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Old 27th July 2005, 14:30   #16
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Which is the better option for my 15K old baleno:

1. Use Mobil 1 with a drain interval of 15,000 KMs ( i hope thats the recommended option).

2. Use MGA with a drain interval of 5000 kms. (i change it every 5K kms). I think they use servo or some other PSU brand.

Wudn't it be better ( i dont care abt costs) to change the desi oil 3 times in the same interval than using a phoren oil??.

Also what grades of Mobil 1 are available and how to ensure its a genuine can??.

I also read somewhere that if ur engine is used to regular oil than the change to synthetic shudnt be made???

Any comments?.
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Old 27th July 2005, 15:14   #17
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Anybody on synthetics for diesel engines..
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Old 28th July 2005, 15:57   #18
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mobil 1 can be used on diesel as well as petrol cars.

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Also what grades of Mobil 1 are available and how to ensure its a genuine can??.

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Originally Posted by from a cd containing info abt mobil 1 oils


MOBIL 1 0W-40
Give your high-tech engine the protection it
deserves. Mobil 1 0W-40 provides maximum
protection, even during extended-use driving.
- Offers outstanding protection for high-tech
multi-valve engines.
- Protects engines in situations where conventional
oils may break down.
- Meets performance specifications of major
automakers including Mercedes-Benz,
Porsche, BMW and Volkswagen.


MOBIL 1 5W-50
Even in high temperatures during extremely severe
sports-driving, Mobil 1 5W-50 brings out maximum
engine performance with superior heat stability
and anti-wear capability.
- Passed ILSAC GF-3, the fuel-efficiency standard
for engine oil.
- Longer and more effective fuel-efficiency.


MOBIL 1 5W-30
Mobil 1 5W-30 provides outstanding protection,
even during extended-use driving, coupled with
excellent fuel economy performance. The Supreme
Performance Formulation specifically engineered
for newer vehicles.
- Viscosity grade recommended by major
Japanese and US car makers for new vehicles.
- Helps keep your engine running like new.
- Offers outstanding protection for high-tech
multi-valve engines.
- Excellent high and low temperature performance.
- Exceptional cleanliness of engine parts.





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I also read somewhere that if ur engine is used to regular oil than the change to synthetic shudnt be made???


as long as its not a engine with worn parts ,u can safely use a fully synthetic oil .Usinga flush will be more helpful.
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Old 28th July 2005, 18:08   #19
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hey guys, which oil do u suggest for an accent crdi??Mobil 1 oils available for diesel engine, if so can anybody tell me the grade..??
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hey guys, which oil do u suggest for an accent crdi??Mobil 1 oils available for diesel engine, if so can anybody tell me the grade..??



Mobil 1 fully sythetic engine oil can be safely used on diesel as well as petrol engines.
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Old 28th July 2005, 22:28   #21
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Mobil Delvac for diesel engines (Using that on my Skoda 1.9TDi), im forgetting the grade will check it up tomorrow for you.
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Old 28th July 2005, 22:47   #22
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Mobil 1 fully sythetic engine oil can be safely used on diesel as well as petrol engines.

now this is what the mobil 1 dealer in mulund told me.



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Mobil Delvac 1
A fully synthetic engine oil designed to provide unsurpassed protection for commercial vehicles. Mobil Delvac 1 is for operators who push their vehicles to the extremes,or who simply want only the very best for their business.
It's a highly recommended engine oil for virtually all diesel powered commercial vehicles, especially turbo-charged units.
Mobil Delvac 1 is the winning formula for commercial operators who go for gold.
Benefits:
*Revolutionary synthetic technology that gives it the ultimate all round high and low temperature performance.
*Outstanding high temperature protection achieved during long distance driving,heavy hauling, and constant stop-start operations.
*Maximum engine output with minimum energy requirements for the most fuel efficient operation.
*Longer engine life through effective prevention of engine wear.
*Outstanding engine cleanliness that prevents oil thickening, high temperature engine deposits, sludge build up and corrosion.
*Unrivalled engine start up and lubrication for cold mornings and in all extreme conditions.
*Ultimate performance that aids total combustion resulting in the reduction of exhaust emissions making it friendlier to the environment.

In short,with Mobil Delvac 1, engines start more easily,perform better and generally feel smoother.
Mobil Delvac 1-fully synthetic oil developed to provide ultimate power and unsurpassed protection for your engine.The same energy, technology and passion that went into the development of Mobil 1 went into the development of Mobil Delvac 1 for commercial vehicles.

*Excellent engine wear protection,extending engine life.
*Unsurpassed engine cleanliness.
*Extended oil drain interval of 60,000kms.
*Provides fuel savings; reduced oil consumption.


this says that delvac is for commercial vehicles.,so please do check before you use it.


http://www.mobil.com/USA-English/Lub...elvac_Home.asp


http://www.exxonmobil.com/Siteflow/B..._BR_Delvac.asp






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Mobil 1 vs. Mobil Delvac 1 for a Gasoline Engine
I have read on the Internet that Mobil Delvac 1 oils may provide better performance in high-performance passenger-car engines than regular Mobil 1, since they meet CF-4 specs. What about using Delvac in gasoline engines, especially high-performance engines?
-- "Tribological", Richmond, VA

Answer:
Mobil 1 formulas will deliver everything you need for your gasoline engine. In fact, during development, tests are run in both gasoline and diesel engines to demonstrate the superior performance of Mobil 1. Mobil Delvac 1, which is designed for heavy-duty diesels, meets most diesel engine oil specifications, and also meets API SL certification. And because Delvac 1 operates in a different environment diesel engines run longer, generate soot and run hotter, it contains different types and amounts of additives than Mobil 1. Even so, Delvac 1 still meets API SL certification for gasoline engines, and because of its high performance, we would expect it to do a good job of protecting your gasoline engine. If you use your gasoline vehicle in "heavy-duty" service, Delvac 1 will provide many benefits compared to conventional oils. When compared to Mobil 1 performance, those benefits may not be as obvious, and in fact, Mobil 1 would be expected to outperform Delvac 1 in many gasoline applications.

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rea d this

http://www.mobil1.com/USA-English/Mo...Care_Home.aspx
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Unless used in extreme conditions, the latest hydro-cracked HDEO group-II oils like Chevron Delo 400 or group-I with strong additive package oil like Delvac Super are turning up some incredible UOA readings, surprisingly better than synthetics, also it has been observed that HDEOs cause way less cam wear. Synthetics are good for extreme conditions, mostly sub 0 weather, the OCI factor is really not recommended here in India as the driving and dusty conditions play havoc on any oil.

The best results for gas or diesel cars can be obtained by using either Delo400 or Delvac Super and a conservative oil change interval of say 5000 miles. They are also very good value being way lighter on your pocket as well. Synthetics however do wonder to your tranny and there the cost is fully justified, sadly, it is truly hard to get synthetic tranny oil here in India.
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make sure that your maruti warranty remains...I was told by teh staff that warranty is void if Engine oil is not changed at every service!!!
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What abt the flushing thing (oil?) Do oen has to flush it using taht thing?
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I have used Mobil 1 5w50 in my safari and it has made the engine feel smoother and a little towards refined. No problem till now.
Plus the car has run about 60,000kms and has been about 10,000 kms since the last oil change.
Tata says i should get my car serviced every 4000kms with normal engine oil.

Edit: Question. When should i get the next oil change??

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Old 21st May 2006, 03:36   #28
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Default Mobil1 Supersyn Grade for oil in a Baleno

Wanted to put Mobil1 Supersyn in my 10K done Baleno. Did not know which grade to put. The local Maruti Office Engineer had no idea and even went so far as to say that 'Maruti does not recommend Mobil1 Synthetic oil and that it's usage would void warranty.

Hence wrote to Maruti (asking for the correct Mobil1 grade) and got the following reply.

_________________________________


From: Ankur.Kapil@maruti.co.in <Ankur.Kapil@maruti.co.in>

Cc: contact@maruti.co.in

Subject: RE: HT20060329_0000000046 Maruti_Support Technical Query/Maruti Baleno

Dear Sir,

We recommend MGO of grade 20W50 (Shell) for all Maruti vehicles. We also recommend 10W30 IL SAC GF-2 SJ of Exxon Mobil (Non MGO).

For further details of MGO refer to Inspection and Maintenance section of your Baleno Owners manual

Warm Regards

Ankur Kapil
_________________________________

It seems that Maruti recommends Mobil1 Supersyn 10W30 . However only Mobil1 5W50 is available in the market. Even 5W40 seems to be hard to procure.

Experts here please recommend whether it's ok to use Mobil1 Supersyn 5W50 rather than the 10W30 Maruti recommends- especially, considering the non-availibilty of the latter.
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Hey, 5w50 is the best grade for the baleno.Get that.
I heard Mobil1 costs 800 bucks per litre.But, wasn't it around 550??

I'd also recommend OWS super-syn 5w50.
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Hey, 5w50 is the best grade for the baleno.Get that.
Thanks for the reply.

I am not an expert, but do you think that there might be a case of too much viscosity in 5w50 considering that 10W30 is the one Maruti seems to recommend.

I hope some other owners using Mobil1 on the Baleno can comment.

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I heard Mobil1 costs 800 bucks per litre.But, wasn't it around 550??
It's for INR 550 for 5w50 per liter from a auto parts dealer.
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