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#3134774 - 09/24/13 04:10 PM G-Oil / 5W30 , 10642 miles oil, Chev HHR 62990 mi
k1rod Offline


Registered: 12/17/06
Posts: 265
Loc: Arizona
This is the newer formulation of G-Oil. I think it did pretty good.

Code:
Date Sampled	9/1/2013
	
Miles on Unit	62990
Miles on Oil	10642
Oil Brand	G-Oil
Oil Grade 	SAE 5W30
	
Metals (ppm)	
	
Iron (Fe)	9
Chromium (Cr)	<1
Lead (Pb)	<1
Copper (Cu)	1
Tin (Sn)	<1
Aluminum (Al)	5
Nickel (Ni)	<1
Silver (Ag)	<1
Titanium (Ti)	<1
Vanadium (V)	<1
	
Contaminants (ppm)	
	
Silicon (Si)	8
Sodium (Na)	5
Potassium (K)	<5
Water (%)	<0.05
Coolant	No
	
Additives (ppm)	
	
Magnesium (Mg)	9
Calcium (Ca)	3580
Barium (Ba)	<1
Phosphorus (P)	732
Zinc (Zn)	867
Molybdenum (Mo)	112
Boron (B)	37
	
Physical Tests	
	
Viscosity (cSt 100C)	10.1
Base Number (mgKOH/g)	2.8

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#3134788 - 09/24/13 04:16 PM Re: G-Oil / 5W30 , 10642 miles oil, Chev HHR 62990 mi [Re: k1rod]
satinsilver Offline


Registered: 01/24/08
Posts: 2915
Loc: Ohio
I would disagree that this UOA is pretty good. I'd say it's EXCELLENT! Coffee2

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#3134793 - 09/24/13 04:20 PM Re: G-Oil / 5W30 , 10642 miles oil, Chev HHR 62990 mi [Re: k1rod]
friendly_jacek Offline


Registered: 05/04/03
Posts: 5561
Loc: southeast US
Too bad new formulation never made to my area and there are no more rebates on this oil. Are they still in business?

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#3134798 - 09/24/13 04:23 PM Re: G-Oil / 5W30 , 10642 miles oil, Chev HHR 62990 mi [Re: k1rod]
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#3134805 - 09/24/13 04:30 PM Re: G-Oil / 5W30 , 10642 miles oil, Chev HHR 62990 mi [Re: satinsilver]
cp3 Offline


Registered: 07/26/06
Posts: 2642
Loc: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Originally Posted By: satinsilver
I would disagree that this UOA is pretty good. I'd say it's EXCELLENT! Coffee2


thumbsup I agree!

Is this the 2.2 and was it changed based on the OLM?
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#3134815 - 09/24/13 04:38 PM Re: G-Oil / 5W30 , 10642 miles oil, Chev HHR 62990 mi [Re: cp3]
k1rod Offline


Registered: 12/17/06
Posts: 265
Loc: Arizona
Originally Posted By: cp3
Originally Posted By: satinsilver
I would disagree that this UOA is pretty good. I'd say it's EXCELLENT! Coffee2


thumbsup I agree!

Is this the 2.2 and was it changed based on the OLM?


This is the 2.2 (2009) and I changed the oil with the OLM at 6%. I have another posted UOA using Formula Shell in this same car and I have to change that oil when the OLM is at around 18% because at that point the TBN starts getting low (1.3).

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#3134837 - 09/24/13 04:57 PM Re: G-Oil / 5W30 , 10642 miles oil, Chev HHR 62990 mi [Re: k1rod]
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Registered: 10/30/10
Posts: 4447
Loc: Florida
I got 5 gallons of this lube (the SN formula) FAR and seeing this UOA makes me feel a little better about actually using it...
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#3134940 - 09/24/13 06:45 PM Re: G-Oil / 5W30 , 10642 miles oil, Chev HHR 62990 mi [Re: k1rod]
chubbs1 Offline


Registered: 06/09/10
Posts: 4574
Loc: Merritt Island FL, USA
This oil performed really well in almost every UOA i've seen. It is a shame it didn't catch on. Great UOA!
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#3134971 - 09/24/13 07:17 PM Re: G-Oil / 5W30 , 10642 miles oil, Chev HHR 62990 mi [Re: k1rod]
cp3 Offline


Registered: 07/26/06
Posts: 2642
Loc: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
There were some other UOAs from another member's 2.2 on Formula Shell that were really good IIRC but not the full length of the OLM either. Good engines.

I'm with chubbs, seems like good stuff. Wish I could get it up here.
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#3135610 - 09/25/13 12:12 PM Re: G-Oil / 5W30 , 10642 miles oil, Chev HHR 62990 mi [Re: MrQuackers]
BobThe Offline


Registered: 06/27/11
Posts: 125
Loc: Indianapolis, IN
Originally Posted By: MrQuackers


I just went here to see where I could find their oil since WAL-MART stopped caring their products:
http://www.getg.com/locations/index.php#
The result:
There are no stores within 2000 miles of: 46038
And that was selecting any of their products.
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#3135695 - 09/25/13 02:09 PM Re: G-Oil / 5W30 , 10642 miles oil, Chev HHR 62990 mi [Re: BobThe]
friendly_jacek Offline


Registered: 05/04/03
Posts: 5561
Loc: southeast US
Originally Posted By: BobThe
Originally Posted By: MrQuackers


I just went here to see where I could find their oil since WAL-MART stopped caring their products:
http://www.getg.com/locations/index.php#
The result:
There are no stores within 2000 miles of: 46038
And that was selecting any of their products.


I wander why Walmart pulled a plug. You would think that with all the rebates, there was enough volume to register by walmart?

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#3135774 - 09/25/13 03:51 PM Re: G-Oil / 5W30 , 10642 miles oil, Chev HHR 62990 mi [Re: friendly_jacek]
panthermike Offline


Registered: 04/01/08
Posts: 3179
Loc: Phoenix, AZ
Originally Posted By: friendly_jacek
Originally Posted By: BobThe
Originally Posted By: MrQuackers


I just went here to see where I could find their oil since WAL-MART stopped caring their products:
http://www.getg.com/locations/index.php#
The result:
There are no stores within 2000 miles of: 46038
And that was selecting any of their products.


I wander why Walmart pulled a plug. You would think that with all the rebates, there was enough volume to register by walmart?


Good question, I've wondered the same. The WM near me has some G-Oil single quarts on clearance but they haven't moved since they won't go below $5/qt.
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#3135781 - 09/25/13 03:59 PM Re: G-Oil / 5W30 , 10642 miles oil, Chev HHR 62990 mi [Re: k1rod]
fdcg27 Offline


Registered: 09/25/09
Posts: 9676
Loc: OH
It looks like GET finally got the TBN piece right.
Too bad you can't find the stuff anymore.
I doubt that you'd see a better 10K UOA of any oil than you have with this one of G-Oil.
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#3136159 - 09/25/13 10:46 PM Re: G-Oil / 5W30 , 10642 miles oil, Chev HHR 62990 mi [Re: panthermike]
andrewp1998 Offline


Registered: 10/18/08
Posts: 227
Loc: MN USA
Amazon carries the conv and the syn oils but its pricey! I got 5600 on my oci right now with 5w30 syn. I may do a UOA on nov 1st for my next change.
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#3136161 - 09/25/13 10:48 PM Re: G-Oil / 5W30 , 10642 miles oil, Chev HHR 62990 mi [Re: k1rod]
andrewp1998 Offline


Registered: 10/18/08
Posts: 227
Loc: MN USA
is this the synthetic?
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