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Pennzoil 5W30, 4105 miles, 2004 Lexus RX330 #4511112
09/08/17 07:08 PM
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newtoncd8 Offline OP
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See below for a recent UOA from our 2004 Lexus RX330. SUV has 221,500 miles on it and this interval had 4,105 miles.

I mix my own oil and this run was 3 qts of Pennzoil Platinum High Mileage, 2 qts of Pennzoil High Mileage (both 5W30) and 4 ounces of Tufoil.

Filter is a Fram Ultra with a filter change every other oil change interval.

BTW, I broke the back bolt on the air filter box between this interval and the previous one ... I may need to repair that.





12 Jeep GC, 04 Lexus RX330, 77 MG-B
11 Audi A4, 01 Audi A4
99 Lexus ES300, 98 Isuzu Trooper
94 & 91 Acura Integra, 88 Toyota Camry,
84 Honda Accord, 70 Pontiac LeMans,
62 Ford Galaxy 500
Re: Pennzoil 5W30, 4105 miles, 2004 Lexus RX330 [Re: newtoncd8] #4511135
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Wow, lots of moly. Where did the come from primarily?

Re: Pennzoil 5W30, 4105 miles, 2004 Lexus RX330 [Re: SatinSilver] #4511159
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Originally Posted By: SatinSilver
Wow, lots of moly. Where did the come from primarily?


Maybe from the Tufoil?


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Re: Pennzoil 5W30, 4105 miles, 2004 Lexus RX330 [Re: newtoncd8] #4511166
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My Sienna has the 3.3 as well. These are great and smooth engines. Almost 280k on mine and it likes thin 0w20 oil the best it seems.


2011 Prius 96k miles RLI 5w20
97 Toy T100 4x4: amsoil 0w20 242k Miles
04 Toy Sienna awd: Pennzoil 0w20 281k Miles
Re: Pennzoil 5W30, 4105 miles, 2004 Lexus RX330 [Re: Char Baby] #4511227
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Originally Posted By: Char Baby
Originally Posted By: SatinSilver
Wow, lots of moly. Where did the come from primarily?


Maybe from the Tufoil?


That would be my guess as my UOA's have a bit more moly due to the 4 oz of Tufoil. My Jeep UOA from late July was similar.


12 Jeep GC, 04 Lexus RX330, 77 MG-B
11 Audi A4, 01 Audi A4
99 Lexus ES300, 98 Isuzu Trooper
94 & 91 Acura Integra, 88 Toyota Camry,
84 Honda Accord, 70 Pontiac LeMans,
62 Ford Galaxy 500
Re: Pennzoil 5W30, 4105 miles, 2004 Lexus RX330 [Re: newtoncd8] #4511439
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Where are some good places to buy Tufoil for a decent price? Checked Walmart and no luck.

Re: Pennzoil 5W30, 4105 miles, 2004 Lexus RX330 [Re: SatinSilver] #4511455
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Originally Posted By: SatinSilver
Where are some good places to buy Tufoil for a decent price? Checked Walmart and no luck.


I purchase it at Amazon, but generally speaking OTC additives are not supported by the BITOG faithful.


12 Jeep GC, 04 Lexus RX330, 77 MG-B
11 Audi A4, 01 Audi A4
99 Lexus ES300, 98 Isuzu Trooper
94 & 91 Acura Integra, 88 Toyota Camry,
84 Honda Accord, 70 Pontiac LeMans,
62 Ford Galaxy 500
Re: Pennzoil 5W30, 4105 miles, 2004 Lexus RX330 [Re: newtoncd8] #4513157
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Safe to say this engine finally finished breaking in and is currently in the best shape of its life (internally) @ 220k miles??? Coffee2


2014 Mazda 3 Hatch 2.0L & 6spd - Idemitsu 0w20 Synthetic @ $0.75 a quart. (thanks Advance Auto Parts for the awesome deal)
Re: Pennzoil 5W30, 4105 miles, 2004 Lexus RX330 [Re: newtoncd8] #4513622
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Thanks for the comments ... I didn't like the silicon, so I fixed the back bolt on the air filter box this weekend.


12 Jeep GC, 04 Lexus RX330, 77 MG-B
11 Audi A4, 01 Audi A4
99 Lexus ES300, 98 Isuzu Trooper
94 & 91 Acura Integra, 88 Toyota Camry,
84 Honda Accord, 70 Pontiac LeMans,
62 Ford Galaxy 500

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