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GTX Magnatec 10W-30 Synthetic Blend, Noack 6.9% #4561401
11/01/17 05:09 PM
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https://msdspds.castrol.com/bpglis/FusionPDS.nsf/Files/839908B7F978D4B18025817E00560781/$File/BPXE-9RBLF6.pdf



https://www.castrol.com/en_us/united-sta...-motor-oil.html


'18 KIA Sportage LX AWD 2.4L: MSS 10w30
'13 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T: EDGE 5w30
Re: GTX Magnatec 10W-30 Synthetic Blend, Noack 6.9% [Re: wemay] #4561407
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How's this oil compare to Chevron Supreme 10W-30 ? way way WAY better ?

Re: GTX Magnatec 10W-30 Synthetic Blend, Noack 6.9% [Re: wemay] #4561421
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And what does that benefit?


2015 Ford F150 2.7
2018 Ford F350 6.2
Re: GTX Magnatec 10W-30 Synthetic Blend, Noack 6.9% [Re: wemay] #4561429
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That Magnatec 10W-30 semi-synthetic is a good looking oil.
Noack Volatility = 6.95 % (very low)
HTHS = 3.18 cP ( high, for comparison M1 10W30 = 3.0 cP)
KV100 = 11.6 cSt (a bit on the thick side for those that like that)

That 10W30 grade is a natural winner, if you don't need that cold starting below 0F (-20 C), then it naturally makes a low volatility oil. Formulate it to be a little on the thick side and you get a good strong 30 grade that would work for most people.

In Australia our Magnatec 10W30 is even thicker (KV100 = 12.4) and it's rated SN and A3/B4, I've used it and found it to be a very smooth oil.


Penrite Vantage 10W40 SN & A3/B4 + Wesfil-Cooper Z154
Re: GTX Magnatec 10W-30 Synthetic Blend, Noack 6.9% [Re: wemay] #4561431
11/01/17 05:35 PM
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Amsoil's 10w30 is at 4.1% NOACK....is that what this thread is about? Unclear from the title.


Thick vs Thin test: 15k / 43k miles complete
Re: GTX Magnatec 10W-30 Synthetic Blend, Noack 6.9% [Re: SR5] #4561439
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Originally Posted By: SR5
That Magnatec 10W-30 semi-synthetic is a good looking oil.
Noack Volatility = 6.95 % (very low)
HTHS = 3.18 cP ( high, for comparison M1 10W30 = 3.0 cP)
KV100 = 11.6 cSt (a bit on the thick side for those that like that)

That 10W30 grade is a natural winner, if you don't need that cold starting below 0F (-20 C), then it naturally makes a low volatility oil. Formulate it to be a little on the thick side and you get a good strong 30 grade that would work for most people.

In Australia our Magnatec 10W30 is even thicker (KV100 = 12.4) and it's rated SN and A3/B4, I've used it and found it to be a very smooth oil.




For those that value Noak above all else (everyone has their preferences), this oil is a winner at under $20 USD. I haven't seen it for some time around here.


'18 KIA Sportage LX AWD 2.4L: MSS 10w30
'13 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T: EDGE 5w30
Re: GTX Magnatec 10W-30 Synthetic Blend, Noack 6.9% [Re: wemay] #4561446
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i buy NOTHING castrol as they were responsible for the oil classification revision while they were illegally selling group III Syntec as "synthetic" before it was legal to do so!!!! but as is the norm $$$$$$ can buy anything or anyone in the USA!!!!

Re: GTX Magnatec 10W-30 Synthetic Blend, Noack 6.9% [Re: benjy] #4561448
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Originally Posted By: benjy
i buy NOTHING castrol as they were responsible for the oil classification revision while they were illegally selling group III Syntec as "synthetic" before it was legal to do so!!!! but as is the norm $$$$$$ can buy anything or anyone in the USA!!!!


We all have our reasons for where we choose to spend our money but...

it was illegal? Can you share a link to this violation of the law?


'18 KIA Sportage LX AWD 2.4L: MSS 10w30
'13 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T: EDGE 5w30
Re: GTX Magnatec 10W-30 Synthetic Blend, Noack 6.9% [Re: wemay] #4561453
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Originally Posted By: wemay
it was illegal? Can you share a link to this violation of the law?


Instead of saying that, you could've posted the NOACK of Chevron Supreme 10W-30 and everybody would've been happy. grin2

Re: GTX Magnatec 10W-30 Synthetic Blend, Noack 6.9% [Re: Merkava_4] #4561459
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Originally Posted By: Merkava_4
Originally Posted By: wemay
it was illegal? Can you share a link to this violation of the law?


Instead of saying that, you could've posted the NOACK of Chevron Supreme 10W-30 and everybody would've been happy. grin2


LOL. looking for it.


'18 KIA Sportage LX AWD 2.4L: MSS 10w30
'13 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T: EDGE 5w30
Re: GTX Magnatec 10W-30 Synthetic Blend, Noack 6.9% [Re: wemay] #4561470
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Originally Posted By: wemay


For those that value Noak above all else (everyone has their preferences), this oil is a winner at under $20 USD. I haven't seen it for some time around here.


As well as $15.88 recently on Rollback. Should have got some but the stash is full.

Last edited by JohnnyJohnson; 11/01/17 06:28 PM.

2004 Corolla 124900
Out: VML 5w-30 TG4967 OCI 5007 Miles
In: EDGE EP 5W-30 Bosch 3311 122537 7-18-18
2006 Duramax 74277
Out: T6 5W-40 M1-303
In: T6 5W-40 XG9100 74705 4-22-18
Re: GTX Magnatec 10W-30 Synthetic Blend, Noack 6.9% [Re: JohnnyJohnson] #4561476
11/01/17 06:33 PM
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Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson
Originally Posted By: wemay


For those that value Noak above all else (everyone has their preferences), this oil is a winner at under $20 USD. I haven't seen it for some time around here.


As well as $15.88 recently on Rollback. Should have got some but the stash is full.


thumbsup


'18 KIA Sportage LX AWD 2.4L: MSS 10w30
'13 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T: EDGE 5w30
Re: GTX Magnatec 10W-30 Synthetic Blend, Noack 6.9% [Re: wemay] #4561491
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There have been many good UOA's for the Magnatec 5W30 here on BITOG

This is a link to a Magnatec 5W30 and Magnatec 10W30 set of UOAs done in the same '12 F150 Ecoboost (both semi-synthetics)
https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4317342/

After 9000 miles the 10W30 gave 14ppm iron wear and had 1.9 TBN left. The finishing KV100 was 9.44 cSt, which is still a 30 grade oil. Excellent results in a tough turbo engine. Having said all that, the 5W30 Magnatec gave very similar numbers, and the 5W30 has now been upgraded to full synthetic.


Penrite Vantage 10W40 SN & A3/B4 + Wesfil-Cooper Z154
Re: GTX Magnatec 10W-30 Synthetic Blend, Noack 6.9% [Re: SR5] #4561500
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Yeah SR5 I would roll with Castrol Magnatec 5w30 over the 10w30. Nothing wrong at all with the 10w30. I think the 5w30 having more specs met is a bit of a bonus here. But if I were to run a 10w30 this Castrol and Valvoline Maxlife would be my top 2 picks.


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Quaker State High Mileage 5w30 Purolator Boss 14610
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Re: GTX Magnatec 10W-30 Synthetic Blend, Noack 6.9% [Re: SR5] #4561505
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Originally Posted By: SR5
There have been many good UOA's for the Magnatec 5W30 here on BITOG

This is a link to a Magnatec 5W30 and Magnatec 10W30 set of UOAs done in the same '12 F150 Ecoboost (both semi-synthetics)
https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4317342/

After 9000 miles the 10W30 gave 14ppm iron wear and had 1.9 TBN left. The finishing KV100 was 9.44 cSt, which is still a 30 grade oil. Excellent results in a tough turbo engine. Having said all that, the 5W30 Magnatec gave very similar numbers, and the 5W30 has now been upgraded to full synthetic.


Real world (UOA) and TDS performance. slobber


'18 KIA Sportage LX AWD 2.4L: MSS 10w30
'13 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T: EDGE 5w30
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