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Which oils do you want, but they don't make ? #4809851
07/10/18 06:27 AM
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Which PCMO oils do you want, but they don't make ?

I'll start....how about a Dexos 10W30 for us GM guys that live in a warm climate.


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Castrol GTX Ultraclean 15W40 A3/B3 + Wesfil-Cooper Z154
Re: Which oils do you want, but they don't make ? [Re: SR5] #4809868
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Castrol Syntec 20W50.


1996 Nissan 300ZX 5-speed,Arctic Pearl(#175 of 300)
Quaker State Ultimate Durability 10W30
2012 Honda Accord Coupe EX-L 2.4,auto,San Marino Red
Pennzoil Platinum HM 10W30

Re: Which oils do you want, but they don't make ? [Re: aquariuscsm] #4809870
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Any of the SN synthetics members here repeatedly claim to find at $1 per quart.

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Dexos 2 10W30...

Re: Which oils do you want, but they don't make ? [Re: SR5] #4809882
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Free ones! grin

But seriously I think there is enough not free ones out there already.

I guess to play the game though I reckon they need an oil which is a game changer. Tough enough that a hammer blow would not get through it onto steel plate and last long enough for a long OCI, with change to spare and at SAE 0wt. All for less than $5 per litre. Coffee2


15 Pajero 3.2 Penrite 10w40 full syn 50K km
06 Suzuki Swift Sport 1.6L 5w30 Nulon full syn
17 Suzuki DR650: Trialing LUBEALLOY LA 35 ES
83 350 Chev powered Ski Boat: Nulon 15w40
Re: Which oils do you want, but they don't make ? [Re: SR5] #4809884
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Synthetic 20w50 or 20w40 HDEO....


2008 Toyota Yaris 1ND-TV 1.4 D4-D Elf FullTech FE 5w30
1997 Toyota Landcruiser KZJ95 3.0 TD Shell Rimula R6M 10w40
Re: Which oils do you want, but they don't make ? [Re: Kira] #4809896
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Originally Posted By: Kira
Any of the SN synthetics members here repeatedly claim to find at $1 per quart.


$1, whaaaat, that much?

On my last score, I bought 20 something qts of QSUD for .75/qt! I bought up two shelves of 5W20/5W30. ATMOF, I practically hurt myself sweeping it off the shelves so fast & into my shopping cart that I though I tore my rotator cuff...

...JUST KIDDING, I didn't get hurt! laugh

Yeah I agree. I too look for those $1-$2/qt synthetic oils as you mentioned and I sometimes get a good score. However, I am not looking for anything special except for buying oils that my vehicles & equipment require as inexpensively as possible.

I have actually gotten free oil after multiple rebates/sales combos ect. Not just FREE After Rebate, I actually made a few bucks. Very Rare!

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Re: Which oils do you want, but they don't make ? [Re: SR5] #4809917
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PUP 0W40 LL-01

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Re: Which oils do you want, but they don't make ? [Re: Shannow] #4809942
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Originally Posted By: Shannow
Dexos 2 10W30...


Originally Posted By: Kamele0N
Synthetic 20w50 or 20w40 HDEO....

Originally Posted By: Kira
Any of the SN synthetics members here repeatedly claim to find at $1 per quart.


*Starts snapping fingers in agreement*

Last edited by Brian553; 07/10/18 08:24 AM. Reason: extra snapping
Re: Which oils do you want, but they don't make ? [Re: SR5] #4809982
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20W-40 semi-syn with 1,000 PPM Z & P and low NOACK. But Quicksilver 25W-40 does well enough, so ...


Formerly in marine engineering. In an earlier life I owned my own petroleum tank truck, and hauled for the majors and independent's.
Re: Which oils do you want, but they don't make ? [Re: SR5] #4809985
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I'd love to see the green formula GC 0w30 make a comeback, with some new tweaks to make it pass more current specs of course.


2018 Corvette, 9k, M1 ESP Formula 5w30 & NAPA Gold
2006 Civic EX Coupe, 149k, PUP 5w20 & Fram Ultra
2010 BMW 328i X-Drive,113k, GC 0w40 & Fram Ultra

Re: Which oils do you want, but they don't make ? [Re: SR5] #4809987
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Valvoline VR1 as a Semi-synthetic 10W-40, would be just perfect for my Escort, it doesn't like 20W-50 because of the hydraulic tappets.



1975 Ford Capri II Ghia 3000 V6, - Shell Helix HX3 20W-50 w/ 20% Rimula R4X 15W-40 HDEO.
1988 Ford Escort XR3i Cabrio, - Shell Rimula R4X 15W-40, w/ 30% Helix 3 20W-50.


Re: Which oils do you want, but they don't make ? [Re: BrocLuno] #4809989
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Originally Posted By: BrocLuno
20W-40 semi-syn with 1,000 PPM Z & P and low NOACK. But Quicksilver 25W-40 does well enough, so ...

Interesting choice, here in Spain a company called Cepsa makes a 20W-40 PCMO that i think is API SF or something, i had a look some weeks ago and the jugs were dated as manufactured March 18 so it's not some ancient stuff that's abandoned on the shelf, probably has 1000ppm or more of z&p


1975 Ford Capri II Ghia 3000 V6, - Shell Helix HX3 20W-50 w/ 20% Rimula R4X 15W-40 HDEO.
1988 Ford Escort XR3i Cabrio, - Shell Rimula R4X 15W-40, w/ 30% Helix 3 20W-50.


Re: Which oils do you want, but they don't make ? [Re: SR5] #4809997
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I want Mobil to sell M1 15W-50 in Europe too, we only get the Racing 4T version which doesn't have Moly and is really expensive.


1975 Ford Capri II Ghia 3000 V6, - Shell Helix HX3 20W-50 w/ 20% Rimula R4X 15W-40 HDEO.
1988 Ford Escort XR3i Cabrio, - Shell Rimula R4X 15W-40, w/ 30% Helix 3 20W-50.


Re: Which oils do you want, but they don't make ? [Re: SR5] #4810000
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Rotella T5 CK-4 5w30, no SN.


89 GMC Sierra VWB 5w30/TG3980
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02 DeVille VWB 5w30/CQ Blue
18 Toro Super Recycler T5 10w30
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