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#3229215 - 12/27/13 02:54 PM Formula Shell 5w30
Camprunner Offline


Registered: 02/19/08
Posts: 185
Loc: MA.
How is todays Formula Shell conventional oil? I notice it on sale from time to time at a local store and I am thinking about switching to it. My dad ran it years ago but I have now idea on if the new stuff is any good?

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#3229220 - 12/27/13 02:56 PM Re: Formula Shell 5w30 [Re: Camprunner]
Red91 Offline


Registered: 12/09/13
Posts: 473
Loc: Alabama, United States
It's a good oil. Run it with confidence.

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#3229221 - 12/27/13 02:58 PM Re: Formula Shell 5w30 [Re: Camprunner]
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Registered: 10/04/10
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Its a solid oil and can often be had at cheap prices.

http://www.pqiamerica.com/ShellFormula.htm

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#3229222 - 12/27/13 02:59 PM Re: Formula Shell 5w30 [Re: Camprunner]
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I used it for quite a while w/o any issues.
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#3229233 - 12/27/13 03:23 PM Re: Formula Shell 5w30 [Re: Camprunner]
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Registered: 04/09/08
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Loc: Onondaga County
Used to be able to get a pretty good price at Berkeley and Jensen.
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#3229316 - 12/27/13 05:42 PM Re: Formula Shell 5w30 [Re: Camprunner]
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+1 ...Regularly on sale at Costco for a good price ! ...Stout cleaning package and SN rated is good for up to 5K mile OCI without worry .

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#3229327 - 12/27/13 05:59 PM Re: Formula Shell 5w30 [Re: Camprunner]
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Good stuff use it with confidence
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#3229468 - 12/27/13 08:18 PM Re: Formula Shell 5w30 [Re: ChrisD46]
Indydriver Offline


Registered: 03/20/11
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Originally Posted By: ChrisD46
+1 ...Regularly on sale at Costco for a good price ! ...Stout cleaning package and SN rated is good for up to 5K mile OCI without worry .

Going on sale again at Costco Jan 2 along with Chev Sup.


Edited by Indydriver (12/27/13 08:19 PM)
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#3229919 - 12/28/13 10:32 AM Re: Formula Shell 5w30 [Re: Camprunner]
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Registered: 11/07/09
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Loc: Oconomowoc Wi
Is Formula Shell pretty much identical to PYB?

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#3229940 - 12/28/13 11:04 AM Re: Formula Shell 5w30 [Re: Boss302fan]
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Registered: 06/30/11
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Originally Posted By: Boss302fan
Is Formula Shell pretty much identical to PYB?


No, its a lot closer to QSGB IMO but still not identical from what I've been able to tell from UOA/VOA's.
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