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#1904560 - 05/27/10 11:29 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5W-40 Euro [Re: Big Dave]
Big Dave Offline


Registered: 05/28/04
Posts: 178
Loc: Indiana
I just got off the phone with Pennzoil. Even they could not help. Just gave me the name of the nearest Pennzoil retailer and of course I call them knowing what the answer is going to be...nope don't have it in our system.

David
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#1904587 - 05/27/10 11:49 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5W-40 Euro [Re: Big Dave]
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Originally Posted By: Big Dave
I just got off the phone with Pennzoil. Even they could not help. Just gave me the name of the nearest Pennzoil retailer and of course I call them knowing what the answer is going to be...nope don't have it in our system.

David

Yup. Been there, done that.
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#1904698 - 05/27/10 01:36 PM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5W-40 Euro [Re: Quattro Pete]
addyguy Offline


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Loc: Canada
That is so insane!
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#1904759 - 05/27/10 02:56 PM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5W-40 Euro [Re: addyguy]
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Registered: 07/16/05
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#1904782 - 05/27/10 03:16 PM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5W-40 Euro [Re: Trajan]
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That's PP not PU.
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#1904811 - 05/27/10 03:48 PM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5W-40 Euro [Re: BobFout]
Johnny Offline


Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 14013
Loc: Retired | Wausau, WI
Since it is the European Formula it's probably pretty close to the same. If you want to try a Pennzoil European ACEA approved oil, this one would be a good one to use.

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#1904829 - 05/27/10 04:03 PM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5W-40 Euro [Re: Johnny]
Trajan Offline


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15. Will Pennzoil Ultra™ Euro 5W-40 replace the Pennzoil Platinum® Euro 5W-40? When will we see the Pennzoil Ultra™ 5W-40 in stores?

In the near future we will only have Pennzoil Ultra™ Euro 5W-40. We are working with our retail customers to make these vis-grades available.
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#1904873 - 05/27/10 04:31 PM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5W-40 Euro [Re: Trajan]
Quattro Pete Offline


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The FAQ that this info came from is what, 3 months old now?

According to SOPUS, PUE 5w-40 already exists. But according to their distributors and retailers, it does not. :)
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#1905333 - 05/27/10 11:26 PM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5W-40 Euro [Re: Quattro Pete]
Trajan Offline


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Only the Shadow knows......
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#1905793 - 05/28/10 11:40 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5W-40 Euro [Re: Trajan]
HondaMan Offline


Registered: 04/06/05
Posts: 671
Loc: Texas
I can acquire this oil for re-sell, as well as QS 5w-40 Euro.

I used to re-sell alot of BMW 5w-30 oil as well through my old garage.

I was marking up the oil .50 cents per bottle. Problem was the shipping which no one wanted to pay regardless of the fact that I was not marking up the shipping 1 cent.

If there strong interest, PM me.

BTW.. that QS version, they sell the heck out of that at the disti level because believe it or not, many quick lube places do pay attention to specs.



Edited by HondaMan (05/28/10 11:46 AM)

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#1906395 - 05/28/10 11:00 PM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5W-40 Euro [Re: Big Dave]
slammin240tic Offline


Registered: 01/19/09
Posts: 49
Loc: saint.petersburg florida
I cant find PU 5w-40 anywhere. I want to try ultra but it's too thin for my app. Im sticking with mobil 1 I guess....

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#1909256 - 06/01/10 06:34 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5W-40 Euro [Re: slammin240tic]
Big Dave Offline


Registered: 05/28/04
Posts: 178
Loc: Indiana
I just got an email from the oilstore. They said that they just got a shipment of PU 5W-40 in and will let me know pricing as soon as they get into their system. Should be interesting to see what $$$ is.

David
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#1914264 - 06/05/10 07:00 PM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5W-40 Euro [Re: Johnny]
fdcg27 Offline


Registered: 09/25/09
Posts: 10335
Loc: OH
Why doesn't SOPUS make the Euro compatible stuff more widely available?
You can find Syntec 5W-40 pretty easily.
M1 0W-40 is everywhere, as is M1 5W-40 TDT.
GC is readily available on the shelf at AZ or PB, and almost anyone else who carries Castrol can order it for you.
The only SOPUS 5W-40 you can find on the shelf is Rotella.
Why?
You can't really blame the retailers, if they can't even order it.
What is SOPUS thinking?
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#1914279 - 06/05/10 07:17 PM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5W-40 Euro [Re: BobFout]
sprintman Offline


Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 11006
Loc: Canberra ACT Australia
No more Pennzoil at all in Australia and outside the U.S according to this.

http://www.pennzoil.com.au/

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#1914645 - 06/06/10 07:45 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5W-40 Euro [Re: Big Dave]
Big Dave Offline


Registered: 05/28/04
Posts: 178
Loc: Indiana
Just stopped at a Pennzoil Quick Lube Center. Inquired about PU 5W-40. Nope...don't have in stock but let me check my list, again don't even show on the list!

What the heck is Pennzoil up to?

David
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