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#2006270 - 09/02/10 11:26 PM VOA Pennzoil Ultra 5W30
izzycohen Offline


Registered: 05/04/10
Posts: 70
Loc: Wheaton, IL

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#2006285 - 09/02/10 11:53 PM Re: VOA Pennzoil Ultra 5W30 [Re: izzycohen]
CougarRed Offline


Registered: 07/04/10
Posts: 141
Loc: Texas
Man, that's a high boron reading.

On UOA, Ultra tends to receive Boron readings in a much lower range than that, like 150-300.

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#2006290 - 09/03/10 12:00 AM Re: VOA Pennzoil Ultra 5W30 [Re: CougarRed]
buster Offline


Registered: 11/16/02
Posts: 29264
Loc: NJ
Looks great. Glad I'm using it.
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#2006307 - 09/03/10 12:42 AM Re: VOA Pennzoil Ultra 5W30 [Re: CougarRed]
izzycohen Offline


Registered: 05/04/10
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Originally Posted By: CougarRed
Man, that's a high boron reading.

On UOA, Ultra tends to receive Boron readings in a much lower range than that, like 150-300.


my most recent UOA had a boron reading of 49.

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#2006350 - 09/03/10 03:16 AM Re: VOA Pennzoil Ultra 5W30 [Re: izzycohen]
gib Offline


Registered: 10/11/09
Posts: 164
Loc: A Tropical Isle
Thanks for the VOA. I just put this oil in our 2006 Forester and so far so good.

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#2006564 - 09/03/10 10:06 AM Re: VOA Pennzoil Ultra 5W30 [Re: gib]
addyguy Offline


Registered: 09/08/05
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Stout stuff, that's for sure!
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#2006609 - 09/03/10 11:08 AM Re: VOA Pennzoil Ultra 5W30 [Re: addyguy]
unixguru Offline


Registered: 06/24/10
Posts: 227
Loc: CA
Thanks for the post!!! Great info. Just what I was looking for.

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#2006624 - 09/03/10 11:22 AM Re: VOA Pennzoil Ultra 5W30 [Re: unixguru]
Lethal1ty17 Offline


Registered: 07/01/10
Posts: 684
Loc: Georgia
for those of you that dont want to download the pdf


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#2006636 - 09/03/10 11:34 AM Re: VOA Pennzoil Ultra 5W30 [Re: Lethal1ty17]
Johnny Offline


Registered: 05/27/02
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Lethal1ty17, thank you.

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#2006668 - 09/03/10 12:13 PM Re: VOA Pennzoil Ultra 5W30 [Re: Johnny]
Lethal1ty17 Offline


Registered: 07/01/10
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Loc: Georgia
i expected the moly to be higher

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#2006671 - 09/03/10 12:19 PM Re: VOA Pennzoil Ultra 5W30 [Re: Lethal1ty17]
Johnny Offline


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Shell does not use a lot of moly in any of their oils.

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#2006696 - 09/03/10 12:47 PM Re: VOA Pennzoil Ultra 5W30 [Re: Johnny]
Lethal1ty17 Offline


Registered: 07/01/10
Posts: 684
Loc: Georgia
do they just make up for it with boron or what? im curious about which synthetic has the most moly

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#2007246 - 09/04/10 03:33 AM Re: VOA Pennzoil Ultra 5W30 [Re: Lethal1ty17]
gib Offline


Registered: 10/11/09
Posts: 164
Loc: A Tropical Isle
Redline oils. Most of their offerings have a boatload of moly. Both Honda and Toyota brand 0w20 oils have a similar boatload as well.

Of course, an oil doesn't need a lot of moly to be excellent. Amsoil SSO has very little, for example.

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#2007285 - 09/04/10 07:33 AM Re: VOA Pennzoil Ultra 5W30 [Re: gib]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
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Loc: Bad Axe, MI
This oil is on the thin side of a 30w, am i seeing that right?

nice oil PU is a winner in my book,i bought 3 jugs at $20 out the door back when they had the $5 off coupon.
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#2007407 - 09/04/10 11:40 AM Re: VOA Pennzoil Ultra 5W30 [Re: daman]
Ben99GT Offline


Registered: 02/25/05
Posts: 4309
Loc: MS
Originally Posted By: daman
This oil is on the thin side of a 30w, am i seeing that right?

nice oil PU is a winner in my book,i bought 3 jugs at $20 out the door back when they had the $5 off coupon.


I don't think that viscosity is correct, I had a 6000 mile UOA of Ultra that showed a thicker viscosity than this VOA.
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