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Mobil 1 0w-40, 10.5k MI, '07 Infiniti G35x 3nd UOA #4701029
03/20/18 06:33 PM
03/20/18 06:33 PM
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cutlassvillager Offline OP
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OCI was approx 10.5k miles and ran from September to March. This was the same combo as before - M1 0w-40 FS and an M1-108 filter. About 9k miles in, the oil level was reading at the low mark, so I added 3/4 of a quart of Rotella T6 (the only thing I had on hand). This is probably 3/4 highway miles with a fair amount of idling as well.

In the comments Blackstone mentions the TBN of 6.4 remaining, but I assume this is a typo as the stats list a more realistic 3.4.

1st UOA
2nd UOA

I was briefly in Fort Wayne so I was able to drop off the sample in person. I snapped a quick picture out back....







'98 BMW 328is 138k
Current: M1 0w-40/MANN filter
'07 Infiniti G35x 110k
Current: M1 0w-40 FS/M1-108
Re: Mobil 1 0w-40, 10.5k MI, '07 Infiniti G35x 3nd UOA [Re: cutlassvillager] #4701085
03/20/18 07:24 PM
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The add line is 1 qt. So its not low, its actually 3/4 full. With the T6 blending, can't call it 0w40 anymore. Just a good sample, car is running great.


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Re: Mobil 1 0w-40, 10.5k MI, '07 Infiniti G35x 3nd UOA [Re: cutlassvillager] #4701146
03/20/18 08:16 PM
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Was it not mentioned by some in here that with a usually longer OCI, the wear metals show lower normally than a shorter run OC?

Blackstones comments contradict that, if I understood the comments correctly? shrug


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Re: Mobil 1 0w-40, 10.5k MI, '07 Infiniti G35x 3nd UOA [Re: irv] #4701203
03/20/18 09:00 PM
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Originally Posted By: irv
Was it not mentioned by some in here that with a usually longer OCI, the wear metals show lower normally than a shorter run OC?

Blackstones comments contradict that, if I understood the comments correctly? shrug


Iron tracks with mileage, so that comment seems normal to me. Which one were you thinking of in particular?


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Re: Mobil 1 0w-40, 10.5k MI, '07 Infiniti G35x 3nd UOA [Re: cutlassvillager] #4701273
03/20/18 09:59 PM
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Mahzurrah!
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Those are nice cars. My best friend drove one many years, sold it to his son and bought a G37x. His other son bought another G35x too.


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Re: Mobil 1 0w-40, 10.5k MI, '07 Infiniti G35x 3nd UOA [Re: cutlassvillager] #4701329
03/20/18 11:06 PM
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Originally Posted By: irv
Was it not mentioned by some in here that with a usually longer OCI, the wear metals show lower normally than a shorter run OC?


Lower overall...
Or lower per every 1,000 miles/KM traveled?

I generally don't see "lower overall"....
But I bet if he sampled at 2,000 miles he'd still have 2-3 aluminum and 9-10 iron.

There IS (not fiction) factual consensus that oftentimes, immediately after a NEW oil change,
a lot of wear happens for a bit - then stabilizes and stops for the rest of the oil change interval.


"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: Mobil 1 0w-40, 10.5k MI, '07 Infiniti G35x 3nd UOA [Re: cutlassvillager] #4701334
03/20/18 11:22 PM
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Nice UOA. More proof the new FS formula is still very good compared to the older formula. Maybe Ill try it in my X5 next OC.


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Re: Mobil 1 0w-40, 10.5k MI, '07 Infiniti G35x 3nd UOA [Re: cutlassvillager] #4701335
03/20/18 11:23 PM
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WI.
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assuming this was run over winter there in MI. maybe 11-03?


it was 09-03 I see...severe winter duty.

Last edited by dblshock; 03/20/18 11:24 PM.

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Re: Mobil 1 0w-40, 10.5k MI, '07 Infiniti G35x 3nd UOA [Re: cutlassvillager] #4701336
03/20/18 11:24 PM
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Absolute metal ppm wear and ppm/1k mile wear rate are 2 different but related evaluation bases.

Re: Mobil 1 0w-40, 10.5k MI, '07 Infiniti G35x 3nd UOA [Re: cutlassvillager] #4701338
03/20/18 11:39 PM
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the cold is huge at 44 degrees north have to factor that in.

Last edited by dblshock; 03/20/18 11:40 PM.

16 Civic Coupe Touring 33k
640:1 TCW-3 E091
Edge 0/40 XG7317
Firehawk Indy 500

06 4Runner SR5 141k
640:1 TCW-3
PP 5/30 XG3614
Falken Wildpeak AT3W

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