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Ester Oil
What's the Source for Synthetic Ester Oils?
Are synthetic ester oils derived from crude petroleum?
Synthetic ester oils are not derived from crude petroleum. The fluids are manufactured using a fundamental reaction of two compounds: an acid and an alcohol. Many types of acids and alcohols can be us...
Straight Answer to Whether Mobil 1 is an Ester Oil
"Many synthetic oils, including Mobil 1, contain a variety of synthetic fluids, and usually this includes esters" did not answer the question! As a new INFINITI G37 sport owner (NISSAN) we want...
Mobil 1 contains Ester.
Ester Oil and Nissan Engines
I've just purchased a Nissan 2009 370Z, which has a 3.7 liter engine that produces 332 HP @ 7500 RPM's, and has a compression ratio of 11 to 1. I've been advised by the Service Manager at Cronic Nissa...
We have not been able to get much information on the Nissan Ester Oil but our analysis indicates that it is part or full synthetic oil. Many synthetic oils, including Mobil 1, contain a variety of syn...
Is Mobil 1 ESP Formula M 5W-30 an Ester Oil?
Is Ester oil the same as Mobil 1 ESP Formula M 5W-30 synthetic motor oil? Can I buy this at retail instead of only at Nissan dealerships for my 2009 Nissan Maxima?
The lubricant recommended for this application is a 5W-30 API certified engine oil but because Nissan has preference for an Ester Oil it appears they are supportive of higher quality synthetic type pr...
What is Ester Oil?
What is ester oil and how is it different than conventional oil?
Ester oil is synthetic base oil that has been chemically synthesized. Typically ester oils are used in passenger car air conditioning compressors, refrigerators, and other industrial applications. Est...
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