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#3305537 - 03/08/14 04:34 PM Pennzoil Platinum with PurePlus Technology Q&A
wwillson Offline

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Registered: 08/20/03
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All,

Pennzoil has returned the answers to the Pennzoil Platinum with PurePlus Technology questions we submitted. You can find them here:

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/pennzoil-q-a/

Thanks,

Wayne

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#3305546 - 03/08/14 04:57 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum with PurePlus Technology Q&A [Re: wwillson]
Clevy Offline


Registered: 11/11/10
Posts: 9782
Loc: Saskatoon canada
Interesting read.
What I found most interesting is pennzoil saying in no uncertain terms that there is no such thing as a group 3+ Nor any + when grading base stocks.
So take that to all those who told me I was wrong when I wrote that there was no such thing as a + base stock.
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#3305551 - 03/08/14 05:01 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum with PurePlus Technology Q&A [Re: wwillson]
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Registered: 07/03/05
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It appears early on they implied to have a 0W30, then later said they didn't.
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#3305554 - 03/08/14 05:04 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum with PurePlus Technology Q&A [Re: demarpaint]
Clevy Offline


Registered: 11/11/10
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Loc: Saskatoon canada
Originally Posted By: demarpaint
It appears early on they implied to have a 0W30, then later said they didn't.


Yeah. Here they've said categorically that there won't be a 0w-30. Too bad.
Once I get through my stash looks like I'll be getting more American jugs of M1.
Looks like crow for supper,tig will be smiling.
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#3305556 - 03/08/14 05:07 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum with PurePlus Technology Q&A [Re: wwillson]
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Just mix some 0w-20 with some 0w-40. smile
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#3305558 - 03/08/14 05:15 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum with PurePlus Technology Q&A [Re: Quattro Pete]
Clevy Offline


Registered: 11/11/10
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Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
Just mix some 0w-20 with some 0w-40. smile


Yep.
Caterham would be proud.
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#3305559 - 03/08/14 05:17 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum with PurePlus Technology Q&A [Re: Quattro Pete]
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Registered: 04/17/06
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Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
Just mix some 0w-20 with some 0w-40. smile

More 0W20 if a thin 0W30 is desired, more 0W40 to get a thick 0W30. smile
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#3305591 - 03/08/14 05:53 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum with PurePlus Technology Q&A [Re: wwillson]
redhat Offline


Registered: 12/07/12
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While I love this new oil hype and get giddy, I'll probably try it, but honestly... after my stash is over, I'll probably just go back to M1.
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#3305604 - 03/08/14 06:08 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum with PurePlus Technology Q&A [Re: wwillson]
147_Grain Offline


Registered: 03/11/13
Posts: 1944
Loc: USA
Plan on using the Caterham Blend in the future depending on who makes the best 0W-20 and 0W-40 (Mobil or Pennzoil).

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#3305642 - 03/08/14 06:41 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum with PurePlus Technology Q&A [Re: demarpaint]
Volv04Life Offline


Registered: 01/17/14
Posts: 565
Loc: Virginia
Originally Posted By: demarpaint
It appears early on they implied to have a 0W30, then later said they didn't.


Noticed that as well.
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#3305689 - 03/08/14 07:37 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum with PurePlus Technology Q&A [Re: wwillson]
Eddie Offline


Registered: 12/07/03
Posts: 8492
Loc: Florida, Cape Coral
And if the CEO decides to have a 0w30 tomorrow then you will get it down the road.
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#3305700 - 03/08/14 07:54 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum with PurePlus Technology Q&A [Re: wwillson]
laserred96gt Offline


Registered: 03/03/13
Posts: 760
Loc: Florida
So they say shelf life is 4 years, I still have 25 quarts of PP that I got at oreilys clearance that are dated 2011, I better start using them up first. I thought shelf life would be longer than 4 years, maybe this STASH thing isn't too good of an idea.
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#3305722 - 03/08/14 08:37 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum with PurePlus Technology Q&A [Re: wwillson]
dkryan Offline


Registered: 04/11/03
Posts: 1998
Loc: Cincinnati
Well, some BITOGers may not like their answers, but I give SOPUS two thumbs up for producing the GTL- based lineup and making it available (eventually) to us oil obsessed car geeks.

And the same two thumbs up for allowing us to submit questions about their new product(s).
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#3305739 - 03/08/14 08:53 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum with PurePlus Technology Q&A [Re: wwillson]
gregk24 Offline


Registered: 04/13/13
Posts: 4926
Loc: FL, USA
Cant wait to see a VOA of the new PP 0w20 and PUP 0w20.
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#3305760 - 03/08/14 09:11 PM Re: Pennzoil Platinum with PurePlus Technology Q&A [Re: wwillson]
Gabe Offline


Registered: 02/22/11
Posts: 1437
Loc: Indiana
I really appreciate Pennzoil taking the time to answer these questions.

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