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The Last of the Most Recent Group of Samples From the Illinois Market

The last of the most recent group of samples purchased in the Illinois market. They include two full synthetics, one synthetic blend (each an API SN/ILSAC GF-5), and a SAE 10W-30, API SL/CD. Each meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product label, and are consistent with the listed… Read More ›

Test Results in on Three More Motor Oils in the Chicago Market – Consumers Take Note

Below are three more brands of motor oils PQIA found on the shelves in the Chicago market. PQIA issues Consumer Alerts on two, and an Advisory on another. See below for details:   CONSUMER ALERT  XPRESS LUBE PRO 10W-30 The results of the tests conducted on this sample do NOT meet the SAE J300 specifications for the… Read More ›

Four More From Chicago – Three Good, One Bad

Whereas PQIA’s recent round of sampling in the Chicago market found a number of motor oils that looked good (and there are more to report on), we also found another bad apple on the shelves. And that bad apple is Everclear.          DON’T BUY The Everclear motor oil brand is not new… Read More ›