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Old 04-03-2019, 09:33 AM
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Default Blackstone oil report looks great 13 c6 z06 w/ 5w-30

So got my first oil report from blackstone (5w-30 and 2000 mile interval). Changed the oil to Mobil 1 0w-40 for the track but wanted to know if my motor was in good shape, considering some early year 2013 c6 z06 had the bearing failures at less than 5k miles. I got my car used with 5k miles and have driven ~2000 miles since buying.

It seems like my motor won't have this 2013 bearing issue. Titanium levels were low and lead. Also took the car to NJMP recently for 2 track days with codrivers and car ran extremely well and smooth in stock form. Didn't burn any oil after 2 days. Only thing noted was low viscosity of oil at high temperature and I hope switching to the 0w-40 will help resolve that.

What you guys think of oil report?



Update 4-19-19!!

Added picture of the mustang dyno done today of my stock c6 z06.



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Nice !!


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What’s the process of sending some oil to this place? How much do they need? Etc...
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This is good news now you have peace of mind and you can enjoy your car
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What’s the process of sending some oil to this place? How much do they need? Etc...
Go to the Blackstone website or just call them. They send you a 3oz container inside another container and you send both back with the completed form it comes with. Somewhere around $28.

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Originally Posted by SPDKLZ1 View Post
Go to the Blackstone website or just call them. They send you a 3oz container inside another container and you send both back with the completed form it comes with. Somewhere around $28.
easy enough, thanks
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This is good news now you have peace of mind and you can enjoy your car
Yes one less worry about the car now. The car still has stock heads so may want to sort that out sometime in near future. But the car burned zero oil even after 2 days of HPDE track events with codrivers (basically equivalent of 4 days). The motor revved flawlessly and no problems.

I heard the motor mounts are weak in these cars, and I can feel some excessive vibration when stopped and idling but the car doesn't have any vibration issues at high speed. Need to research what motor mounts people swap for tracked C6 Z06 cars.

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I too have done the Blackstone oil analysis on my ‘13 427. Oil consumption is low & the report came back ok. I do not plan to o/h the heads until something changes. I’m changing oil every 12 months as I do not track the car or drive it more than about 3k miles a year.
I’m familiar with oil analysis as it’s used in the engines & transmissions of helicopters I have flown for decades. It gives plenty of warning of impending trouble in time to service/ repair the engine before it blows up ( at least I hope so).
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Just had the car Mustang dynoed as well. What is the normal range of values for a stock c6 z06 on mustang dyno? Would further support a healthy motor analysis.

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