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Edge 10W30, Penrite HPR 5, MaxLife 20W50 in Aust. #4548862
10/20/17 03:23 AM
10/20/17 03:23 AM
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At SuperCheapAuto (SCA) in Australia, 18-29 Oct

Castrol Edge 10W30 Full Synthetic
API SN, ACEA A5/B5, ILSAC GF-5
40% Off, $36 for 5L

Penrite HPR 5 (5W40) Full Synthetic
API SN, ACEA A3/B4, BMW LL-01, MB 229.5, Porsche A40, JASO MA-1
TBN = 10.4, Zinc = 1240 ppm
40% Off, $45 for 6L (six)

Also at Repco, they have Valvoline MaxLife 20W50 semi-synthetic oil.
On clearance - It's $24 for 5 L
One of the better 20W50's in Oz, being SN and A3/B4

Last edited by SR5; 10/20/17 03:29 AM.

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Re: Edge 10W30, Penrite HPR 5, MaxLife 20W50 in Aust. [Re: SR5] #4548864
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SCA - Welcome to Octane Island


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Re: Edge 10W30, Penrite HPR 5, MaxLife 20W50 in Aust. [Re: SR5] #4548890
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Danny Trejo FTW...

Re: Edge 10W30, Penrite HPR 5, MaxLife 20W50 in Aust. [Re: SR5] #4549611
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Yeah Danny T is a nice touch.

Not too sure about the GW oil though.


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Re: Edge 10W30, Penrite HPR 5, MaxLife 20W50 in Aust. [Re: SR5] #4551609
10/23/17 03:27 AM
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At REPCO in Australia, 26 Oct - 5 Nov 2017

Penrite Vantage Diesel 15W40 Mineral
API CI-4 / SL, ACEA E7
KV100 = 14.4 cSt, TBN = 10.0, SA = 1.3%, Zinc = 1270 ppm
45% Off, $40 for 10L (That's $4 per Litre, not bad for Oz)

Valvoline Premium Mono 30 Mineral
API CF2 / SG
20% Off, $32 for 5L

Penrite HPR 5 (5W40) Full Synthetic
API SN, ACEA A3/B4, BMW LL-01, MB 229.5, Porsche A40, JASO MA-1
TBN = 10.4, Zinc = 1240 ppm
40% Off, $45 for 5L (not as good as SCA, but still a decent price)

Last edited by SR5; 10/23/17 03:30 AM. Reason: Add Penrite data

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Re: Edge 10W30, Penrite HPR 5, MaxLife 20W50 in Aust. [Re: SR5] #4556655
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Maybe this is last week's news (or heaven forbid even earlier) but saw in a Repco catalog we received at some point recently that Vavloline's XLD 15w40 is running $17.99 for 5L. Interestingly, they didn't list A3/B3 with the oil.

Shame I'm still ages away from doing an oil change. That Valvoline MaxLife 20w50 is definitely on my radar. Noticed during the 2500km on EngineArmour that the crud in the oil filler area under the valve cover has cleaned up considerably. Dunno what the valvetrain looks like, but I'll find out soon enough when I do the valve cover gasket (again).


'93 BMW 320i 217,000km - Valvoline Engine-Armour 15w40, Mann Filter.

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