[Biturbos4] Synth Oil in the 2.7t

Michael Kuriger michael at isuzu-mods.com
Mon Mar 22 17:31:16 EST 2004

I have heard the same thing.  a straight weight or a smaller range is 
better.  but then again, if you change the oil every 3000 miles the oil 
type is not important.  synthetic oil gets dirty, builds up acids, and 
breaks down just like dyno oil.


Igor Kessel wrote:

> John Koenig wrote:
>> For what it's worth, these oil ratings are not necessarily about actual
>> viscosity.  The difference between a 0W30 and a 0W40 is in the oil's
>> lubricating characteristics at higher temperatures, but this may 
>> result from
>> other factors -- a different additive package, for example.  Just 
>> thought
>> I'd throw that into the conversation.
>> John
> Folks,
> I heard from my chemist friends that it was best to use as narrow the 
> cold/hot viscosity band as possible. Allegedly the band is increased 
> by adding long molecular additives. My friends were uniformal in their 
> opinion that the less of that stuff we have in the oil the better off 
> we are. FWIW.

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