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Castrol Edge 0w40 - Subaru FA20 (Scion FR-S) - 3469km #5350290 02/14/20 09:34 PM
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Here's my yearly UOA on my FRS. I ran this oil last summer. It's a summer car that I drive every couple of days in a spirited manner. So far every report has been fine and looks to be fine again. This year I might bring the car to a race track, so we'll see how that'll effect the wear numbers!

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2016 Scion FR-S - 6MT
2020 Hyundai Tucson 2.0 GDI
Re: Castrol Edge 0w40 - Subaru FA20 (Scion FR-S) - 3469km [Re: VolkswagenFox21] #5350723 02/15/20 11:41 AM
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Changing it way too early, but sure it looks fine.

Re: Castrol Edge 0w40 - Subaru FA20 (Scion FR-S) - 3469km [Re: VolkswagenFox21] #5350726 02/15/20 11:47 AM
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Re: Castrol Edge 0w40 - Subaru FA20 (Scion FR-S) - 3469km [Re: VolkswagenFox21] #5350734 02/15/20 12:00 PM
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What gas do you use? What was you previous oil?


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Re: Castrol Edge 0w40 - Subaru FA20 (Scion FR-S) - 3469km [Re: Ded Mazai] #5351787 02/16/20 02:41 PM
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Originally Posted by wdn
Changing it way too early, but sure it looks fine.


I don't want to go longer than a year.

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What gas do you use? What was you previous oil?


I use Esso 93. The previous oil was Castrol Edge 0w30.


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2016 Scion FR-S - 6MT
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Re: Castrol Edge 0w40 - Subaru FA20 (Scion FR-S) - 3469km [Re: VolkswagenFox21] #5352190 02/16/20 09:42 PM
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Castrol 0W-30 looks a lot better. I am glad that Esso 93 did not cause any noticeable fuel dilution.


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Re: Castrol Edge 0w40 - Subaru FA20 (Scion FR-S) - 3469km [Re: VolkswagenFox21] #5395562 04/06/20 02:48 PM
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There seams to be a lot of silicone to me. I would be tempted to try a different air filter, whatever brand you have in there now is not doing a very good job.

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Originally Posted by VolkswagenFox21
The previous oil was Castrol Edge 0w30.


So the viscosity on the 0W-30 was thicker than the 0W-40 even with a 789 km longer OCI?


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Re: Castrol Edge 0w40 - Subaru FA20 (Scion FR-S) - 3469km [Re: VolkswagenFox21] #5396507 04/07/20 02:19 PM
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Surely 10.65 cSt @ 100C is out of spec for a 0W40? Virgin values for Castrol 0W40 typically 13+. Shouldn't be a problem for the engine though, that factory fill looks like 0W20.


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Re: Castrol Edge 0w40 - Subaru FA20 (Scion FR-S) - 3469km [Re: NuttCase] #5402603 04/14/20 03:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Danr42
There seams to be a lot of silicone to me. I would be tempted to try a different air filter, whatever brand you have in there now is not doing a very good job.


I'm using the stock Denso filter. I change them every year or two. High silicone numbers seem to be normal from these engines. Takes a long time to "wash out." Just replaced it with a new one.


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Originally Posted by VolkswagenFox21
The previous oil was Castrol Edge 0w30.


So the viscosity on the 0W-30 was thicker than the 0W-40 even with a 789 km longer OCI?

Originally Posted by NuttCase
Surely 10.65 cSt @ 100C is out of spec for a 0W40? Virgin values for Castrol 0W40 typically 13+. Shouldn't be a problem for the engine though, that factory fill looks like 0W20.


I didn't even look at that number since the OCI is so short, but it does look like it sheared down into 30w territory. The car was stuck idling in traffic a lot more so maybe that's the reason? I'm not too worried though.


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