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PQIA , say's don't buy Spirit oil MD-III #4717450
04/05/18 04:56 PM
04/05/18 04:56 PM
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West Ma.
rollinpete Offline OP
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Pete.

97 Ford Expl.Sport 4.0 ohv 4wd 5spddrive187k miles
03 Saturn Ion 2.2 L4 5spddrive236K miles
PPHM 5w30 x 2 Fram Ultra x 2

Currently under the influence of oil shocked2

Re: PQIA , say's don't buy Spirit oil MD-III [Re: rollinpete] #4717462
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Where do they sell these no-name oils?

Re: PQIA , say's don't buy Spirit oil MD-III [Re: rollinpete] #4717496
04/05/18 05:44 PM
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Deplorable in apple valley, ca
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Did they test it to see whats in it?


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Re: PQIA , say's don't buy Spirit oil MD-III [Re: Warstud] #4717574
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Originally Posted By: Warstud
Where do they sell these no-name oils?


Sleezy no-name convenience stores, in no-name areas.


2004 Silverado - on its 3rd Jasper engine in less than one year.
Re: PQIA , say's don't buy Spirit oil MD-III [Re: rollinpete] #4717583
04/05/18 06:41 PM
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"licensed GM DEXRON III additive"


GM stopped licensing Dex-3 a while back so not sure how thats possible either.

I am writing the [email protected] from the bottle to see what they say. smile


yup
Re: PQIA , say's don't buy Spirit oil MD-III [Re: rollinpete] #4717644
04/05/18 07:32 PM
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Waco, TX
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Reading the label on the back give me a good laugh!


"The evidence demands a verdict".
(Re:VOA)"it's nearly impossible to actually know the particular additives that are in there at what concentrations."
Re: PQIA , say's don't buy Spirit oil MD-III [Re: mrsilv04] #4717676
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Originally Posted By: mrsilv04
Originally Posted By: Warstud
Where do they sell these no-name oils?


Sleezy no-name convenience stores, in no-name areas.


Next they'l be telling us not to eat the hot dogs from these same stores.


Without data you're just another person with an opinion. W. E. Deming

2003 Corolla 250,000 miles (RIP)
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Re: PQIA , say's don't buy Spirit oil MD-III [Re: rollinpete] #4717705
04/05/18 08:14 PM
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Iowegia - USA
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Supposedly Spirit Oil ( http://www.spiritpetroleum.com/ ) is a trademark owned by the Petroleum Marketers Association of America, or PMAA.

I have never heard of this group until now.


Scars remind us of where we have been, but do not have to dictate where we are going.
Re: PQIA , say's don't buy Spirit oil MD-III [Re: MolaKule] #4717747
04/05/18 08:56 PM
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Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Garak Offline
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Originally Posted By: MolaKule
I have never heard of this group until now.

You'd think a formulator like yourself would keep up on important industry news and know these very important groups wink Now, how are you supposed to get a seat on their board?


Plain, simple Garak.

2008 Infiniti G37 - Shell ROTELLA T6 Multi-Vehicle 5w-30, NAPA Gold 7356
1984 F-150 4.9L - Quaker State GB 10w-30, Wix 51515
Re: PQIA , say's don't buy Spirit oil MD-III [Re: rollinpete] #4717832
04/05/18 10:47 PM
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I called and someone picked up! I woulda asked some questions but my wife is sleeping next to me. Someone else please call and get back to us
313-229-4469

Sounded asian (i can say that because I am half)


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Re: PQIA , say's don't buy Spirit oil MD-III [Re: rollinpete] #4717942
04/06/18 05:17 AM
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Upstate NY
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Rather than look through PQIA to check your oil purchase, easier to just buy name brand oil at a normal store and avoid the dollar store for motor oil.


2015 Subaru Forester 2.5 engine/CVT
2015 Ford F250 w/Powerstroke
2016 Subaru Crosstrek CVT (wife's)
Re: PQIA , say's don't buy Spirit oil MD-III [Re: Warstud] #4718016
04/06/18 06:31 AM
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very common in noname,taliban run stations,and even major brand stations franchised to the same.
for instance a local bp station has shelves full of everclear branded garbage for sale.
i guess bp has no standards for their franchisees to uphold or they do not enforce them.
if there is no quality assurance for products in the store it makes you wonder about the quality of the fuel!
Originally Posted By: Warstud
Where do they sell these no-name oils?

Re: PQIA , say's don't buy Spirit oil MD-III [Re: rollinpete] #4718088
04/06/18 07:38 AM
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PQIA does a great job testing oils, antifreeze and other automotive fluids. I have never heard of that brand or seen it here in Lincoln/Omaha area. There should be a recall on that brand of oil at a minimum.


2010 Forester:122K
2009 Sonata :189K
2010 Tucson:55K

OCI 5K using the cheapest dino oil I can buy,usually NAPA or TSC Travelers oil.
Re: PQIA , say's don't buy Spirit oil MD-III [Re: Garak] #4718239
04/06/18 10:24 AM
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Originally Posted By: Garak
Originally Posted By: MolaKule
I have never heard of this group until now.

You'd think a formulator like yourself would keep up on important industry news and know these very important groups wink Now, how are you supposed to get a seat on their board?



Bring his own folding chair??


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'11 Landcruiser 5W30 PP
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Re: PQIA , say's don't buy Spirit oil MD-III [Re: SilverC6] #4718491
04/06/18 02:27 PM
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Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Garak Offline
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He he, pretty much!


Plain, simple Garak.

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1984 F-150 4.9L - Quaker State GB 10w-30, Wix 51515
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