Which was really cool in my opinion. In addition, pushing the throttle felt like as if the engine wasn’t “struggling” anymore. You are using an out of date browser. It also reduces the oil waste in the environment making it environment friendly. Is it abnormal? Good question... Don't know. Castrol Edge synthetic oil stands out as superior to the other synthetic oils. As long as the HTHS viscosity is in the right range to meet specs, its the right value. Hell, you could buy three if you are looking to invest in Castrol synthetic motor oil from our perspective. Pennzoil was trying to gain leverage by throwing a curveball, but the ruling was motioned in Castrol’s favor. Besides, I have a feeling that the oil gets sticky and makes the engine feel sluggish after 2000 miles. The Walmart in Mechanicsville is the best at keeping their oil and filter section stocked up and very well organized. Both Castrol and Pennzoil did not publish HTHS values. So, while they are at it, go ahead and grab two bottles instead of one. Oil even Amsoil Signature Series don't do no good if your air filter system is in disrepair and letting all kinds of silicon in.. or if you oil filter tears and is not worth it's own weight in horse #2... So i did an oil change on my 08 toyota camry hybrid using mobil 1 0w-20 synthetic fuel economy. Knowing that the specifications are not reliable, I am gonna buy the Walmart SuperTech and save a few bucks for my next oil change. Castrol has come over a long way to prove set its track record straight. I think this came up in a recent thread and we all figured it must be a typical messed up PDS sheet. Oil test come back great! The Gold will produce blacker pistons, and cold starting is more difficult. Discussion Starter • #1 • Mar 4, 2015. Is it because of my driving style (I dont rev the engine to 5k+ but is it still considered spirited driving?) I have been using Castrol Magnatec 5W30 ($17.88 @ Walmart) for the last couple of oil changes. If you are running a diesel vehicle, you should know that Castrol Edge Extended Performance 5w-30 is not certified to run a TDI vehicle. For example: It also prevents sludge formation in the engine leaving you to enjoy a clean and healthy engine. If we are strictly talking about Castrol’s Edge Extended Performance 5w-30 here, it blends perfectly with Nissan 370z’s superior power. You can read more about it here: (https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/F2/987/939/240797/). Anyhow, the interesting thing is that Castrol and Pennzoil met again on pretty ugly terms. JavaScript is disabled. 60mph 200 highway-miles commuting from Richmond to The Captital 5 days per week. A forum community dedicated to GMC Terrain, Chevy Equinox, and Cadillac SRX owners and enthusiasts. Posted by 4 years ago. Any suggestion? If you are skeptic about using Castrol synthetic motor oil just because your car is notorious for cooking up engine oil, you have every right to think so. Make sure to check out exclusive Castrol discount sales. Occasionally, stronger than Mobil1 in terms of viscosity breakdown. Plus, there are other lawsuits that engine oil companies have been filing against each other. I Service at 5k miles due to driving up and down a pass every day. If the specs of Pennzoil Gold and Platinum are swapped, I am gonna change the oil again tomorrow; 9.8 viscosity scares me!!! Member, Virtus_Probi and I discussed this in previous threads along with a few other members. If this is your first time switching to Castrol synthetic engine oil, do consult with a technician. In 1955, it was acquired by South Penn Oil (a company started by Michael Late Benedum and Joe Trees), a former branch of Standard Oil, headquartered in Oil City, Pennsylvania.In 1963, South Penn Oil merged with Zapata Petroleum, and the merged company was named "Pennzoil".". Since Castrol Edge Extended Performance 5w-30 is very high in demand, the company sometimes drops the price to incentivize customers. When looking for an oil to use in an engine, you want one that will protect the engine and offer value for your money. Also it comes with improved cleaning agents. Heck... You could run Mobil Super 5w30 and be just fine as well. It don't matter. Thanks for your input, Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Vehicles. Anyone of them will do just great for ya. or the engine has some sorts of problems that are not known yet? Not at all. does edge hold up its visc better than Magnatec? We are not saying that they are godsends, but they did one helluva’ job. Unfortunately, Castrol EDGE Extended Performance does not meet the standards set by API SN PLUS, but they have been planning to release a revised version of the oil. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Hence, they generate a lot of heat and the oil protects the engine under high temperatures and pressure. But... Make sure the rest of your ancillary components are up to a high standard as well. From Pennzoil.com Once we poured Castrol Synthetic Motor Oil into different car engines, the RPM sounds got much smoother. Anyhow, it was concluded that Castrol synthetic motor oil was superior, and had more viscosity as compared to Pennzoil products. More so, the district court found out that “the ASTM 3945 Test was not a true measure of viscosity breakdown.” Pennzoil was trying to gain leverage by throwing a curveball, but the ruling was motioned in Castrol’s favor. The pdfs I found on the Shell website is printed in 2018, and got the dexos1 gen2 certification. Just trying to help you see there's a whole lot more to consider here. Why Use Castrol Synthetic Engine Oil? Product data sheet PDS for Pennzoil Gold said 216 C for Gold, 224 C for Platinum. You must log in or register to reply here. Thank you for your confirmation! For normal driving and in a conducive environment, it can last up to 15,000 miles. Huge fan of Chevron oil, current employer puts it in everything (we have 11 200 ton haul trucks lol). Can you share your experiences with us about maintaining your coupe? 209 Posts . As it circulates in the engine the oil collects and eliminates all the oil deposits. You may, therefore, have to change it earlier than with normal driving. Overall, Castrol synthetic motor oil gives not only better mileage but also your money’s worth. Pennzoil is an American oil company founded in Los Angeles, California in 1913. Castrol synthetic oil meets that criterion. Wanted to compare Pennzoil Gold to Castrol Magnatec but the product data sheet listed on the Castrol website is kinda silly as most of the technical measurements are minimum or maximum values. Hello, I found the pdfs on shell's website. Isn’t it enough to just mention lawsuit litigations that are already too complex to understand and then move on to Castrol synthetic motor oil’s overall performance? Come join the discussion about modifications, classifieds, troubleshooting, maintenance, reviews, and more! It also prevents the formation of corrosive material in the engine. Definitely going to Williamsburg in the coming weekend. It all comes down to the exact company product that you are going to be using. And the Platinum is 20% thinner when in engine operating temperature?!) If that’s also a hassle, then talk to people at different engine oil & motorcar forums. Mobil 1 0w-20 synthetic vs pennzoil platinum 0w-20? FWIW I just put Pennzoil Platinum 5W-30 in my 19 Jeep turbo. What about Cars That Average Extremely High Engine Temperatures? It is a pretty big battlefield out there. It comes with enhanced additives that offer superior protection for your engine. Castrol Edge synthetic oil stands as the best Castro synthetic oil. This is something that you’re going to have to experience yourself sometime soon. Once again the lawsuit was set in motion by Pennzoil on the grounds that the defendant’s synthetic motor oil was below the SAE J300 grade and the Stay in Grade test in general. It does not produce any smell or smoke leaving you free from any respiratory complications. We won’t go into a lot of details about this technology, because for one reason, it will derail this post off topic – – and secondly, you will have an information overload. We would love to hear your opinion about synthetic engine oils in general and Castrol products. Mobil 1 0w-20 synthetic vs pennzoil platinum 0w-20? Those are the factors you have got to look at more than the oil you run. During the initial drive phase, you probably won’t notice the 370z choking up, but as days go by, it will feel as if the car engine is really grinding for RPMs. The enhanced cleaning detergents eliminate all deposits and prevent sludge formation. Close. I looked at your signiture and it is good to know that you are a Nissan owner.

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