Recent Topics
11000mAh Dual USB Power Bank/Car Jump Starter $55
by doyall
07/29/14 11:07 AM
Easier On Oil : V-6 or I-4 ?
by ChrisD46
07/29/14 10:39 AM
7/29-8/25 Auto Sales Ad
by tenderloin
07/29/14 09:55 AM
Dealership radiator flush job
by Idlewild294
07/29/14 09:54 AM
People are stupid
by Stelth
07/29/14 09:28 AM
Castrol SynBlend 5w/30 5,500miles 12 Canyon
by NewC-05
07/29/14 07:47 AM
Generator Questions / Comments
by Vikas
07/29/14 07:23 AM
Why do some brands only publish tq and not hp?
by LoneRanger
07/29/14 06:49 AM
Replaced Opti-Coat with CQuartz UK - Holy Gloss!
by The Critic
07/29/14 02:59 AM
At 65
by OneEyeJack
07/29/14 01:25 AM
roofing felt
by bmwjohn
07/29/14 12:09 AM
Pennzoil Ultra 10w30 1,704 on PU 1997 Camry 194k
by Nick1994
07/29/14 12:04 AM
Newest Members
papafordboy, mrmjmab61, dink28m7, Titus12, JayBirdy
50791 Registered Users
Who's Online
93 registered (4wheeldog, 123Saab, 29662, 2sld3kf2bt, 68redlines73, 5 invisible), 2108 Guests and 228 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
50791 Members
64 Forums
216983 Topics
3416150 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG

Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#3400687 - 06/18/14 03:04 PM Re: Valvoline jumping on the titanium trend [Re: volk06]
SVTCobra Offline


Registered: 12/11/09
Posts: 243
Loc: Bellevue, MI
Two things - I read evidence supporting that moly still does a better job than titanium which would tie in what with aquariuscsm said (I work on cost savings projects all the time for a major food company so I know where he is coming from) as the oil company could* be advertising something that is different but not necessarily better (and cheaper) and charging me the same to make more profits.

*Without some sort of extended used oil analysis or other research methods I don't know personally which is better. All I know is what I read.

I thought graphene was an invention that is really compacted graphite that can be made into thin sheets to eventually be used to make bendable screens for smart phones?
_________________________
"If marriage was outlawed only outlaws would have in-laws."

Top
#3400969 - 06/18/14 09:10 PM Re: Valvoline jumping on the titanium trend [Re: volk06]
artificialist Offline


Registered: 09/23/07
Posts: 6572
Loc: Florida
In Kendall oils, Titanium and Moly additives are used. Why would people say titanium additives replace moly if an oil has both?
_________________________
2010 Lancer Ralliart Sportback

Top
#3401030 - 06/18/14 09:56 PM Re: Valvoline jumping on the titanium trend [Re: kschachn]
ThirdeYe Online   content


Registered: 02/23/07
Posts: 7048
Loc: Walker, MI
Originally Posted By: kschachn
Originally Posted By: ThirdeYe
Just my 2 cents, but I didn't get the impression that aquariuscsm was saying it's inferior, he was just asking why it costs the same when they're cutting costs on the ingredients. Sadly, this happens all the time with many businesses.


Originally Posted By: aquariuscsm
If you compare ingredients old vs "new improved formulas",the new ones always leave out the expensive ingredients to substitute them for cheaper and inferior ingredients


All of which being postulated with no evidence or knowledge whatsoever, just idle guessing.


My bad, I didn't catch the word "inferior" in the original post.
_________________________
1999 Pontiac Firebird - 79k - Mobil 1 HM 10W-30/Puro Classic L10111
1995 Acura Integra LS - 210k - Valvoline MaxLife Syn. 5W-30/Purolator Syn. PSL14459

Top
#3401038 - 06/18/14 10:05 PM Re: Valvoline jumping on the titanium trend [Re: artificialist]
volk06 Offline


Registered: 10/04/10
Posts: 4239
Loc: .
Originally Posted By: artificialist
In Kendall oils, Titanium and Moly additives are used. Why would people say titanium additives replace moly if an oil has both?


Kendall was the only one using both. That has now charged as the moly has been cut and almost completely removed. Think of it like the calcium/magnesium variations and arguments in oils.

Top
#3401315 - 06/19/14 08:55 AM Re: Valvoline jumping on the titanium trend [Re: volk06]
KCJeep Offline


Registered: 06/30/11
Posts: 4456
Loc: Mahzurrah!
Castrol uses both Ti and Moly in their gold bottle Edge IIRC.
_________________________
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0 @ 121k Pennzoil HM 10w30
Napa Silver 31515
KIA Sedona 37k, Chevy Lumina 169k, Chrysler Sebring 170k, Ford Ranger 174k!

Top
#3401550 - 06/19/14 02:20 PM Re: Valvoline jumping on the titanium trend [Re: ThirdeYe]
aquariuscsm Offline


Registered: 12/30/06
Posts: 9411
Loc: South Texas,USA
Originally Posted By: ThirdeYe
Originally Posted By: kschachn
Originally Posted By: ThirdeYe
Just my 2 cents, but I didn't get the impression that aquariuscsm was saying it's inferior, he was just asking why it costs the same when they're cutting costs on the ingredients. Sadly, this happens all the time with many businesses.


Originally Posted By: aquariuscsm
If you compare ingredients old vs "new improved formulas",the new ones always leave out the expensive ingredients to substitute them for cheaper and inferior ingredients


All of which being postulated with no evidence or knowledge whatsoever, just idle guessing.


My bad, I didn't catch the word "inferior" in the original post.


Easiest analogy I can think of is soda and shampoo. Years back,soda contained pure cane sugar,and shampoo contained naturally derived soap barks and natural oils. Same soda today uses high fructose corn syrup and shampoo contains sls and silicones (all of these ingredients being cheaper and inferior BUT "gets the job done" per se),while charging more. Products can contain inferior ingredients,but still "can get the job done".
_________________________
1996 Nissan 300ZX 5-speed,Arctic Pearl(#175 of 300)
Syntec 10W40/Fram Ultra
Amsoil MTG(tranny)
Amsoil 80W90 GL5(rear diff)
Mobil 1 ATF
Redline Water Wetter

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2