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Valvoline 20w-50; 3.7k mi; GM 454 in RV 55k mi #4894365
10/11/18 11:25 PM
10/11/18 11:25 PM
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Ca-Wa-Japan
udidwht Offline OP
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Miles on engine - 54,990 (US)

Brand - Valvoline 20W-50 Racing conventional

Vehicle - 1994 GM P30 Fleetwood Southwind Storm 28ft
454 TBI/4L80E trans

Miles on oil - 3720 miles (US) over 13 months

TBN 6.1 (starts 8.5 for Valvoline 20W-50)

Recent work done (myself) was coolant replaced, upper/lower hoses/by-pass hose, new aux fan, new ignition coil, new ignition switch, power steering fluid replacement

oil 3.PNG
Last edited by dnewton3; 10/15/18 04:05 AM. Reason: updated thread title

1994 Fleetwood Southwind Storm 28ft
P-30 454 TBI w/4L80E trans
1972 VW Westy hardtop (Type-4 2056cc)
2003 Toyota Highlander 2.4L
Re: 94 Fleetwood Southwind Storm 454TBI [Re: udidwht] #4894409
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Pic is very small, but I think I see a lot of copper ? Copper oil cooler maybe ?


96 Barchetta, Motul 300V 5W40 | 98 Barchetta, Quartz 9000 energy 5W40
05 Forfour 95, SHU 0W40 (gf's car) | 10 Colt Ralliart, 300V 0W40
Re: 94 Fleetwood Southwind Storm 454TBI [Re: udidwht] #4895738
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Interesting TBN reading. Did you add any oil during usage?

I agree that copper looks a bit high.


2014 Mazda 3 Hatch 2.0L & 6spd - Idemitsu 0w20 Synthetic @ $0.75 a quart. (thanks Advance Auto Parts for the awesome deal)

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