Click here' and select the option for Solved and save. I can't tell you whether I had excessive wear or not, but I sure did enjoy my car and many aspects thereof without worrying that my car is dying. Personally, I wouldn't push this oil past 3K miles unless I was doing only low-speed driving where oil temps never got above 220 deg F. Mileage based on normal driving conditions. It is simply a dino-based oil with a certain percentage of ester oil and other secret additives. They are usually a mix of different hydrocarbon chains with little or no uniformity. Mileage based on normal driving conditions.
This is a subreddit for asking Mechanical questions pertaining to vehicles, engines, etc. Which oil for your Nissan Nissan engine oil There are a full range of Mobil branded engine oils suitable for the different ranges of Nissan cars, including oils suitable for gasoline engines and oils suitable for hybrid engines. Those who continually cause issue will be removed 2a One Incident per Thread. Weird how Nissan recommends an oil change at every 3750 even if it really is a synthetic. .
All posts without this information may be subject to being removed. What turned me off to Royal Purple were several poor used oil analysis reports I reviewed, and the fact that they did not say on their website what type of basestock they used. We are more than happy to help you figure out why a shop wants to charge you for a repair, and we will tell you if it is unusually high. I was pretty sure it wasn't a synthetic. The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has established a website to provide the public with information on chemicals, products and locations often associated with Proposition 65 warnings.
Due to the amount that the mineral oil had been chemically changed, the judge decided in Castrol's favor. By definition they are considered a synthesized material and can be used in the production of synthetic and semi-synthetic lubricants. The advantage of ester based oil is that it has a very stable molecular structure , provides good solvency to keep the oil passageways clean, and works very well in very cold or very hot conditions. Answer: We have not been able to get much information on the Nissan Ester Oil but our analysis indicates that it is part or full synthetic oil. G37 wrote:So stay away from nissan ester oil? In conclusion: Before you go to your repair shop to change your oil, make sure that they are going to put the right oil in your engine. Not finding the answer you want? Big Hype that has since failed.
I primarly was looking at Royal Purple and Redline. Contributing posters are people who regularly post worthwhile advice. I have been curious to try Eneos but is even more expensive than the Royal Purple. Please report bad advice to the mod team. Although not chemically engineered, they offer improved performance in a wide range of areas as well as good molecular uniformity and stability.
Oils which do not have the specified quality label should not be used as they could cause engine damage. Many synthetic oils, including Mobil 1, contain a variety of synthetic fluids, and usually this includes esters. We share the same passion as you! Peace and prosperity in 2012! Those who demonstrate they cannot follow the rules will be warned and posts removed. These differences contribute to differences in performance. Batman, We really appreaciate your research. While this is true, the type synthetic oil you use is what is important. You really don't want to go 7500 on a cheap oil filter, buy a quality one from Nissan or and aftermarket like Mobile one.
My research indicated to me that Redline was and still is a very good oil, but I was somewhat concerned that its basestock was Group V, an ester basestock, and I'd read a few bad reports on the ester's effects on seals in the Corvette transmission. However, please observe rule 1 when asking for a second opinion. So rat and doctor may converse together. As suggested, there will be a Nissan help line which can explain the spec. However, you should contact the Nissan engineers and let them know their specs are incorrect or at least that dino oil should not be used on a sports car.
We allow links, pictures, video, or audio file to help diagnose your problem. Signature series which is designed for 1yr or 25k miles. Only give advice on something you believe to be true. Batman, We really appreaciate your research. How many miles will you put on the car in the three months? Remember the golden rule: If you have nothing nice to say, don't say anything at all.
Visiting their website regularly will help you learn about these chemicals and how you can reduce your exposure to them. Keeping 15 quarts cool aint easy! If I change my oil every three months is conventional oil ok? I don't understand how a company like Mobil 1 can't determine that. If you didn't get an answer the first time, or you don't like the answer you got that does not mean you post it again. I primarly was looking at Royal Purple and Redline. NissanRaceShop was created to fill the void that Nissan Dealerships were lacking. Nissan also has this information in their service and warranty information booklet I believe.
The official name of Proposition 65 is the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. Material may not be copied or reprinted without written permission. Don't push it that far, 7500 is reasonable. Pennzoil Platinum 5w30 that the dealer puts in. Typically ester oils are used in passenger car air-conditioning compressors, refrigerators and other industrial applications. I used Eneos synthetic during my 240sx days. What I discovered, is that oils, both dino and synthetic, are vastly different, in both their basestock and their additives.