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Base Oils

Toyota study: Better antioxidants, higher quality base oils could be important in preventing turbocharger coking

by Hank Hogan It’s like having your cake and eating it too. According to Satoshi Hirano, project manager in the engine design and engineering division of Toyota Motor Corp., popular friction modifiers that lower viscosity do not contribute to coking deposit problems potentially seen with turbocharged, downsized engines. That is good news, because both turbocharging and […]

May 3, 2016