Mobil 1 put 1 million kilometers on a Mercedes-Benz engine then broke it down to see how the fully synthetic motor oil did in leaving minimal deposits and minimal wear on the engine, demonstrating how Mobil 1 will allow an engine to operate in like new conditions through an extended test length.
Smoke IS the Bandit with Mobil 1 -- THE BANDIT
Tony Stewart, driver of No. 14 Mobil 1/Bass Pro Chevy, and Mobil 1 -- the
Official Motor Oil of NASCAR -- have teamed up to resurrect one of the most
popular movies amongst NASCAR fans -- Smokey & the Bandit. But this time
around, "Smoke IS the Bandit!" Drawing from the inspiration of his favorite
movie, Tony "Smoke" Stewart stars in this six-part web series that will
recreate many famous scenes from the movie, and have a little fun along the
way. To view the videos, visit http://www.facebook.com/mobil1.
Mobil 1 Engine Protection Through 454,155 Miles
Kernersville, N.C. resident and former automotive mechanic Don Sawvel has
been a loyal Mobil 1 user for more than 30 years. He made an interesting
discovery when he took the valve cover off his 454,151-mile engine. Visit
the Mobil 1 Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/mobil1 to hear more
from loyal consumers.
1947 Ford engine starting after 31 years
Old Henry, our 1947 Ford, engine starting after 31 years.
For video of the car's first drive shortly after click here:
For video of the car's second drive with the old man that purchased the car
in 1959 click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2OImNZD7L6U
For later photos of the car restored and on the road click here:
Here's a recent one driving in the snow:
Here are all of the road trips he's been on since we restored him:
Monument Valley in March 2013:
Bryce Canyon in February 2013:
Milford, Utah in December 2012:
Nevada and Idaho in November 2012:
Rocky Mountain National Park in September 2012:
Yellowstone National Park in May 2012:
Death Valley in February 2012:
Pike's Peak in July 2011:
Route 66 in April 2010:
Starting the 1909 Blitzen-Benz, UNEDITED, @ Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance
The Blitzen-Benz was purpose built to do just one thing, to break speed
records (not racing), and it did repeatedly from 1909 through 1911.
(Edited version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ga2HtUHzUuw )
Its speed of 228.1km/h (141.73mph) on April 23rd, 1911, driven by Bob
Burman at Daytona Beach, stood as a record until 1919. Twice the speed of
the fastest airplane, (12 April, 1911, Alfred Leblanc @
69.442mph/111.801kph in a Blériot Blériot) and even shattering the record
speed of 210km/h set by a locomotive in 1903.
This record was not even officially broken in an airplane until 1920!
Of the six originally built, this is one of only two that exist today, and
is displayed at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany.
While the extended and nuanced effort required to start the Blitzen-Benz on
a cool coastal morning can try the patience of some viewers, its historical
significance and ground-breaking engineering brilliance still place it
amongst the greatest motor-vehicle achievements of all time, and the dozens
witnessing this effort felt it was one of the highlights of many great
moments at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2011.
Here's a great collection of vintage and modern images of the Blitzen-Benz
and other historic speed record contenders:
displacement 21500 cc / 1312.0 in³
bore 185 mm / 7.28 in
stroke 200 mm / 7.87 in
power 149.1 kw / 200 bhp @ 1600 rpm
specific output 9.3 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 137.93 bhp per tonne
Mercedes Benz Diesel EXTREME -20F Cold Start Winter W115
((Look at my new cold start video, all the bugs are fixed))
I only paid 300 dollars for it, the guy thought it had a blown engine, but
it turned out the timing on the injector pump was way off. I ended up
taking the injector pump off and putting it on the right teeth, and doing
the drip test, and etc.
► Mercedes-AMG Engine Factory
Mercedes-AMG Engine Factory - V8 engine
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Mobil Million Mile BMW 325i
Mobil1 tests synthetics on a BMW e30 325i through a rough one million
miles. Mobil drives the important point that synthetics oil and gas
additives preserve the mechanicals. The other important factor to note is
the engine chosen is of the most durable that BMW ever designed. It is not
unusual to see 400k mile m20b25 or b27 engines on the road today.