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#2555847 - 03/03/12 05:21 PM Peak oil vs the rest
cjohns79ut Offline


Registered: 10/20/11
Posts: 58
Loc: Tennessee
Trying to find a good conventional oil that is cheap $$$$ wise. I'm currently running PYB - NOT IMPRESSED. My choices are between Peak, Supertech, VWB, Castrol GTX, Havoline...

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#2555850 - 03/03/12 05:25 PM Re: Peak oil vs the rest [Re: cjohns79ut]
Provi Offline


Registered: 11/29/11
Posts: 305
Loc: Dunbar, WV USA
Originally Posted By: cjohns79ut
Trying to find a good conventional oil that is cheap $$$$ wise. I'm currently running PYB - NOT IMPRESSED. My choices are between Peak, Supertech, VWB, Castrol GTX, Havoline...


http://www.pqiamerica.com/Janaury%202012%20test%20results/Jan2012b1.html
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#2555854 - 03/03/12 05:28 PM Re: Peak oil vs the rest [Re: Provi]
cjohns79ut Offline


Registered: 10/20/11
Posts: 58
Loc: Tennessee
the specs are impressive

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#2555857 - 03/03/12 05:29 PM Re: Peak oil vs the rest [Re: cjohns79ut]
Dakota1820 Offline
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Registered: 04/28/11
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Loc: missouri usa
I would choose Valvoline that stuff keeps a clean engine. I've loved every Valvoline product I've used
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#2555859 - 03/03/12 05:32 PM Re: Peak oil vs the rest [Re: cjohns79ut]
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Registered: 12/16/11
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Valvoline NextGen has some great rebates going on at Oreillys if you are a Valvoline fan. Free oil and Microguard filter after mail in rebate. Will help your wallet if you need help with cash flow.
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#2555867 - 03/03/12 05:41 PM Re: Peak oil vs the rest [Re: cjohns79ut]
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Registered: 02/23/09
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Loc: Michigan
Whatever is on sale..
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#2555894 - 03/03/12 06:10 PM Re: Peak oil vs the rest [Re: cjohns79ut]
cb_13 Offline


Registered: 07/24/11
Posts: 641
Loc: Missouri
What do you not like about the PYB? Just curious as I have had excellent results with it. Alot less noise in my vehicles with PYB than the Motorcraft blend I had been using. I used GTX in a vehicle that I bought because that's what the previous owner always ran in it and I had no consumption issues with it. I have had consumption issues with motorcraft and valvoline but it was all on higher mileage vehicles and may have been no fault of the oils at all.

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#2555896 - 03/03/12 06:10 PM Re: Peak oil vs the rest [Re: cjohns79ut]
JavierG Offline


Registered: 06/11/11
Posts: 1141
Loc: Fresno, CA
Originally Posted By: cjohns79ut
Trying to find a good conventional oil that is cheap $$$$ wise. I'm currently running PYB - NOT IMPRESSED. My choices are between Peak, Supertech, VWB, Castrol GTX, Havoline...

Any of those are decent. Just buy which ever happens to be on sale when you need it.
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#2555924 - 03/03/12 06:39 PM Re: Peak oil vs the rest [Re: JavierG]
REDDOG Offline


Registered: 09/11/04
Posts: 949
Loc: Hermon, ME
Originally Posted By: JavierG
Originally Posted By: cjohns79ut
Trying to find a good conventional oil that is cheap $$$$ wise. I'm currently running PYB - NOT IMPRESSED. My choices are between Peak, Supertech, VWB, Castrol GTX, Havoline...

Any of those are decent. Just buy which ever happens to be on sale when you need it.


+1. I especially like the 5 quart jugs of Havoline at WM. Great price everyday and the cheapest major name brand oil on their shelves. The Peak can be found with excellent sales at Autozone quite often also.
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#2555925 - 03/03/12 06:43 PM Re: Peak oil vs the rest [Re: REDDOG]
volk06 Offline


Registered: 10/04/10
Posts: 4503
Loc: Iowa
Mobil super and Peak are currently on specials, 9.99 for 5qts and a filter. Super is at autozone, peak at oriellys.
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#2555931 - 03/03/12 06:47 PM Re: Peak oil vs the rest [Re: JavierG]
MetalSlug Offline


Registered: 07/24/10
Posts: 2393
Loc: vicksburg ms
Originally Posted By: JavierG
Originally Posted By: cjohns79ut
Trying to find a good conventional oil that is cheap $$$$ wise. I'm currently running PYB - NOT IMPRESSED. My choices are between Peak, Supertech, VWB, Castrol GTX, Havoline...

Any of those are decent. Just buy which ever happens to be on sale when you need it.


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#2555974 - 03/03/12 07:20 PM Re: Peak oil vs the rest [Re: cjohns79ut]
Dupree Offline


Registered: 05/17/07
Posts: 399
Loc: Utah,Vernal (oil land)
the peak actually seems like its weaker than the others listed if you look at the VOA, also if you have an alco near you they have Kendall semi-syn w/ titanium for 1.98 per quart
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#2555989 - 03/03/12 07:33 PM Re: Peak oil vs the rest [Re: Dupree]
antiqueshell Offline


Registered: 03/02/12
Posts: 5133
Loc: chicago, Illinois
Originally Posted By: Dupree
the peak actually seems like its weaker than the others listed if you look at the VOA, also if you have an alco near you they have Kendall semi-syn w/ titanium for 1.98 per quart


Weak compared to what?

It clearly looks like a solid player to me and the price is usually very good, so it is a good value.

This is a second tier brand that actually competes with the better known brands effectively. I wouldn't hesistate to use it as a regular oil in my vehicles. Looks good for 5k changes.

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#2556048 - 03/03/12 08:16 PM Re: Peak oil vs the rest [Re: cjohns79ut]
Superbuick96 Offline


Registered: 05/31/09
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Loc: Cleveland, OH
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#2556055 - 03/03/12 08:18 PM Re: Peak oil vs the rest [Re: cjohns79ut]
Superbuick96 Offline


Registered: 05/31/09
Posts: 566
Loc: Cleveland, OH
Not sure why your not impressed with PYB. Id say PYB is one of the best conventionals on the market.
http://www.pqiamerica.com/testresultssep2011.html
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