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What are you putting into your engine?

Project Farm, a channel on Youtube, recently did a string of engine oil tests.

https://youtu.be/WrR7-kQulao

https://youtu.be/a0OL8DEb-MA


Which do you think will win?

Honestly, even if Pennzoil doesn't win, 2nd place isn't bad.

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I remember seeing this guys vids where he was using his poor lawn mower engine to test seafoam and all sorts of other engine products. Got to give him props as his test apparatus has improved.


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I know he can't test every oil, but it would have been nice to see Pennzoil Ultra Platinum instead of Pennzil Platinum. Although, Pennzoil Platinum seems to be holding it's own!

I've always been a Pennzoil fan - have used it for many years.
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I run Amsoil Signature in all of my vehicles, always have, and always will. IMO there is nothing better...

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That's nice and all, but he's testing 5w-30 in all the flavors, which is not applicable to any of you gentlemen, assuming you're following your owner's manual's recommendations.

Hell, it's not even applicable to me, and I'm widely known as an inveterate flouter of recommendations in the OM. (The Bacon Hauler's got M1 HM 10w-30 in her at the moment, and judging by how much it's quietened that normally noisy engine, I'll probably be sticking with this oil going forward.)

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I was using penzoil ultra up until recently when I switched to amsoil signature series. Both oils are great imo, I can just find better deals on the amsoil.


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I was using penzoil ultra up until recently when I switched to amsoil signature series. Both oils are great imo, I can just find better deals on the amsoil.


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That would be a pretty good reason for me to jump to Amsoil too.



It's such a pain in the ass to find Pennzoil in 0w40 at decent prices.
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That's nice and all, but he's testing 5w-30 in all the flavors, which is not applicable to any of you gentlemen, assuming you're following your owner's manual's recommendations.

Hell, it's not even applicable to me, and I'm widely known as an inveterate flouter of recommendations in the OM. (The Bacon Hauler's got M1 HM 10w-30 in her at the moment, and judging by how much it's quietened that normally noisy engine, I'll probably be sticking with this oil going forward.)
My comment includes my Ram 2500 and my wife's Sporttrac, as well as both of our Challengers. It has nothing whatsoever to do with the concoction that guy was cooking in his kitchen that I have no intention of ever trying...
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That would be a pretty good reason for me to jump to Amsoil too.



It's such a pain in the ass to find Pennzoil in 0w40 at decent prices.


I seriously feel like the price has doubled in the past three years !


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