SILICON 16
SODIUM 17
CALCIUM 3420
MAGNESIUM 108
PHOSPHORUS 728
ZINC 806
BARIUM 0
VANADIUM 0
INSOLUBLES 0.1
WATER 0


[email protected] 8.2
FUEL <1%
ANTIFREEZE 0

I do see copper dropped 20ppm since last time. Blackstone tells me the high copper is common to GM V8 engines.

Last edited by delasueno; 04/04/17 04:58 PM.
Re: 2014 CHEVY SILVERADO 5.3 USING AMSOIL SS [Re: delasueno] #4373242
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Germany
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Thanks for the explanation! smile2

Last edited by turboseize; 04/06/17 01:59 PM.

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Re: 2014 CHEVY SILVERADO 5.3 USING AMSOIL SS [Re: delasueno] #4513001
09/11/17 08:51 AM
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MASCOUTAH, IL
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This is the oil sample using 0W20 Pennzoil Ultra platinum using gas to liquid oil technology. This sample has 6733 miles on it with my truck being used for in town, highway, towing boat and using both regular gas and E-85...Previous sample was using Amsoil SS 0W20 under the same conditions with slightly more mileage on the Amsoil (7293). Both samples were done when my oil life monitor showed 18% oil life left.

Last edited by delasueno; 09/11/17 08:54 AM.
Re: 2014 CHEVY SILVERADO 5.3 USING AMSOIL SS [Re: delasueno] #4526350
09/26/17 03:17 AM
09/26/17 03:17 AM
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Virginia, usa
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Thats really good Iron wear levels for a L83 chevy engine. Mine isnt nearly as good but mine has only 14k miles at moment. Copper during the wear in which based on blackstones say so is still going on from sample around 9k. I also had some lead on my last sample. Your engine is incredible based on other samples ive seen. Once that copper settles ur gona have nice engine.


16 Silverado 2500 LML 20k Miles
Rotella 5w-40 T6
ST 75w-90 GL5 Diff.
ST Full Syn Dexron VI ATF
Fram Ultra XG9100, AC Delco Fuel
CAT Coolant, K&N Air, K&N Cabin
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