Hmm, so just to clarify, you are concerned that the XSP may become thinner over time, or even from the get go with its lower pour temp? Jul 11, 2020 #5 I've only seen the Delo 5W-30 XSP on Amazon. But I need 4.5 qts for an oil change, and another 1/2 - 1 qt. Reactions: ... Delo 400 XSP 5w-40 Synthetic is a multi vehicle oil ie; CK4/SN, and is not recommended for Ford diesels due to low ZDDP IAW the SN API. But I need 4.5 qts for an oil change, and another 1/2 - 1 qt. The new CK-4 version is Delo 400 XSP. Delo 400 XSP 5W-40 is a full synthetic meeting API CK-4. View on Vehicle Save up to 15% (up to $24) *Was from $157.49. Rotella T6 5W-40 2. Since the xsp has been around for a while now, I wonder if anyone has found any advantages over the T6? Shell Rotella T6 Full Synthetic 5W-40 Diesel Engine Oil (1-Gallon, Single Pack, New Packaging) Delo 39146 400 XSP SAE 5W-40 Synthetic Motor Oil - 1 Gallon Jug. Jump to Latest Follow 21 - 38 of 38 Posts. Delo 400 + Rotella-T are pretty much the same @ ~$12-14/gal. Rotella. Shell Rotella T5 Synthetic Blend 10W-30 Engine Oil 2.5-Gallon (Smyrna, GA) $30 Mobil 1 Turbo Diesel Truck Full Synthetic Motor Oil 5W-40, 1 Gal (Lynnfield) $18 3 Gallons Chevron Delo 400 XSP Synthetic 5W40 Diesel Engine Motor Oil (NE Greensboro / Summerfield) $35 It is formulated using the most advanced additive technology available to provide outstanding protection. ... Chevron was one of the last to provide both Delo 400 with the higher levels of ZDDP and Delo 400LE (Low Emission) with the newer lower standards. I get a measured and constant 1 mpg more per tank, smoother low speed acceleration and reduced idle noise in my 300D. Shell Rotella T6 5W-40 10.6 to 6.4 (-39.6%) AMSOIL Premium 5W-40 10.4 to 8.8 (-15.6%) An engine oil’s “TBN” (total base number) is the measurement of its reserve alkalinity. 2019 White Audi Q5 - 8k View unanswered posts | View active topics. 90 reviews. And if so was the oil pressure any lower with it vs. 15w/40. He claims his customers that follow his advice do not have the issue. Due to the VW Jetta, I use the Castrol Edge 5w-40 in all my diesels. I take oil samples at 10,000 miles, which look very good, and change the oil at 30,000 miles, which is twice the OEM recommended drain interval of 15,000 miles. The Delo 400 LE 5w40 is a very good oil. Available April 2017. More (Expensive) Boutique Oils: Amsoil 5W-40 1. Apparently the xsp should have better deposit control with the SN rating. Delo® 400 XSP SAE 5W-40 (Synthetic) with ISOSYN® Advanced Technology is a mixed-fleet engine oil recommended for naturally aspirated and turbocharged four-stroke diesel engines and four-stroke gasoline engines in which the API CK-4 or API SN service categories and SAE 5W-40 viscosity grades are recommended. Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 36 guests. OilReport99. Do we need to send in a priest? It also costs a few dollars less than Rotella T6. So in my current situation that's 2 gallons of T6 or Delo 400 or 1 gallon of TDT (to go with the leftover quart+ I already have). 1974 F100 RC 351W/C4 1978 F250 Super Cab 400/C6 2015 F250 PSD CC KR 408/6R140 Seemed to be just as good as T6. I use Liqui Moly MOS2 15W40 ( as a former Rotella user for many years). That's right. Ah, another oil thread. Delo 400 ZFA SAE 10W-30 API FA-4 . You're right, the difference is so minute it's hair splitting. Delo® 400 LE Synthetic SAE 5W-40 is a 100% synthetic engine oil which exceeds industry and engine manufacturers’ performance requirements. Cats have existed for a few decades now without much change in design, this might be a new unintended consequence for the change in ratings. . Shell also does not recommend T6 with autos that have catalytic converters, as the phosphorus eats them. Improved Wear Performance. Watch Queue Queue Valvoline Premium Blue Extreme 5W-40 4. I was under the impression that with turbo'd engines, the more critical bearing was the turbo not the other engine bearings (not that the engine bearings are not important, just that they do not see the extremes of the turbo bearings). TBN Loss After 400 Hours. Project farms did a test against delo and rotella 5w-40 It also costs a few dollars less than Rotella T6. for topping up throughout the OCI. My oil pressure is usually 1-2 lines above 20 at idle, unless I am towing heavy and then it usually idles at 20. M1 TDT 5W-40 or Delvac 1 5W-40 3. In the tech data sheets I’ve found on it, it says “XSP is fully compatible with previous engine models, and previous API oil service categories”. Delo 400 SP SAE 0W-30 API CK-4. I read it has a 19 degree lower pour temp, which might be nice for colder starts? amsoil. Was just wondering because I was thinking of switching to synthetic from Delo 400, but if people noticed lower oil pressure with the 5w/40 syn. Both rated CK4, so rated the same? Hot Shots Secret (Green or Blue) Diamond 5W-40 2. FWIW. Better Fuel Economy. Design by: PelicanParts.com | Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc. 2006 CRD - GTB2056 turbo by Dieselguy86, Eco Trans Tune, Lift Pump, Week's, HDS Tstat, Racor Filter, ARP's, OME 790's+Top Plate, JBA 2.5", JBA UCA, Moab's+265/75R16, ARB Bull Bar, 4.10's, TrueTracs, https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=cfrm, https://rotella.shell.com/en_us/media/2 ... DnEALw_wcB. At my last oil change I used Rotella T5 15w-40. As part of its product rollout, Chevron will be launching a new advisor service created to help customers select the best products for them by assessing their business needs, analyzing their current lubricant choices and developing a customized action plan specific to their needs. Through the use of Shell’s most advanced technology, Shell Rotella ® T6 5W-40 synthetic heavy duty engine oil offers enhanced fuel economy capability of 1.5%* that can save money in fuel consumption, without compromising engine protection or durability. Chevron Products Co. has unveiled its line of Delo 400 API CK-4 and FA-4 heavy duty motor oils coming Dec. 1. Rotella-T6 is ~$22/gal and Mobil1 HD Diesel Truck Synthetic is ~$26/gallon. PF's testing is fantastic, but in the real world it makes no difference. Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0. I am using it in a 2013 Freightliner Columbia with a pre-egr Detroit Series 60 12.7 engine. Delo 400 SDE SAE 15W 40 with ISOSYN Advanced Technology is a mixed fleet motor oil recommended for naturally aspirated and turbocharged four-stroke diesel engines and four-stroke gasoline engines in which the API CK-4 or SN Delo® 400 XSP-FA 5W-30. Even the Mobil-1 ESP is doing a slow disappear act. The o6 jetta tdi wants an oil that meets spec because of potential cam issues they claimed.. A good foreign local mechanic stated the change freuency is too long. Rotella T $13.79 Valvoline PB $13.99 Rotella T6 Synthetic $21.39 When the dino oil's range is within .60 of each other its personal preference I guess. Rotella T6 Synthetic Diesel Engine Oil, 18.9-L (90) 4.9 out of 5 stars. Color me old fashioned but I use Mobil Delvac 1 ESP 5W-40. Last edited: Dec 31, 2017. From $132.99. Why I use certain oil. Shop All. I didn't know that T6 had upgraded their rating to CK4, that's good to know. Haven't seen it in stores. The Delo 400 LE (CJ-4) is getting harder to find. I wanted to try Delo 400 XSP Synthetic in 5w40. Darn I was perfectly happy with my Delo 400 LE 5w-40 and I liked it better than Rotella T6 because the tamper-proof seal was .. well .. tamper proof . Think that's been Rotella the last few changes. This is very outdated and Im sure doesn't apply to current oils. Prev ... For clarity here is a VOA of Rotella T6 5W40 CJ4 vs CK4. Your engine will need a rebuild due to excessive blowby long before either of the oils tested makes a difference. Are all mentioned in this video. Shop All. I just switched, too soon to tell any difference. Of those two I'd chose 5w40 but I run the rotella t6 synthetic with 310k and no issues Pop in and say hi at the nc clubhouse NC- Olde North State Cruisers . *Compared to 15W-40 oils. Messages 972 Location FL. Product. Total QE9000 gets a lot of praise on the Bob Oil Guy site forums. It's a rare day when a top rated product is also the least expensive, but here it is. CJ4 is on the left column while CK4 is on the right column. Chevron Delo 400 XSP 5W-30 "Approved for API SN Plus" Is Chevron Delo 400 XSP 5W-30 really SN Plus? I used Rotella (was on sale $11.99) my previous change & Valvoline PB on the this change. This video is unavailable. My engine is will over 200K miles now and I should probably reduce my oil change mileage intervals anyway, so why pay more for oil. It's a rare day when a top rated product is also the least expensive, but here it is. Schaeffer Manufacturing Co. 9000-006S Supreme 9000 Full Synthetic Engine Oil 5W-40, 1 gallon. Schaeffers 9000 5W-40 3. --> Cummins Certified Oils! I'm sure Chevron (and others) have products similar to T5. I know guys with 900 fwdhp using rotella in their honda's. Chevron says it offers 20% better oil oxidation resistance, extreme cold pumpability, high temperature protection, and a … Royal Purple 5W-40 4. And Delo 400 LE is $2 cheaper than T6. Chevron is also an American company and has been better to its workers. 5W40 is great for winter starting compared to 15W40. Delo 400 XSP SAE 5W-30 API CK-4 . Total QE9000 gets a lot of praise on the Bob Oil Guy site forums. Both are lightyears ahead of what was available when the engines were designed. I wanted to try this in my GX470 since I was going to be towing this summer. Delo 400 XSP 5W-40 - Just a few that can be bought off the shelf. It has MB 229.5, BMW LL-01, VW 502/505.00 and Porsche A40. This item Delo 39146 400 XSP SAE 5W-40 Synthetic Motor Oil - 1 Gallon Jug AmazonBasics Full Synthetic Motor Oil, SN Plus, dexos1-Gen2, 5W-30, 5 Quart Rotella Shell Rotella T6 Full Synthetic 5W-40 Diesel Engine Oil (1-Gallon, Single Pack, New Packaging) Dino delo is the probably your best bet if you just want to set it and forget it, but if you live in cold or mild climates, the rotella t6 5w-40 is hard to beat as long as your truck can keep it in the crankcase and not send all out the tailpipe. Hmm, I wonder if that's the case if it's not a big deal since 0w was also recommended (foolishly IMO), but maybe the XSP will reduce wear on cold starts where most engine wear happens due to better flow rate? So in my current situation that's 2 gallons of T6 or Delo 400 or 1 gallon of TDT (to go with the leftover quart+ I already have). Schaeffer's. And Delo 400 LE is $2 cheaper than T6. 5w40 vs 15w40.Delo. I get them for $8/GL after rebate and on sale. It brings my 'don't even worry about it' temp down from 10F to 0F or a bit lower. Board index » Jeep CRD / E85 / Alternative Fuels » Liberty CRD...Love that Torque!!! Delo 400 XLE SAE 15W-40 API CK-4. In the past I've used Delo 400LE 5w-40. I think the Delo might be better for DPF-equipped diesels, but I don't understand the catalytic warning on T6. It has MB 229.5, BMW LL-01, VW 502/505.00 and Porsche A40. For the 617, whatever 5w40 is on sale when I need oil is what I grab. Watch Queue Queue. Click or tap to zoom. 20 Years ago I ran Chevron Delo 400, Mobil Delvac 1300 and Shell Rotella T 15W-40 in a 1999 Cat 3406E in a dedicated route. Rotella T6 Multi Vehicle has already vanished. Video thumbnail. I think Delo is usually cheaper. Rotella T6 Synthetic Diesel Engine Oil … 1. Delo 400 XSP 5w-40 Synthetic. for topping up throughout the OCI. My LX450 loves Rotella but I hate the smell. Total Quartz Energy 9000 5w40 is my go-to oil for old diesels. I would go to 15w/40 synthetic. Valvoline Premium Blue Extreme SAE 5W-40 Synthetic Engine Oil 1 GA In simple terms, this is an engine oil’s capacity to neutralize acids and combustion by-products. Total Quartz Energy 9000 5w40 is my go-to oil for old diesels. My GX has 174k miles and has routinely used Penzoil platinum 5w-30 Synthetic we 0 issues.