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Any 0w-30 oil users? #5304974 12/26/19 08:18 PM
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Kinda uncommon viscosity, but it exists. Does anyone regularly use it for their vehicle? At my Kia dealer, we ONLY use Total 0w-30 for the Kia Stinger 2.0 Turbos. The 3.3 twin turbos get any 5w-30.

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I'm running it now in my 2016 Rubicon, and plan to continue to do so.


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Re: Any 0w-30 oil users? [Re: Loobit] #5304980 12/26/19 08:28 PM
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I used to run 0W-30 in my 530i, back when GC was all the hype. Now using 0W-40 instead.


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Re: Any 0w-30 oil users? [Re: Loobit] #5304981 12/26/19 08:29 PM
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Used Mobil1 AFE 0-30 once in a Chevy Cruze in the winter. Definitely starts easier on cold days. I have read it shears into a thick 20 grade but that's bot the end of the world for most applications.

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Gonna run 0w30 once all my 20wt is out.


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Re: Any 0w-30 oil users? [Re: Loobit] #5304990 12/26/19 08:41 PM
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It’s going into my 6.0 in February.

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Re: Any 0w-30 oil users? [Re: Loobit] #5304991 12/26/19 08:41 PM
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I kinda want to try 0w-30 in a Hemi with MDS. I can readily buy the stuff at my shop haha. It should be fine since it may shear into a 5w-20, which is what these engines call for. I feel a bit more viscosity for high temperatures is necessary since the summers here in Arizona are brutal.

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Keep in mind that there are two distinct 0w30 offerings on the market smile

M1 AFE 0w30 is a thinner 30, while Castrol Edge 0w30 is a thicker Euro-style oil, closer to a 40

Re: Any 0w-30 oil users? [Re: Loobit] #5305027 12/26/19 09:13 PM
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Yup, exclusively using PP Euro LX 0w-30 in the Giulia. Might consider Ravenol FES at some point, but time will tell.


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Re: Any 0w-30 oil users? [Re: Loobit] #5305031 12/26/19 09:19 PM
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Been running M1 AFE in my Tacoma for 2 years now I think? Nothing to report, and got a great UOA on it with 10k awhile ago, said I could take it to 12k if I wanted. Not bad for vanilla M1!


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Re: Any 0w-30 oil users? [Re: Loobit] #5305070 12/26/19 10:05 PM
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Mobil 1 ESP 0W-30 in my Saturn SL2 right now...

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Originally Posted by mattwithcats
Mobil 1 ESP 0W-30 in my Saturn SL2 right now...


Interesting how there’s a 0W and a 5W version of that oil. Either one better than the other?


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In Arizona, why are you considering any 0W oil ... ? 0W oils are designed to work well in extreme COLD temperatures, like -20F and colder. Pretty sure you don't see temps like that, EVER.

Your climate was made for an old school 10w30. Adequate cold weather pump ability, with less risk of shearing down a grade.


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5W-30 Dexos in 2 GM cars .


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Originally Posted by Loobit
I kinda want to try 0w-30 in a Hemi with MDS. I can readily buy the stuff at my shop haha. It should be fine since it may shear into a 5w-20, which is what these engines call for. I feel a bit more viscosity for high temperatures is necessary since the summers here in Arizona are brutal.


As brutal as the summers are, the temps inside your engine are nearly twice as bad, every single day it reaches operating temps. Oil does not even start to behave correctly at temps that would kill you in less than half an hour. I agree with Geeman, if you are concerned your engine "needs" additional protection, a 10W30 will be better suited than a 0W30.


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