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#1684771 - 11/25/09 06:46 PM PP 5w30 Pour Point?
y2k345 Offline


Registered: 03/27/08
Posts: 215
Loc: Alberta, Canada
I`m still on Windows 98 and I can`t open too many websites anymore. can someone tell me the pour point for PP 5w30 is? I know 10w30 pour point is -34f. Help would be VERY appreciated.

And I will be getting a new computer soon with window 7, I`m thinking a Toshiba laptop.

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#1684776 - 11/25/09 06:54 PM Re: PP 5w30 Pour Point? [Re: y2k345]
Johnny Offline


Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 14013
Loc: Retired | Wausau, WI

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#1684779 - 11/25/09 06:57 PM Re: PP 5w30 Pour Point? [Re: Johnny]
y2k345 Offline


Registered: 03/27/08
Posts: 215
Loc: Alberta, Canada

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#1684783 - 11/25/09 06:58 PM Re: PP 5w30 Pour Point? [Re: Johnny]
GROUCHO MARX Offline


Registered: 07/24/02
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Yeah, both Johnny's chart and the one I found said -39.
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#1684798 - 11/25/09 07:08 PM Re: PP 5w30 Pour Point? [Re: GROUCHO MARX]
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Registered: 10/23/07
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I read recently where Asus and Toshiba made the most reliable laptops (and laptops are more durable than netbooks).
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#1684813 - 11/25/09 07:17 PM Re: PP 5w30 Pour Point? [Re: GROUCHO MARX]
mrsilv04 Offline


Registered: 12/08/06
Posts: 6305
Loc: Illinois
Originally Posted By: GROUCHO MARX
Yeah, both Johnny's chart and the one I found said -39.


Celsius.
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#1684819 - 11/25/09 07:19 PM Re: PP 5w30 Pour Point? [Re: y2k345]
Johnny Offline


Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 14013
Loc: Retired | Wausau, WI
Originally Posted By: y2k345


TEST METHOD TYPICAL RESULTS
Pennzoil Platinum
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0W-20 5W-20 5W-30 10W-30
Viscosity Grade. SAE J300 0W-20 5W-20 5W-30 10W-30
API Service SM SM SM SM/CF
ILSAC GF-4 GF-4 GF-4 GF-4
ACEA A1-02 A1-02 A5/B5-04 A5/B5-04*
Gravity, API ASTM D-287 34.8 34.38 33.8 33.3
Specific Gravity @
60F(15.6C) ASTM D-287 0.851 0.852 0.856 0.859
Viscosity
@ 40C, cSt ASTM D-445 42.6 46.84 57.5 63.4
@ 100C, cSt ASTM D-445 8.39 8.48 10.3 10.5
Viscosity Index ASTM D-2270 175 160 169 154
Flash Point , C ASTM D-93 224 224 224 224
Pour Point, C ASTM D-97 -48 -45 -39 -33
MRV viscosity, cP (C) ASTD D-4684 17,500 (-40)9,700 (-35) 14,800 (-35) 10,900 (-30)
CCS Viscosity, cP (C ) ASTM D-5293 4840 (-35)4,250 (-35) 5,150 (-35) 4,570 (-30)
HT/HS Viscosity, cP ASTM D-4683 2.6 2.6 3.1 3.15
Noack Volatility, % ASTM D-5800 14 13.2 12.5 9

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#1684828 - 11/25/09 07:25 PM Re: PP 5w30 Pour Point? [Re: lewdwig]
Quattro Pete Offline


Registered: 10/30/02
Posts: 25261
Loc: Illinoistan
Originally Posted By: lewdwig
I read recently where Asus and Toshiba made the most reliable laptops (and laptops are more durable than netbooks).

And this is related to PP 5w-30's pour point how?
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#1684837 - 11/25/09 07:29 PM Re: PP 5w30 Pour Point? [Re: y2k345]
Johnny Offline


Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 14013
Loc: Retired | Wausau, WI
Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
Originally Posted By: lewdwig
I read recently where Asus and Toshiba made the most reliable laptops (and laptops are more durable than netbooks).

And this is related to PP 5w-30's pour point how?


By what the OP originally posted below:

Originally Posted By: y2k345
I`m still on Windows 98 and I can`t open too many websites anymore. can someone tell me the pour point for PP 5w30 is? I know 10w30 pour point is -34f. Help would be VERY appreciated.

And I will be getting a new computer soon with window 7, I`m thinking a Toshiba laptop.

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#1684884 - 11/25/09 08:01 PM Re: PP 5w30 Pour Point? [Re: Johnny]
steveh Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 700
Loc: wisconsin
The one thing that I thought was strange is the pour point for PP 5w30 is the same as PYB 5w30 (-39C).

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#1684891 - 11/25/09 08:07 PM Re: PP 5w30 Pour Point? [Re: Johnny]
rclint Offline


Registered: 09/01/08
Posts: 1026
Loc: Georgia
Good catch all Johnny, if he had not stated what the reason he needed the information every tom dick, and harry would chime in telling him to look it up, etc etc, and he explains the reason he asked due to inadequate computer technology then well... good job Johnny Mobil 1

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#1684896 - 11/25/09 08:10 PM Re: PP 5w30 Pour Point? [Re: rclint]
webfors Offline


Registered: 06/06/06
Posts: 3618
Loc: Ottawa
Windows 98!??!! Time for an upgrade grin

-39 celcius. Used to be -45 from what I remember.
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#1684904 - 11/25/09 08:16 PM Re: PP 5w30 Pour Point? [Re: steveh]
steveh Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 700
Loc: wisconsin
Johnny whats up with the Mobil 1 products in the Mercury???

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#1684910 - 11/25/09 08:18 PM Re: PP 5w30 Pour Point? [Re: steveh]
pbm Offline


Registered: 04/19/04
Posts: 5185
Loc: New York
Originally Posted By: steveh
The one thing that I thought was strange is the pour point for PP 5w30 is the same as PYB 5w30 (-39C).


I am a very big fan of Pennzoil products but....if I was doing 5K OCI's or less I would use PYB (over PP) and save some $$$$$$. The only reason to use PP in most applications is to extend OCI's to 7 or 8K IMO. In other words PYB is EXCELLENT in its own right.

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#1684912 - 11/25/09 08:22 PM Re: PP 5w30 Pour Point? [Re: pbm]
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Registered: 06/14/08
Posts: 3014
Loc: Bremerton Wa
I just put it in the Equinox tonight. We will see how it does. I had been running M1 since 3000 miles. Everyone says good things about on here so I am going to try it.
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