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BT Oil #5443746 06/01/20 09:00 AM
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Googling around this morning with variety of different search keywords and this came up.
Never heard of this oil before. Is anyone familiar with it or used it before?
Any experts on here have opinion or verdict about it?
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https://www.biosynthetic.com/applications/passenger-car-motor-oil/


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Is that picture supposed to be a piston? The one on the left looks terrible! I better get some biosyn quick :P


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Re: BT Oil [Re: js1956] #5443775 06/01/20 09:22 AM
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It quacks like a duck.


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Probably a good oil, it's certified. Comes down to price versus test results I suppose. Maybe if you have a greener bent on these type of products. LubeGard is a plant based ester product that has stood the test of time.


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Re: BT Oil [Re: Barkleymut] #5443788 06/01/20 09:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Barkleymut
Is that picture supposed to be a piston? The one on the left looks terrible! I better get some biosyn quick :P

It's the inside of an oil pan.


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Re: BT Oil [Re: PimTac] #5443826 06/01/20 10:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Barkleymut
Is that picture supposed to be a piston? The one on the left looks terrible! I better get some biosyn quick :P


Originally Posted by PimTac
It quacks like a duck.


Replies likes this don't give any substance to question asked or discussion at hand and should be abstain from.

BITOG should not be another social media platform where any nonsense goes and strives.


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Re: BT Oil [Re: js1956] #5443830 06/01/20 10:54 AM
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Originally Posted by js1956
Originally Posted by Barkleymut
Is that picture supposed to be a piston? The one on the left looks terrible! I better get some biosyn quick :P


Originally Posted by PimTac
It quacks like a duck.


Replies likes this don't give any substance to question asked or discussion at hand and should be abstain from.

BITOG should not be another social media platform where any nonsense goes and strives.



C'mon guys...even oil nerds need a sense of humor!


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Re: BT Oil [Re: js1956] #5443832 06/01/20 10:55 AM
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It appears on the API EOLCS, so in accordance with the labeling on the container it is API SN licensed. That is all you can tell for sure, anything else is speculation.

And the only thing that is nonsense here is that picture of the two oil pans. I would avoid the product based on that unsubstantiated and goofy marketing.


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Low NOACK, SN-RC licensed, there is nothing wrong with it smile

It isn't d1g2, so it's not good for turbo DI, so if you have TGDI don't use it. Otherwise, it's fine

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Originally Posted by js1956
Originally Posted by Barkleymut
Is that picture supposed to be a piston? The one on the left looks terrible! I better get some biosyn quick :P


Originally Posted by PimTac
It quacks like a duck.


Replies likes this don't give any substance to question asked or discussion at hand and should be abstain from.

BITOG should not be another social media platform where any nonsense goes and strives.







You asked for opinions and you are getting them. Do you work for this company?


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Re: BT Oil [Re: PimTac] #5443856 06/01/20 11:17 AM
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Originally Posted by PimTac
Originally Posted by js1956
Originally Posted by Barkleymut
Is that picture supposed to be a piston? The one on the left looks terrible! I better get some biosyn quick :P


Originally Posted by PimTac
It quacks like a duck.


Replies likes this don't give any substance to question asked or discussion at hand and should be abstain from.

BITOG should not be another social media platform where any nonsense goes and strives.


You asked for opinions and you are getting them. Do you work for this company?


No, I don't and never did have anything to do work wise with oil . I am retired QA, Programmer, Web and DB developer since 2015.


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Re: BT Oil [Re: sloinker] #5443867 06/01/20 11:30 AM
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Originally Posted by sloinker
Probably a good oil, it's certified. Comes down to price versus test results I suppose. Maybe if you have a greener bent on these type of products. LubeGard is a plant based ester product that has stood the test of time.


I do use LubeGard 1 Cup per every oil change (5.8 QT) since I bought my Golf based on good reviews and testimonials.
Does it make any huge difference? Well, I am getting great Aver. MPG between 47 and 49 according to my Google sheets where I keep gas fill records.
Is it due to LubeGard? I have no idea. It's mostly feel good thing I guess.


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Originally Posted by slacktide_bitog
Low NOACK, SN-RC licensed, there is nothing wrong with it smile

It isn't d1g2, so it's not good for turbo DI, so if you have TGDI don't use it. Otherwise, it's fine


Thanks for the reply.
Yeah my Golf is turbo GDI and widely known for excessive IVD.
Seen Humble Mechanic video when he checked IV on his new Golf R after 10,000 miles since he bought it and it didn't look good.
Even he was surprised.


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One would be an idiot using this oil where a VW approval is required.


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Originally Posted by kschachn
It appears on the API EOLCS, so in accordance with the labeling on the container it is API SN licensed. That is all you can tell for sure, anything else is speculation.

And the only thing that is nonsense here is that picture of the two oil pans. I would avoid the product based on that unsubstantiated and goofy marketing.



Hold on a minute ..

Seriously.... Havoline did a video tear down of two motors... Their Havoline Pro DS vs another oil.

And the Havoline Pro DS oil pan looked like the one that has used this BT 5w30 oil.

Nothing wrong with pictures like that in my opinion.

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