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1990 300ZX NA Mobile 1 0W-40 #4483759
08/09/17 01:16 PM
08/09/17 01:16 PM
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Utah, USA
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1990 Nissan 300zx - Castrol Edge Euro 0W-40
2004 Nissan Quest - Pennzoil Platinum Euro 0W-40
2003 Ford Excursion 7.3 PSD - Mobil 1 TDT 5w-40
Re: 1990 300ZX NA Mobile 1 0W-40 [Re: 28oz] #4483792
08/09/17 02:07 PM
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Clovis, CA
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Why is Blackstone calling it 5W-30 in the comments ?

It may be a low viscosity for 0W-40, but not for 5W-30.

Re: 1990 300ZX NA Mobile 1 0W-40 [Re: 28oz] #4483839
08/09/17 02:48 PM
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My car is also a Nissan but mine a 4cyl. It thins oil, too, that's why I asked once about going up to 0w-40 instead of the specified 5w-30. I think Blackstone may agree with me.


Always Mobil 1
2014 1.6L Nissan Versa Sedan, 5 spd, 5k OCI.
2011 3.5L Chevrolet Impala, Automatic, 5k OCI.
Re: 1990 300ZX NA Mobile 1 0W-40 [Re: Merkava_4] #4483840
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I'm not sure. That confused me a little as well. Typo?


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1990 Nissan 300zx - Castrol Edge Euro 0W-40
2004 Nissan Quest - Pennzoil Platinum Euro 0W-40
2003 Ford Excursion 7.3 PSD - Mobil 1 TDT 5w-40
Re: 1990 300ZX NA Mobile 1 0W-40 [Re: 28oz] #4483866
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How long was this oil in use? Seems like low mileage for a early 90s car.


2014 Mazda 3 Hatch 2.0L & 6spd - Idemitsu 0w20 Synthetic @ $0.75 a quart. (thanks Advance Auto Parts for the awesome deal)
Re: 1990 300ZX NA Mobile 1 0W-40 [Re: Artem] #4483874
08/09/17 03:19 PM
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Utah, USA
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Originally Posted By: Artem
How long was this oil in use? Seems like low mileage for a early 90s car.


Oil was used for 3,500 miles. Car had 90k original miles at end of OCI.


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1990 Nissan 300zx - Castrol Edge Euro 0W-40
2004 Nissan Quest - Pennzoil Platinum Euro 0W-40
2003 Ford Excursion 7.3 PSD - Mobil 1 TDT 5w-40
Re: 1990 300ZX NA Mobile 1 0W-40 [Re: 28oz] #4484012
08/09/17 06:22 PM
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Originally Posted By: 28oz
I'm not sure. That confused me a little as well. Typo?


Blackstone needs to proof-read their messages. I proof-read my messages here at BITOG and I'm not even getting paid for it!

Re: 1990 300ZX NA Mobile 1 0W-40 [Re: 28oz] #4484049
08/09/17 06:56 PM
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These cars definitely beat up the oil. Mine basically turned Royal Purple 20W50 into a 10W40 within 3200 miles,but the uoa was perfect! I know absolutely nothing about Mobil 1 0W40,but the viscosity on your uoa report is the same weight as a 10W30. I thing Castrol Edge 10W30 is somewhere between 10.5-11 @100C.


1996 Nissan 300ZX 5-speed,Arctic Pearl(#175 of 300)
Quaker State Ultimate Durability 10W30
2012 Honda Accord Coupe EX-L 2.4,auto,San Marino Red
Pennzoil Platinum 5W20

Re: 1990 300ZX NA Mobile 1 0W-40 [Re: 28oz] #4484067
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Here's my latest uoa, GTX 20W50. It turned this one into a 10W40 as well. I think this oil starts out close to 20 @100C:



1996 Nissan 300ZX 5-speed,Arctic Pearl(#175 of 300)
Quaker State Ultimate Durability 10W30
2012 Honda Accord Coupe EX-L 2.4,auto,San Marino Red
Pennzoil Platinum 5W20

Re: 1990 300ZX NA Mobile 1 0W-40 [Re: aquariuscsm] #4484242
08/10/17 01:52 AM
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"Mark McCracken" huh ? Very clever. grin2

Re: 1990 300ZX NA Mobile 1 0W-40 [Re: 28oz] #4484396
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This looks like an older formulation of M1 0w40 with so little magnesium. Or maybe I'm just not up to date.


2012 Hyundai Sonata GLS 6MT 2.4GDI, ProDS 10w30, XG9688 filter, 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander SEL 2.4 CVT, Factory fill still.
Re: 1990 300ZX NA Mobile 1 0W-40 [Re: Merkava_4] #4484787
08/10/17 01:06 PM
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Originally Posted By: Merkava_4
"Mark McCracken" huh ? Very clever. grin2


Haha M-Dawggy Dawgg Mak Daddy Mark laugh


1996 Nissan 300ZX 5-speed,Arctic Pearl(#175 of 300)
Quaker State Ultimate Durability 10W30
2012 Honda Accord Coupe EX-L 2.4,auto,San Marino Red
Pennzoil Platinum 5W20

Re: 1990 300ZX NA Mobile 1 0W-40 [Re: 28oz] #4485248
08/10/17 10:11 PM
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That GTX 20W-50 and 300ZX were made for each other. Fantastic report. thumbsup

Re: 1990 300ZX NA Mobile 1 0W-40 [Re: aquariuscsm] #4509630
09/06/17 11:06 PM
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Charles, did you ever get your Pennzoil Platinum 10W-30 tested ?

I was wondering how it compares to GTX 20W-50 in your 300ZX.

Re: 1990 300ZX NA Mobile 1 0W-40 [Re: Merkava_4] #4509718
09/07/17 06:47 AM
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Originally Posted By: Merkava_4
That GTX 20W-50 and 300ZX were made for each other. Fantastic report. thumbsup

I know !!!
The GTX returned 1 ppm iron in 3000 miles.

Any less and it would be in negative numbers and start depositing metal.


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