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Re: Another oil recommendation, 2.0 EcoBoost [Re: KoolG6] #5107651 05/17/19 11:15 AM
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Looking into the B1 seems the high end Mobil 1 oils meet B1 Dexos gen 2, sn plus etc regular Edge doesn't meet B1.

Think I might try to grab some Mobil 1 annual protection or something on sale and see what happens!

Re: Another oil recommendation, 2.0 EcoBoost [Re: JohnnyJohnson] #5107663 05/17/19 11:32 AM
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Originally Posted by JohnnyJohnson

Don't believe all the oil industry hype you hear they just pushed the LSPI problem right back in the customers lap. That's a lot cheaper than a real fix and retrofit that they really need to be required to do.

Since the problem got pushed into the customer's lap, he's supposed to do nothing while he waits for his manufacturer to give him a new engine out of the blue??
It's not hard to buy SN+, d1G2, and/or -B1 oil.
My car was recalled for LSPI, that issue is not just in the realm of theory for me. Some people got new engines...some people had the electrodes on their plugs nearly worn away...I paid for new plugs (zero labor) since mine only looked "OK" to the mechanic, I still have them and they sure don't look great. Interestingly enough, some folks got a good carbon cleaning on the dealer's dime, which probably was pointing out another issue with this DIT engine. I had already been using M1 5W30 for a while due to LSPI concerns and was feeling pretty good about finding out about that issue online well before the recall.


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Re: Another oil recommendation, 2.0 EcoBoost [Re: KoolG6] #5107665 05/17/19 11:35 AM
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Originally Posted by KoolG6
Looking into the B1 seems the high end Mobil 1 oils meet B1 Dexos gen 2, sn plus etc regular Edge doesn't meet B1.

Think I might try to grab some Mobil 1 annual protection or something on sale and see what happens!


Vanilla Mobil1 meets the B1 spec - see PDS

Re: Another oil recommendation, 2.0 EcoBoost [Re: KoolG6] #5108019 05/17/19 07:37 PM
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I’d probably run QSUD 5w30 in it because it’s less than $20 per 5qts at Meijer or Walmart and meets the Ford spec.

Its a Ford, it will live a long life on any oil meeting the spec. You’ll be ready to junk it before a oil related failure happens


2008 Silverado Z71 LT 99k PP 10w30 SN+
2010 Ford Escape 199k QSUD 5w20
2016 Tucson Limited 1.6T AWD 27K A5/B5 5w30
2016 Yamaha XSR900 13k, Spectro 10w40, Yamaha Filter.
Re: Another oil recommendation, 2.0 EcoBoost [Re: KoolG6] #5108140 05/17/19 10:39 PM
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I have the same engine in my Focus ST. I just used SuperTech Synthetic 5W-30 which is Dexos Gen2. Changing it slightly early because of potential fuel dilution and my worries about carbon build-up. I'm doing 5000-6000 miles changes with the stock Ford filter. I drive long enough intervals that the thing gets warmed up routinely.

I'm also running water-meth because I'm paranoid about valves, detonation and LSPI. Clean engine, low temps, etc....etc... = happy engine.

Re: Another oil recommendation, 2.0 EcoBoost [Re: KevinP] #5108592 05/18/19 03:20 PM
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Originally Posted by KevinP
I have the same engine in my Focus ST. I just used SuperTech Synthetic 5W-30 which is Dexos Gen2. Changing it slightly early because of potential fuel dilution and my worries about carbon build-up. I'm doing 5000-6000 miles changes with the stock Ford filter. I drive long enough intervals that the thing gets warmed up routinely.

I'm also running water-meth because I'm paranoid about valves, detonation and LSPI. Clean engine, low temps, etc....etc... = happy engine.


I will eventually get a fully programmed in, 4 port auxiliary fuel injection system added to mine as well, for the same reasons, even if I NEVER go to a hybrid turbo (factory frame size turbo, but bigger wheels internally, for those who don't know what this is)/big turbo setup for much more power!


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Re: Another oil recommendation, 2.0 EcoBoost [Re: KevinP] #5109026 05/19/19 05:08 AM
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Originally Posted by KevinP
I have the same engine in my Focus ST. I just used SuperTech Synthetic 5W-30 which is Dexos Gen2. Changing it slightly early because of potential fuel dilution and my worries about carbon build-up. I'm doing 5000-6000 miles changes with the stock Ford filter. I drive long enough intervals that the thing gets warmed up routinely.

I'm also running water-meth because I'm paranoid about valves, detonation and LSPI. Clean engine, low temps, etc....etc... = happy engine.

Where on the label does Supertech mention itself as a deposits fighter?
I'll save you a trip looking...... it doesn't.
This is not an oil I would recommend for TGDI/GDI engines.


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Re: Another oil recommendation, 2.0 EcoBoost [Re: KoolG6] #5109043 05/19/19 05:52 AM
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It says on the bottle SN+ and Dexos1 Gen2. That says a lot more than a blanket statement of "deposit fighter".


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2000 4Runner 3.4 - SuperTech Syn 5w-30/Toyota
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Re: Another oil recommendation, 2.0 EcoBoost [Re: ka9mnx] #5109058 05/19/19 06:14 AM
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Originally Posted by ka9mnx
It says on the bottle SN+ and Dexos1 Gen2. That says a lot more than a blanket statement of "deposit fighter".

Wrong!
If the product doesn't advertise deposit-buildup-fighter, then it likely doesn't fight at all.
All the name brands advertise it. But Supertech/Warren doesn't. Never buy a product that doesn't advertise cleaning/removing/minimizing something harmful, that must stay 100% workable-clean.

That symbol on the bottle doesn't keep deposits from forming .... from increased buildup. Don't be so naive. Read/follow the label-wordings. Not symbols that are so generic and weak-in-relation. These days, Joe-Blow Oil Co can get cert-symbols. Joe Blow is not responsible for things he doesn't advertise in cleaning ability.

So obviously, the oil wording, not the cert, is doing and responsible for, all the cleaning work with GDIs.



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Re: Another oil recommendation, 2.0 EcoBoost [Re: KoolG6] #5109066 05/19/19 06:24 AM
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What are you smoking?


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Re: Another oil recommendation, 2.0 EcoBoost [Re: ka9mnx] #5109095 05/19/19 07:05 AM
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Originally Posted by ka9mnx
It says on the bottle SN+ and Dexos1 Gen2. That says a lot more than a blanket statement of "deposit fighter".


I was also under the impression that meeting d1g2 insured that the product was tested for LSPI prevention in today's smaller turbo engines......


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Re: Another oil recommendation, 2.0 EcoBoost [Re: pbm] #5109111 05/19/19 07:31 AM
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Originally Posted by pbm
Originally Posted by ka9mnx
It says on the bottle SN+ and Dexos1 Gen2. That says a lot more than a blanket statement of "deposit fighter".


I was also under the impression that meeting d1g2 insured that the product was tested for LSPI prevention in today's smaller turbo engines......



Lets put this in a different weigh & measure category.
There are 200 kids graduating from high school and each passes - gets their certification / diploma. Some are maximum-smart and some minimum-smart.
Are you going to buy / hire the minimum-smart guy on resume/interview (C-average) to manage your store, or the maximum-smart (A-average)? Both have identical certs for past education.

If you are using the Supertech report card, then you must have graduated with C's, not A's. You are obviously not interested in buying the better product, as advertised on the label for cleaning power. You prefer to buy the window cleaner that does not advertise or profess a clean window after application.

To each his own. Buy the less expensive, less advertised-to-work C Grade. Hope you enjoy it.
Done here. Actually done forever on this subject. I don't care if you like the subpar oils. But if you say (in the future here) that Supertech mirros Pennzoil in cleaning power, then you cheated in high school to get that C-Grade. You deserved an F-Grade.

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19 Hyundai SantaFe 2.4GDI Valv Syn 5w30 / NAPA O/E filter / 6oz Liqui-Moly Treatment
20 Kia Soul X-Line 2.0 non-turbo / Factory-fill oil / filter
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Re: Another oil recommendation, 2.0 EcoBoost [Re: KoolG6] #5109189 05/19/19 09:24 AM
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What?


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Re: Another oil recommendation, 2.0 EcoBoost [Re: KoolG6] #5109192 05/19/19 09:30 AM
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I guess that’s goodbye then.

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Re: Another oil recommendation, 2.0 EcoBoost [Re: KoolG6] #5109409 05/19/19 02:55 PM
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Originally Posted by KoolG6
Well I want to thank the guys got the recommendation I got for the wife's Rogue, should last many long miles on the Mobil 1

Now my car needs one... I'm running a 2016 2.0 EcoBoost AWD Fusion... 75,000kms on it. Lots of short trips with some longer ones every week or so... I drive harder then the wife drives her rogue as well lol
Only put 15,000 kms on it last 15 months as well, I'm 3 minutes from work so there is the short trips. Last 3 to 4 Oil changes I was running PUP 5w30 but hearing it's not the best for lspi I want to try something better.

What would you guys recommend?

LOL Stick with the PUP, just wasting money paying for more expensive oil.

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