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Mobil 1 EP vs Castrol Edge EP #4507815 09/05/17 07:08 AM
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Which one would you choose? OCI would be about 10-13K. I've seen plenty of M1 EP UOAs but not so much on Castrol EP.


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Re: Mobil 1 EP vs Castrol Edge EP [Re: Matagonka] #4507822 09/05/17 07:16 AM
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Originally Posted By: Matagonka
Which one would you choose? OCI would be about 10-13K. I've seen plenty of M1 EP UOAs but not so much on Castrol EP.


I am also interested to know, based on what I read Castrol EP seems better.
M1 EP SN version is great, but not the SM version.

Re: Mobil 1 EP vs Castrol Edge EP [Re: Matagonka] #4507823 09/05/17 07:19 AM
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Depends all on price I think, providing they both meet your engine's requirements. If one is far cheaper, I'd bet happily that the price difference would not equate equally to performance difference.


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Re: Mobil 1 EP vs Castrol Edge EP [Re: Matagonka] #4507841 09/05/17 07:50 AM
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I've got an old post with a BC0w30 UOA, on the same report the previous UOA was Castrol edge gold ext 5w30. Very good numbers, I'd post the link but it's a pain on my phone. Easy to search though.


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Re: Mobil 1 EP vs Castrol Edge EP [Re: Matagonka] #4507932 09/05/17 09:40 AM
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Castrol comes in sweet golden bottles and, as we all know, gold is better than silver.


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Re: Mobil 1 EP vs Castrol Edge EP [Re: Matagonka] #4508066 09/05/17 12:30 PM
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Re: Mobil 1 EP vs Castrol Edge EP [Re: Matagonka] #4508087 09/05/17 12:56 PM
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I would choose Mobil 1 EP for it's better cold start numbers...


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Re: Mobil 1 EP vs Castrol Edge EP [Re: Matagonka] #4508093 09/05/17 01:03 PM
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They are both quality products when it comes time to buy more oil the one with the cheaper price gets the wink. Right now its Mobil at $22.88.

At a second glance its Castrol GTX MAGNATEC 5W-30 Full Synthetic Motor Oil, 5 QT $19.88.

Last edited by JohnnyJohnson; 09/05/17 01:16 PM.

2004 Corolla 139630
Out: Havoline Pro DS 10w-30 Purolator PureOne 10-29-19 136457
In: Pennzoil Platinum HM 5W-20 ST 4386
2006 Duramax 77060
Out: T6 5W-40 XG9100 73909
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Re: Mobil 1 EP vs Castrol Edge EP [Re: JohnnyJohnson] #4508118 09/05/17 01:28 PM
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Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson
They are both quality products when it comes time to buy more oil the one with the cheaper price gets the wink. Right now its Mobil at $22.88.

At a second glance its Castrol GTX MAGNATEC 5W-30 Full Synthetic Motor Oil, 5 QT $19.88.


Well they just keep popping up this morning.
Havoline ProDS Synthetic Motor Oil 10W30 $16.73 I'd run that in a heart beat in my Toyota for summer oil.

Wonder if Havoline has a rebate on that?



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Out: Havoline Pro DS 10w-30 Purolator PureOne 10-29-19 136457
In: Pennzoil Platinum HM 5W-20 ST 4386
2006 Duramax 77060
Out: T6 5W-40 XG9100 73909
In: Rotella Dino PH9100 11-3-19
Re: Mobil 1 EP vs Castrol Edge EP [Re: Matagonka] #4508291 09/05/17 05:49 PM
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Whichever is on sale at the better price smile

Re: Mobil 1 EP vs Castrol Edge EP [Re: slacktide_bitog] #4508301 09/05/17 06:04 PM
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Originally Posted By: slacktide_bitog
Whichever is on sale at the better price smile


Havoline ProDS Synthetic Motor Oil 10W30 $16.73 Got three Jugs!


2004 Corolla 139630
Out: Havoline Pro DS 10w-30 Purolator PureOne 10-29-19 136457
In: Pennzoil Platinum HM 5W-20 ST 4386
2006 Duramax 77060
Out: T6 5W-40 XG9100 73909
In: Rotella Dino PH9100 11-3-19
Re: Mobil 1 EP vs Castrol Edge EP [Re: JohnnyJohnson] #4508380 09/05/17 07:41 PM
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Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson
Originally Posted By: slacktide_bitog
Whichever is on sale at the better price smile


Havoline ProDS Synthetic Motor Oil 10W30 $16.73 Got three Jugs!


By the way its GMsdexos1 Gen 2 specification3.


2004 Corolla 139630
Out: Havoline Pro DS 10w-30 Purolator PureOne 10-29-19 136457
In: Pennzoil Platinum HM 5W-20 ST 4386
2006 Duramax 77060
Out: T6 5W-40 XG9100 73909
In: Rotella Dino PH9100 11-3-19
Re: Mobil 1 EP vs Castrol Edge EP [Re: JohnnyJohnson] #4508451 09/05/17 08:38 PM
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Havoline is a great oil, no doubt about that. A correction though on your statement, the Pro DS 0w-20 and 5w-30 grades are dexos gen2 certified. The other grades do not carry that cert according to their website. Do your jugs have the gen2 logo on them?

https://cglapps.chevron.com/sdspds/PDSDetailPage.aspx?docDataId=490665&docFormat=PDF


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Re: Mobil 1 EP vs Castrol Edge EP [Re: PimTac] #4508465 09/05/17 08:55 PM
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Originally Posted By: PimTac
Havoline is a great oil, no doubt about that. A correction though on your statement, the Pro DS 0w-20 and 5w-30 grades are dexos gen2 certified. The other grades do not carry that cert according to their website. Do your jugs have the gen2 logo on them?

https://cglapps.chevron.com/sdspds/PDSDetailPage.aspx?docDataId=490665&docFormat=PDF






Well I tell you when they get here on Friday. Its not a deal breaker at $16.73 a jug delivered.
That will be my summer oil for the Toyota next spring.


2004 Corolla 139630
Out: Havoline Pro DS 10w-30 Purolator PureOne 10-29-19 136457
In: Pennzoil Platinum HM 5W-20 ST 4386
2006 Duramax 77060
Out: T6 5W-40 XG9100 73909
In: Rotella Dino PH9100 11-3-19
Re: Mobil 1 EP vs Castrol Edge EP [Re: JohnnyJohnson] #4508474 09/05/17 09:02 PM
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Either way, it's good oil. Havoline doesn't get much play here on BITOG. Much of that is because WalMart doesn't carry it and they don't advertise like some of the others do. Chevron is no slouch when it come to oil and other products


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