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#2639886 - 05/30/12 04:32 AM Pennzoil Ultra vs Amsoil XL
YANCEY Offline


Registered: 10/27/11
Posts: 59
Loc: NC
Guys I can buy amsoil XL 5w-20 for little cheaper than Pennzoil Ultra 5-20 which is a better oil for my new f-150.

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#2639891 - 05/30/12 05:15 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra vs Amsoil XL [Re: YANCEY]
901Memphis Offline


Registered: 08/14/10
Posts: 12403
Loc: Northern Kentucky
Under the condition that you can get the Amsoil cheaper, i would probably jump on that.

If the Amsoil XL was more expensive, i would go with the PU, either will do very well in your f-150
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#2639917 - 05/30/12 06:15 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra vs Amsoil XL [Re: YANCEY]
Trex101 Offline


Registered: 11/07/03
Posts: 292
Loc: Melbourne, Australia
Amsoil XL are more equal to PP than PU. I would choose PU anytime over XL series if both have the same price.

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#2639921 - 05/30/12 06:22 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra vs Amsoil XL [Re: YANCEY]
Unleashedbeast Offline


Registered: 06/05/05
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Loc: Pensacola, Florida
Amsoil XL and Pennzoil Platinum are both group III/IV blends.

Pennzoil Ultra is 100% group III.
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#2639925 - 05/30/12 06:31 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra vs Amsoil XL [Re: Trex101]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 47126
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
Originally Posted By: Trex101
Amsoil XL are more equal to PP than PU.


Why do you write this? Please back your opinion. Thanks.

I would say OE is somewhat better than PP, and XL is at least equivalent of PU, except XL has a stouter additive package.

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#2639935 - 05/30/12 06:41 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra vs Amsoil XL [Re: Unleashedbeast]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 47126
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
Originally Posted By: Unleashedbeast
Amsoil XL and Pennzoil Platinum are both group III/IV blends.

Pennzoil Ultra is 100% group III.


We don't know at all what the base oil of OE and XL are. All Amsoil says that they are the same. I imagine they are Group III mostly.

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#2639963 - 05/30/12 07:09 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra vs Amsoil XL [Re: YANCEY]
Artem Offline


Registered: 10/30/10
Posts: 4672
Loc: Florida
Both are excellent oils and can do 10k miles. It's all preference from here. Amsoil or Pennzoil.
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#2639989 - 05/30/12 07:39 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra vs Amsoil XL [Re: Unleashedbeast]
Trav Offline


Registered: 11/20/06
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Loc: MA, Mittelfranken.de
Quote:
Amsoil XL and Pennzoil Platinum are both group III/IV blends.

Pennzoil Ultra is 100% group III.


Got any links to that information?
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#2640027 - 05/30/12 08:29 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra vs Amsoil XL [Re: YANCEY]
danthaman1980 Offline


Registered: 03/12/10
Posts: 993
Loc: SE Wisconsin
FWIW, my three favorite oils are PP, PU, and Amsoil XL. After trying oils such as RP, M1, GC, Rotella T5, and a few others, I feel that PP, PU, and XL have given me the best results. This is of course purely subjective - no UOAs, but my engine has been smoother and quieter when running these.

PU and XL are both excellent oils. My advice - if you really want to know which is 'better', try a couple OCIs with XL and then a couple with PU. Either you'll find you like one better than the other, or you'll find they both give you equally good results.

Personally, I don't like to get caught up in the Grp. III/III+/IV/V arguments about 'synthetic' oils. The 'best' oil for you is the one that yields the best results in your f150, not the one that looks the best on paper.
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#2640199 - 05/30/12 11:20 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra vs Amsoil XL [Re: YANCEY]
HK_Ace Offline


Registered: 08/20/10
Posts: 160
Loc: Ken Caryl, Colorado
Pennzoil Ultra is what I would choose.
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#2640213 - 05/30/12 11:31 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra vs Amsoil XL [Re: YANCEY]
YANCEY Offline


Registered: 10/27/11
Posts: 59
Loc: NC
Thanks guys for the learning process. I did not won't to get a argument started.Is it OK to change around to different types of oil?

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#2640239 - 05/30/12 11:47 AM Re: Pennzoil Ultra vs Amsoil XL [Re: YANCEY]
addyguy Offline


Registered: 09/08/05
Posts: 14039
Loc: Canada
Yes, just fine.
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#2640291 - 05/30/12 01:01 PM Re: Pennzoil Ultra vs Amsoil XL [Re: YANCEY]
SLCraig Offline


Registered: 12/21/08
Posts: 5627
Loc: London, ON, Canada
I would run the XL if it were me.
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#2640307 - 05/30/12 01:17 PM Re: Pennzoil Ultra vs Amsoil XL [Re: Pablo]
hooligan24 Offline


Registered: 09/05/07
Posts: 903
Loc: wa state
Originally Posted By: Pablo
Originally Posted By: Trex101
Amsoil XL are more equal to PP than PU.


Why do you write this? Please back your opinion. Thanks.

I would say OE is somewhat better than PP, and XL is at least equivalent of PU, except XL has a stouter additive package.


Why do you write this? Please back your opinion. Thanks


Edited by hooligan24 (05/30/12 01:18 PM)
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#2640319 - 05/30/12 01:36 PM Re: Pennzoil Ultra vs Amsoil XL [Re: Unleashedbeast]
Quattro Pete Offline


Registered: 10/30/02
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Originally Posted By: Unleashedbeast
Amsoil XL and Pennzoil Platinum are both group III/IV blends.

Pennzoil Ultra is 100% group III.

Source of this info, please?
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