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You want a UOA on 5W20 Magnetec? #5277215 11/25/19 05:08 PM
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Wife just told me her Subaru Crosstrek crossed the 60K mile mark, which means its time for an oil change. Boy, she drives around a lot!
Was thinking I might do another UOA this time on the Magnetec that is in there. I ran a 5w20 not the specified 0W20 across the Late Summer and into Fall. Since I did a UOA on Valvoline Advanced 0W20 we could have a ...

Valvoline vs.Castrol Synthetic Slamdown !

I know there are more than a couple guys with this engine, the data points may be helpful to some.

Whatcha Say Y'all?

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Re: You want a UOA on 5W20 Magnetec? [Re: ARCOgraphite] #5277225 11/25/19 05:22 PM
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Re: You want a UOA on 5W20 Magnetec? [Re: ARCOgraphite] #5277237 11/25/19 05:49 PM
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Re: You want a UOA on 5W20 Magnetec? [Re: ARCOgraphite] #5277238 11/25/19 05:56 PM
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Originally Posted by ARCOgraphite
Wife just told me her Subaru Crosstrek crossed the 60K mile mark, which means its time for an oil change. Boy, she drives around a lot!
Was thinking I might do another UOA this time on the Magnetec that is in there. I ran a 5w20 not the specified 0W20 across the Late Summer and into Fall. Since I did a UOA on Valvoline Advanced 0W20 we could have a ...

Valvoline vs.Castrol Synthetic Slamdown !

I know there are more than a couple guys with this engine, the data points may be helpful to some.

Whatcha Say Y'all?

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Re: You want a UOA on 5W20 Magnetec? [Re: ARCOgraphite] #5277422 11/25/19 09:42 PM
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Re: You want a UOA on 5W20 Magnetec? [Re: ARCOgraphite] #5277620 11/26/19 05:54 AM
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I wonder what roll the weather would play in this, wouldn't it be better to run the test at the same time of year?


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Re: You want a UOA on 5W20 Magnetec? [Re: ARCOgraphite] #5277647 11/26/19 06:57 AM
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Re: You want a UOA on 5W20 Magnetec? [Re: Duffyjr] #5277700 11/26/19 08:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Duffyjr
I wonder what roll the weather would play in this, wouldn't it be better to run the test at the same time of year?

Weather about the same. temperature arc. Last was spring through mid summer this one midsummer through fall.

The previous oil was a next tier up though...
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Re: You want a UOA on 5W20 Magnetec? [Re: ARCOgraphite] #5277718 11/26/19 08:18 AM
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Originally Posted by ARCOgraphite
Originally Posted by Duffyjr
I wonder what roll the weather would play in this, wouldn't it be better to run the test at the same time of year?

Weather about the same. temperature arc. Last was spring through mid summer this one midsummer through fall.

The previous oil was a next tier up though...
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I'm guessing the Magnetec will give similar results, I think they're the two best oils out there right now.
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Re: You want a UOA on 5W20 Magnetec? [Re: ARCOgraphite] #5277827 11/26/19 10:34 AM
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A "Showdown" based on only two uoa's?? WWF It appears some have not read Doug Hillary's uoa article. tongue2

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Valvoline Advanced Synthetic has a very good add pack as does Castrol Magnatec by the UOA reports - get your popcorn , beverage and a front row seat for the show down !


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Re: You want a UOA on 5W20 Magnetec? [Re: bluesubie] #5278094 11/26/19 03:28 PM
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Originally Posted by bluesubie
A "Showdown" based on only two uoa's?? WWF It appears some have not read Doug Hillary's uoa article. tongue2

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That's ok, we won't hold it against ya.. besides, only the cool kids do it.😉

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Originally Posted by bluesubie
A "Showdown" based on only two uoa's?? WWF It appears some have not read Doug Hillary's uoa article. tongue2

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Unforgivable.

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