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#2911058 - 02/18/13 12:01 PM Pennzoil Platinum oil filters
stygz Offline


Registered: 03/06/11
Posts: 88
Loc: georgia
Anyone use them? I see them on Amazon.com but have not seen any pennzoil filters on any shelves. What gives? I am thinking of getting one orderd for my Subaru.

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#2911069 - 02/18/13 12:18 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum oil filters [Re: stygz]
addyguy Offline


Registered: 09/08/05
Posts: 13448
Loc: Canada
Whaaaat....?

Seen and used lots of bright yellow regular PZ filters...never heard of a Platinum one...
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#2911099 - 02/18/13 12:42 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum oil filters [Re: stygz]
matrass Offline


Registered: 11/05/04
Posts: 1241
Loc: Pa
do you have link that we can see. have never seen them. is the link below what you are talking about ? thanks

http://www.amazon.com/Pennzoil-HPZ-21-Pl...zoil+oil+filter


Edited by matrass (02/18/13 12:44 PM)

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#2911139 - 02/18/13 01:27 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum oil filters [Re: matrass]
stygz Offline


Registered: 03/06/11
Posts: 88
Loc: georgia
Yep those are it. Not much info on them. I wonder how long they have been out?

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#2911145 - 02/18/13 01:34 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum oil filters [Re: stygz]
electrolover Offline


Registered: 12/04/10
Posts: 3192
Loc: TEXAS
Hmmm maybe f the pz filter is a puro classic this is a pure1?
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#2911157 - 02/18/13 01:44 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum oil filters [Re: stygz]
Hallmark Offline


Registered: 10/28/10
Posts: 830
Loc: Pacific Northwest
A thread on this filter circa July/2012 speculated that the filter was a Purolator product and discussed the media and pricing...haven't seen any further info since. Google has a few links that might provide some add'l information.

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#2911220 - 02/18/13 02:30 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum oil filters [Re: Hallmark]
Kruse Offline


Registered: 10/05/05
Posts: 3092
Loc: Kansas
Originally Posted By: Hallmark
A thread on this filter circa July/2012 speculated that the filter was a Purolator product and discussed the media and pricing...haven't seen any further info since. Google has a few links that might provide some add'l information.


I remember the thread and then predicted that, if given a choice, people would rather buy a Wix or any other premium filter over a premium Pennzoil. There were a few posters who disagreed with me. So far, I haven't been wrong.

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#2911244 - 02/18/13 02:55 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum oil filters [Re: stygz]
tenderloin Offline


Registered: 12/16/02
Posts: 6069
Loc: Huntington Beach, CA
BTW Filters and Wipers.com have better pricing on the filters I have checked against Amazon

PENNZOIL PLATINUM HE™ OIL FILTERS

The new Pennzoil Platinum HE™ oil filters are engineered with an exclusive synthetic-blended 2-ply gradient density filter media designed to remove 99%1 of engine oil impurities while trapping on average over 10 grams of contaminants based on industry tests 2.

· Silicone anti-drain back valve lasts up to 2X longer than conventional nitrile valve to protect against dry starts.

· Keeps oil cleaner than standard oil filters for superior engine protection

· PTFE impregnated NBR sealing gasket for ease of installation and removal

· Steel spiral-wound center tube and end caps provide increased internal strength and durability compared to cardboard and plastic components

· Meets or exceeds proposed industry specifications for capacity and efficiency

1 ISO 4548-12 at 30 microns

3 Based on proposed USCAR specifications

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#2911270 - 02/18/13 03:28 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum oil filters [Re: stygz]
Kool1 Offline


Registered: 01/25/13
Posts: 362
Loc: California
I wonder when Pennzoil will release the Pennzoil Ultra Oil Filter?

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#2911469 - 02/18/13 06:22 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum oil filters [Re: stygz]
sm00thpapa Offline


Registered: 07/09/11
Posts: 867
Loc: Spring Hill, FL
Any word if this filter has a wired backing?
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#2911491 - 02/18/13 06:44 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum oil filters [Re: stygz]
sm00thpapa Offline


Registered: 07/09/11
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Loc: Spring Hill, FL
No wired backing, seems to be a Bosch D+ in disguise.
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#2911666 - 02/18/13 09:44 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum oil filters [Re: stygz]
chevrofreak Offline


Registered: 06/17/05
Posts: 4911
Loc: Billings, MT
Not a D+. The efficiency of 99% at 30 microns is utterly pathetic. The PureONE blows it out of the water at 99% at 15 microns.
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#2911671 - 02/18/13 09:49 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum oil filters [Re: stygz]
sm00thpapa Offline


Registered: 07/09/11
Posts: 867
Loc: Spring Hill, FL
Can't wait to see one of these cut open. From what I've seen you can only get one by ordering online.
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#2912133 - 02/19/13 10:55 AM Re: Pennzoil Platinum oil filters [Re: stygz]
addyguy Offline


Registered: 09/08/05
Posts: 13448
Loc: Canada
Interesting....the synthetic oil-filter market is sure exploding...
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#2913017 - 02/19/13 11:54 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum oil filters [Re: addyguy]
chevrofreak Offline


Registered: 06/17/05
Posts: 4911
Loc: Billings, MT
Originally Posted By: addyguy
Interesting....the synthetic oil-filter market is sure exploding...


Do you mean filters for use with synthetic oil, or filters with synthetic media?
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