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#3264244 - 01/29/14 07:36 PM Re: PYB Question [Re: Since1941]
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Registered: 03/11/12
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Has anyone heard anything in regards to PYB in the 3.8L? I cannot seem to find any solid info on it. A lot of what I have turned up is people using Mobil 1. I know PYB runs excellent in the venerable inline 6 4.0. However, this engine is obviously different.
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#3264285 - 01/29/14 08:11 PM Re: PYB Question [Re: Since1941]
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Registered: 09/24/09
Posts: 105
Loc: Massachusetts
Originally Posted By: Since1941
Has anyone heard anything in regards to PYB in the 3.8L? I cannot seem to find any solid info on it. A lot of what I have turned up is people using Mobil 1. I know PYB runs excellent in the venerable inline 6 4.0. However, this engine is obviously different.


I would try PYB in my 08 JK but I can never find it cheaper than M1 (5w-20).
I'm never down more than pint (usually less) for my six month (per lifetime warranty) drain interval so I'm sticking with what works. If I ever do come across a good deal on PYB, I'd try it.

Chrysler did drop Mobil in favor of Shell for factory fill sometime early 2009.

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#3264289 - 01/29/14 08:17 PM Re: PYB Question [Re: Since1941]
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Registered: 09/10/05
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The 3.8L has driven millions of soccer moms all over tarnation with the cheapest no-name oil for years.

PYB will be fine and keep the engine perfectly clean. Supertech 5W20 would do the same thing as would any SN rated 5W20.

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#3264301 - 01/29/14 08:36 PM Re: PYB Question [Re: Zaedock]
Since1941 Offline


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Originally Posted By: Zaedock
The 3.8L has driven millions of soccer moms all over tarnation with the cheapest no-name oil for years.




Hahaha!
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#3264305 - 01/29/14 08:39 PM Re: PYB Question [Re: Since1941]
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It's true. Nothing, not commercial or racing abuse, beats a vehicle like a soccer mom.
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#3264325 - 01/29/14 09:08 PM Re: PYB Question [Re: Zaedock]
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Originally Posted By: Zaedock
It's true. Nothing, not commercial or racing abuse, beats a vehicle like a soccer mom.



This is very true. My wife is living proof laugh
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#3264759 - 01/30/14 10:50 AM Re: PYB Question [Re: Jiblet]
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Registered: 04/15/10
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Loc: Storrs, Connecticut
Originally Posted By: Jiblet

I would try PYB in my 08 JK but I can never find it cheaper than M1 (5w-20).



???

Everywhere I find Mobil 1 its the most expensive oil on the shelf, besides Royal Purple of course.

How is a top tier synthetic such as M1 always cheaper than a conventional? That just doesn't make sense.
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#3264928 - 01/30/14 01:57 PM Re: PYB Question [Re: Since1941]
Rangel Offline


Registered: 01/29/14
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Loc: Crosby,TX
not sure if its just my local store or everywhere, but O'reilly has PYB on sale. 5qt jug and microgard filter for $23. Id sub in a WIX filter though.

http://www.oreillyauto.com/site/c/PennzoilFeb.oap?icid=intFlashPenFeb0129
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#3265283 - 01/30/14 08:08 PM Re: PYB Question [Re: Rangel]
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Registered: 10/03/08
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A 5 qt. jug of YBP is $16 and some change at Walmart everyday.

Hard to find M1 for that.

Pennzoil's "cleaning power" marketing claim appears to be backed up in the lab.

http://www.pqiamerica.com/Nov2013/5W20consolidateddec30.html

It has got more calcium in its ad package than other popular oils.

That tends to help, along with other additives, to keep your engine cleaner.
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#3265404 - 01/30/14 10:04 PM Re: PYB Question [Re: ARCOgraphite]
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Registered: 07/15/05
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Loc: Maricopa, AZ
Originally Posted By: ARCOgraphite
"40% Cleaner than running coal tar" - what a joke.



Talk about posting false information.

Actual advantage over competitive products is greater than visually shown. Based on ASTM Sequence IIIG piston deposit test using SAE 5W-30. Does not apply to Pennzoil Ultra™ Euro or Pennzoil Ultra™ 0W-40. Pennzoil Ultra™ keeps pistons up to 25% cleaner than Mobil 1; up to 35% cleaner than Valvoline® SynPower®; and up to 40% cleaner than Castrol® EDGE® with SYNTEC®.

The above products are not coal tar.
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