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04 Nissan 350Z, Mobil 1 0w40 European, 4865 miles #4812754
07/12/18 10:01 PM
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Englewood, CO
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Improvement over the last report. Virtually no oil consumption. This was with a Fram Ultra Synthetic Filter

No track days on this interval. Approximately 2,000 highway miles. Remainder would be city driving in Denver heat.




Last edited by funkymonkey1111; 07/12/18 10:10 PM.
Re: 04 Nissan 350Z, Mobil 1 0w40 European, 4865 miles [Re: funkymonkey1111] #4812756
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Great oil


17 Chrysler Pacifica Mobil 1 5W30
13 Yamaha XT250 Valv MC 10W40
12 Suzuki S40 Rotella 15W40
10 Acura TSX 2.4 PZL Plat 5W30
06 GMC Sierra Nextgen 10W30


Re: 04 Nissan 350Z, Mobil 1 0w40 European, 4865 miles [Re: funkymonkey1111] #4812757
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The oil used on the previous interval was Castrol 5w30. Here's the thread

Last edited by funkymonkey1111; 07/12/18 10:05 PM.
Re: 04 Nissan 350Z, Mobil 1 0w40 European, 4865 miles [Re: funkymonkey1111] #4812772
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MUCH better! Z33's are known to like thicker oils. I wonder if your Edge uoa had so many wear metals because you ran out the oci too long? Does your Z33 spec 3/3K via fsm like my Z32?


1996 Nissan 300ZX 5-speed,Arctic Pearl(#175 of 300)
Quaker State Ultimate Durability 10W30
2012 Honda Accord Coupe EX-L 2.4,auto,San Marino Red
Quaker State Ultimate Durability 5W20

Re: 04 Nissan 350Z, Mobil 1 0w40 European, 4865 miles [Re: aquariuscsm] #4812778
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Originally Posted By: aquariuscsm
MUCH better! Z33's are known to like thicker oils. I wonder if your Edge uoa had so many wear metals because you ran out the oci too long? Does your Z33 spec 3/3K via fsm like my Z32?


Factory interval is 3750

Previous interval had a track day and lots of harsh driving. Only drained approx 2 quarts in previous interval. Lots of consumption

Re: 04 Nissan 350Z, Mobil 1 0w40 European, 4865 miles [Re: funkymonkey1111] #4812891
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These Nissan/Infiniti V6 engines love the 0w40, less consumption and wear is often reported after switching.


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Re: 04 Nissan 350Z, Mobil 1 0w40 European, 4865 miles [Re: Trav] #4812967
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Originally Posted By: Trav
These Nissan/Infiniti V6 engines love the 0w40, less consumption and wear is often reported after switching.

My most recent oil change (2nd since I bought this car - '08 G35X) was with Castrol Edge 0W-40. Hopefully it works well for me too, though I don't see why it shouldn't.

Re: 04 Nissan 350Z, Mobil 1 0w40 European, 4865 miles [Re: funkymonkey1111] #4813010
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Edge 0w40 is a good choice.



Re: 04 Nissan 350Z, Mobil 1 0w40 European, 4865 miles [Re: funkymonkey1111] #4813042
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I'd pay for TBN & TAN next time -- try and establish the proper interval. I bet you could go longer.


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Re: 04 Nissan 350Z, Mobil 1 0w40 European, 4865 miles [Re: hallstevenson] #4813286
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Originally Posted By: hallstevenson
Originally Posted By: Trav
These Nissan/Infiniti V6 engines love the 0w40, less consumption and wear is often reported after switching.

My most recent oil change (2nd since I bought this car - '08 G35X) was with Castrol Edge 0W-40. Hopefully it works well for me too, though I don't see why it shouldn't.


The engine will love that stuff. Honda 3.5 VCM engines do really well on it too.


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Re: 04 Nissan 350Z, Mobil 1 0w40 European, 4865 miles [Re: funkymonkey1111] #4813318
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Used to have a Honda 3.5L but it was an '05, so as I understand it, one year before the VCM [censored] was added. The 3.5L in my G35 is a bit more fun though ! wink


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