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Brian, I agree the 5,000 mile thing doesn't - and shouldn't apply to us.

I'd still venture to go on a limb and say that Mobil 1 is probably a better choice than a pure natural oil for a 930 that sees hard use. But there appear to be beter choices in synthetics

This is a bit telling, however:
> mobil 1's numbers are going downhill and people have
> discovered (from the material data safety sheet) that
> they have started to put in cheaper dino based ingredients
> compared to what their original formula was.. this is
> not information that marketeers can spin.. they have to
> say what the oil comprises of.

Along with:
> if you look at the HTHS specs (high temperature, high shear)
> nothing compares to redline. this is the best indicator of how
> well an oil can stand up to a high revving turbo engine.
>
> if you look at the flash point, the redline is also higher
> than just about everything else.. this is the temperature
> where the oil vaporizes.
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