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#587138 - 11/07/04 01:09 AM Motorcraft 15w-40- 9,000 miles
buster Offline


Registered: 11/16/02
Posts: 30222
Loc: NJ
Found this in the Ford truck forum. Don't think it's been posted here (hope not). Very impressive report. Motorcraft makes one **** of an oil.


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The verdict is in, I can keep driving my truck without worry the engine is going to prematurely grenade. The oil held up very well, as can be seen in the results. There was very little viscosity breakdown, and all the element levels were well within limits.

Vehicle: 1999 F350 4x4
Engine: 7.3 litre diesel
Oil: Motorcraft 15w-40
Mileage: 135,200
Mileage on oil: 9,000

Results are as follows:

(in parts per million)
Aluminum: 6
Chromium: 6
Copper: 9
Iron: 23
Lead: 6
Tin: 2
Silicon: 12
Potassium: <2
Sodium: <2
Moly: 2

Other properties:
Water: <0.1%
Oxidation: 2.7 units
Viscosity @ 100F: 14.5
Glycol: Not detected
Fuel: <2.0%
TBN: 8.0
Nitration: N/A
Soot: 1.0


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#587139 - 11/07/04 01:31 AM Re: Motorcraft 15w-40- 9,000 miles
berge Offline


Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 499
Loc: toronto
shouldn't this be in the diesel UOA section?

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#587140 - 11/07/04 03:18 AM Re: Motorcraft 15w-40- 9,000 miles
rugerman1 Offline


Registered: 07/26/02
Posts: 1871
Loc: .
moved

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#587141 - 11/07/04 04:54 AM Re: Motorcraft 15w-40- 9,000 miles
Steve S Offline


Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 18449
Loc: East of IGO
The hdeo's are made for extended oil change intervals .

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