Pennzoil Sintetico !!!

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Hey everyone,haven't been here lately. So anyways, an aquaintance has acquired a truckload of Pennzoil Synthetic 5W-30. I told him to come here to sell it, not sure he has. Hopefully he's aquired this within the law, lol, I assume he has or he wouldnt be trying to re-sell it in the manner that he is. He's selling this stuff for $4.50 per quart. My question is: Is this stuff worth it? Is it essentially Pennz Platinum? Thanks o' great wizards of Bitog.
 
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IIRC the last time I bought it I paid $24.99 for 5 qts and a Mobil 1 filter when AAP ran it on a special.
 
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That stuff is OLD.....'Pennzane' hasn't been used in Pennzoil synthetic in years! It's probably 'SJ' rated stuff from about 10 years ago! Now, that said, Pennzoil synthetic with 'Pennzane' was a very good product...Johnny has said that many times on here. But for $4.50/quart, you're being taken for a bit of a ride!!!
 

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Thanks guys, keep the info coming. Most of us where the original post is are laughing wondering how this person happened upon a truckload of oil, mafia jokes are ensuing. He says this is totally legit though.
 

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What little research I did says they started using Pennzane in the mid 80's...and I saw a test with it as late as 1990. Still looking.... I'm assuming now these bottles may be 10 years old as well. Paul
 
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I worked at Wal-Mart from 1993 to 2001, and I remember near the end of that period, the Pennzoil synthetic we had on the shelf still made reference to 'Pennzane'. Can you get a pic of the back of the bottle - we're looking for whether it is 'SJ' or 'SL', or GF-2 or GF-3....
 

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Here you go guys: he says "Paul. ILSAC GF-1, GF-2, API SJ, SH, SG Post that up if you don't mind on Bitog, I still am not able to log in. Bottles/oil might be old, but they have been in side, in good shape. "
 
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You are dealing with 10-13 year old bottles of oil. It's good stuff, but I wouldn't pay much for it. Johnny should have more info for you.
 
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If the bottles are sealed, this oil will still be good. It was an exceelent oil in its day, and we've had people here ('pbm') use very old synthetic oil w/o problem....he even posted a UOA.
 
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I'm getting a kick of how the OP is 1500+ miles away from a traditional native Spanish market, and I've never noticed a lot of spanish branded oil where I live. It's sort of like when products are written in French out here in California. Canada is how far? I took 2 years of French in high school and all it did was help me pronounce hockey player's names and actually allowed me to read Spanish easier :-) Not hijacking but I think there should be a thread or two of obscure oil containers, old and new.
 
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It is a great oil, but not at that price. Think of some of the recent AAP close-out oil prices. Mobil 1 5W40 truck and SUV $1.99 a quart and it was an SL oil. I wouldn't pay more than $1.50-$2.00 a quart for it. JMO
 
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