Recent Topics
Midwest LSA Expo Next Week
by LoneRanger
08/29/14 02:27 PM
Euro Oil.....Why?
by Jeffs2006EvoIX
08/29/14 02:25 PM
optibelt
by SteveSRT8
08/29/14 01:56 PM
Brand perception
by y_p_w
08/29/14 01:55 PM
Syn OCI
by Stang40
08/29/14 01:47 PM
Just for fun / Best sounding car you ever owned
by wemay
08/29/14 01:21 PM
Mann ML1003 filter torn media
by Rat407
08/29/14 12:52 PM
2002 Silverado 1500 4wd ATF and diff fluids
by JeremyInMT
08/29/14 12:50 PM
PP 5w-30 strike-out
by Errtt
08/29/14 12:48 PM
2001 Saab 9-3 MTF
by Oversteer
08/29/14 12:42 PM
Food safe grease additives
by alternety
08/29/14 12:37 PM
Microphone for instructional videos.
by mrsilv04
08/29/14 12:13 PM
Newest Members
toby7878, krazy, rvilla12, jrmason, Kwesi
51135 Registered Users
Who's Online
91 registered (alternety, Apollo14, 901Memphis, 05LGTLtd, 9 invisible), 1809 Guests and 218 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
51135 Members
64 Forums
218479 Topics
3445049 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG

Page 8 of 8 < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Topic Options
#1964121 - 07/24/10 08:19 AM Re: 3 diff. labs with samples taken frm the same b [Re: FZ1]
quick_16 Offline


Registered: 01/31/04
Posts: 409
Loc: 33463
For some reason the CLS or Pros on this site are not helping out. I found some excellent papers from some smart guy at ZDDPlus and here's one to help understand the WHY in this thread.
enjoy
http://www.kirbanperformance.com/product_images/customer_support_item-_pdf-37.pdf

This site was way better a few years ago. [censored] happened to it. Seemed to go to [censored] after Bob left and Terry was forced to leave.

Top
#1968882 - 07/28/10 10:05 PM Re: 3 diff. labs with samples taken frm the same b [Re: quick_16]
revupVQ Offline


Registered: 01/02/10
Posts: 7
Loc: CA, USA
I hang out where Terry is much more-so than here.....
_________________________
2006 Infiniti G35 coupe 3.5L
1997 Ford F350 CrewCab 7.3L
2008 VW EOS 2.0T

Top
#1970826 - 07/30/10 08:42 PM Re: 3 diff. labs with samples taken frm the same b [Re: revupVQ]
quick_16 Offline


Registered: 01/31/04
Posts: 409
Loc: 33463
Originally Posted By: revupVQ
I hang out where Terry is much more-so than here.....

Post or PM me a link. thanks

Top
#2240511 - 04/22/11 08:02 PM Re: 3 diff. labs with samples taken frm the same b [Re: Mystic]
SailingWJ Offline


Registered: 08/12/07
Posts: 13
Loc: NY, USA
How can you spot a trend if the VOA's are very inconsistent? If they can't get that right what use is the UOA?
Like you I'd like to be able to use this stuff but the numbers tell the truth....don't waste your $$.


Edited by SailingWJ (04/22/11 08:03 PM)

Top
#2240534 - 04/22/11 08:19 PM Re: 3 diff. labs with samples taken frm the same b [Re: deeter16317]
SailingWJ Offline


Registered: 08/12/07
Posts: 13
Loc: NY, USA
Another words you can't believe what you see? Please you should run for President.

Originally Posted By: deeter16317
In the realm of things...

Blackstone WAS consistent with their analyses, which shows they are consistent in their analytical methodology. That shows me that they would be somewhat reliable for trending purposes.

All three labs were within the same order of magnitude, which is well within accepted "noise" so-to-speak. It could also be related to different instruments or different analytical methods.

Top
#2242522 - 04/25/11 08:31 AM Re: 3 diff. labs with samples taken frm the same b [Re: SailingWJ]
Spockian1 Offline


Registered: 04/03/11
Posts: 43
Loc: Miami, FL
Indeed. The only "trending" these reports are good for is the labs' quarterly balance sheets.

Sometimes I wonder if some of the labs don't have shills here to cry "trending!" whenever yet more evidence of the worthlessness of their reports surfaces.

Top
#2257140 - 05/10/11 03:56 PM Re: 3 diff. labs with samples taken frm the same bott [Re: Drew99GT]
HondaMan Offline


Registered: 04/06/05
Posts: 671
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: Drew99GT
Originally Posted By: elwaylite
I think Ill spend my $99 with Dyson.


He uses Blackstone!


No, he does not. Having used Terry's service many times, I know the address the samples go to and it has nothing to do with Blackstone.

What I do wonder about if he in some way uses Polaris ... i.e. samples go to a common and close by address and then are dropped at the Polaris door step.

OAI I feel is the BEST value, period. This is the Amsoil offering which is simply private label Polaris.

As Pablo has stated Polaris is ISO certified.

Top
#2257435 - 05/10/11 09:59 PM Re: 3 diff. labs with samples taken frm the same b [Re: SailingWJ]
chevrofreak Offline


Registered: 06/17/05
Posts: 4899
Loc: Billings, MT
Originally Posted By: SailingWJ
Another words you can't believe what you see? Please you should run for President.

Originally Posted By: deeter16317
In the realm of things...

Blackstone WAS consistent with their analyses, which shows they are consistent in their analytical methodology. That shows me that they would be somewhat reliable for trending purposes.

All three labs were within the same order of magnitude, which is well within accepted "noise" so-to-speak. It could also be related to different instruments or different analytical methods.


You mean "In other words", correct?
_________________________
I <3 Red Line oil

Top
#2257518 - 05/11/11 01:55 AM Re: 3 diff. labs with samples taken frm the same bott [Re: HondaMan]
revupVQ Offline


Registered: 01/02/10
Posts: 7
Loc: CA, USA
Originally Posted By: HondaMan
Originally Posted By: Drew99GT
Originally Posted By: elwaylite
I think Ill spend my $99 with Dyson.


He uses Blackstone!


No, he does not. Having used Terry's service many times, I know the address the samples go and it has nothing to do with Blackstone.

What I do wonder about if he in some way uses Polaris ... i.e. samples go to a common and close by address and then are dropped at the Polaris door step.

OAI I feel is the BEST value, period. This is the Amsoil offering which is simply private label Polaris.

As Pablo has stated Polaris is ISO certified.
Terry doesn't use Polaris aka OAI lol. MRT Laboratories is real, Google it wink
_________________________
2006 Infiniti G35 coupe 3.5L
1997 Ford F350 CrewCab 7.3L
2008 VW EOS 2.0T

Top
#2259993 - 05/13/11 01:00 PM Re: 3 diff. labs with samples taken frm the same bott [Re: 21Rouge]
ahoier Offline


Registered: 02/03/10
Posts: 1720
Loc: Cocoa, FL
Last I've heard/read, when you send off a sample to "Blackstone" it may actually get "sent off" to another lab to be tested, so there's no guarantee the same lab/tech is actually testing the same sample(s) each and every time.

Top
#2272333 - 05/27/11 11:55 AM Re: 3 diff. labs with samples taken frm the same bott [Re: 21Rouge]
PZR2874 Offline


Registered: 05/06/11
Posts: 499
Loc: San Antonio, TX
^^ Where did you get/read this... Please share.
_________________________
2007 Mazdaspeed 3 - 123K
2007 Forester XT - 96K

Top
#2272336 - 05/27/11 11:59 AM Re: 3 diff. labs with samples taken frm the same bott [Re: PZR2874]
21Rouge Offline


Registered: 06/04/05
Posts: 1935
Loc: Vinegar Hill
Originally Posted By: PZR2874
^^ Where did you get/read this... Please share.


Not sure what you mean ???.


Edited by 21Rouge (05/27/11 12:00 PM)

Top
#2274565 - 05/30/11 12:32 PM Re: 3 diff. labs with samples taken frm the same bott [Re: 21Rouge]
Galo Offline


Registered: 08/24/08
Posts: 23
Loc: Indy IN
This from the Blackstone site;

"We have some of these tests performed at a different facility. For that reason, it can take longer to get results for some of these specialized tests. If you are concerned with turnaroud time, please call us."

Top
#2275345 - 05/31/11 11:42 AM Re: 3 diff. labs with samples taken frm the same bott [Re: 21Rouge]
PZR2874 Offline


Registered: 05/06/11
Posts: 499
Loc: San Antonio, TX
Wow... Outsourcing to another lab....
_________________________
2007 Mazdaspeed 3 - 123K
2007 Forester XT - 96K

Top
Page 8 of 8 < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8