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Shell Rotella T6 0W-40 CJ4 VOA #4892139 10/09/18 06:42 PM
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I couldn't find a VOA for this so I had one done.
I'm going to be using this in my Carrier APU (Kubota engine) on my truck and wanted a baseline.
I'll be switching between this for winters and T6 5W-40 CK4 for summers.

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2005 SUBARU Forester XT 4EAT - COBB Stage 1
Rotella T6 0W-40 CJ-4/SN - WIX 51365

2018 WESTERN STAR 5700 - Detroit DD15 - Eaton Fuller Super 13
Rotella T5 10W-30 CK-4 - Donaldson P551005
Re: Shell Rotella T6 0W-40 CJ4 VOA [Re: SubaJew] #4892147 10/09/18 06:49 PM
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Looks stout! Gonna use it in the Forester as well?

Where did you find the 0W40? AAP?

Re: Shell Rotella T6 0W-40 CJ4 VOA [Re: SubaJew] #4892149 10/09/18 06:51 PM
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Thanks for the VOA. This is also rated SN. Very high Zinc. Excellent.


If you want the job done right......do it yourself.
Re: Shell Rotella T6 0W-40 CJ4 VOA [Re: SubieRubyRoo] #4892153 10/09/18 06:54 PM
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Originally Posted by SubieRubyRoo
Looks stout! Gonna use it in the Forester as well?

Where did you find the 0W40? AAP?

Nope. Forester never leaves south Florida. Sticking with the M1. It's been working well for me. Local supplier is Advance Auto.


2005 SUBARU Forester XT 4EAT - COBB Stage 1
Rotella T6 0W-40 CJ-4/SN - WIX 51365

2018 WESTERN STAR 5700 - Detroit DD15 - Eaton Fuller Super 13
Rotella T5 10W-30 CK-4 - Donaldson P551005
Re: Shell Rotella T6 0W-40 CJ4 VOA [Re: SubaJew] #4892215 10/09/18 07:55 PM
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Looks like it would be a good oil for the my wifes Audi and my VW.


Wife: 15' Audi A4 quattro 6 speed manual
Me: 13' VW GTI 3 door 6 speed manual
2018 Elantra Sport 6 speed manual


Re: Shell Rotella T6 0W-40 CJ4 VOA [Re: SubieRubyRoo] #4892253 10/09/18 08:26 PM
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Originally Posted by SubieRubyRoo
Looks stout!


But it has almost no Moly ;'-(


"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: Shell Rotella T6 0W-40 CJ4 VOA [Re: SubaJew] #4892272 10/09/18 08:38 PM
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You know moly isn't the end-all-be-all of a motor oil. Stop feeding the trolls LOL

Re: Shell Rotella T6 0W-40 CJ4 VOA [Re: SubaJew] #4892438 10/10/18 12:17 AM
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Am I reading it correctly? 11.99 @ 100C

Re: Shell Rotella T6 0W-40 CJ4 VOA [Re: userfriendly] #4893157 10/10/18 04:19 PM
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Originally Posted by userfriendly
Am I reading it correctly? 11.99 @ 100C

Yes. It appears that way. I'm a bit suspect of it though. It seems a bit low compared to the specs released by Shell.


2005 SUBARU Forester XT 4EAT - COBB Stage 1
Rotella T6 0W-40 CJ-4/SN - WIX 51365

2018 WESTERN STAR 5700 - Detroit DD15 - Eaton Fuller Super 13
Rotella T5 10W-30 CK-4 - Donaldson P551005
Re: Shell Rotella T6 0W-40 CJ4 VOA [Re: SubaJew] #4893244 10/10/18 05:43 PM
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I will also note that other posted UOAs show ~12.5 @ 100C. Considering that those samples were taken from degraded end of service life oil, I'm inclined to think that the 11.99 number on my VOA is an unexplained anomaly? FWIW Shell says it should be ~13.2 @ 100C, which would jive better with the posted UOA vs my VOA. YMMV....


2005 SUBARU Forester XT 4EAT - COBB Stage 1
Rotella T6 0W-40 CJ-4/SN - WIX 51365

2018 WESTERN STAR 5700 - Detroit DD15 - Eaton Fuller Super 13
Rotella T5 10W-30 CK-4 - Donaldson P551005
Re: Shell Rotella T6 0W-40 CJ4 VOA [Re: SubaJew] #4895072 10/12/18 08:20 PM
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Looks like I may use this in the Focus.


make the inside of your engine oil cap white.
don't use.
Re: Shell Rotella T6 0W-40 CJ4 VOA [Re: SubaJew] #4897806 10/16/18 11:51 AM
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The 0W40 VOA is almost identical to the 5W30 RT posted. 11.99 @ 100C falls short of the SAE 40 grade, and the minimum HTHS for 0W40 - 10W40 is suspect.

Re: Shell Rotella T6 0W-40 CJ4 VOA [Re: userfriendly] #4898861 10/17/18 05:39 PM
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Originally Posted by userfriendly
The 0W40 VOA is almost identical to the 5W30 RT posted. 11.99 @ 100C falls short of the SAE 40 grade, and the minimum HTHS for 0W40 - 10W40 is suspect.

Only in KV100 is it similar. Additive package between Rotella T6 0w-40 & Rotella T6 Multi-vehicle 5w-30 is a lot different. Also, a 0w40 is usally formulated with thinner base oils than 5w30 here.

Re: Shell Rotella T6 0W-40 CJ4 VOA [Re: SubaJew] #4915948 11/05/18 08:14 PM
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Do you have to mail order the 0w?

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