Recent Topics
Auto Extra 618-51348 cut open...
by DSparks
1 minute 19 seconds ago
Napa Platinum Oil Filters
by pjc360
3 minutes 16 seconds ago
Took a beginners motorcycle riding class
by simple_gifts
23 minutes 4 seconds ago
Toyo Roki Honda OEM 15400-zj1 cut open
by DSparks
43 minutes 14 seconds ago
Brand new ancient QS 10-20w30 in my '70 Datsun 510
by jayg
Today at 01:36 PM
Ryobi 1/6 sheet sander
by expat
Today at 12:42 PM
Orphan Black
by Papa Bear
Today at 12:40 PM
Propane tank gas level indicators?
by 123Saab
Today at 12:12 PM
9012 vs H7
by G-MAN
Today at 12:11 PM
Opinions on Ross Signature Series 294s- Good?
by The_Eric
Today at 11:46 AM
84 mpg. Really.
by Kuato
Today at 11:18 AM
Impala 2008 recall
by Durango
Today at 10:50 AM
Newest Members
hammere30, SpartanSoul, jriordanzoom, Jamus, Tim44
49640 Registered Users
Who's Online
84 registered (Bandito440, AandPDan, Anies, anonobomber, 04SE, 9 invisible), 1733 Guests and 179 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
49640 Members
64 Forums
212155 Topics
3325399 Posts

Max Online: 2605 @ 04/19/14 12:41 PM
Donate to BITOG

Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#3123083 - 09/12/13 08:47 PM My first try with pictures new Castro bottle
double vanos Offline


Registered: 08/05/04
Posts: 934
Loc: Houston, Texas
Saw this at Walmart today , first time for me! [img:center][/img]
On the back, note dexos number and HTO-06 certification [img:center][/img]

Hope the pictures work, my first time doing pictures
_________________________
Svetlana Kapanina is harder core than Sabine Schmitz.
svetlana-kapanina.ru

Top
#3123089 - 09/12/13 08:50 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: double vanos]
Stelth Online   content


Registered: 02/24/11
Posts: 1156
Loc: California
Is Castro that new Cuban synthetic?
_________________________
Scofflaw

Top
#3123091 - 09/12/13 08:52 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: double vanos]
gathermewool Offline


Registered: 01/09/09
Posts: 3346
Loc: CT
I was expecting a funny picture of Raul and his num num.
_________________________
14 Forester XT
Rotella T6
08 Civic LX (Auto)
Edge 0W-20 + Pure 1 filter

Top
#3123094 - 09/12/13 08:55 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: double vanos]
dubie2003 Offline


Registered: 01/20/11
Posts: 452
Loc: Melbourne, Florida
What's up with the 'u.s.' after the weight?

Top
#3123095 - 09/12/13 08:55 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: double vanos]
yonyon Online   content


Registered: 03/06/12
Posts: 3322
Loc: NJ, USA
It's hard to imagine Cuba conquered space so long ago with the Castro Convertibles program and only just now got into the oil business. They've probably been making it for a long time but not exporting.


Edited by yonyon (09/12/13 08:56 PM)

Top
#3123102 - 09/12/13 08:58 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: dubie2003]
Quattro Pete Offline


Registered: 10/30/02
Posts: 23565
Loc: Illinoistan
Originally Posted By: dubie2003
What's up with the 'u.s.' after the weight?

+1
_________________________
'02 530i (PU 5W-40)
'08 C300 4Matic (M1 0W-40)
'13 F700 GS (Spectro 15W-50)

Top
#3123104 - 09/12/13 09:03 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: double vanos]
Hermann Offline


Registered: 08/10/05
Posts: 2286
Loc: Kansas City
Notice that is also only sold in the America's
_________________________
2008 Tacoma AC I-4 5 speed manual-Valvoline WB 5w-20-Purolator L10241
1991 BMW R100GS 20w-50 Maxlife + Mahle OX36D filter

Top
#3123116 - 09/12/13 09:15 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: double vanos]
double vanos Offline


Registered: 08/05/04
Posts: 934
Loc: Houston, Texas
Sorry about that guys; I'm at work, doing this with my iPhone and thought I'd try to post a pic of this new to me bottle of Castrol. The old bottle next to it didn't have Dexos certification or HTO-06 .
So maybe Castrol wants to go after Pennzoil; wouldn't hurt for them to post real numbers etc on the PDS to shore up their reputation around here.
_________________________
Svetlana Kapanina is harder core than Sabine Schmitz.
svetlana-kapanina.ru

Top
#3123123 - 09/12/13 09:21 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: double vanos]
gregk24 Online   content


Registered: 04/13/13
Posts: 1963
Loc: FL, USA
No doubt this is a good oil, thanks for the pics.
_________________________
2006 Honda Accord LX 2.4 i-vtec 120K
TGMO 0w20 SN Fram Ultra

2005 Chevy Uplander 3.5 112K
QSUD 5w30 Fram TG

Top
#3123133 - 09/12/13 09:40 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: double vanos]
Gabe Offline


Registered: 02/22/11
Posts: 1368
Loc: Chicago, IL
I am pleased they dropped the 'Edge with Syntec Technology' story.

Top
#3123147 - 09/12/13 09:51 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: Quattro Pete]
Kuato Offline


Registered: 10/23/05
Posts: 2388
Loc: Southern Canada
Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
Originally Posted By: dubie2003
What's up with the 'u.s.' after the weight?

+1



SAE is a US deal and other countries have their own certifications?
_________________________
04 Jeep Wrangler 2.4 MT 182k
13 F150 4x4, 5.0, 13k

both on Amsoil

Top
#3123155 - 09/12/13 09:57 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: Kuato]
Quattro Pete Offline


Registered: 10/30/02
Posts: 23565
Loc: Illinoistan
Originally Posted By: Kuato
SAE is a US deal and other countries have their own certifications?

API is a US deal. SAE is international, I'm pretty sure.
_________________________
'02 530i (PU 5W-40)
'08 C300 4Matic (M1 0W-40)
'13 F700 GS (Spectro 15W-50)

Top
#3123156 - 09/12/13 09:58 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: Stelth]
Quattro Pete Offline


Registered: 10/30/02
Posts: 23565
Loc: Illinoistan
Originally Posted By: Stelth
Is Castro that new Cuban synthetic?

Why yes...

_________________________
'02 530i (PU 5W-40)
'08 C300 4Matic (M1 0W-40)
'13 F700 GS (Spectro 15W-50)

Top
#3123189 - 09/12/13 10:38 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: double vanos]
getnpsi Offline


Registered: 10/30/07
Posts: 688
Loc: Fontana, California
Good for a 1999 vette? How bout a 1951 chevy powered boat at high load for 95 mmiles?
_________________________
2004 Dodge Neon SRT-4 Turbo
2009 Toyota Camry 2.4L
2012 Kawasaki KLR-650

1989 Mustang GT hatch
1989 Merkur Xr4ti

Top
#3123312 - 09/13/13 04:42 AM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: Stelth]
TechnoLoGs Offline


Registered: 04/03/13
Posts: 2606
Loc: Call it NNJ
Originally Posted By: Stelth
Is Castro that new Cuban synthetic?


My exact first thought LOL

Looks bike casterol is focusing on the Rings now and not the Pistons with that new picture. I remember last year there oil spinning around a crankshaft pic was new on their oil.

So. no more gold bottles or is Castrol still doing their best to confuse us? ic2 formerly separated rename products now re- joined in one label with the color of the former and I can only figure this out if there are no more gold bottles....

And no 0W-30 or 0W-40 but they had Syntec 0W-30, yes? And 10W-30??.... & 10W-40? They uded to have the 5w 40 up as well (maybe not Walmart)
_________________________
1993 Chevrolet S-10 Blazer 4.3, the Frankenblazer - 184,440mi. 10/22/13 - WPP Supertech 10W-40
12,359 10/22 12,361 10/23 12,365 10/24 12,369 10/25

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >