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#1962902 - 07/23/10 05:48 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5w30, 6277 miles 2009 Infiniti G37 [Re: KLB]
Sayjac Offline


Registered: 10/13/08
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Loc: The Old North State
Yes another UOA showing an oil I will recommend to my son for his G37, and one I won't. wink2

Thanks for posting.

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#1962957 - 07/23/10 06:54 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5w30, 6277 miles 2009 Infiniti G37 [Re: garlicbreadman]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
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Loc: Bad Axe, MI
Originally Posted By: garlicbreadman
Originally Posted By: TaterandNoodles
Originally Posted By: buster
LOL I figured they were! 3x higher Fe wear with M1. Stick with PU.


Break in, big whop. I don't see an issue with either oil. Other then the lab error on the phosphorus in the Ultra everything looks good.


30k miles is WAY pass break in....

stick with PU

Look again 19 and 25K,,that's still breaking in to most on here..

and 23 in 6k for PU? mobil bashers would be all over crying about that number if it was M1 smirk
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#1963016 - 07/23/10 07:52 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5w30, 6277 miles 2009 Infiniti G37 [Re: daman]
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Registered: 05/27/02
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Originally Posted By: daman

Look again 19 and 25K,,that's still breaking in to most on here..

and 23 in 6k for PU? mobil bashers would be all over crying about that number if it was M1 smirk


You have to keep in mind that with the higher iron numbers on the previous run that a good portion of the iron in this run is still residual leftover. So the next OCI will almost certainly show iron levels much lower than this one.
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#1963128 - 07/23/10 09:31 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5w30, 6277 miles 2009 Infiniti G37 [Re: Patman]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
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Originally Posted By: Patman
Originally Posted By: daman

Look again 19 and 25K,,that's still breaking in to most on here..

and 23 in 6k for PU? mobil bashers would be all over crying about that number if it was M1 smirk


You have to keep in mind that with the higher iron numbers on the previous run that a good portion of the iron in this run is still residual leftover. So the next OCI will almost certainly show iron levels much lower than this one.

Oh....so residual leftover! LOL duh
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#1964959 - 07/25/10 07:55 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5w30, 6277 miles 2009 Infiniti G37 [Re: daman]
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I just changed my son's G37 Coupe to Penzoil Ultra on it's second oil change, he wanted to run dino oil for an additional 3200 mile oil interval.

Based on these results, I am glad I did it. Will probably leave it in for 7200 miles.
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#1964981 - 07/25/10 08:25 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5w30, 6277 miles 2009 Infiniti G37 [Re: Corvette Owner]
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Excellent results! Obvious difference between PU and M1... well obvious to those that aren't head-over-heels-in-love-with-their-M1 grin
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#1973917 - 08/03/10 07:29 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5w30, 6277 miles 2009 Infiniti G37 [Re: webfors]
philter25 Offline


Registered: 02/11/10
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Loc: MD


A complete reversal of what KLB posted. This guy switched to Ultra after using Mobil 1.

So to recap, KLB went from Mobil 1 to PU and wear metals went down. This guy switched from Mobil 1 to PU and wear metals went up..... and Blackstone even recommended to go back to M1 over PU.


Edited by philter25 (08/03/10 07:30 AM)

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#1974024 - 08/03/10 08:49 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5w30, 6277 miles 2009 Infiniti G37 [Re: philter25]
ZZman Offline


Registered: 03/17/08
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Loc: Michigan
I like it and run it myself.

But the Boron numbers tend to be all over the place on Ultra.
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#1983801 - 08/12/10 08:11 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5w30, 6277 miles 2009 Infiniti G37 [Re: garlicbreadman]
JonfromCB Offline


Registered: 09/01/09
Posts: 173
Loc: Iowa
I've said it before and I'll say it again. If you love your
VVEL, put Redline or Motul in it, run it for 5K OCIs. It's
cheaper and you'll have total peace-of-mind. Many VVEL owners
are spending more time and and much more money on UOAs
trying to find a cheaper oil that works in these engines than it
would cost to use something proven to hold up well.


Edited by JonfromCB (08/12/10 08:13 AM)

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#1984014 - 08/12/10 11:16 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5w30, 6277 miles 2009 Infiniti G37 [Re: KLB]
FZ1 Offline


Registered: 02/07/08
Posts: 4414
Loc: Texas
Try an OEM air filter and an M1 oil filter. You can get 5 quarts of M1 EP including an M1 oil filter at AZ for about $38. AZ and Mobil run the deal every 2/3 months. Your engine is still breaking in. It's natural for the wear metals to decline over the break in period. Don't take the UOA,and explanations,too literally. It's Alchemy;Not Science.

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#1984075 - 08/12/10 12:13 PM Re: Pennzoil Ultra 5w30, 6277 miles 2009 Infiniti G37 [Re: JonfromCB]
CougarRed Offline


Registered: 07/04/10
Posts: 141
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: JonfromCB
I've said it before and I'll say it again. If you love your VVEL, put Redline or Motul in it, run it for 5K OCIs. It's cheaper and you'll have total peace-of-mind. Many VVEL owners are spending more time and and much more money on UOAs trying to find a cheaper oil that works in these engines than it would cost to use something proven to hold up well.


The best VQ37 UOA on the web is Pennzoil Platinum 5W-30. Eneos 5W-30 has some excellent published VQ37 UOAs, as does Castrol Syntec 5W-30.

I have not seen an excellent Motul or Redline UOA on the G37 where all the wear metals are below universal average. And I belong to Dyson Mobility Weblog.

Source for your claims, please.

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