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#980085 - 09/02/07 09:17 PM Mobil vs. Pennzoil
SWSportsman Offline


Registered: 09/26/05
Posts: 368
Loc: NC
Advertised specials running locally: Mobil Clean 5000 $1.49/qt, Pennzoil Conventional $1.29 per quart. Any advantages/disadvantages to either? Thinking about stocking up on 5W20 and 5W30.

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#980086 - 09/02/07 09:26 PM Re: Mobil vs. Pennzoil [Re: SWSportsman]
94 saturn sl1 2000 saturn sc2 Offline


Registered: 12/17/02
Posts: 107
Loc: Michigan
I like the mobil.. Slightly green tint to it and it stinks... Good oil
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#980087 - 09/02/07 09:31 PM Re: Mobil vs. Pennzoil [Re: 94 saturn sl1 2000 saturn sc2]
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Registered: 01/18/03
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Loc: Colorado
After 350,000+ miles on the family's 1988 Toyota Camry, my opinion is you can't go wrong with Pennzoil.
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#980088 - 09/02/07 10:01 PM Re: Mobil vs. Pennzoil [Re: SWSportsman]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 10894
Loc: Bad Axe, MI
Go with the Mobil.
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#980089 - 09/02/07 10:03 PM Re: Mobil vs. Pennzoil [Re: daman]
Bagger_Matt Offline


Registered: 01/08/05
Posts: 252
Loc: Virginia
both great oil by me. Buy the cheapest.

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#980090 - 09/02/07 10:05 PM Re: Mobil vs. Pennzoil [Re: Bagger_Matt]
Edmond Offline


Registered: 07/10/07
Posts: 236
Loc: Texas
I'm not a Mobil fan but I like the product that Pennzoil puts out. Given those choices, Pennzoil all the way.

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#980091 - 09/02/07 10:24 PM Re: Mobil vs. Pennzoil [Re: SWSportsman]
Titan Offline


Registered: 10/04/05
Posts: 2330
Loc: Mooresville, NC
Quote:

Advertised specials running locally: Mobil Clean 5000 $1.49/qt, Pennzoil Conventional $1.29 per quart. Any advantages/disadvantages to either? Thinking about stocking up on 5W20 and 5W30.




Advantage to Pennzoil, in the amount of 0.20 per quart.
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#980092 - 09/02/07 10:56 PM Re: Mobil vs. Pennzoil [Re: Titan]
pp_rp Offline


Registered: 07/03/07
Posts: 474
Loc: MN.
Both are good but I pick Pennzoil.
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#980093 - 09/02/07 10:56 PM Re: Mobil vs. Pennzoil [Re: Titan]
OilGuy Offline


Registered: 08/22/07
Posts: 396
Loc: USA
Mobil Clean 5000 has 16% more cleaning additives than required for the minimum SM/GF-4/etc. hurdles - this helps Mobil make their 5000 mile guarantee claim to be unique in the marketplace.

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#980094 - 09/02/07 11:03 PM Re: Mobil vs. Pennzoil [Re: OilGuy]
Bill in Utah Offline



Registered: 11/11/02
Posts: 12819
Loc: UT
Pennzoil.

Don't get caught up in Marketing. Pennzoil is one of the best consistant performing oils out there.

Plus its cheaper.

I've had excellent success with Pennzoil and continue to use it.

The Mobil 5000 has salt (sodium) in it which will make reading UOAs for coolant harder.

Take care, Bill

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#980095 - 09/02/07 11:31 PM Re: Mobil vs. Pennzoil [Re: Bill in Utah]
Travis99LS1 Offline


Registered: 07/13/07
Posts: 310
Loc: NC
pennzoil
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#980096 - 09/03/07 12:54 AM Re: Mobil vs. Pennzoil [Re: Travis99LS1]
deven Online   happy


Registered: 06/28/05
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Loc: Massachusetts
I am not a fan of the high sodium in Mobil either plus the whole Pennzoil line produces some of the best uoa's. I have Pennzoil in my sump right now and no complaints here.
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#980097 - 09/03/07 01:34 AM Re: Mobil vs. Pennzoil [Re: deven]
pbm Offline


Registered: 04/19/04
Posts: 6247
Loc: New York
Pennzoil is my favorite dino oil and at 1.29 a qt. you can't beat it!

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#980098 - 09/03/07 03:09 AM Re: Mobil vs. Pennzoil [Re: SWSportsman]
Triple_Se7en Offline


Registered: 12/04/04
Posts: 7101
Loc: 1/2 hr. north of Detroit
Quote:

Advertised specials running locally: Mobil Clean 5000 $1.49/qt, Pennzoil Conventional $1.29 per quart. Any advantages/disadvantages to either? Thinking about stocking up on 5W20 and 5W30.



This one's a no-brainer -- Pennzoil yellow bottle. Real nice UOAs can be found here.

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