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PQIA issues a DON’T BUY on 3X Super Premium Motor Oil on Shelves in Florida!

November 18, 2015 

A Dark Day in The Sunshine State

Dont Buy Guy

The Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA), issues a DON’T BUY on two “3X Super Premium Motor Oil” viscosity grades on the shelves in Florida!

The results of the tests conducted on the 3X Super Premium  10W-40 and 20W-50 samples DO NOT meet the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product labels. Also of high concern is the level of silicon in the samples. Such levels are unheard of in motor oils and strongly suggest the samples are highly contaminated.

In addition, these products are represented as mulitgrade motor oils meeting an API SA Service Classification. This can’t be. By definition, an API SA motor oil cannot be a multi-viscosity motor oil.

Click on Bottles Below for the Test Results and PQIA Assessments 


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