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      05-30-2011, 11:31 AM   #1
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Engine Oil Certification Testing Information

A lot of testing certifications, and terminology is usually thrown around in this section of the forum. I did some research and wanted to provide people with sources of information on specific tests, so people can better understand what certification their oil meets.

Orgaizations (e.g API, ACEA) and Manufacturer's oil testing information:

http://www.oilspecifications.org/bmw.php

Indepth look at the ACEA's(European Automobile Manufacturer's Associations) Individual Certification's required testing:

http://www.acea.be/images/uploads/pu..._LD_and_HD.pdf

Indepth look at each individual test the API (American petrolum institute) & ILSAC Perform:

http://www.swri.org/4org/d08/GasTests/home.htm

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