Mobil 1 Truck and SUV 5w-40 vs Rotella T Synthetic

Walmart is now stocking Mobil 1 Truck and Suv Full Synthetic. I have been using Rottela Synthetic but I think I am going to switch. Any thoughts. SUV looks to be similar in chemical make to Mobil Delvac 1 which according to the info I have read is a high quality oil.

:) oh boy, here we go again.

I think it would be a great oil to use (I run it in all 3 cars now). I use M1 MX4T in the bikes though. What I know about it is that it has a good high C grading, CI-4, very low moly, and good levels of zinc and phosphorus. Let me know what you think if you try it.

What are you RED CAPPERS going to go to??

The only thing I would be concerned about a 5W40 oil is that it has a lot of viscosity index improvers. It's great for extending the temp. range of the oil, but not so good for lubrication. Plus they tend to break down leaving you with a thinner oil. 10W40 or 15W40 would be much better.

What are you RED CAPPERS going to go to??

I'm going to the new mobil 1 gold cap.

Mx4t :)

I'll be sticking with the Rotella Synthetic. Have had no problems with it but then again most of us won't see a difference anyway.

What are you RED CAPPERS going to go to??

I cornered the market on it in the SE :)

BJ's wholesale club HAD 6 qt cases for $23.00 yesterday, I figure I won't have to worry about oil for about 3yrs. :)

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