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#3332548 - 04/03/14 05:13 PM Re: History of PU. [Re: pbm]
Quattro Pete Offline


Registered: 10/30/02
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OK, so what did you really mean by your earlier statement?
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#3332552 - 04/03/14 05:20 PM Re: History of PU. [Re: pbm]
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Registered: 04/23/12
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Loc: Ontario
Wouldn't you expect the higher tier oil to have better numbers. Yes I know there just numbers on paper, but still. For the lower tier oil to have a higher vi and a lower Noack makes me believe the PUP PDS is flawed. Could be wrong, wouldn't be the first time.

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#3332553 - 04/03/14 05:20 PM Re: History of PU. [Re: pbm]
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Registered: 09/11/06
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Ultra platinum has slightly higher Viscosity Index and slightly better MRV spec with a tradeoff in noack, but we cant compare two oils on pds alone, must wait for VOA/uoa to see how the add pack differs.
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#3332554 - 04/03/14 05:21 PM Re: History of PU. [Re: richport29]
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Registered: 09/11/06
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Originally Posted By: richport29
Wouldn't you expect the higher tier oil to have better numbers. Yes I know there just numbers on paper, but still. For the lower tier oil to have a higher vi and a lower Noack makes me believe the PUP PDS is flawed. Could be wrong, wouldn't be the first time.


ultra's VI is 173, platinum is 170.
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#3332555 - 04/03/14 05:25 PM Re: History of PU. [Re: rikstaker]
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Originally Posted By: rikstaker
Originally Posted By: richport29
Wouldn't you expect the higher tier oil to have better numbers. Yes I know there just numbers on paper, but still. For the lower tier oil to have a higher vi and a lower Noack makes me believe the PUP PDS is flawed. Could be wrong, wouldn't be the first time.



ultra's VI is 173, platinum is 170.


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#3332619 - 04/03/14 06:59 PM Re: History of PU. [Re: pbm]
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Registered: 10/01/10
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I think old PU was 167 VI and 7% NOACK. I wouldn't trade off a 80% increase in NOACK for a 4% increase in VI. I think SOPUS is crazy for releasing PUP with weaker specs than PPPP. How are people supposed to tell which is the better oil?
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#3332706 - 04/03/14 08:33 PM Re: History of PU. [Re: pbm]
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Since P4 will be available everywhere, and PUP will likely be a chase around game again, I'll take P4 since they are so close.
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#3332724 - 04/03/14 08:46 PM Re: History of PU. [Re: pbm]
Clevy Offline


Registered: 11/11/10
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Thanks Rikstaker.
With that kind of pricing I might load up. Like I need any more oil.
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#3332726 - 04/03/14 08:51 PM Re: History of PU. [Re: Mossyoakglock]
yonyon Offline


Registered: 03/06/12
Posts: 3492
Loc: NJ, USA
Originally Posted By: Mossyoakglock

From the little google searching I did it seems I can't go wrong with either SN or SM PU but SN would be the better of the two, correct?


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