Is Mobil 1 better than Schaeffer's Full Synthetic 5W-30 Motor Oil? Let's find out!

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  • Published on: 22 April 2019
  • Both Mobil 1 and Schaeffer's have been in business for over 100 years, but which brand makes the best SAE 5W-30 full synthetic motor oil? Let's find out! I purchased Mobil 1 and Schaeffer's Synthetic oils using my own money. I am not sponsored by Schaeffer's or Mobil 1 or by any product manufacturer. 100% of Project Farm videos are ideas that come from those leaving comments. So, thank you very much for requesting this video! In the previous episodes, Amsoil won over Royal Purple, Amazon won over Liqui Moli, and Red Line won over Super Tech. The brands that won will advance to next round in the oil championship series.

    The testing methods outlined in this video are my own and not performed using expensive oil lab testing equipment or following the ASTM, SAE or API testing standards. The three tests outlined in the video include tests for viscosity at varying temperatures, film strength, and evaporative testing. In my opinion, the testing approaches used in this video provide consumers with valuable information on choosing the right motor oil for their specific application. Hope you enjoy the video and thank you very much for supporting the channel by watching the commercials and through Patreon support. https://www.patreon.com/projectfarm

    This video is only for entertainment purposes. If you rely on the information portrayed in this video, you assume the responsibility for the results. Project Farm LLC
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COMMENTS: 40

  • Muhammad Syahmi Nazran

    Can u make a comparison shell oil and also motul oil.... tqvm sir and have a good day

  • D Em
    D Em   1 days ago

    Your video is worthless. Some of your tests give an appearance of having scientific value, but in actuality, they’re severely flawed. Your video doesn’t show if one oil is any better than another.

  • Tim Hunter
    Tim Hunter   1 days ago

    do you have a test comparing schaeffers grease to other manufactures grease

  • Anonymike
    Anonymike   2 days ago

    I never got to do my great oil experiment because: I was going to use a product called SMB 10W-30 @ $1a pint from the local dollar store in my 2001 4cyl Toyota Camry Solara w/135K miles. Before I could try it, they started selling a new brand. I was able to verify the source for SMB. Their new brand is also stated as 10W-30 SN but I couldn't verify the source for it, so I had to drop out.The 2001 Toyota Camry Solara is gone but with the insurance settlement (it was the other guy) I bought a 1996 Nissan Sentra GXE w/141K real cheap. It also can use 10W-30, and I would try SMB if it was still available.People don't understand us. We buy the cars and trucks they throw away, clean a few things, get a few parts from the self-service wrecking yard and drive them another 150,000 miles. We always fix the mechanical before we start in on the cosmetic. My Sentra needed drive axles. I got rebuilts from discontinued lines at two different parts stores $55 for both. Fixed the brake lights with a 30 cent nylon bolt. Got a heater control box with cables from the self-service wrecking yard for $15. So it goes.

  • Anonymike
    Anonymike   2 days ago

    Schaeffer's Oil: It isn't easy being green.

  • beebo
    beebo   2 days ago

    Next time you go flying on holiday, look at the brand of turbine oil thats on the side of the truck at the airport. Then ask yourself how much a turbine engine costs in $millions, then how important having the best oil might me due to safety and cost reasons. Then report back.

  • Read Zechariah 12:10

    Synthetic oil has always been reputed to make head gaskets and other gaskets leak. I wonder if you could test whether this is true or not as compared with conventional motor oil. Also, is a higher viscosity oil less likely to cause gaskets to leak still than a lower viscosity oil?

  • Paul Rose
    Paul Rose   5 days ago

    I have been a gear head for most of my life, built many a car and motorcycle for over 50 years and I have never heard of Schaeffer oiland nobody I know has ever heard of this brand either !

  • sito5 sito5
    sito5 sito5   5 days ago

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  • François Parent
    François Parent   6 days ago

    I use Castrol or Motul. My car doesn't known the difference.

  • James Koralewski
    James Koralewski   6 days ago

    Check your facts. Mobil 1 has been selling oil since the early seventies. I bought some of their first oil developed and sold by them. Before Mobil 1 was Amsoil. It was also available in the early seventies but before Mobil 1. It was invented by an Air Force jet pilot who wondered if they use synthetic oil on my jet, why can't we make some synthetic for a passenger car?

  • Oby-1
    Oby-1   6 days ago

    I hope you have good air evacuation when cooking the oil. The vapors coming off of those flasks looks like they could be pretty bad.

  • Steelers1thegame
    Steelers1thegame   6 days ago

    Would love to see Amsoil Signature Series vs Schaeffer's Supreme 9000. Thanks for the great videos!

  • 5feetgoaround fullflapsC150

    -Exxon Mobil are run by millionaries liars and crooks. Exxon Mobil were one of the main SPONSORS AND WAR PROFITEERS of the abusive and bloody USA Iraq Invasion that caused the Bush/Cheney Great Recession. They lied and robbed you, USA idiot taxpayer. Only crooksuckers support crooks

  • Marshall Mooberry
    Marshall Mooberry   1 weeks ago

    Do a video on best dish liquid. We use dish liquid to clean sprayers equipment and much more. I think this would be very interesting

  • Zackary Macik
    Zackary Macik   1 weeks ago

    I love all the continuing oil test, but would be super interesting to see how a "bio based oil" does against these good synthetics. LIke the Bio-SynXtra etc.

  • nathan ridgway
    nathan ridgway   1 weeks ago

    I in joy watching your videos and I put confidence in them

  • tiredrummertube
    tiredrummertube   1 weeks ago

    Wow; now I've got to watch the whole "series" ! THX for the upload PF

  • LegacyAftermath
    LegacyAftermath   1 weeks ago

    Can you rank all the oils you've tested? Is it possible?

  • TheMrgoodtool
    TheMrgoodtool   2 weeks ago

    This guy's impartiality is impressive! The videos get my thumbs up!

  • Justice League
    Justice League   2 weeks ago

    performe a hot oil flow test (avg. engine temp.), please. Ed

  • Unforgiven118
    Unforgiven118   2 weeks ago

    I think I'd be cool to compare the different types of mobil 1 (advance fuel economy, EP, AP)

  • Felix L
    Felix L   2 weeks ago

    Thank for your informative effort... i would like to suggest your could test Bardahl product since they promoting no oil run test across as seen on youtube.Tq

  • dylan
    dylan   2 weeks ago

    Been using Shaeffers in all my vehicles drag cars to tow rigs. I've never had any issues out of any of them . it's a great product

  • Ray Miller
    Ray Miller   2 weeks ago

    How about Schaeffer's vs Ames oil?

  • Robert McCabe
    Robert McCabe   2 weeks ago

    your videos and advice are great keep up theses videos

  • Leonel RIco
    Leonel RIco   2 weeks ago

    I’d love to see Torco TR-1R compete against your champ or my Favorites AMS oil, Motul, Lubri Moly, Redline and Royal Purple in 15w-50.... I run these in my Built, Boosted BMW ///M motors S54, S65, S85, S63.....

  • Christopher Browne
    Christopher Browne   2 weeks ago

    Maybe the Shaeffer's company was making beer back in 1839 but I doubt it was making motor oil, as the automobile wasn't invented until around 1885. I've had Shaeffer's beer before some friend of mine was broke and couldn't afford anything else and no it wasn't very good beer lol