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      12-24-2009, 01:44 PM   #1
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Oil Standards

From the folks at Lubrizol:

http://sas-origin.onstreammedia.com/.../PC/index.html

Pick a standard from the left side and the graphic shows its performance compared to other standards.

Comparing the European standards to the American API specs is eye opening.
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      12-28-2009, 05:59 PM   #2
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That is unbelievable. The best API oil from what I could see if SM and it is light years behind the BMW LongLife oils. No wonder they want you to change your oil every 3000 miles in the US.
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That's very interesting.
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If you want an eye-opener on Euro oil specs check out M-B's late oil specs and VW's 2005 505.01 spec oils compared to others including the LL-01/LL-04 specs, for wear and other performance properties vs. fuel economy. Maybe we should use M-B spec oils?
i'm too lazy. fetch us with some links!
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