Recent Topics
Parked car with deflated tires, sidewall damage?
by HKPolice
06/28/17 12:21 AM
How to clean out a 200k old 1MZ-FE on a Toyota
by zerosoma
06/27/17 11:59 PM
Replaced Differential fluid today
by barkingspider
06/27/17 10:24 PM
When did PUP 0w20 get Dexos?
by lukejo
06/27/17 09:52 PM
Mortgage Lender and the almighty FICO score
by SVTCobra
06/27/17 09:46 PM
The Bahawalpur tragedy
by Stelth
06/27/17 09:43 PM
Filter for B&S 724 cc V-Twin
by Astro_Guy
06/27/17 08:59 PM
diesel engine oil seems to be failing at 5000 mile
by perplexed
06/27/17 08:58 PM
Shoe sizing?
by Eddie
06/27/17 08:40 PM
Switching from M1 to Castrol Edge-Both Euro 0W-40
by WhizkidTN
06/27/17 08:35 PM
Thin or thick: an excerpt from a classic ASTM book
by Gokhan
06/27/17 08:25 PM
2012 yaris flush?
by macdole99
06/27/17 08:15 PM
Acid filter fail
by T-Bone
06/27/17 08:14 PM
5W-30 for longer engine life?
by flinter
06/27/17 07:38 PM
AutoZone is having a Sale. So prices went up...
by Oro_O
06/27/17 07:12 PM
01 Tahoe Instrument cluster failing...
by mjk
06/27/17 06:27 PM
Key fob batteries lasted 15 yrs
by mclasser
06/27/17 06:02 PM
Vinegar ok to clean out swamp cooler lines?
by paulri
06/27/17 05:34 PM
More on ASRC Fluid
by BrianF
06/27/17 05:13 PM
Milesyn SXR 5w30
by Vlad_the_Russian
06/27/17 05:02 PM
Newest Members
gwarrior4u, Airbum787, mrj1, Nutch, motorcycler
61995 Registered Users
Who's Online
24 registered (carpetguy, DoubleWasp, DdDd, boom10ful, bbhero, 2 invisible), 1102 Guests and 10 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
61995 Members
66 Forums
267138 Topics
4418357 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#3229215 - 12/27/13 02:54 PM Formula Shell 5w30
Camprunner Offline


Registered: 02/19/08
Posts: 705
Loc: MA.
How is todays Formula Shell conventional oil? I notice it on sale from time to time at a local store and I am thinking about switching to it. My dad ran it years ago but I have now idea on if the new stuff is any good?

Top
#3229220 - 12/27/13 02:56 PM Re: Formula Shell 5w30 [Re: Camprunner]
Red91 Offline


Registered: 12/09/13
Posts: 1755
Loc: Alabama, United States
It's a good oil. Run it with confidence.
_________________________
Straight 30

Top
#3229221 - 12/27/13 02:58 PM Re: Formula Shell 5w30 [Re: Camprunner]
volk06 Offline


Registered: 10/04/10
Posts: 4744
Loc: Midwest
Its a solid oil and can often be had at cheap prices.

http://www.pqiamerica.com/ShellFormula.htm
_________________________
2011 F-150 Ecoboost
2012 Focus S
2001 Taurus

Top
#3229222 - 12/27/13 02:59 PM Re: Formula Shell 5w30 [Re: Camprunner]
demarpaint Offline


Registered: 07/03/05
Posts: 27580
Loc: NY
I used it for quite a while w/o any issues.
_________________________
God Bless Our Troops


Top
#3229233 - 12/27/13 03:23 PM Re: Formula Shell 5w30 [Re: Camprunner]
Miller88 Offline


Registered: 04/09/08
Posts: 12045
Loc: Onondaga County
Used to be able to get a pretty good price at Berkeley and Jensen.
_________________________
I don't have nice things for a reason

Top
#3229316 - 12/27/13 05:42 PM Re: Formula Shell 5w30 [Re: Camprunner]
ChrisD46 Offline


Registered: 09/10/10
Posts: 1630
Loc: GA.
+1 ...Regularly on sale at Costco for a good price ! ...Stout cleaning package and SN rated is good for up to 5K mile OCI without worry .
_________________________
2017 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L GDI 4 cylinder
2010 Hyundai Elantra 2.0L 4 cylinder
2007 Kia Sedona 3.8L 6 cylinder

Top
#3229327 - 12/27/13 05:59 PM Re: Formula Shell 5w30 [Re: Camprunner]
toneydoc Offline


Registered: 12/16/11
Posts: 1569
Loc: War Eagle
Good stuff use it with confidence
_________________________
1994 Jeep 152k Valvoline 5w30
2014 Camry 23k Magnatec 0w20
2010 Sebring 41k Valvoline 5w30
2014 HD Ultra 29k Mobil 1 15w50
2012 Rav4 30k Mobil 1 0w20AFE

Top
#3229468 - 12/27/13 08:18 PM Re: Formula Shell 5w30 [Re: ChrisD46]
Indydriver Offline


Registered: 03/20/11
Posts: 1752
Loc: Indiana
Originally Posted By: ChrisD46
+1 ...Regularly on sale at Costco for a good price ! ...Stout cleaning package and SN rated is good for up to 5K mile OCI without worry .

Going on sale again at Costco Jan 2 along with Chev Sup.


Edited by Indydriver (12/27/13 08:19 PM)
_________________________
2014 Camaro 2SS/RS LS3 Vert 12,000 M1
2012 Sienna 62,000 TGMO
2011 Accord V6 60,000 TGMO
2007 Tahoe 110,000 M1 HM
2004 Intrepid 107,000 M1 HM

Top
#3229919 - 12/28/13 10:32 AM Re: Formula Shell 5w30 [Re: Camprunner]
Boss302fan Offline


Registered: 11/07/09
Posts: 2342
Loc: Oconomowoc Wi
Is Formula Shell pretty much identical to PYB?
_________________________
John P
Wisconsin
2006 Lexus LS 430
1990 Jaguar XJS V12
2011 Hyundai Santa Fe V6
Other fun cars

Top
#3229940 - 12/28/13 11:04 AM Re: Formula Shell 5w30 [Re: Boss302fan]
KCJeep Offline


Registered: 06/30/11
Posts: 6739
Loc: Mahzurrah!
Originally Posted By: Boss302fan
Is Formula Shell pretty much identical to PYB?


No, its a lot closer to QSGB IMO but still not identical from what I've been able to tell from UOA/VOA's.
_________________________
04 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0 142k - Edge 0w40
09 Lincoln MKZ AWD 79k - Magnatec 5w30
12 KIA Sedona 74k - Edge 0w40
09 Ford Focus 123k - QSUD 5w30

Top