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post #50 of (permalink) Old 11-27-2012
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Here is a great article, that includes facts from a lab tested & controlled environment:
Amsoil lab test results • Speed Talk

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............................................. Zinc.........Phos......Moly....Total det.........TBN

Amsoil 0W30 Sig. Series API SN..........824..........960.......161.......3564 ...........11.4
Mobil 1 5W30 API SN.......................801...........842.......1 12......1489............7.5
Mobil 1 5W30 Ext. Perf. API SN...........890..........819.......104.......1697 ............7.9
Quaker State 5W30 Ult. Dur. API SN.....877..........921.........72.......2845..... .......7.9
Valvoline 5W30 SYNPower API SN..........969..........761.........0........2628 ............7.1
Pennzoil 5W30 Ultra API SM.................806..........812........66..... ..3387..........10.3
Castol 5W30 Edge API SM....................955..........799.......149.. .....3277..........10
Castrol 5W30 Edge w/Ti API SN............818..........883.......90........181 0..........10.1
Castrol 5W20 Edge w/Ti API SN...........1042..........857......100.......1952 ...........9.5
Castrol 5W30 GTX API SM....................888..........873........0... ......2982............7.5
Royal Purple 5W30 API SN....................942..........817........0... ......2834...........7.7
Royal Purple 5W20 API SN....................964..........892.........0.. ......2875..........7.7
numbers in PPM (parts per million)

That article does a good job explaining what each chemical/additive mixture is and how it effects the engine, in an easy to understand writeup.

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