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Castrol GTX Magnatec 10W-30 #4491786
08/18/17 09:58 AM
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New Product Data Sheet as of 08/16/2017
https://msdspds.castrol.com/bpglis/FusionPDS.nsf/Files/839908B7F978D4B18025817E00560781/$File/BPXE-9RBLF6.pdf

Re: Castrol GTX Magnatec 10W-30 [Re: bigj_16] #4491796
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Impressive NOACK.


92 Suburban 2500 7.4L 58k M1_0w40 5yr OCI
99 Olds Aurora 4.0L 91K M1_5w30 5yr OCI
13 Dodge Dart 2.0L 30k PP 0w20 OLM OCI
70 Camaro 5.7L 59k
Re: Castrol GTX Magnatec 10W-30 [Re: bigj_16] #4491811
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I think these are pretty good specs for a "synthetic blend". What is interesting, also, is that Castrol is pricing this at about $26 (5 qt.) on Amazon and at Walmart, which is on the high end for a "synthetic blend".

Last edited by bigj_16; 08/18/17 10:25 AM.
Re: Castrol GTX Magnatec 10W-30 [Re: bigj_16] #4491820
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The Walmart here has it for $19.xx.
That Noack number is excellent! Thanks for sharing.


18 KIA Sportage 2.4 AWD
M1HM 10W30, OEM
ST SYN 5W30, ST9688 (next)

13 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T
PPeL 5W30, OEM
M1HM 10W30, OEM (next)
Re: Castrol GTX Magnatec 10W-30 [Re: bigj_16] #4491822
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5W-30 was a blend up unitl early Spring of this year, and then it changed over to full synthetic. Not sure about 10W-30, but it could be full syn now because the retailers were still showing the old syn blend label for the 5W-30 long after it had changed over. My local Walmart will still have some of the old jugs of the 5W-30 syn blend on the shelves some times.


1992 Toyota Pickup--Castrol GTX 10W-40--ACDelco PF53
Re: Castrol GTX Magnatec 10W-30 [Re: bigj_16] #4491824
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It is listed as a blend on the Castrol USA website

Re: Castrol GTX Magnatec 10W-30 [Re: bigj_16] #4491827
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Originally Posted By: bigj_16
It is listed as a blend on the Castrol USA website


Correct...


http://www.castrol.com/en_us/united-stat...-motor-oil.html



18 KIA Sportage 2.4 AWD
M1HM 10W30, OEM
ST SYN 5W30, ST9688 (next)

13 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T
PPeL 5W30, OEM
M1HM 10W30, OEM (next)
Re: Castrol GTX Magnatec 10W-30 [Re: bigj_16] #4491829
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Those SOB's over in the UK get "Castrol Magnatech Stop-Start". Now I feel inadequate. wink
http://www.castrol.com/en_gb/united-king...stop-start.html

Re: Castrol GTX Magnatec 10W-30 [Re: bigj_16] #4491836
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Originally Posted By: bigj_16
Those SOB's over in the UK get "Castrol Magnatech Stop-Start". Now I feel inadequate. wink
http://www.castrol.com/en_gb/united-king...stop-start.html


I'm with you on that one. A few more certs than our version.


18 KIA Sportage 2.4 AWD
M1HM 10W30, OEM
ST SYN 5W30, ST9688 (next)

13 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T
PPeL 5W30, OEM
M1HM 10W30, OEM (next)
Re: Castrol GTX Magnatec 10W-30 [Re: bigj_16] #4491945
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I cant download from that link.
What is the noack ?


1988 Mazda RX7 na PP 10w30 Noack 4.7
1994 Chrysler Concorde 3.3
1999 Ford Expedition 4.6 QSUD 10W30 NOACK 5.0
Re: Castrol GTX Magnatec 10W-30 [Re: bigj_16] #4492008
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GTX Magnatec 10W-30
CLINGING MOLECULES PROTECT FROM THE START

Description
Did you know testing confirms that up to 75% of engine wear occurs during the first 20 minutes of warm up?*
When your engine stops, oil drains off critical engine parts, but Castrol GTX MAGNATEC’s intelligent molecules don’t –
they form an extra layer of protection during warm up, when your engine needs it most, dramatically reducing engine
wear and keeping critical parts up to 4X smoother.*
* As tested in the industry Sequence IVA wear test.
Castrol GTX MAGNATEC also delivers:
Superior wear protection on critical engine parts
Unsurpassed level of protection against viscosity breakdown
Unique synthetic technology to fight against harmful sludge build-up
High level of fuel economy based on US industry standards

Typical Characteristics
Name Method Units Typical Values
Density @ 15C, Relative ASTM D4052 g/ml 0.87
Appearance Visual - Clear & Bright
Viscosity, Kinematic 100C ASTM D445 mm˛/s 11.6
Viscosity, CCS -25C ASTM D5293 mPa.s (cP) 3702
Viscosity, HTHS 150C ASTM D4683 cP 3.18
Viscosity, MRV / Yield Stress -25C (15W) ASTM D4684 mPa.s (cP) 16266
Noack Volatility ASTM D5800 % Loss 6.95
Viscosity, Kinematic 40C ASTM D445 mm˛/s 71.54
Viscosity Index ASTM D2270 None 157
Pour Point ASTM D97 °C -39
Viscosity, Brookfield Scanning ASTM D5133 °C 17331


92 Suburban 2500 7.4L 58k M1_0w40 5yr OCI
99 Olds Aurora 4.0L 91K M1_5w30 5yr OCI
13 Dodge Dart 2.0L 30k PP 0w20 OLM OCI
70 Camaro 5.7L 59k
Re: Castrol GTX Magnatec 10W-30 [Re: bigt61] #4492009
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Great NOACK for a blend. I'd use it thumbsup


There's no replacement...'scosity for natural viscosity
Re: Castrol GTX Magnatec 10W-30 [Re: bigj_16] #4492038
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Thanks nice oil.
Dont know why my phone cannot download castrol pdfs or chevron pdfs even from their websites.
Valv qs pp m1 downloads are okay !


1988 Mazda RX7 na PP 10w30 Noack 4.7
1994 Chrysler Concorde 3.3
1999 Ford Expedition 4.6 QSUD 10W30 NOACK 5.0
Re: Castrol GTX Magnatec 10W-30 [Re: bigj_16] #4492095
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Given the great results of the old 5w30 I'm not sure a FS version of the 10w30 brew would be that much better. I don't buy CM. At $25.

New Jet.com customers can get it sometimes for $13 when you use the 15% coupon. I did last month.
You have to keep an eye on it.

Re: Castrol GTX Magnatec 10W-30 [Re: bigj_16] #4492183
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Looks pretty good.
If the NOACK and CCS numbers are to be trusted, this stuff would be a really good pick.


18 Accord Hybrid FF
17 Forester 18K VME 0W-20
12 Accord LX 96K SSO 0W-20
09 Forester 95K M1HM 10W-30
01 Focus ZX3 118K PP 5W-20
96 Accord LX 104K T5 10W-30
95 318i
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