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#2151456 - 01/26/11 10:08 AM Re: ****BITOG's FAVORITE OIL 2010 RESULTS**** [Re: Ken42]
440Magnum Offline


Registered: 02/01/09
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Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: Ken42
Gureat job thanks.
I am not supprised about the Pennzoil (Penzoil for Johnny)
With the Most excellent Q&A they provided.
But I am supprised to see Amsoil down so low.


I'm not.... people that buy Amsoil, Redline, Rotella, Shaeffer's, etc. are probably going to be running longer OCIs than people running PYB or PP, thus doing fewer changes per year.
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#2166759 - 02/09/11 10:10 PM Re: ****BITOG's FAVORITE OIL 2010 RESULTS**** [Re: 440Magnum]
ltslimjim Offline


Registered: 08/06/10
Posts: 5640
Loc: WatUpDoc
Originally Posted By: 440Magnum
Originally Posted By: Ken42
Gureat job thanks.
I am not supprised about the Pennzoil (Penzoil for Johnny)
With the Most excellent Q&A they provided.
But I am supprised to see Amsoil down so low.


I'm not.... people that buy Amsoil, Redline, Rotella, Shaeffer's, etc. are probably going to be running longer OCIs than people running PYB or PP, thus doing fewer changes per year.



+1...and is Formula Shell included in the Pennzoil numbers?

I'd also say not to count the same poster using the same brand oil in the same year etc.
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#2169279 - 02/12/11 04:35 PM Re: ****BITOG's FAVORITE OIL 2010 RESULTS**** [Re: Scienceman]
RPMster Offline


Registered: 11/05/09
Posts: 144
Loc: Southern California
Top 5 were no surprise, being the major brands that are the most trusted. Also no surprise that SuperTech was the most popular store brand. Looks like a pretty accurate survey to me.

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#2169547 - 02/12/11 10:34 PM Re: ****BITOG's FAVORITE OIL 2010 RESULTS**** [Re: RPMster]
Junior96Stang Offline


Registered: 01/21/11
Posts: 160
Loc: City Of Angels, CA
Wow! Dind't know that people where using ST oil out there laugh . That's good that Castro is at top too! shocked
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#2169708 - 02/13/11 06:21 AM Re: ****BITOG's FAVORITE OIL 2010 RESULTS**** [Re: ltslimjim]
Scienceman Offline


Registered: 10/04/09
Posts: 2845
Loc: Earth
Originally Posted By: itslimjim


+1...and is Formula Shell included in the Pennzoil numbers?


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#2169710 - 02/13/11 06:21 AM Re: ****BITOG's FAVORITE OIL 2010 RESULTS**** [Re: Scienceman]
Scienceman Offline


Registered: 10/04/09
Posts: 2845
Loc: Earth
yes it was

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#2169979 - 02/13/11 12:27 PM Re: ****BITOG's FAVORITE OIL 2010 RESULTS**** [Re: Scienceman]
HondaMan Offline


Registered: 04/06/05
Posts: 671
Loc: Texas
Thanks for the effort and hard work!

I am confused as to why not count the UOAs for the year and assume that the most UOA'd oil is the most popular?


Is it easy for the mod's to give a count of UOAs from new year to year end? ( new threads )

Still enough, thanks for the thread!

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#2177133 - 02/21/11 08:50 AM Re: ****BITOG's FAVORITE OIL 2010 RESULTS**** [Re: Scienceman]
Arnaldo Offline


Registered: 02/04/11
Posts: 46
Loc: Puerto Rico, USA
Ironic! I just shifted from Mobil 1 to Peak--obviously because of price issues. Peak is new on the Puerto Rico motor oil market but, since it meets the "SM" classification I went for it ($4.28/qt., including tax). Whenever you can research the Peak brand, please post whatever you find out, "BITOG"!
THANK YOU KIND, dude! BTW, M1's price has skyrocketed to $7.48/qt., with tax. I do 4 vehicles (wife's, mother's, sister's and my baby, an '04 flawless 350Z), so I tried to $ave $ome moolah...I hope I won't regret it in the future...
Thanks again!

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#2185785 - 03/01/11 03:35 PM Re: ****BITOG's FAVORITE OIL 2010 RESULTS**** [Re: Scienceman]
PaleRider Offline


Registered: 03/01/11
Posts: 112
Loc: NC
WOW! thanks for the info...
I to am really surprised Pennzoil is at the top... That just happens to be one of the cheaper in price found at wally world.

even tho I have heard some use the SS brand, I just don`t get that fuzzy feeling about it. just assuming walmarts buying practices are true for the oil as well, what are they leaving out of it?

so far since I`ve been away from using Amsoil, I have been using Valvoline, Castrol, and M1...


Edited by PaleRider (03/01/11 03:35 PM)
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#2215383 - 03/28/11 11:17 PM Re: ****BITOG's FAVORITE OIL 2010 RESULTS**** [Re: Scienceman]
TheKevin Offline


Registered: 10/14/08
Posts: 21
Loc: San Diego, CA
LOL that's pretty cool. the top 3 is what i use and in that order too.

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#2246524 - 04/28/11 11:01 PM Re: ****BITOG's FAVORITE OIL 2010 RESULTS**** [Re: Scienceman]
Spyder7 Offline


Registered: 07/28/10
Posts: 2269
Loc: NL, Canada
Thanks for putting this list together, I can only imagine how much work it had to have taken!

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#2251926 - 05/04/11 10:42 PM Re: ****BITOG's FAVORITE OIL 2010 RESULTS**** [Re: Scienceman]
mongo161 Offline


Registered: 07/11/10
Posts: 3608
Loc: Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Thanks for all your hard work in putting together the results. No major surprises....all quality oils.

Hey what do you know....my 1,000th post to BITOG....how appropriate for it to appear here!


Edited by mongo161 (05/04/11 10:44 PM)

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#2253167 - 05/06/11 02:50 AM Re: ****BITOG's FAVORITE OIL 2010 RESULTS**** [Re: Scienceman]
brick Offline


Registered: 05/05/11
Posts: 34
Loc: il usa
I can't stand pennzoil,sorry. I had 2 cars that i used that stuff in and it went through more oil,changed to castrol and the problem went away..very odd.The cars did not use oil until pennzoil went in.
I'm a castrol oil or quaker state person myself but i bought some shell 5w30 on a great sale price.
FRAM filters only.
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#2259312 - 05/12/11 07:12 PM Re: ****BITOG's FAVORITE OIL 2010 RESULTS**** [Re: Scienceman]
BGK Offline


Registered: 10/07/06
Posts: 564
Loc: Northern California
Funny how I originally used conventional Castrol oil, switched to Mobil 1, then Valvoline synthetic and now I use Pennzoil Ultra. Almost up the chart!

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#2290177 - 06/17/11 12:38 AM Re: ****BITOG's FAVORITE OIL 2010 RESULTS**** [Re: Scienceman]
SteveTheisen Offline


Registered: 03/25/11
Posts: 150
Loc: Blaine, MN
Is there a 2011 poll?
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