Recent Topics
Tire size variations
by GerGa
Today at 05:04 PM
Good video on Hit and Miss engines
by GreeCguy
Today at 05:03 PM
Injectors question
by chrisri
Today at 04:30 PM
Tell me about 07 Subaru Tribecas
by ls1mike
Today at 04:19 PM
V-8/chain saw
by CourierDriver
Today at 04:17 PM
5200 miles and pp smelled like fuel
by ram_man
Today at 04:07 PM
5.3L LM7 Lifter Tick Solution
by Hemi_Time
Today at 03:00 PM
What oil to use 13' Ford Explorer?
by dothedrew1202
Today at 02:51 PM
Mower blade - sharpen or replace?
by JHZR2
Today at 02:48 PM
Girl buzzed by me in the Costco lot
by oilboy123
Today at 02:16 PM
Straight Talk Wireless @ Walmart
by Milkman
Today at 02:00 PM
Oil Consumption..Trying Some Pennzoil HM
by Warstud
Today at 01:49 PM
Newest Members
kinder, SamBruin7, splatt, Lars65inc, dothedrew1202
51984 Registered Users
Who's Online
111 registered (2KBMW, 147_Grain, andyd, 97f150, afree, bdcardinal, 10 invisible), 1663 Guests and 156 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
51984 Members
66 Forums
222532 Topics
3522067 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#1962902 - 07/23/10 05:48 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5w30, 6277 miles 2009 Infiniti G37 [Re: KLB]
sayjac Online   content


Registered: 10/13/08
Posts: 8351
Loc: The Old North State
Yes another UOA showing an oil I will recommend to my son for his G37, and one I won't. wink2

Thanks for posting.

Top
#1962957 - 07/23/10 06:54 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5w30, 6277 miles 2009 Infiniti G37 [Re: garlicbreadman]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 10489
Loc: Bad Axe, MI
Originally Posted By: garlicbreadman
Originally Posted By: TaterandNoodles
Originally Posted By: buster
LOL I figured they were! 3x higher Fe wear with M1. Stick with PU.


Break in, big whop. I don't see an issue with either oil. Other then the lab error on the phosphorus in the Ultra everything looks good.


30k miles is WAY pass break in....

stick with PU

Look again 19 and 25K,,that's still breaking in to most on here..

and 23 in 6k for PU? mobil bashers would be all over crying about that number if it was M1 smirk
_________________________
"Always"....Mobil 1

Current fill: AFE 0w30

Top
#1963016 - 07/23/10 07:52 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5w30, 6277 miles 2009 Infiniti G37 [Re: daman]
Patman Offline



Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 19306
Loc: Oakville, Ontario
Originally Posted By: daman

Look again 19 and 25K,,that's still breaking in to most on here..

and 23 in 6k for PU? mobil bashers would be all over crying about that number if it was M1 smirk


You have to keep in mind that with the higher iron numbers on the previous run that a good portion of the iron in this run is still residual leftover. So the next OCI will almost certainly show iron levels much lower than this one.
_________________________
2005 Corvette (M1 5w30 & Fram Ultra)
2006 Civic EX Coupe (M1 0w20 & Fram Ultra)
2010 BMW 328i X-Drive (M1 0w40 & Mann filter)

Top
#1963128 - 07/23/10 09:31 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5w30, 6277 miles 2009 Infiniti G37 [Re: Patman]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 10489
Loc: Bad Axe, MI
Originally Posted By: Patman
Originally Posted By: daman

Look again 19 and 25K,,that's still breaking in to most on here..

and 23 in 6k for PU? mobil bashers would be all over crying about that number if it was M1 smirk


You have to keep in mind that with the higher iron numbers on the previous run that a good portion of the iron in this run is still residual leftover. So the next OCI will almost certainly show iron levels much lower than this one.

Oh....so residual leftover! LOL duh
_________________________
"Always"....Mobil 1

Current fill: AFE 0w30

Top
#1964959 - 07/25/10 07:55 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5w30, 6277 miles 2009 Infiniti G37 [Re: daman]
Corvette Owner Offline


Registered: 01/22/03
Posts: 1623
Loc: Waldorf, Maryland
I just changed my son's G37 Coupe to Penzoil Ultra on it's second oil change, he wanted to run dino oil for an additional 3200 mile oil interval.

Based on these results, I am glad I did it. Will probably leave it in for 7200 miles.
_________________________
Vehicles:
98 Corvette
06 Murano
96 Chevy Van (Custom Conversion)
14 Chevy Impala
10 Starcraft Boat
13 Buick Enclave

Top
#1964981 - 07/25/10 08:25 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5w30, 6277 miles 2009 Infiniti G37 [Re: Corvette Owner]
webfors Offline


Registered: 06/06/06
Posts: 3739
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Excellent results! Obvious difference between PU and M1... well obvious to those that aren't head-over-heels-in-love-with-their-M1 grin
_________________________
08 Forester 5mt, AFE 0w30, XG7317
13 Dodge GC, VWB 5w20, Mopar OF
13 Suzuki SFV650, OEM 10w40, OEM OF
All small engines; RT5 10w30

Top
#1973917 - 08/03/10 07:29 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5w30, 6277 miles 2009 Infiniti G37 [Re: webfors]
philter25 Offline


Registered: 02/11/10
Posts: 6
Loc: MD


A complete reversal of what KLB posted. This guy switched to Ultra after using Mobil 1.

So to recap, KLB went from Mobil 1 to PU and wear metals went down. This guy switched from Mobil 1 to PU and wear metals went up..... and Blackstone even recommended to go back to M1 over PU.


Edited by philter25 (08/03/10 07:30 AM)

Top
#1974024 - 08/03/10 08:49 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5w30, 6277 miles 2009 Infiniti G37 [Re: philter25]
ZZman Offline


Registered: 03/17/08
Posts: 4233
Loc: Michigan
I like it and run it myself.

But the Boron numbers tend to be all over the place on Ultra.
_________________________
2002 Buick Regal GS (3.8 Supercharged) PP, Pure 1 filter
2008 Sebring Hardtop convertible (2.7) M1, Pure 1 filter.

Top
#1983801 - 08/12/10 08:11 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5w30, 6277 miles 2009 Infiniti G37 [Re: garlicbreadman]
JonfromCB Offline


Registered: 09/01/09
Posts: 112
Loc: Iowa
I've said it before and I'll say it again. If you love your
VVEL, put Redline or Motul in it, run it for 5K OCIs. It's
cheaper and you'll have total peace-of-mind. Many VVEL owners
are spending more time and and much more money on UOAs
trying to find a cheaper oil that works in these engines than it
would cost to use something proven to hold up well.


Edited by JonfromCB (08/12/10 08:13 AM)

Top
#1984014 - 08/12/10 11:16 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5w30, 6277 miles 2009 Infiniti G37 [Re: KLB]
FZ1 Offline


Registered: 02/07/08
Posts: 4192
Loc: Texas
Try an OEM air filter and an M1 oil filter. You can get 5 quarts of M1 EP including an M1 oil filter at AZ for about $38. AZ and Mobil run the deal every 2/3 months. Your engine is still breaking in. It's natural for the wear metals to decline over the break in period. Don't take the UOA,and explanations,too literally. It's Alchemy;Not Science.

Top
#1984075 - 08/12/10 12:13 PM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5w30, 6277 miles 2009 Infiniti G37 [Re: JonfromCB]
CougarRed Offline


Registered: 07/04/10
Posts: 141
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: JonfromCB
I've said it before and I'll say it again. If you love your VVEL, put Redline or Motul in it, run it for 5K OCIs. It's cheaper and you'll have total peace-of-mind. Many VVEL owners are spending more time and and much more money on UOAs trying to find a cheaper oil that works in these engines than it would cost to use something proven to hold up well.


The best VQ37 UOA on the web is Pennzoil Platinum 5W-30. Eneos 5W-30 has some excellent published VQ37 UOAs, as does Castrol Syntec 5W-30.

I have not seen an excellent Motul or Redline UOA on the G37 where all the wear metals are below universal average. And I belong to Dyson Mobility Weblog.

Source for your claims, please.

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2