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#4644519 - 01/23/18 09:58 PM Total Classic SN/GF5 5W-30, thoughts?
14Accent Offline

Registered: 08/03/17
Posts: 430
Loc: MN
I found a couple old threads about this company/oil, but nothing terribly informative. It seems Total has a large presence in Europe, not so much here.

This is the oil we use at my shop as our "bulk" fill (5W-20, 5W-30, 10W-30). I normally run our next bump up, Amsoil OE 5W-30.

I got slightly concerned about pushing the Total much past 3,500 miles, but now after looking it seems the Total to be plenty good for 5k-7,500k. I only push the Amsoil to 5k, maybe 5.5 at times.

So oil gods, what say you?
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#4644540 - 01/23/18 10:45 PM Re: Total Classic SN/GF5 5W-30, thoughts? [Re: 14Accent]
zeng Offline

Registered: 09/01/15
Posts: 2200
Loc: Malaysia
7500 mi should be good.
Would I go beyond ? why not.

#4644551 - 01/23/18 11:16 PM Re: Total Classic SN/GF5 5W-30, thoughts? [Re: 14Accent]
Ducked Offline

Registered: 10/25/12
Posts: 4432
Loc: Taiwan
SN is not really old enough to be "classic"
SJ is just about old enough.

#4644888 - 01/24/18 11:30 AM Re: Total Classic SN/GF5 5W-30, thoughts? [Re: 14Accent]
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Registered: 12/31/16
Posts: 6186
Loc: Waco, TX
I have had excellent performance running "plain dino" conventional oil to 5,000+
Syn-blend oils got to 10,000+ miles.
I'll run full synthetic to 15,000 and never bat an eye.
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