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    Why does everyone seem to hate Pennzoil. According to BITOG its one of the best oils around. Any horror stories??

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    i don't. Infact mr oil himself (sarge) recommended it to me prior to Amsoil becomng a site sponsor.

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    I used PP 5w-30 in my last oil change and its in my car now. 0 problems, its very recommended.

    Where have you heard horror stories?

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    No horror stories here either I just cant seem to get it anywhere here...

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    On another Camaro forum there is a motor oil thread asking everyone what kind of oil and filter they use. I just changed my oil and used 10-30 Penzoil. Also I have seen people saying that it also causes a wax build up in the engine, just checking around.

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    I am referring to the dino oil not the synthetic.

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    Penzoil Platinum go the synthetic route its def worth it. 10-30 all the way no problems

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    Quote Originally Posted by Retired Cop View Post
    Why does everyone seem to hate Pennzoil. According to BITOG its one of the best oils around. Any horror stories??
    I used the regular pennzoil dino stuff in my 90 z24 for 14years and it was still running when I got rid of it with 285,000 miles on it

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    Oops, gotta specify. I always use the full synthetic.

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    ive always used penzoill 10w30 and have had no problems whatsoever.

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    PP is good stuff and a 5gal. jug from Wally World is like $20 + 1 other quart + filter and OC is only $30.

    I get a little higher oil pressure ou of 0-w30 German Castrol so that is what I run when I can get it but it is now $7 a quart around here so pretty pricey.

    PP is my second choice to GC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Retired Cop View Post
    On another Camaro forum there is a motor oil thread asking everyone what kind of oil and filter they use. I just changed my oil and used 10-30 Penzoil. Also I have seen people saying that it also causes a wax build up in the engine, just checking around.
    That is an old wives tale. Absolutely no merit to it. None zero zilch. Pennzoil makes the top line of oils on the market.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sarge View Post
    That is an old wives tale. Absolutely no merit to it. None zero zilch. Pennzoil makes the top line of oils on the market.
    And we'll be testing/proving this soon too eh??

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    Yup.

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    Of course... he's the master oil tester. No matter how long it takes, how hard it is, or how many headaches it causes....(headaches are no problem with the right headache medicine )

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    Paraffin or beeswax was used to seal the old style cans back in the day...way, way back in the day...kinda makes no sense sice paraffin is a byproduct of crude and used to seal oil in cans.

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