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What are you gonna do about that hotdog/ bun ratio?
Well, I assume the Rotella may go back to that original deal, by then I'll be ready for the final 4 jugs :)
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So I ended up with:

115 QTs of 0W-20
80 QTs of 5W-30

I am mixing it 60/40 and that nets me 38 OCs @ 5K per OC or a little over 200K on the clock when I run out.

I sent a sample of the virgin mix for a VOA to see how close the viscosity is to what the calculator said it would be and will post the results here.

I also just completed my first 5K OC and sent a sample for a UOA.
Well you should be "King Rotella" since you started this thread :)
I only have 70 qts total, I'm just a poser :)
 
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@DanW - here is the VOA of my "mix" of 0W-20 and 5W-30 (60/40). One thing that I found interesting is the TBN. My 5K run had the TBN at 2.68 (down from 6.44). My viscosity also sheared a bit from 9.6 to 8.7, meaning it started as a light xW-30 and ended as a heavy xW-20. There was 3-4K RPM sprints for miles during the 5,500 mile road trip where the 3.6L would downshift to 6 or 5 to maintain the 75+ MPH speed in headwinds and mountains. Despite that, the wear metals were good as was the gas mileage.

All in all I am happy with RGT (heck, I better be--200K worth in the stash).

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@DanW - here is the VOA of my "mix" of 0W-20 and 5W-30 (60/40). One thing that I found interesting is the TBN. My 5K run had the TBN at 2.68 (down from 6.44). My viscosity also sheared a bit from 9.6 to 8.7, meaning it started as a light xW-30 and ended as a heavy xW-20. There was 3-4K RPM sprints for miles during the 5,500 mile road trip where the 3.6L would downshift to 6 or 5 to maintain the 75+ MPH speed in headwinds and mountains. Despite that, the wear metals were good as was the gas mileage.

All in all I am happy with RGT (heck, I better be--200K worth in the stash).

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Looks great! I'm at about 5600 on my RGT run and am looking forward to doing a UOA. I'm taking an overlanding run on the Appalatian Byway in NC/TN/VA starting Oct 16, so I'll change the oil just before the trip and do a UOA. I'll post it up when I get it. I'm guessing I'll have around 6500 or so miles on it, maybe a little less.
 
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Looks great! I'm at about 5600 on my RGT run and am looking forward to doing a UOA. I'm taking an overlanding run on the Appalatian Byway in NC/TN/VA starting Oct 16, so I'll change the oil just before the trip and do a UOA. I'll post it up when I get it. I'm guessing I'll have around 6500 or so miles on it, maybe a little less.
Forgot to mention the viscosity calculator was spot on--9.57 on the calculator and 9.6 on the VOA.
 
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