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#1023248 - 11/04/07 01:34 AM Pennzoil-Pennzane or Z-7 What is it?
Dually Offline


Registered: 07/19/04
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Loc: Long Island/New York
I see that Pennzoil uses a detergent called Z-7 and/or Pennzane.What is it and is it any better than the others out there?Thanks Joe
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#1023249 - 11/04/07 03:47 AM Re: Pennzoil-Pennzane or Z-7 What is it? [Re: Dually]
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Registered: 12/24/06
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#1023250 - 11/04/07 04:22 AM Re: Pennzoil-Pennzane or Z-7 What is it? [Re: SargeGTO]
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Registered: 05/27/02
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Loc: Retired | Wausau, WI
What Sarge posted tells you what Pennzane is. Pennzoil used it as a marketing tool in one of their synthetics years ago. Pennzane is a very expensive product and there was just enough in the oil to say it was. Not enough to make any difference.

Z-7 is a very old trademark of Pennzoil. Nothing magic either. The Z is the Z in PennZoil and the 7 was the 7 additives used in the oil (detergents, antifoam, etc.)

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#1023251 - 11/04/07 04:29 AM Re: Pennzoil-Pennzane or Z-7 What is it? [Re: Johnny]
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Registered: 12/24/06
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The lil Brown Elfs are gonna TP your house tonight Johnny

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#1023252 - 11/04/07 04:34 AM Re: Pennzoil-Pennzane or Z-7 What is it? [Re: SargeGTO]
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Registered: 05/27/02
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Bring them on. I don't care. I'm leaving at 7 AM tomorrow morning for Texas.

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#1023253 - 11/04/07 04:50 AM Re: Pennzoil-Pennzane or Z-7 What is it? [Re: Johnny]
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Registered: 02/11/06
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Loc: Watkins Glen, NY USA
It is similar to what Bridgestone/Firestone uses to make their tires better: Uni-T technology.

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#1023254 - 11/04/07 05:28 PM Re: Pennzoil-Pennzane or Z-7 What is it? [Re: Johnny]
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Quote:

Bring them on. I don't care. I'm leaving at 7 AM tomorrow morning for Texas.



We'll keep the light on for ya.

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