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#2641789 - 06/01/12 12:05 AM Castrol
hr1940 Offline
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Registered: 02/13/07
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Loc: arkansas
Please welcome Castrol to our list of sponsors.

Helen

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#2641792 - 06/01/12 12:09 AM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
tenderloin Offline


Registered: 12/16/02
Posts: 6238
Loc: Huntington Beach, CA
Welcome!

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#2641796 - 06/01/12 12:12 AM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
JR Offline


Registered: 08/08/04
Posts: 1248
Loc: Michigan born but my heart bel...
welcome!

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#2641799 - 06/01/12 12:17 AM Re: Castrol [Re: JR]
Billbert Offline


Registered: 10/09/09
Posts: 275
Loc: California
I have mostly been a Valvoline guy, but if they are gonna sponsor BITOG, I will try some castrol. WELCOME!!
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#2641821 - 06/01/12 01:12 AM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
JimPghPA Offline


Registered: 08/22/09
Posts: 3071
Loc: Pittsburgh,PA U.S.A.
As long as they still make GC even if it is called something else, their oil is welcome in my stash.
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#2641831 - 06/01/12 02:51 AM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
hardcore302 Offline


Registered: 11/23/09
Posts: 2487
Loc: Suffolk County, NY
I emjoyed my interval of Syntec black bottle and gold bottle.
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#2641839 - 06/01/12 03:53 AM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
tstep Offline


Registered: 08/06/11
Posts: 369
Loc: PA
Great to see Castrol here. Castrol Syntec 5w-40 in our 1.8t Jetta. Good stuff. Going to try 0w-30 next.

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#2641854 - 06/01/12 05:28 AM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
Hounds Offline


Registered: 03/19/09
Posts: 446
Loc: Hither & Yon
Welcome indeed! Castrol motor oil & I go back a long way -- well into the 1960s and and the days of air-cooled, four-cylinder, pushrod V-dubs and Porsches.

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#2641857 - 06/01/12 05:40 AM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
Boomer Offline


Registered: 09/19/08
Posts: 1797
Loc: Pennsylvania
Welcome and thanks for your support!!!
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#2641869 - 06/01/12 06:11 AM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
Garak Offline


Registered: 12/05/09
Posts: 18328
Loc: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Thank you, Castrol. GTX was in my LTD when it got totalled off at over half a million kilometres. To be clear, I'm thanking Castrol for the quality product, and not blaming them for the collision. wink

Welcome!
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#2641874 - 06/01/12 06:19 AM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
PZR2874 Offline


Registered: 05/06/11
Posts: 499
Loc: San Antonio, TX
That mean we can now "encourage" them to start selling alot more German 5-30/5-40 ?




Welcome
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#2641904 - 06/01/12 07:10 AM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
chubbs1 Offline


Registered: 06/09/10
Posts: 4574
Loc: Merritt Island FL, USA
WELCOME!
Thank you for the footballs!! They are awesome!


I really look forward to hearing more about your technology and lubes. So far I have been very happy with your products.

PLEASE UPDATE YOUR PDS's
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#2641960 - 06/01/12 08:44 AM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
lexus114 Offline


Registered: 05/12/08
Posts: 6116
Loc: Easton, PA
Welcome aboard Castrol!! Glad to see you here, and thank you for sponsoring! grin2 p.s I like your GTX, good stuff.


Edited by lexus114 (06/01/12 08:49 AM)
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#2642599 - 06/01/12 08:54 PM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
aquariuscsm Offline


Registered: 12/30/06
Posts: 13427
Loc: South Texas,USA
Bring back Syntec 20W50. In Walmart 5 quart jugs would rock!
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#2642819 - 06/02/12 03:35 AM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
mongo161 Offline


Registered: 07/11/10
Posts: 3569
Loc: Coney Island, NY
Welcome Castrol!
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#2642910 - 06/02/12 08:31 AM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
MuzzleFlash40 Offline


Registered: 06/20/11
Posts: 973
Loc: Ohio
Welcome Castrol and thank you for making great products!
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#2642937 - 06/02/12 09:29 AM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
fdcg27 Offline


Registered: 09/25/09
Posts: 11843
Loc: OH
I've got GTX HM in the old Subie right now, GTX 20W-50 in one of the mowers and have used some Syntec, Edge and Tection Extra over the past couple of years. I have some GC as well as some US Syntec (5W-30 and 5W-50) and some GTX in the stash at the moment.
Would Castrol be open to a Q&A thread?
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#2643003 - 06/02/12 11:07 AM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
jb2trbof150 Offline


Registered: 02/26/12
Posts: 64
Loc: oreana, illinois
Glad to see you here!!...I'm currently running Castrol Edge with titanium in my f150 ecoboost, I have about 1500 miles on the oil, I think the mpg has increased 1 to 2 mpg...and the engine seems to run more quiet...I'll be doing a Blackstone report at about 4500 miles.
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#2643724 - 06/03/12 08:59 AM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
CourierDriver Offline


Registered: 12/27/09
Posts: 3974
Loc: USA
Welcome Castrol, now that said, if u have time, i need 5 qts of 5w30 dino please. see my lead sleds below
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#2644339 - 06/03/12 11:11 PM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
addyguy Offline


Registered: 09/08/05
Posts: 13853
Loc: Canada
Welcome Castrol!

I've gotten very good service out of GTX in my vehicles over the years.
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#2645168 - 06/04/12 08:23 PM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
dave1251 Offline


Registered: 07/15/05
Posts: 8054
Loc: Maricopa, AZ
Is this the second time that Castrol was a site sponsor? But no matter what THANK YOU!
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#2645813 - 06/05/12 02:13 PM Re: Castrol [Re: dave1251]
abycat Offline


Registered: 12/06/10
Posts: 1909
Loc: grande prairie AB
Kinda expensive up here but im glad to see them as a sponsor!
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#2645947 - 06/05/12 04:45 PM Re: Castrol [Re: abycat]
Garak Offline


Registered: 12/05/09
Posts: 18328
Loc: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
You need to check with Walmarts, abycat. At least here, it's always on rollback. I haven't seen Castrol GTX at Walmart here for regular price since I started frequenting this board.
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2008 Infiniti G37 coupe - Mobil Delvac 1 ESP 5w-40, Wix 51358
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#2646270 - 06/05/12 10:57 PM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
Quattro Pete Offline


Registered: 10/30/02
Posts: 31472
Loc: Great Lakes
So, Castrol Q&A time?
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#2646747 - 06/06/12 01:27 PM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
ltslimjim Offline


Registered: 08/06/10
Posts: 5503
Loc: WatUpDoc
^This.

And Welcome to the Party!

getdown
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#2649915 - 06/09/12 11:36 PM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
daves87rs Offline


Registered: 02/23/09
Posts: 15549
Loc: Michigan
Welcome!
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#2650021 - 06/10/12 07:09 AM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
TDOHGL01 Offline


Registered: 03/06/12
Posts: 104
Loc: VT
Thanks for joining Castrol because you are all I will use is the edge with titanium.
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#2656323 - 06/16/12 08:47 PM Re: Castrol [Re: ltslimjim]
boosted Offline


Registered: 02/07/12
Posts: 252
Loc: WI
Originally Posted By: ltslimjim
^This.

And Welcome to the Party!

getdown
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#2701287 - 07/31/12 09:33 PM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
boosted Offline


Registered: 02/07/12
Posts: 252
Loc: WI
Still no answers? Doesn't surprise me but its been long enough.
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#3561694 - 12/10/14 05:17 PM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
benjy Offline


Registered: 08/23/10
Posts: 319
Loc: pa
not for me! they are the bums that got group III oils legally synthetic labeling back in 1999

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#3562454 - 12/11/14 01:09 PM Re: Castrol [Re: benjy]
Clevy Offline


Registered: 11/11/10
Posts: 9782
Loc: Saskatoon canada
Originally Posted By: benjy
not for me! they are the bums that got group III oils legally synthetic labeling back in 1999



You can't be serious.



Show me an oil that's poorer in service because of the basestock.
Looks to me like oils of today are superior,even with their group 3 basestocks.

So give your head a shake.
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#3579872 - 12/28/14 01:48 AM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
Marco620 Offline


Registered: 02/25/14
Posts: 620
Loc: Midwest, Rural KS
I guess I would use it over a petro but its not my first pick. Pureplus Pennzoil Syn followed by Quaker State then M1 then Valvoline Maxlife Synthetic then Castrol EDGE.

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#3596531 - 01/11/15 04:40 PM Re: Castrol [Re: hr1940]
Georgiey22 Offline


Registered: 12/30/14
Posts: 178
Loc: California
Thank you! Running Castrol Synthetic 5W30 in my GM vehicles. Happy camper here.


Edited by Georgiey22 (01/11/15 04:41 PM)
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