ILSAC GF-5 API SN Resource Conserving
Using Biosynthetic Base Oils allows formulators the ability to create superior performing passenger car motor oils that meet and exceed the toughest industry standards.
Field Trial Details
•150,000 mile (241,402 km) taxi cab field trial under severe stop and go conditions in Las Vegas, Nevada USA
•First 100,000 miles (160,934 km) ≈ 84% estolide with additives
•Last 50,000 miles (80,467 km) ≈ 42% estolides, 42% Group III, and additives
•Reference Oil – Quality GF 5 oil
•Typical drain interval 7,500 to 10,000 miles
•Vehicle – Taxi Cab, Chevy Impala, 3.5 liter V6
•As seen below, after 150,000 mile (241,402 km) under severe stop and go conditions in Las Vegas, Nevada, Engines run on estolide-based formulations had far less varnish.