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Mobil 1 Question


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  • 3 weeks later...
Thanks. Appreciate the help.

You might want to compare the data sheets in the attached zip file from Mobil's website (downloaded May 2008).

You will see that a number of key parameters (total base number, phosphorous (as ZDPP I believe), viscosities) are very similar. I can't say for sure, but someone mentioned that the diesel formulation has significantly more detergents, which could be problematic if your engine is dirty, dislodging all kinds of stuff after the initial switch.

Just out of curiosity. Why are you considering an oil that is not specifically formulated for gasoline engine use? I presume that availability of suitable oils should not be a problem and pricing will not be very far apart either.

Joost

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