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Castrol Nexcel #5113952
05/23/19 08:25 PM
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JunkdrawerDog Offline OP
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Anyone got any of their own personal recipes to make motor oil?https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/castrol-nexcel-fresh-engine-oil-batteries-gum-christmas-tree/

Re: Castrol Nexcel [Re: JunkdrawerDog] #5114040
05/23/19 09:57 PM
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I saw this today. Its gotta be better than Valvoline Nexgen Oil. I like the Castrol Magnatec line of oils/transmax cvt. Btw 5.99 qt Castrol Syntec at Home Depot and Valvoline Maxlife for 3.50 a qt.


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Re: Castrol Nexcel [Re: JunkdrawerDog] #5114061
05/23/19 10:16 PM
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Lima, Ohio, USA
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they don't go into much(any)detail as to how they did this, but did give the ingredient list..part of which i had to do a double take on..
"To create a single liter of oil, Nexcel used 180 pieces of chewing gum, half a liter of used fryer oil, one gram of silicone sealant, 14 batteries, one liter of used engine oil and -- my favorite part -- one old Christmas tree."

so,in a little more digestible format-
To make 1liter of oil, they used:
180 pieces of gum
1/2 liter of used fryer oil
1 gram Silicone Sealant
14 Batteries
1 liter of Used Engine oil
1 Christmas tree.

so, to make a liter of oil...you start with a liter of oil...then throw a bunch of stuff in it...

I know it's way more complicated than that, and yes, it makes sense, just struck me as odd...


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Re: Castrol Nexcel [Re: earlyre] #5114396
05/24/19 10:13 AM
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Waco, TX
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Originally Posted by earlyre
they don't go into much(any)detail as to how they did this, but did give the ingredient list..part of which i had to do a double take on..
"To create a single liter of oil,..............

so, to make a liter of oil...you start with a liter of oil...then throw a bunch of stuff in it...
I know it's way more complicated than that, and yes, it makes sense, just struck me as odd...


I saw that, too.

What do they do with all the hazardous waste left over after making one liter of engine oil?


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Re: Castrol Nexcel [Re: Linctex] #5114463
05/24/19 11:21 AM
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Prolly make pet food and plastic children's toys ?

Re: Castrol Nexcel [Re: JunkdrawerDog] #5114467
05/24/19 11:23 AM
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So JunkdrawerDog is you newest, and latest incarnation?


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Re: Castrol Nexcel [Re: kschachn] #5114479
05/24/19 11:29 AM
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Sorry, but I'm one of a kind.

Re: Castrol Nexcel [Re: JunkdrawerDog] #5115251
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Originally Posted by JunkdrawerDog
Prolly make pet food and plastic children's toys ?




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Re: Castrol Nexcel [Re: Linctex] #5117784
05/28/19 01:57 AM
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Silicon Valley
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Originally Posted by Linctex
What do they do with all the hazardous waste left over after making one liter of engine oil?


Most likely, they buy ingredients that were made from these left over, so the vendors use the left over for something else.


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Re: Castrol Nexcel [Re: JunkdrawerDog] #5136239
06/17/19 12:43 AM
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Reminds me of the old "I hate this oil and will never buy it...since I didnt buy it walmarts discontinuing it for 5$ a jug.....I LOVE THIS OIL TOO BAD THEYRE GETTING RID OF IT!"


ahh the G Oil days.


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