Recent Topics
O2 Sensor Voltage
by Falcon_LS
Today at 01:36 AM
Electrical shock at the grocery store
by Merkava_4
Yesterday at 11:42 PM
Another should I change my oil thread
by dan_erickson
Yesterday at 10:53 PM
new HDM part number for lacrosse headlamp recall
by lucerne06
Yesterday at 08:48 PM
snapper blade control is stiff
by edwardh1
Yesterday at 08:44 PM
is my extension cord bad?
by motor_oil_madman
Yesterday at 08:33 PM
Done with Sandisk USB Sticks
by JHZR2
Yesterday at 08:20 PM
Pineapple Margaritas
by sleddriver
Yesterday at 08:12 PM
Replacing Drywall In The Bathroom (Insulation)
by Warstud
Yesterday at 07:56 PM
351W build with a flat tappet
by ssregal39
Yesterday at 07:30 PM
Fuel injector cleaner that will run the engine?
by Red00Jetta
Yesterday at 07:12 PM
Car's models of 1990 and now
by HTSS_TR
Yesterday at 07:02 PM
Newest Members
ph9, Kurt34556, Skullzaflare, Jakes_Lawn, Aarrghhh
58031 Registered Users
Who's Online
13 registered (George7941, AdRock, dew, Chewie, gathermewool, A310), 517 Guests and 313 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
58031 Members
66 Forums
249617 Topics
4086817 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#2230023 - 04/12/11 11:55 AM Ultra
VRAY Offline


Registered: 01/27/11
Posts: 146
Loc: texas
Hi guys
What is the difference between Ultra and Pennzoil Platinum and why is Ultra being phased out ??
_________________________
1987 FORD F-150
302 EFI

Top
#2230024 - 04/12/11 11:56 AM Re: Ultra [Re: VRAY]
Astro14 Offline


Registered: 10/10/10
Posts: 6618
Loc: Virginia Beach
Who says it is being phased out?
_________________________
32 Packard 15W40
90 4Runner 10W40 Edge
92 300E 0W40 Edge
02 Volvo V70 T5 0W40 M1
02 Volvo V70 XC 5W40 PU
05 MB S600 0W40 M1
06 Corolla 5W30 Edge

Top
#2230027 - 04/12/11 11:58 AM Re: Ultra [Re: VRAY]
Quattro Pete Offline


Registered: 10/30/02
Posts: 31479
Loc: Great Lakes
Ultra is supposed to be better than Platinum. Kind of like M1 EP is supposed to be better than regular M1 or Edge is supposed to be better than Syntec.

Ultra is not being phased out.
_________________________
'02 530i (Edge HM 10W-40)
'15 Q5 3.0T (Edge 5W-40)

Top
#2230036 - 04/12/11 12:13 PM Re: Ultra [Re: VRAY]
d00df00d Offline


Registered: 10/20/05
Posts: 10161
Loc: PA
AFAIK, some stores stopped selling Ultra because people weren't buying enough of it. The product line will continue; it just will take some time to penetrate the market.
_________________________
2011 Mazda RX-8 R3
Castrol GTX 5w-20

Top
#2230044 - 04/12/11 12:20 PM Re: Ultra [Re: d00df00d]
VRAY Offline


Registered: 01/27/11
Posts: 146
Loc: texas
The reason I thought it was being phased out is that at my Wal Mart it no longer has a place in the shelves and they have lowered the price to 5.00 a jug for 5-20 and 11.00 for 10-30.
_________________________
1987 FORD F-150
302 EFI

Top
#2230048 - 04/12/11 12:24 PM Re: Ultra [Re: VRAY]
aquariuscsm Offline


Registered: 12/30/06
Posts: 13433
Loc: South Texas,USA
Originally Posted By: VRAY
The reason I thought it was being phased out is that at my Wal Mart it no longer has a place in the shelves and they have lowered the price to 5.00 a jug for 5-20 and 11.00 for 10-30.


If it were $11 a jug for the 10W30 here,I`d be all over it. I just got back from my Walmart and it`s still $26 :^(
_________________________
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
#2230052 - 04/12/11 12:31 PM Re: Ultra [Re: aquariuscsm]
Astro14 Offline


Registered: 10/10/10
Posts: 6618
Loc: Virginia Beach
I would be stocking up at that price! Great oil...niche market (those willing to pay for the premium extended drain...clearly from my signature, I am in that market...).

The 5W40 Euro formulation is even harder to find...but hey, I ordered it when they were still giving out the Ferrari hats...so, I feel like I got a bargain! grin
_________________________
32 Packard 15W40
90 4Runner 10W40 Edge
92 300E 0W40 Edge
02 Volvo V70 T5 0W40 M1
02 Volvo V70 XC 5W40 PU
05 MB S600 0W40 M1
06 Corolla 5W30 Edge

Top
#2230065 - 04/12/11 12:42 PM Re: Ultra [Re: VRAY]
Johnny Offline


Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 14013
Loc: Retired | Wausau, WI
Originally Posted By: VRAY
The reason I thought it was being phased out is that at my Wal Mart it no longer has a place in the shelves and they have lowered the price to 5.00 a jug for 5-20 and 11.00 for 10-30.


What part of Texas are you in? I'm coming to Texas next month and if you are close to where I'm going to be, I ask you to buy all the 5W-20 they have at that price ($5.00 for a 5-quart jug) and I will get it from you when I arrive.

Top
#2230091 - 04/12/11 01:03 PM Re: Ultra [Re: Johnny]
VRAY Offline


Registered: 01/27/11
Posts: 146
Loc: texas
I bought the last 3 jugs of 5-20 and I am waiting for the 10-30 to drop down more.I think there were 5 or 6 left. I find it odd that they would lower the price from 26.00 to 5.00 in only a few weeks time but I am glad they did.And by the way, the oil I have is already spoken for.Sorry
_________________________
1987 FORD F-150
302 EFI

Top
#2230098 - 04/12/11 01:14 PM Re: Ultra [Re: VRAY]
Johnny Offline


Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 14013
Loc: Retired | Wausau, WI
Which Walmart was it? If I'm close I will drive by and check it out.

Top
#2230105 - 04/12/11 01:19 PM Re: Ultra [Re: Johnny]
VRAY Offline


Registered: 01/27/11
Posts: 146
Loc: texas
In Mesquite @ US 80 and Beltline Road
_________________________
1987 FORD F-150
302 EFI

Top
#2230340 - 04/12/11 05:11 PM Re: Ultra [Re: VRAY]
Johnny Offline


Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 14013
Loc: Retired | Wausau, WI
That's close enough. I will be in the Duncanville area.

Top
#2230557 - 04/12/11 09:03 PM Re: Ultra [Re: VRAY]
renegade_987 Offline


Registered: 04/07/11
Posts: 1530
Loc: Ankeny, IA
Odd, here ultra is down to 24.50. Hopefully that means it will go down more smile
_________________________
2004 F150 186K Valvoline WB/Motorcraft FL-820S
2005 Ford 500 Limited 128K Motorcraft/Motorcraft
2011 Baja MB200 Royal Purple 10w30




Top
#2230570 - 04/12/11 09:18 PM Re: Ultra [Re: VRAY]
Ram01 Offline


Registered: 10/13/10
Posts: 908
Loc: New York Queens
PP is a good oil but if you can find pu for 11$ go for it 10k oci easy with that oil

Top
#2230571 - 04/12/11 09:18 PM Re: Ultra [Re: VRAY]
Ram01 Offline


Registered: 10/13/10
Posts: 908
Loc: New York Queens
LETS GO CELTICS

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >