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Old 04-15-2010, 04:46 PM   #1
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Pennzoil Platinum or Mobil 1 Synthetic...I'm Castrol guy :)

Oil Change time for the SVT and ZX3. Castrol Syntec not on sale nor is the Royal Purple (2nd choice) and money a little tight, so here are my choices:

5qt of Pennzoil Platinum and Fram Tough Guard Oil Filter $26.99

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5qt of Mobil 1 Synthetic and Mobil 1 Oil Filter $29.99

Based on price, preference, performance, etc...What would you recommend?


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Old 04-15-2010, 05:39 PM   #2
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I use 5W30 PP and a Motorcraft filter-$24 at Wallys. bobistheoilguy and Blackstone Labs both love PP oil as much as Mobil 1. The Motorcraft filter is good for 7,500 miles.
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Old 04-15-2010, 05:42 PM   #3
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Personally I'd use sand before I'd buy Penzoil.

I've run Mobil 1 full syn since new, so for 161,000 miles now. I'm happy with my decision.
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I use 5W30 PP and a Motorcraft filter-$24 at Wallys.
I used to use the oil change specials at the auto stores until i found out I can get the motorcraft oil (5W-20) and motocraft filter from walmart for cheaper anyway!

but most people I see on the forum use Mobil 1.
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mobil 1 is one sale at meijer and the motorcraft filter is 369 at wally world

so for 20 bucks for the oil and 4 for the oil filter your done
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Sorry...made an edit to the OP. I put down Pennzoil as a choice twice...haha
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Personally I'd use sand before I'd buy Penzoil.

I've run Mobil 1 full syn since new, so for 161,000 miles now. I'm happy with my decision.
Wow! That's brand dedication...lol
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I don't have any problems with the penzoil platinum....

I just wouldn't get that combo because of the fram filter.
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Nothing but Valvoline! Full synthetic!
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