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'96 Roadmaster 5.7l LT1, PUP 10w-30, 7000mi #4527172
09/26/17 09:27 PM
09/26/17 09:27 PM
Joined: Sep 2015
Posts: 921
Little Havana, Miami
gallydif Offline OP
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Little Havana, Miami
Hello, here is my second uoa on the car. I've been using it a lot more recently. Silicone is high at 162. Could it be because I had the valve covers changed? Lead went up from 20 to 71 when comparing it to the first uoa. Below are the results and the thread to the first uoa of this car to compare results.

Oil tested- pup 10w-30
Miles on oil- 7,000
Total miles- 66,400
Filter- napa silver

New oil- pp 10w-30
Filter- ac delco



https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4080433/'96_Roadmaster_LT1_Castrol_GTX#Post4080433

https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4080433/'96_Roadmaster_LT1_Castrol_GTX#Post4080433


96 fleetwood 63k dd- MaxLife 5w30, AC Delco pf52
95 Caprice 67k LT1 dd- Mag1 dino 5w30, same ^
84 Caprice Landau 14k- MS5K 5w30, AC D pf454
96 Buick Roadmaster 65k- RIP 17
00 Town Car- RIP 16
Re: '96 Roadmaster 5.7l LT1, PUP 10w-30, 7000mi [Re: gallydif] #4527508
09/27/17 10:32 AM
09/27/17 10:32 AM
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Posts: 6,011
South Florida
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South Florida
Close your photobucket account and go elsewhere. We cannot see your images.


17 Chrysler Pacifica Edge Syn 5W30
13 Yamaha XT250 Valv MC 10W40
10 Acura TSX 2.4 SuperTech Syn 5W20
06 GMC Sierra SuperTech 10W30


Re: '96 Roadmaster 5.7l LT1, PUP 10w-30, 7000mi [Re: gallydif] #4527524
09/27/17 10:53 AM
09/27/17 10:53 AM
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Posts: 18
Indian Valley, Virginia
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Indian Valley, Virginia
Try using the "code" tags and typing it out if you can't find a good image host.


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2007 Ram 1500; 3.7l; 6spd; 2wd; Valvoline 0w-20 HM; M1 Filter
Wife's 2003 VW Bug; 2.0l; auto; transmission has exploded
Wife's 2018 Mirage; 1.2l; CVT; Factory Fill
Re: '96 Roadmaster 5.7l LT1, PUP 10w-30, 7000mi [Re: gallydif] #4527581
09/27/17 12:00 PM
09/27/17 12:00 PM
Joined: Dec 2016
Posts: 7,481
Waco, TX
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Waco, TX
Use the "photo upload icon" and load it here directly - that way you don;t have to use photobucket


"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: '96 Roadmaster 5.7l LT1, PUP 10w-30, 7000mi [Re: gallydif] #4527832
09/27/17 05:56 PM
09/27/17 05:56 PM
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Mahzurrah!
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Mahzurrah!
If you use Chrome type "Chrome photobucket fix" into Google, they now have an add on that defeats the photobucket Nazi's.


2018 VW Passat GT VR6 - 3k - Valvoline MST 5w40 - VW OEM filter
2012 KIA Sedona 95k - PP HM 10w30
2009 Ford Focus 133k - Supertech FS HM 5w30
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee, gone but not forgotten.
Re: '96 Roadmaster 5.7l LT1, PUP 10w-30, 7000mi [Re: gallydif] #4527893
09/27/17 06:56 PM
09/27/17 06:56 PM
Joined: Sep 2015
Posts: 921
Little Havana, Miami
gallydif Offline OP
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Posts: 921
Little Havana, Miami


96 fleetwood 63k dd- MaxLife 5w30, AC Delco pf52
95 Caprice 67k LT1 dd- Mag1 dino 5w30, same ^
84 Caprice Landau 14k- MS5K 5w30, AC D pf454
96 Buick Roadmaster 65k- RIP 17
00 Town Car- RIP 16
Re: '96 Roadmaster 5.7l LT1, PUP 10w-30, 7000mi [Re: Linctex] #4527894
09/27/17 06:58 PM
09/27/17 06:58 PM
Joined: Sep 2015
Posts: 921
Little Havana, Miami
gallydif Offline OP
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Little Havana, Miami
Originally Posted By: Linctex
Use the "photo upload icon" and load it here directly - that way you don;t have to use photobucket

Got it thanks! So much easier. And all this time i thought i had to use photobucket. duh


96 fleetwood 63k dd- MaxLife 5w30, AC Delco pf52
95 Caprice 67k LT1 dd- Mag1 dino 5w30, same ^
84 Caprice Landau 14k- MS5K 5w30, AC D pf454
96 Buick Roadmaster 65k- RIP 17
00 Town Car- RIP 16
Re: '96 Roadmaster 5.7l LT1, PUP 10w-30, 7000mi [Re: gallydif] #4527902
09/27/17 07:02 PM
09/27/17 07:02 PM
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 11,111
OH
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Sometimes older cars don't do too well with longer intervals esp when they weren't spec'd for them when new. I'd stick to 5k intervals no matter the oil used. Resample and take things from there.

Re: '96 Roadmaster 5.7l LT1, PUP 10w-30, 7000mi [Re: gallydif] #4527912
09/27/17 07:13 PM
09/27/17 07:13 PM
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Posts: 1,420
Grand Rapids, MI
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Grand Rapids, MI
I have tried a few oils with my Roadmaster wagon, and I've found it isn't happy going over 5,000 miles with an oil change per my own UOA's. My best ones were with Rotella 10W-30 or 5W-40. I'm using Valvoline full synthetic Maxlife right now, but have never done a UOA with it. Helps with the leaks however.


1996 Buick Roadmaster Wagon
2014 Cruze Eco Manual
2003 2500 Suburban, 8.1L
Re: '96 Roadmaster 5.7l LT1, PUP 10w-30, 7000mi [Re: gallydif] #4528850
09/28/17 07:55 PM
09/28/17 07:55 PM
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Posts: 14,386
Canada
addyguy Offline
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Canada
Went way too long, massive amount of grit in engine (Si 162) is completely destroying the engine bearings.

Good luck getting 100k out of that one!


2010 Kia Soul 2U - 2.0L I-4, auto; 138k miles.
M1 EP 10W-30; OEM Kia filter.
Re: '96 Roadmaster 5.7l LT1, PUP 10w-30, 7000mi [Re: gallydif] #4528925
09/28/17 09:59 PM
09/28/17 09:59 PM
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Douglas County, Colorado
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Douglas County, Colorado
If it were mine, I would do a couple of oil/filter changes with some Supertech at 100 miles each. And, whatever oil was run after that, I'd change oil and filter every 2500. If it were mine.


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