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5W40 Motor Oil Gallon

Pricing: $50.95


As specified for Audi, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Porsche and VW applications

Thicker oil film at operating temperature than a petroleum 5W40 or 10W40

Additional additive package for diesel passenger cars and trucks (API CJ-4)

Recommended for API SM/CJ-4/CI-4/CI-4 PLUS

Also recommended for ACEA A3/B4/E9

Popular in turbocharged applications


Fully-synthetic ester formula for passenger cars, light trucks, performance vehicles and marine applications
Excellent wear protection and friction reduction across a wide range of operating conditions
High detergency allows extended drain intervals and provides increased cleanliness
Improved fuel economy and ring seal for more power
Superior high temperature stability and oxidation resistance increases lubrication of hot metal compared to other synthetics
High natural viscosity index (VI) provides thicker oil film in bearings and cams
Less evaporation than other synthetics for improved efficiency and ring seal
All products are completely compatible with other conventional and synthetic motor oils


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API Service ClassSM/SG/CF/CJ-4/CI-4
Viscosity GradeSAE 5W40
Vis @ 100C, cSt15.1
Vis @ 40C, cSt94
Viscosity Index170
CCS Viscosity, Poise, @C55@-30
Pour Point, C-45
Pour Point, F-49
Flash Point, C250
Flash Point, F480
NOACK Evaporation Loss,1hr @ 482F (250C), %6
HTHS Vis, cP @150C, ASTM D4741 4.6


Additional applications:
VW 505.00/505.01/502.00/500.00
MB 229.1/229.3/229.5/228.3
Jaso DH-1
Global DHD-1
Mack E0-0 Premium Plus
Volvo VDS-4
Caterpillar ECF-3/ECF-1
Cummins CES 20081
DDC PGOS 93 K218

Since 1979, Red Line Synthetic Oil Corporation has grown to manufacture more than 100 quality products, including motor oils, gear oils, assembly lubes, fuel additives, and its popular WaterWetter cooling additive for the automotive, motorcycle, marine, and industrial markets. Based in Benicia, California, Red Line has a reputation with racers and enthusiasts alike for creating products that perform and protect better than any on the market, regardless of price.

Originally founded by president Tim Kerrigan and Peter Filice (retired) to produce lubricants for the racing industry, Red Line Oil now distributes its diverse line of products across the globe. Vice President Roy Howell brings a knowledge of available technologies and responds to technical challenges, satisfying the high demands of the performance industry. Red Line's employees are enthusiasts that stay on top of each racing and performance niche, ensuring that product recommendations allow customers make the significant performance gains.

Red Line formulates fully-synthetic oils and chemically-advanced additives using the world?s finest base stocks. Rather than cutting costs by blending in petroleum products, Red Line's motor oils and gear oils use superior ester base stocks that provide extreme stability at high temperatures and superior film strength at lower viscosities where more power can be produced.

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Shipping Information

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  • 4.0 lbs.
  • W5.0000” x H5.0000” x L5.0000”