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Re: SAE 30 vs 15w40 [Re: racin4ds] #4892355 10/09/18 09:49 PM
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Originally Posted by racin4ds
Except T6 5W40 is NOT a SAE30WT and is not the oil it used to be either... they have stripped a lot of the good stuff from it over the years to meet the dumb EPA/insert BS org.

Which can equally apply to API monogrades you see on the market....


Plain, simple Garak.

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Re: SAE 30 vs 15w40 [Re: Warstud] #4893652 10/11/18 07:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Warstud
Originally Posted by dlundblad
I realize SAE 30 is slightly harder to find


Walmart has Rotella T1...Rural King has 3 different brands of SAE30


Yep, Harvest King, Rotella and Mobil



Re: SAE 30 vs 15w40 [Re: dlundblad] #4894077 10/11/18 03:55 PM
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SAE 30 doesn't shear?

Pretty sure a UOA would differ.


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Re: SAE 30 vs 15w40 [Re: JTK] #4894090 10/11/18 04:24 PM
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Originally Posted by JTK
SAE 30 doesn't shear?

Pretty sure a UOA would differ.

I'm not sure how it could with such relatively short hydrocarbon chains. The VII molecules are huge in comparison and far more prone to cleaving from mechanical force.
Nearly every UOA on here cannot distinguish between fuel dilution and actual shear so that is what I think we see most of the time.


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Re: SAE 30 vs 15w40 [Re: dlundblad] #4894553 10/12/18 09:47 AM
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Mobil 1 15w50 in all my air cooled OPE.


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Re: SAE 30 vs 15w40 [Re: dlundblad] #4894561 10/12/18 09:55 AM
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Been using 15w40 for years now on both my own and customer machines with excellent results. Rotella, SuperTech, and Napa 15w40 have all worked well. The only exceptions are snowblowers which I use 0w30 or 5w30 in and generators which I use 5w40 in for easier starting in winter.


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Re: SAE 30 vs 15w40 [Re: dlundblad] #4895293 10/13/18 06:19 AM
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We went to Rural King yesterday for the first time in 3 years as it's somewhat out of the way for us. I had forgotten how fun of a store it was. Baby chickens all the way to firearms.

I had to check out the oil section and saw they had various SAE 30's. When the time comes, I'll scoop some up. I'll most likely just use Rotella.


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