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#2859480 - 01/05/13 05:19 PM Re: 2012 oil change results [Re: ClutchDisc]
KCJeep Offline


Registered: 06/30/11
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Thanks for the effort!

While certainly not reflective of the public at large, it's interesting to see what BITOG'er's are using.

I noticed you have Castrol Edge and Syntec listed separately though, it's the same oil though referred to by different names.

Thank you again. You've inspired me to bother to post my OCI's for 2013. smile
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#2859508 - 01/05/13 05:43 PM Re: 2012 oil change results [Re: KCJeep]
barlowc Offline


Registered: 03/16/09
Posts: 2012
Loc: Southeast Michigan
Sure is a big gap between #1 (M1 @ 165) and #2 (PU @ 53). Funny thing is, I still have never used M1.
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#2859986 - 01/06/13 07:51 AM Re: 2012 oil change results [Re: ClutchDisc]
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Registered: 10/18/12
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Are these statistics gathered from the "Post your latest oil change thread?"

Thanks for your hard work. Interesting results.
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#2859993 - 01/06/13 07:55 AM Re: 2012 oil change results [Re: dernp]
barlowc Offline


Registered: 03/16/09
Posts: 2012
Loc: Southeast Michigan
Originally Posted By: dernp
Are these statistics gathered from the "Post your latest oil change thread?

Originally Posted By: ClutchDisc
I've compiled the results for 2012 from the Post your latest oil change thread.
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#2860964 - 01/06/13 11:12 PM Re: 2012 oil change results [Re: ClutchDisc]
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Registered: 11/23/12
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Thanks everyone for the kind words! You guys are the reason I took the time to put that list together. I really appreciate all the feedback!
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#2860970 - 01/06/13 11:21 PM Re: 2012 oil change results [Re: ClutchDisc]
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Registered: 04/28/08
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Great list, and not surprising that M1 was on the top as far as synthetics, but it WAS surprising to see it on the top overall.
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#2864727 - 01/09/13 07:18 PM Re: 2012 oil change results [Re: ClutchDisc]
cb_13 Offline


Registered: 07/24/11
Posts: 301
Loc: Missouri
Thanks for taking the time to compile the figures. I couldn't even remember to post all my oil changes in 2012. 2013 is gonna be different though with my help PYB can win it all! HAHAHA

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#2865064 - 01/10/13 06:22 AM Re: 2012 oil change results [Re: ClutchDisc]
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Combining all M1 flavors into one line item is like Ford combining all F-series sales into one line item. smile Not criticising, just being funny.

I'm curious, do you have the data on the different flavors of Mobil 1? I wonder how the results would be different if Mobil 1 was broken out into its different offerings (regular, AFE, EP, HM, etc).
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#2865067 - 01/10/13 06:24 AM Re: 2012 oil change results [Re: cb_13]
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Originally Posted By: cb_13
Thanks for taking the time to compile the figures. I couldn't even remember to post all my oil changes in 2012. 2013 is gonna be different though with my help PYB can win it all! HAHAHA


Yes, this will inspire me to keep my 2013 oil changes posted and current. I have two coming up later this month.
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#2865246 - 01/10/13 09:43 AM Re: 2012 oil change results [Re: Hokiefyd]
ClutchDisc Offline


Registered: 11/23/12
Posts: 592
Loc: Detroit area
Originally Posted By: Hokiefyd
Combining all M1 flavors into one line item is like Ford combining all F-series sales into one line item. smile Not criticising, just being funny.

I'm curious, do you have the data on the different flavors of Mobil 1? I wonder how the results would be different if Mobil 1 was broken out into its different offerings (regular, AFE, EP, HM, etc).
No, sorry I don't. It was done the same way last year so I just kept it the same. IIRC most of the time people just put down M1 or Mobil 1.
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#2865259 - 01/10/13 09:52 AM Re: 2012 oil change results [Re: ClutchDisc]
surfstar Offline


Registered: 09/16/04
Posts: 4051
Loc: Santa Barbara, CA
What? No grades? Who won the 20 vs 30 debate?

j/k

Nice job. I forgot to add mine, so if you don't mind... crackmeup

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#2865677 - 01/10/13 04:27 PM Re: 2012 oil change results [Re: ClutchDisc]
zerosoma Offline


Registered: 08/12/11
Posts: 2192
Loc: south dakota, usa
I was one of the few 9 people that used Havoline last year!

Woot!

By the way does Valvoline Next Gen mean Next Gen Max Life too?
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#2865726 - 01/10/13 05:07 PM Re: 2012 oil change results [Re: zerosoma]
ClutchDisc Offline


Registered: 11/23/12
Posts: 592
Loc: Detroit area
Originally Posted By: zerosoma
By the way does Valvoline Next Gen mean Next Gen Max Life too?
Yes, Nextgen includes Nextgen Maxlife too.
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#2866717 - 01/11/13 01:57 PM Re: 2012 oil change results [Re: ClutchDisc]
Gabe Offline


Registered: 02/22/11
Posts: 1368
Loc: Chicago, IL
I was expecting Schaeffer oil to be much higher on the list.

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#2867359 - 01/11/13 09:51 PM Re: 2012 oil change results [Re: ClutchDisc]
Superbuick96 Offline


Registered: 05/31/09
Posts: 563
Loc: Cleveland, OH
Thanks for doing the dirty work, interesting results!
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