Good for worn engines
I put this in my dad's 03 Camry at 375k km. Naturally going for a thicker oil at this period. The engine definitely felt more comfortable with this than the semi-synthetic or mineral oils he had been using of similar grades. I would recommend this oil for worn engines (e.g. over 300k km) which can take it. If unsure then you should consult your mechanic or tech service at Nulon.
Smooth and quiet.
I have been using Nulon Street and Track in my VT Commodore for the past 130,000kms, the V6 loves it. It seems to seriously reduce engine friction, which reduces engine noise, the engine also runs smooth and revs cleanly out to redline. You can feel the differece. I wont use anything else.
ONLY OIL I USE
After being involved in auto sport for many years and am in the Auto parts industry I've got a fair idea of what works and what doesn't. Have been using high tech fast flowing in my Hilux 4litre and won't go back to anything else. Use the 15w50 street and track in my street legal drifter, 1JZGTE VVTI single turbo (aftermarket capable of 25psi, drive it to and from track), HAVE HAD NO PROBLEMS WITH SLUDGE, high temp viscosity taper or deposits on turbo shaft. I've used oils that have cost $165aud for 3litres and will never do it again, the money I save on oil goes toward tires to shred!
simple, does what it's suppose to! and the price is realistic.
An oil that is worth to give a go
i have being using this oil in my car for a good few changes (6)
fter i replaced my broken head gasket and i seem to use very little oil but here a knocking sound on cold start ups for the first 5+ secs which did not happen with the previous 15W50 brand
I seem to use alot more petrol as well and the oil after 8,000ks seems to be like slug but on long trips the car does great it sounds alot smoother then in the previous oil i used the revs are alot lower on idle for the price they offer it for its fare
there not A ++ great by any means...
Questions & Answers
Can this oil be used in a motorcycle ?
I would be very careful using this oil in a motorbike as most have a wet clutch and gearbox which runs in the same oil as the motor, can cause clutch slip and gearbox problems. Use only a recommended oil for bikes like Motul or similar synthetics for bikes ONLY!!
Today I had a discussion with a specialising BMW motorbike mechanic about this oil and his recommendation was this particular oil. Any oil, other than some treated with friction modifiers, generally 0W30 or 10W30 types, can be used as they do not affect the clutch. One thing to be mindful of 15W50 oils is they are thick at cold start up and this particular Nulon oil has a high cSt value at 40C. Most Japanese bikes require a 10W30 or 10W40 as their engines have close internal engine tolerances. My BMW requires 15W50 but once hot still sounds like a can of nuts & bolts being shaken, even with 50 weight oil.
I would not use this in a late model Japanese bike unless recommended by the manufacturer.
Older/high KM engines should be OK.
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