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#3123083 - 09/12/13 08:47 PM My first try with pictures new Castro bottle
double vanos Offline


Registered: 08/05/04
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Loc: Bisbee, Arizona
Saw this at Walmart today , first time for me! [img:center][/img]
On the back, note dexos number and HTO-06 certification [img:center][/img]

Hope the pictures work, my first time doing pictures
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#3123089 - 09/12/13 08:50 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: double vanos]
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Is Castro that new Cuban synthetic?
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#3123091 - 09/12/13 08:52 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: double vanos]
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I was expecting a funny picture of Raul and his num num.
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#3123094 - 09/12/13 08:55 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: double vanos]
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Registered: 01/20/11
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What's up with the 'u.s.' after the weight?

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#3123095 - 09/12/13 08:55 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: double vanos]
yonyon Offline


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It's hard to imagine Cuba conquered space so long ago with the Castro Convertibles program and only just now got into the oil business. They've probably been making it for a long time but not exporting.


Edited by yonyon (09/12/13 08:56 PM)

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#3123102 - 09/12/13 08:58 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: dubie2003]
Quattro Pete Offline


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Originally Posted By: dubie2003
What's up with the 'u.s.' after the weight?

+1
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#3123104 - 09/12/13 09:03 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: double vanos]
Hermann Offline


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Notice that is also only sold in the America's
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#3123116 - 09/12/13 09:15 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: double vanos]
double vanos Offline


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Sorry about that guys; I'm at work, doing this with my iPhone and thought I'd try to post a pic of this new to me bottle of Castrol. The old bottle next to it didn't have Dexos certification or HTO-06 .
So maybe Castrol wants to go after Pennzoil; wouldn't hurt for them to post real numbers etc on the PDS to shore up their reputation around here.
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#3123123 - 09/12/13 09:21 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: double vanos]
gregk24 Offline


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No doubt this is a good oil, thanks for the pics.
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#3123133 - 09/12/13 09:40 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: double vanos]
Gabe Offline


Registered: 02/22/11
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I am pleased they dropped the 'Edge with Syntec Technology' story.

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#3123147 - 09/12/13 09:51 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: Quattro Pete]
Kuato Offline


Registered: 10/23/05
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Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
Originally Posted By: dubie2003
What's up with the 'u.s.' after the weight?

+1



SAE is a US deal and other countries have their own certifications?
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#3123155 - 09/12/13 09:57 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: Kuato]
Quattro Pete Offline


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Originally Posted By: Kuato
SAE is a US deal and other countries have their own certifications?

API is a US deal. SAE is international, I'm pretty sure.
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#3123156 - 09/12/13 09:58 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: Stelth]
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Originally Posted By: Stelth
Is Castro that new Cuban synthetic?

Why yes...

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#3123189 - 09/12/13 10:38 PM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: double vanos]
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Good for a 1999 vette? How bout a 1951 chevy powered boat at high load for 95 mmiles?
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#3123312 - 09/13/13 04:42 AM Re: My first try with pictures new Castro bottle [Re: Stelth]
TechnoLoGs Offline


Registered: 04/03/13
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Originally Posted By: Stelth
Is Castro that new Cuban synthetic?


My exact first thought LOL

Looks bike casterol is focusing on the Rings now and not the Pistons with that new picture. I remember last year there oil spinning around a crankshaft pic was new on their oil.

So. no more gold bottles or is Castrol still doing their best to confuse us? ic2 formerly separated rename products now re- joined in one label with the color of the former and I can only figure this out if there are no more gold bottles....

And no 0W-30 or 0W-40 but they had Syntec 0W-30, yes? And 10W-30??.... & 10W-40? They uded to have the 5w 40 up as well (maybe not Walmart)
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