Recent Topics
Sainz to McLaren
by Brad_C
08/16/18 08:24 AM
5.4 3V Ford Triton Oil/carbon layer at spark plug
by tryamu
08/16/18 07:12 AM
Estimate on new porch (composite) - Thoughts?
by xBa380
08/16/18 06:46 AM
Valvoline Advanced Synthetic D1G2/5w30, 6,087MI, 09 Saturn
by smithph
08/16/18 06:45 AM
Automotive paint?
by Hemispheres
08/16/18 06:13 AM
I learned something new (historic info)!
by RyanY
08/16/18 05:46 AM
2015 Accord CVT Filter Change
by Stucker21trt
08/16/18 02:35 AM
Out, M1 0w-40, In PP 10w-30. Quiet
by wrcsixeight
08/16/18 01:39 AM
Bday today my doberman dies too
by Marco620
08/16/18 01:08 AM
This summers common ac repairs.
by Chris142
08/15/18 10:48 PM
Food for cats with kidney disease.
by montero1
08/15/18 09:23 PM
Land pride 5615 rotary cutter gearbox oil?
by Jmoney7269
08/15/18 09:20 PM
Are these factory Ford lug nuts pure garbage?
by Blaze
08/15/18 09:15 PM
Amsoil Signature vs OE?
by buck91
08/15/18 09:02 PM
Chev Trailblazer thermostat replacement
by BrianF
08/15/18 07:37 PM
Stabil Ethanol treatment
by mjk
08/15/18 07:01 PM
Windows Update Strategy?
by MONKEYMAN
08/15/18 06:49 PM
Motorcraft PCMO reformulation
by LotI
08/15/18 06:45 PM
Front rotor recomendations - 1993 F-150 4x4
by BrocLuno
08/15/18 06:07 PM
Premium Gas Prices
by Zee09
08/15/18 05:47 PM
Newest Members
heyjobe, RockerSwitches, Jmoney7269, Charly_gt, tryamu
65722 Registered Users
Who's Online
80 registered (69Torino, Andy636, Aero540T, Atesz792, Al, Bandito440, 7 invisible), 1342 Guests and 35 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
65722 Members
67 Forums
288793 Topics
4816778 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#2707892 - 08/07/12 05:05 PM peak full synthetic
Aerojoe Offline


Registered: 11/17/09
Posts: 23
Loc: michigan
anybody know who makes the Peak full synthetic?? I just picked up a couple 5.1 jugs at AAP for $23 with a $10 rebate. I also see they are Dexos approved so I can use it in my gf's 2012 buick. Hope its a decent oil figured it had to be if it meets dexos standards??

Top
#2707903 - 08/07/12 05:11 PM Re: peak full synthetic [Re: Aerojoe]
ProfPS Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 834
Loc: CT, YL of USSA aka Oceania
There's a few posts about Peak dino and syn oils on BITOG. I did a Google search a couple days ago when I saw the AAP promotion. The Peak website has listed it's a registered trademark of Old World Industries, LLC. I don't know if Warren Lubricants is in the same LLC. I'm torn between Peak syn ($10 for 5qts) or Nexgen ($2 for 5qts) final price promotions at AAP. Which would you choose?
_________________________
Participating member of the BITOG Petroleum Reserve.

Thank you Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000.

O438A6R53A25C

Top
#2707918 - 08/07/12 05:23 PM Re: peak full synthetic [Re: Aerojoe]
volk06 Offline


Registered: 10/04/10
Posts: 4920
Loc: Midwest
Peak motor oil is blended by WPP. Same as super tech.


Edited by volk06 (08/07/12 05:28 PM)
_________________________
2011 F-150 Ecoboost
2012 Focus S
2001 Taurus

Top
#2707920 - 08/07/12 05:24 PM Re: peak full synthetic [Re: ProfPS]
Aerojoe Offline


Registered: 11/17/09
Posts: 23
Loc: michigan
well I got both here the peak is $23.99+tax -$10 rebate and the Nextgen is $19.99+tax -$20.00 rebate. I didn't know until I saw the peak that it is Dexos approved so its gtg in my gf's 2012 buick. I figure I can get aroun 10 nextgen and 20 peak by mailing the rebates to friends and family that don't change their own oil. time to stock up smile

Top
#2707923 - 08/07/12 05:26 PM Re: peak full synthetic [Re: Aerojoe]
Aerojoe Offline


Registered: 11/17/09
Posts: 23
Loc: michigan
I dont think supertech is dexos approved though. Yeah I know its a matter of paying GM the license fee for putting the logo on the bottle. But it makes me feel better that its there.

Top
#2707938 - 08/07/12 05:40 PM Re: peak full synthetic [Re: Aerojoe]
Donald Offline


Registered: 03/21/04
Posts: 20671
Loc: Upstate NY
I'd think it was similar to NAPA or ST synthetic. OK, but nothing to write home to Mom about.
_________________________
2015 Subaru Forester 2.5 engine/CVT
2015 Ford F250 w/Powerstroke
2016 Subaru Crosstrek CVT (wife's)

Top
#2707961 - 08/07/12 06:08 PM Re: peak full synthetic [Re: Aerojoe]
tstep Offline


Registered: 08/06/11
Posts: 377
Loc: PA
double post


Edited by tstep (08/07/12 06:10 PM)

Top
#2707964 - 08/07/12 06:10 PM Re: peak full synthetic [Re: Aerojoe]
tstep Offline


Registered: 08/06/11
Posts: 377
Loc: PA
I have run Peak 5w-30 in one of my 5.3l and it's more is noisy when compared to most other oils. I think it is thinner than most. Not a disturbing difference, but noticable. Mixing in a qt of HDEO would pick up the HTHS to better match my older 5.3.

Top
#2707971 - 08/07/12 06:19 PM Re: peak full synthetic [Re: tstep]
Aerojoe Offline


Registered: 11/17/09
Posts: 23
Loc: michigan
how is it thinner then other oils isn't a 5w30 a 5w30??

Top
#2707977 - 08/07/12 06:23 PM Re: peak full synthetic [Re: Aerojoe]
NHGUY Offline


Registered: 10/09/11
Posts: 5064
Loc: USA
Peak oil has Danica Patrick,Super Tech has the deceased Sam Walton.Sam has the mellower attitude.

Top
#2708022 - 08/07/12 07:09 PM Re: peak full synthetic [Re: Aerojoe]
sciphi Offline


Registered: 03/24/07
Posts: 10008
Loc: Upstate NY
It's the next oil that's going into my Cruze. No UOA on it, though. If it's dexos1, it should perform just like every other dexos1 oil out there.
_________________________
2013 Toyota RAV4 XLE
2012 Chevrolet Cruze Eco

Top
#2708061 - 08/07/12 07:50 PM Re: peak full synthetic [Re: volk06]
ProfPS Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 834
Loc: CT, YL of USSA aka Oceania
Originally Posted By: volk06
Peak motor oil is blended by WPP. Same as super tech.


How was this verified, or is it assumed because both WWP and Old World Industries are blenders??
_________________________
Participating member of the BITOG Petroleum Reserve.

Thank you Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000.

O438A6R53A25C

Top
#2708062 - 08/07/12 07:53 PM Re: peak full synthetic [Re: Aerojoe]
eljefino Offline


Registered: 06/15/03
Posts: 32882
Loc: ME
I got a case of Peak 10w40 (15 quarts) from amazon and the inner box had a shipping label from WPP HQ *to* amazon.

Top
#2708073 - 08/07/12 08:08 PM Re: peak full synthetic [Re: Aerojoe]
simple_gifts Offline


Registered: 07/26/04
Posts: 12011
Loc: Middlesex County CT
Originally Posted By: Aerojoe
how is it thinner then other oils isn't a 5w30 a 5w30??


"30 weight" is oil that is in a particular range of thickness, not a single #; same is true for 20 weight, 40 weight.





Edited by simple_gifts (08/07/12 08:11 PM)
_________________________
2004 Prius; 97K ML Syn 5W-30
2007 Yaris 71K 0w-40 Castrol
2006 B2300;130K;ALM


Was driving an ox cart; Now on the USS Enterprise

Top
#2708076 - 08/07/12 08:15 PM Re: peak full synthetic [Re: Aerojoe]
tstep Offline


Registered: 08/06/11
Posts: 377
Loc: PA
Originally Posted By: Aerojoe
how is it thinner then other oils isn't a 5w30 a 5w30??


5w-30 represents a range of viscosities from 9.3-12.5 cst @ 100 celsius:

http://www.ideas4ag-ed.com/uploads/3/7/0...l_viscosity.pdf

Peak has a viscosity of 10.14 cst100

http://www.peakauto.com/pdf/specs-Peak_Synthetic_Motor_Oil.pdf

Mobil 1 is about 10% thicker at 11.0 cst100

http://www.mobil.com/USA-English/Lubes/PDS/GLXXENPVLMOMobil1_5W-30.aspx

Usually high milage oils are thicker yet

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >