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Hi guys!

Does anyone use Fuchs engine oil in their GT-R? The guy where I maintain my wifes' Evo X had nothing but praise for Fuchs Titan Race Pro S 10w50 so I am curious if anyone's using this oil in their GT-R?

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Fuchs are primarily a industrial lubricants manufacturer. I would use a OEM or Mobil lube given the R&D money these guys spend on lubricants. You may get away with it but why take a risk with your engine :confused:
 

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:squintdan "Mobil 1 (0W-40) (100% Synthetic) is the factory fill oil. The VR38 Engine with its plasma - sprayed bores was developed using this oil. Nissan cannot ensure proper engine operation and durability if other 0W-40 synthetic oil is used." This taken from the R35 GTR owners manual. If for some reason you want to use a different viscosity lubricant and stay within warranty on your R35 you should probably get written confirmation from Nissan and or Nissan HPC dealer. :smokin:
 

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I guess I might consider using a thicker lubricant if the engine was a bit "tired" and was using oil and my R35 was out of warranty. The lube is also meant to be black. It's as a result of the dispersant within the "add pack" keeping soot in suspension within the lube. If it didnt do this the soot would "DROP OUT" of suspension in the engine oil galleries which is the worse place for soot to build up. There's another reason for low visc oils. They release more hp due to less internal drag, enable easier cold starting and improve the fuel economy. They also lubricate better at start up.....:squintdan
 

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OPIE oils recommended I use FUCHS Titan in my 500bhp GTR32.

Maybe pose the question to them. They sell & test all types, so you should get an unbiased viewpoint.

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Thanks, I probably won't need to. I worked at a super major oil company for 20 years selling industrial / synthetic lubes and ExxonMobil were our main competitors. I'm sure the Fuchs lube works and works reasonably well in a R35. However 16 inch wheels would work on a R35 GTR too :runaway:
 

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No they wouldn't, you couldn't get them to fit over the brakes:D:lamer:

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Exactly so why use a 10w 50 in a car engine designed for a specific 0w 40. If I take an angle grinder and a gas axe to the discs and the caliper do you think I can get the 16 inch wheels on ? :chuckle:
 

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I worked in technical sales for a major lubricant company for 18 years.... I also know some of the senior managers at Fuchs UK when they worked for the major i worked for and aftewards. I also competed heavily against Silkolean lubricants in the truck and bus market when it was in Belper and also Fuchs lubricants Stoke when it dominated the coal mining industry in the uk, it was called Century in those early days, before and after the take over in the general industrial and the heavy duty diesel market. I also know that most OEM manufacturers go into technical partnerships with lube companies to develop capability. That's why Nissan warranty is supported on its plasma prayed bores by a certain manufacturer. And nope it wasn't Mobil I worked for either.
 

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Oh forgot to mention .... Silkolean was shut and moved to Century when Fuchs bought both companies. If they know a thing or two about lubes.... It will be coming from Fuchs in Germany
 
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