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#3211284 - 12/09/13 01:21 PM Bad Oil Promo is Bad - PQIA & News12 NJ
martinq Offline


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The PQIA and News12 are doing an expo on bad engine oils. Can anyone spot the problem with this promo?

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http://www.pqiamerica.com/index.html
December 5, 2013

Stay Tuned... News12 New Jersey Presents an Eye Opening - Three Part Series about bad motor oils in the market

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ciyLOCJpAgM



Edited by martinq (12/09/13 01:21 PM)

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#3211288 - 12/09/13 01:24 PM Re: Bad Oil Promo is Bad - PQIA & News12 NJ [Re: martinq]
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3,000 miles...

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#3211291 - 12/09/13 01:26 PM Re: Bad Oil Promo is Bad - PQIA & News12 NJ [Re: martinq]
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It's in New Jersey
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#3211293 - 12/09/13 01:28 PM Re: Bad Oil Promo is Bad - PQIA & News12 NJ [Re: 2012AccentSE]
martinq Offline


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Originally Posted By: 2012AccentSE
It's in New Jersey

Good catch. grin

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#3211311 - 12/09/13 01:36 PM Re: Bad Oil Promo is Bad - PQIA & News12 NJ [Re: martinq]
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Looking forward to it.
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#3211382 - 12/09/13 03:03 PM Re: Bad Oil Promo is Bad - PQIA & News12 NJ [Re: martinq]
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I have never seen oil come out of a fresh bottle that black!
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#3211383 - 12/09/13 03:05 PM Re: Bad Oil Promo is Bad - PQIA & News12 NJ [Re: 2012AccentSE]
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Originally Posted By: 2012AccentSE
It's in New Jersey



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#3211398 - 12/09/13 03:16 PM Re: Bad Oil Promo is Bad - PQIA & News12 NJ [Re: martinq]
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do you have the link to the actually video of what they did? I am curious about it. Sometimes its comical, sometimes its not.
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#3211422 - 12/09/13 03:35 PM Re: Bad Oil Promo is Bad - PQIA & News12 NJ [Re: martinq]
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This will be aired in three parts starting tomorrow (Tuesday) at 6:00 PM. It will include extensive interviews with PQIA's president, Tom Glenn.

Tom NJ

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#3211436 - 12/09/13 03:52 PM Re: Bad Oil Promo is Bad - PQIA & News12 NJ [Re: martinq]
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Could you post the whole news story after it airs, for those of us who do not reside in NJ? Thanks,
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#3211463 - 12/09/13 04:29 PM Re: Bad Oil Promo is Bad - PQIA & News12 NJ [Re: martinq]
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Yes, it would be interesting if you posted a link to the news story after it airs.
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#3211468 - 12/09/13 04:36 PM Re: Bad Oil Promo is Bad - PQIA & News12 NJ [Re: martinq]
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For those outside the listening area, there will be a link on the PQIA web site to the Channel 12 web site, where there will be links to the broadcasts.

Tom NJ

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#3211607 - 12/09/13 06:58 PM Re: Bad Oil Promo is Bad - PQIA & News12 NJ [Re: martinq]
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Thanks. Should be interesting.
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#3211741 - 12/09/13 09:28 PM Re: Bad Oil Promo is Bad - PQIA & News12 NJ [Re: martinq]
uart Offline


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Originally Posted By: martinq
Can anyone spot the problem with this promo?


Sure, they say 3000 miles. But to be honest I don't see any problem with it. It's a segment about the pitfalls of getting substandard oil if you buy "off" brands from convenience stores and the like. It's not about trying to educate people about oil change intervals.

Programs like this are usually targeted at a none too sophisticated audience, so it's good to keep it simple. If they start trying to add in ideas of different oil change intervals to what those people are used to, then you're just going to end up with mixed messages and conflated ideas. The scope for using longer OCIs with better quality oils would be another show.

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#3211879 - 12/10/13 12:10 AM Re: Bad Oil Promo is Bad - PQIA & News12 NJ [Re: uart]
martinq Offline


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Originally Posted By: uart
Sure, they say 3000 miles. But to be honest I don't see any problem with it.

But why continue to promote misinformation? When was the last decade where the typical change was 3k miles?!

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