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#1971711 - 08/01/10 12:56 AM Kendall liquid Titanium not selling well??
Summerwind Offline


Registered: 05/30/10
Posts: 371
Loc: Iowa
Went to the parts store today to get some "other" oil, and saw that they had the Kendall top of the line for under $4 a quart..Isn't this selling well?? Havn't read any user reports on it.. Just curious
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#1971713 - 08/01/10 01:00 AM Re: Kendall liquid Titanium not selling well?? [Re: Summerwind]
Audi Junkie Offline


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Loc: PA
$4 sounds right for Kendall Synth. A bargain/sleeper oil if there ever was one.
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#1971716 - 08/01/10 01:02 AM Re: Kendall liquid Titanium not selling well?? [Re: Audi Junkie]
Summerwind Offline


Registered: 05/30/10
Posts: 371
Loc: Iowa
Originally Posted By: Audi Junkie
$4 sounds right for Kendall Synth. A bargain/sleeper oil if there ever was one.


Ahh, ok,. just seemed like a "low" price on it..havn't seen any UOA's on it either..that would be interesting
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#1971741 - 08/01/10 03:11 AM Re: Kendall liquid Titanium not selling well?? [Re: Summerwind]
The Critic Offline


Registered: 08/30/04
Posts: 18188
Loc: Walnut Creek, CA
I'd say almost all sales of Kendall Liquid Titanium in my area in the form of bulk sales to auto shops. Nearly all of the tire shops here use Kendall, as does the local GM dealer.

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#1971742 - 08/01/10 03:13 AM Re: Kendall liquid Titanium not selling well?? [Re: The Critic]
Summerwind Offline


Registered: 05/30/10
Posts: 371
Loc: Iowa
Originally Posted By: The Critic
I'd say almost all sales of Kendall Liquid Titanium in my area in the form of bulk sales to auto shops. Nearly all of the tire shops here use Kendall, as does the local GM dealer.


Yes, from what I know around here, most all Goodyear and Tires Plus stores utilize it as well. Too bad there isnt a UOA on this, was bored, doing some reading, and they (Kendall) make some impressive wear-reduction claims for it
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#1971743 - 08/01/10 03:25 AM Re: Kendall liquid Titanium not selling well?? [Re: Summerwind]
The Critic Offline


Registered: 08/30/04
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Loc: Walnut Creek, CA
Originally Posted By: Summerwind
Originally Posted By: The Critic
I'd say almost all sales of Kendall Liquid Titanium in my area in the form of bulk sales to auto shops. Nearly all of the tire shops here use Kendall, as does the local GM dealer.


Yes, from what I know around here, most all Goodyear and Tires Plus stores utilize it as well. Too bad there isnt a UOA on this, was bored, doing some reading, and they (Kendall) make some impressive wear-reduction claims for it

No, Goodyear signed an agreement with Ashland about two years ago. All Goodyear stores use Valvoline products.

http://www.ashland.com/press_room/news_detail.asp?s=1658

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#1971744 - 08/01/10 03:27 AM Re: Kendall liquid Titanium not selling well?? [Re: The Critic]
Summerwind Offline


Registered: 05/30/10
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Loc: Iowa
Ahh, its been a while since I've been to one :)
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#1971768 - 08/01/10 05:55 AM Re: Kendall liquid Titanium not selling well?? [Re: Summerwind]
oilchangeguy Offline


Registered: 02/22/09
Posts: 320
Loc: North Carolina
part of their problem is that most of the major parts houses and Walmarts do not carry it around here. Very hard to find without driving. I wrote Kendall and haven't gotten a reply.
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#1971794 - 08/01/10 06:22 AM Re: Kendall liquid Titanium not selling well?? [Re: oilchangeguy]
Char Baby Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 8407
Loc: Rochester NY
I haven't seen the Kendall Titanium in my area yet. If it doesn't sell well, maybe we'll all find it on the discount shelves at our local Ollies or BigLots...SCOOOOOOORRRRRRRRR!
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#1971822 - 08/01/10 07:43 AM Re: Kendall liquid Titanium not selling well?? [Re: Char Baby]
pbm Offline


Registered: 04/19/04
Posts: 5611
Loc: New York
I've seen it at Pepboys for $4.99 a quart and then it went up to $5.39 a quart. I'd guess that it's a very good oil because C-P has it's act together when it comes to motor oil.

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#1971890 - 08/01/10 09:40 AM Re: Kendall liquid Titanium not selling well?? [Re: pbm]
ottotheclown Offline


Registered: 06/21/09
Posts: 2114
Loc: new york
Having sold for almost 40 years I sometime wonder what is wrong with these oil companies the way distribution is. I would be out of business along time ago if anything like Kendall happened to the items I sold. What is wrong with these attempts to secure a foothold???? Hidden agenda????
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#1971900 - 08/01/10 09:55 AM Re: Kendall liquid Titanium not selling well?? [Re: ottotheclown]
jdog Offline


Registered: 11/09/08
Posts: 105
Loc: tx
i just wish i could find kendall as easy as other oils my titan seamed too like it but i got tired of trying too find it so i went too castrol edge

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#1971911 - 08/01/10 10:16 AM Re: Kendall liquid Titanium not selling well?? [Re: jdog]
Audi Junkie Offline


Registered: 11/03/02
Posts: 11247
Loc: PA
PepBoys has the whole line, even 5w-20 synth.
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#1971931 - 08/01/10 10:44 AM Re: Kendall liquid Titanium not selling well?? [Re: Audi Junkie]
ThirdeYe Offline


Registered: 02/23/07
Posts: 7827
Loc: Walker, MI
I've only seen it at Pep Boys, and at that price I can get other synthetics on sale for less.
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#1971942 - 08/01/10 10:54 AM Re: Kendall liquid Titanium not selling well?? [Re: Summerwind]
sangyup81 Offline


Registered: 10/24/09
Posts: 1647
Loc: Bowie, MD
Originally Posted By: Summerwind
Went to the parts store today to get some "other" oil, and saw that they had the Kendall top of the line for under $4 a quart..Isn't this selling well?? Havn't read any user reports on it.. Just curious

Kendall's top of the line synthetic is their Ultimate

http://www.conocophillipslubricants.com/...ndall+Motor+Oil

But I've never seen that one in stores so OP, you got my hopes up but then you said Liquid Titanium. shoot

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