Pennzoil Q&A

Click here to participate in the Pennzoil Q&A

Recent Topics
optimal RPM drop
by sam369
09/02/15 01:26 PM
Oil Additive Question
by mbacfp
09/02/15 10:46 AM
2010 Honda Civic 1.8L 4900 Miles 0W20 Mobil1 EP
by Astro_Guy
09/02/15 10:22 AM
wax/polish question
by cat843
09/02/15 10:21 AM
Scotty Kilmer on oil changes
by jk_636
09/02/15 10:01 AM
Any SVD owners?
by Alfred_B
09/02/15 09:35 AM
Castrol Edge Titanium 0W40 5076 miles 2015 Audi A4
by skyactiv
09/02/15 09:28 AM
Another Oil Recommendation
by freshcopedawg
09/02/15 08:50 AM
Fog Light Bulbs
by John_Conrad
09/02/15 08:44 AM
Organic Fuel, 26g protein..
by InfmousCornholio
09/02/15 08:24 AM
Charge-for-Oil Shift Gains Momentum
by Solarent
09/02/15 08:10 AM
Oil Recommendation
by freshcopedawg
09/02/15 07:53 AM
Newest Members
Lutzy, Pine_Marten, nytefog, mbacfp, stevewnbrg
55236 Registered Users
Who's Online
92 registered (2010_FX4, 97K15004WD, aquariuscsm, 4wheeldog, AandPDan, Alfred_B, 10 invisible), 1666 Guests and 137 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
55236 Members
66 Forums
236816 Topics
3816612 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#3318578 - 03/20/14 11:03 PM It is to laugh
double vanos Offline


Registered: 08/05/04
Posts: 1137
Loc: Bisbee, Arizona
Just saw this on a Mazdaspeed forum - cut and paste job for y'all :

learn from this:

If you buy car new and start using synthetic from 0 miles....ur good as long as u stay synthetic

If you buy car new and start using regular from 0 miles....ur good as long as you stay regular

If you buy car used....its a hit or miss.

If you run regular for, idk, lets say 50k miles then decide to switch to synthetic, that's when you will have problems.

If you run synthetic for, idk, lets say 50k miles then decided to switch to regular, that's when you will have problems.

(And then there was this):


before every oil change seafoam your engine within 250 miles of changing your oil and use Rotella T6

end thread

I learned a lot there...All you bitogers that just run whatever is on sale, beware!
_________________________
Svetlana Kapanina is harder core than Sabine Schmitz.
www.kapanina.com

Top
#3318589 - 03/20/14 11:18 PM Re: It is to laugh [Re: double vanos]
wallyuwl Offline


Registered: 06/02/09
Posts: 1591
Loc: Lexington, KY
Originally Posted By: double vanos
....ur good as long as you stay regular


They are right about this: it is important to stay regular.

Top
#3318618 - 03/21/14 12:27 AM Re: It is to laugh [Re: double vanos]
stephen9666 Offline


Registered: 12/08/06
Posts: 2912
Loc: USA
I text as much as the next guy, but I don't put much faith into a post on auto maintenance where the author couldn't take the time to spell out "you are" or "I don't know."

Top
#3318620 - 03/21/14 12:39 AM Re: It is to laugh [Re: double vanos]
Darwin1138 Offline


Registered: 01/07/14
Posts: 380
Loc: Mexico City
I think that post is the modern version of this
Quote:
If you walk under a ladder, you will have bad luck
If a black cat crosses your path you will have bad luck
To open an umbrella in the house is to bring bad luck
A bird that comes in your window brings bad luck
Crossing your fingers helps to avoid bad luck and helps a wish come true

Top
#3318651 - 03/21/14 04:22 AM Re: It is to laugh [Re: wallyuwl]
Rick in PA Offline


Registered: 01/04/03
Posts: 2535
Loc: Southeastern, PA
Originally Posted By: wallyuwl
Originally Posted By: double vanos
....ur good as long as you stay regular


They are right about this: it is important to stay regular.

Perhaps I should add Citrucel to my oil change regime. wink
_________________________
A wise man told me:
"Heat is your friend." and "Any oil is better than no oil."

Top
#3318681 - 03/21/14 06:17 AM Re: It is to laugh [Re: wallyuwl]
ARB1977 Offline


Registered: 06/12/05
Posts: 4631
Loc: North Texas
Originally Posted By: wallyuwl
Originally Posted By: double vanos
....ur good as long as you stay regular


They are right about this: it is important to stay regular.

LOL
_________________________
2002 Tacoma 3.4L 168K (as of 03-11-15)
M1 HM 5W30 / Mobil One filter

2008 CRV 2.4L 131K (as of 08-05-15)
PP 5W20 / Fram Ultra filter

Top
#3318715 - 03/21/14 07:35 AM Re: It is to laugh [Re: double vanos]
Miller88 Offline


Registered: 04/09/08
Posts: 9172
Loc: Onondaga County
My Cherokee was run to 100K before it was switched to synthetic. Over the last 2 years, it seems I have done syn,conventional, syn, conventional.

Same with the Focus.

Guess neither of them will make 100K miles?
_________________________
'00 Jeep Cherokee
'11 Ford Focus

Top
#3318738 - 03/21/14 07:56 AM Re: It is to laugh [Re: Miller88]
Anies Offline


Registered: 01/29/09
Posts: 2774
Loc: NJ
Doesn't really matter what you use, just that you change it when it needs to be changed. Might get some burning or leakage depending on formulation but it generally evens out after a few oil changes.

Speaking of which, wife's Impreza is due for an oc. 6k miles on Cam2 stash o_O ruh-oh.
_________________________
2013 Toyota Venza LE AWD (mine)
2014 Ford Fusion SE w/Tech (wifey)
+Dealer Serviced

Top
#3318754 - 03/21/14 08:12 AM Re: It is to laugh [Re: Darwin1138]
Benzadmiral Offline


Registered: 10/12/05
Posts: 4206
Loc: Da Swamp
Originally Posted By: Darwin1138
I think that post is the modern version of this
Quote:
. . . If a black cat crosses your path you will have bad luck



If that were true, I'd be dead now. My black cat crosses my path approximately 50 times a day!
_________________________
* *
-- Paul W. (The Benzadmiral)
('11 Buick Regal CXL, charcoal/cream, 2.4L NA)
http://benzadmiral-uncle.blogspot.com/

Top
#3318807 - 03/21/14 08:59 AM Re: It is to laugh [Re: double vanos]
Rolla07 Offline


Registered: 11/05/11
Posts: 2155
Loc: MTL, CANADA
The internet, where nonsense spreads its wings..lol
_________________________
2007 Corolla Red Pearl 125k miles
M1 EP 0w20 & TRD filter


Top
#3318836 - 03/21/14 09:20 AM Re: It is to laugh [Re: Rolla07]
strat81 Offline


Registered: 01/09/10
Posts: 809
Loc: Nebraska
Originally Posted By: Rolla07
The internet, where nonsense spreads its wings..lol

Clearly you've never sat at the counter at a service department, parts department, hardware store, gun shop, or bar.

There's plenty of nonsense floating around offline too.
_________________________
Molon Labe

Top
#3318880 - 03/21/14 10:10 AM Re: It is to laugh [Re: double vanos]
pandus13 Offline


Registered: 08/12/11
Posts: 775
Loc: Chicago,IL,USA
go crazy on them:
send them the link to synlube site
_________________________
13 Mazda5
08 Toyota Yaris Sedan
04 Elantra (sold)
95 accent (sold)
95 mystique (sold)
97 concorde (gone)

Top
#3318947 - 03/21/14 11:35 AM Re: It is to laugh [Re: double vanos]
jrustles Offline


Registered: 02/24/13
Posts: 2035
Loc: Ontario, Canada
lol mazdaspeed forum

I'm not surprised; no shortage of bozos there. The seafoam thing isn't a bad idea, though- keep those ports clean.


Edited by jrustles (03/21/14 11:36 AM)
_________________________
"No matter how paranoid or conspiracy-minded you are, what the government is actually doing is worse than you imagine" W.Blum

Top
#3319924 - 03/22/14 04:08 PM Re: It is to laugh [Re: double vanos]
MCompact Offline


Registered: 07/21/02
Posts: 2434
Loc: KY
This reminds me of the idiot on an Abarth forum who claimed adding ATF to conventional oil made the mixture a synthetic oil...
_________________________
Mine:
1995 318ti Club Sport
2007 Mazdaspeed 3
1999 Wrangler Sahara
1996 Speed Triple

Hers:
2009 328i

Son's
2004 X3 2.5i

Top