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    30k Used Oil Analysis

    I've been curious about getting a UOA from Blackstone for a while, and since I'm nearing a milestone on the car, I figured it's about time. I've been running Pennzoil Ultra Platinum 0w20 with Bosch Distance Plus filters (D3323) since the first oil change, starting at a 3k interval during break-in, then out to 5k.

    I haven't been able to find a virgin oil analysis for 0w20, but I did find one for 5w20:
    https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ub...latinum_5w20_V

    The sample has been mailed in, so I'll report back with the results once I get them in!


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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage DE 1.2 manual: 49.2 mpg (US) ... 20.9 km/L ... 4.8 L/100 km ... 59.1 mpg (Imp)


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    Cool. Could be interesting.
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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage SE 1.2 automatic: 45.3 mpg (US) ... 19.3 km/L ... 5.2 L/100 km ... 54.5 mpg (Imp)


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    Bump. Look forward to what the results say.

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    Results came in fairly quickly! Looks like the oil/filter combination is doing a great job at keeping the wear low. I was a bit concerned over such a low oil capacity being stretched out to 7k, but it looks like I can save a bit of money and stretch out my intervals, or go ahead and open up the throttle more once in a while!

    Definitely interesting, I'll send them another sample later on down the road.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage DE 1.2 manual: 49.2 mpg (US) ... 20.9 km/L ... 4.8 L/100 km ... 59.1 mpg (Imp)


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    Excellent report - thanks for sharing it.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2014 Mirage base ES 1.2 manual: 54.0 mpg (US) ... 23.0 km/L ... 4.4 L/100 km ... 64.9 mpg (Imp)


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    Here are my last 3 reports next to yours. I am also doing 5K intervals, but I'm using Mobil-1 5W30 "Extended Performance" oil and Mobil-1 filter. Our TBN numbers are very close.

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 manual: 51.2 mpg (US) ... 21.8 km/L ... 4.6 L/100 km ... 61.5 mpg (Imp)


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