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Redline 0w20 OCI for 08 Honda Pilot #4498151
08/25/17 07:58 PM
08/25/17 07:58 PM
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shurguywutt Offline OP
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I usually follow the MM on my dash for OCI. It usually works out to 7-8k. I just put some 0w20 Redline in my 08 Pilot and was wondering what I should/could push the OCI to? Maybe Ill get it analyzed at 8k.

Last edited by Bill in Utah; 08/25/17 09:02 PM. Reason: Changed subject for easier search

2008 Pilot 2WD J35Z1 148k
Maxlife Blend 10w-30
FRAM Ultra Synthetic
Fumoto F106SX
Re: Redline 0w20 OCI for 08 Honda Pilot [Re: shurguywutt] #4498161
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When you do the analysis at 8K, you'll find you can go longer.


"The evidence demands a verdict".
(Re:VOA)"it's nearly impossible to actually know the particular additives that are in there at what concentrations."
Re: Redline 0w20 OCI for 08 Honda Pilot [Re: shurguywutt] #4498163
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You're in Florida - I think you'll be able to go 15K without any effort.


"The evidence demands a verdict".
(Re:VOA)"it's nearly impossible to actually know the particular additives that are in there at what concentrations."
Re: Redline 0w20 OCI for 08 Honda Pilot [Re: Linctex] #4498172
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Originally Posted By: Linctex
When you do the analysis at 8K, you'll find you can go longer.



Maybe Ill analyze at 10k


2008 Pilot 2WD J35Z1 148k
Maxlife Blend 10w-30
FRAM Ultra Synthetic
Fumoto F106SX
Re: Redline 0w20 OCI for 08 Honda Pilot [Re: shurguywutt] #4498205
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Originally Posted By: shurguywutt
Originally Posted By: Linctex
When you do the analysis at 8K, you'll find you can go longer.



Maybe Ill analyze at 10k


10k sounds like a good plan. Keep in mind that TBN use is not linear....


Thick vs Thin test: 15k / 43k miles complete
Re: Redline 0w20 OCI for 08 Honda Pilot [Re: shurguywutt] #4498238
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Is this a VCM 3.5 ?
If it is, 5K mile OCI is what I would run regardless of brand.

https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/3213814/New_Honda_Pilot:_3.5_VCM:_What


16 Civic-QSUD 0W-20, XG7317
14 Civic-Idemitsu Zepro 0W-20, XG7317
05 Chevy 2500HD-QSUD 10W-30, XG3675
97 Accord Wagon-Havoline ProDS 10W-30, TG7317
Re: Redline 0w20 OCI for 08 Honda Pilot [Re: shurguywutt] #4498296
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Save the uoa money and just change it out at the mm.

Re: Redline 0w20 OCI for 08 Honda Pilot [Re: shurguywutt] #4498492
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Also save money and use Valvoline 0w20 synpower


2013 Malibu 2LT M1 5w30
2013 Accord Sport M1 AP 0w20
Re: Redline 0w20 OCI for 08 Honda Pilot [Re: shurguywutt] #4498496
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Overkill if you don't extend drains


2010 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L V6, 181 miles M1 HM 10w-30
Re: Redline 0w20 OCI for 08 Honda Pilot [Re: Bud_One] #4498567
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Originally Posted By: Bud_One
5K mile OCI is what I would run regardless of brand.


Following that logic....... just use the very cheapest brand of oil available anywhere that meets minimum spec, and change it at 5K.

I personally think redline is good for far, far longer. Changing it early is a waste of $$$$$


"The evidence demands a verdict".
(Re:VOA)"it's nearly impossible to actually know the particular additives that are in there at what concentrations."
Re: Redline 0w20 OCI for 08 Honda Pilot [Re: shurguywutt] #4498657
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That oil will still be healthy to run after 10k in your engine.


15' fiST
Pennzoil Platinum 5w30
Michelin Pilot Sport All Season 3+
Escort IX

Only braking for Ka
Re: Redline 0w20 OCI for 08 Honda Pilot [Re: shurguywutt] #4498690
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shurguywutt Offline OP
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The main reason that I chose this oil was it uses high quality base oils and the noack value (9%) is lower than any other 0w20 I have seen specs on. Yes it is an expensive oil, we all know this. I could have used a cheap oil but I wanted to see how this top tier oil would perform. Many would argue that Redline after 8k of use is probably still better than most of the stuff you buy brand new off the shelf. It should be too as it cost more than twice as much as your "full synthetics" over the counter.

My engine does consume a little oil. I want to see how this oil lasts compared to its usual diet of 5w30 M1 Synthetic which I was having to add about a qt every 8k (not a strange phenomenon for the Honda J35 motor).

Last edited by shurguywutt; 08/26/17 12:13 PM.

2008 Pilot 2WD J35Z1 148k
Maxlife Blend 10w-30
FRAM Ultra Synthetic
Fumoto F106SX
Re: Redline 0w20 OCI for 08 Honda Pilot [Re: shurguywutt] #4498696
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There is a member here that has 62,000 miles on AmsOil (with by-pass filtration). But he does UOA's on schedule and tops off when he changes filter media.

Redline can prolly do the same in the same circumstances. But you have to approach this with facts and data. Just guessing will not do it. We can all spout off a good guess ...

Make a plan and see it through. You may get way more than 12K out of that oil, but you'll need data to do it safely smile


Formerly in marine engineering. In an earlier life I owned my own petroleum tank truck, and hauled for the majors and independent's.

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