Recent Topics
'13 Subaru WRX - Rotella T6 5w40
by JettyLife
07/31/15 04:26 PM
2003 Accord K24 Castrol SynBlend 5W-20 UOA
by AccordK24
07/31/15 04:21 PM
Mazda 0w20 moly version VOA
by Voltmaster
07/31/15 04:14 PM
'10 Elantra Extended Size Oil Filter ?
by ChrisD46
07/31/15 03:25 PM
OLM on Acura??
by thorromig
07/31/15 03:14 PM
Rotella T6 Packaging, no Quart bottles??
by MI_Roger
07/31/15 03:02 PM
Car and truck differences
by mjoekingz28
07/31/15 02:33 PM
Rob Kauffman buys CGR stake
by wildcatswo
07/31/15 02:08 PM
Castrol Magantec best synthetic for the money?
by stchman
07/31/15 01:33 PM
Mirage Men
by Drew99GT
07/31/15 01:02 PM
New canid species discovered in Africa
by OVERKILL
07/31/15 12:05 PM
Pennzoil Ultra 5W20 in my 2015 RX 350
by lexus114
07/31/15 10:59 AM
Newest Members
calthomp, pefer, ATrain, FishyZ28, FiretoFlames
54898 Registered Users
Who's Online
102 registered (AccordK24, Alfred_B, 901Memphis, alex16, 2010_FX4, 01rangerxl, 11 invisible), 1843 Guests and 84 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
54898 Members
66 Forums
235178 Topics
3783617 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 2 of 5 < 1 2 3 4 5 >
Topic Options
#2617757 - 05/04/12 08:01 AM Re: Valvoline NextGen Q&A Answers posted [Re: Provi]
A_Harman Offline


Registered: 10/01/10
Posts: 5180
Loc: Michigan
Originally Posted By: Provi
Originally Posted By: A_Harman
Originally Posted By: Provi
Originally Posted By: MuzzleFlash40
"While Valvoline’s formulations are a trade secret Valvoline has at its disposal, Group III, Group III+, Group IV (PAO) and various Group V base oils and we use these as appropriate to meet our high standards."

So is VWB a group III base stock since they don't mention anything about group II a group II+. Wouldn't that put VWB at a higher quality level than even PYB with it's group II+ base stock?


I can't provide my source but there may or may not be truth to this statement wink


I'm having a hard time believing that the lowest base stock that Valvoline uses is Group III. If so, why don't they label all of their oils synthetic?


because it isn't 100% group III


But if the lowest base stock that Valvoline uses in any of their oils is GrpIII, then the rest would have to be Grp's IV & V, which would definitely make the oil synthetic.
_________________________
1985 Z51 Corvette track car
2002 Camaro Z28 LS1/6-speed
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 diesel
1972 GMC 1500 shortbed project truck

Top
#2617838 - 05/04/12 10:00 AM Re: Valvoline NextGen Q&A Answers posted [Re: A_Harman]
Provi Offline


Registered: 11/29/11
Posts: 294
Loc: Dunbar, WV USA
Originally Posted By: A_Harman
Originally Posted By: Provi
I can't provide my source but there may or may not be truth to this statement wink


I'm having a hard time believing that the lowest base stock that Valvoline uses is Group III. If so, why don't they label all of their oils synthetic?


because it isn't 100% group III [/quote]

But if the lowest base stock that Valvoline uses in any of their oils is GrpIII, then the rest would have to be Grp's IV & V, which would definitely make the oil synthetic. [/quote]

it isn't. synpower is still superior
_________________________
02 VW Jetta TDI, Valvoline PBX 5w-40 15k mile OCI
12 Honda Civic Hybrid, Castrol Syn blend 0w-20

Top
#2622417 - 05/09/12 04:47 PM Re: Valvoline NextGen Q&A Answers posted [Re: wwillson]
3311 Offline


Registered: 07/24/10
Posts: 1176
Loc: Fl
I didn't know Premuim Blue was a recycled oil.
_________________________
04 2500hd 6.0 271k/18k M1 10w40 XG3675 VML ATF PGL
03 C7500 Dmax7.8l 134k ST 15w40,M1ATF Dexcool
06 2500hd 6.0 207k ? 5w30 ST DexVI PGL

Top
#2634701 - 05/24/12 01:07 AM Re: Valvoline NextGen Q&A Answers posted [Re: wwillson]
Garak Offline


Registered: 12/05/09
Posts: 13585
Loc: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
For those of us in Canada, tonight, I saw Valvoline NetGen at Walmart. Its regular price is $3 cheaper per five litre jug than any other conventional five litre jug on the shelf, including VWB. By the litre bottle, it's about $1.50 cheaper per litre.
_________________________
Plain, simple Garak.

2008 Infiniti G37 coupe - Mobil Delvac 1 ESP 5w-40, Wix 51358
1984 F-150 4.9L six - Quaker State GB 10w-30, Wix 51515

Top
#2635026 - 05/24/12 01:18 PM Re: Valvoline NextGen Q&A Answers posted [Re: wwillson]
Tortuga Offline


Registered: 04/12/12
Posts: 17
Loc: UT, USA
Any information on when the individuals who asked questions will be receiving their mail-in rebate via email?
_________________________
2008 Honda Odyssey 3.5L VCM - Valvoline NextGen 5W-20 & Mobil1 filter

Top
#2636093 - 05/25/12 04:45 PM Re: Valvoline NextGen Q&A Answers posted [Re: Tortuga]
Tortuga Offline


Registered: 04/12/12
Posts: 17
Loc: UT, USA
Sweet! Just got my rebate offer email!
_________________________
2008 Honda Odyssey 3.5L VCM - Valvoline NextGen 5W-20 & Mobil1 filter

Top
#2636182 - 05/25/12 06:41 PM Re: Valvoline NextGen Q&A Answers posted [Re: 3311]
bullwinkle Offline


Registered: 10/09/04
Posts: 4772
Loc: Cincinnati, OH, USA
Originally Posted By: 3311
I didn't know Premuim Blue was a recycled oil.
Is Valvoline going to make a NextGen diesel-specific oil? My VIOC guy says it's coming, no sign of it yet?
_________________________
06 Ram 3500 CTD 4X4 48RE SRW, 93 GMC C3500 6.2 diesel, 89 F-450 7.3 IDI, 98 Cherokee 4.0, 05 Scion xB, 15 Transit 250 3.7

Top
#2637023 - 05/26/12 07:37 PM Re: Valvoline NextGen Q&A Answers posted [Re: wwillson]
blakegeo Offline


Registered: 10/29/02
Posts: 101
Loc: TX
I have't received mine yet--been checking inbox and junk mail daily. I'll be looking especially closely now. Is there a return site to Valvoline to contact if mine doesn't come?

Top
#2637157 - 05/26/12 10:15 PM Re: Valvoline NextGen Q&A Answers posted [Re: wwillson]
HTSS_TR Online   content


Registered: 04/17/06
Posts: 15294
Loc: Lake Forest, CA
I didn't receive mine either, like to know how to contact Valvoline about this too.
_________________________
'94 Lexus LS400
'00 MB E430
'04 Honda S2000
'06 Volvo V70
"Throwing food away is like stealing it from the poor and hungry" Pope Francis

Top
#2640014 - 05/30/12 08:15 AM Re: Valvoline NextGen Q&A Answers posted [Re: wwillson]
blakegeo Offline


Registered: 10/29/02
Posts: 101
Loc: TX
Just got mine thru WWilson. Hope you got yours, HTSS TR.
You can print it from your messages in "my Stuff"

Top
#2644919 - 06/04/12 03:44 PM Re: Valvoline NextGen Q&A Answers posted [Re: Garak]
ib516 Offline


Registered: 09/21/05
Posts: 61
Loc: Western Canada
Originally Posted By: Garak
Originally Posted By: Zako2
Unfortunately, no one has asked the question why is it so hard to find Maxlife Nextgen 5W20 in stores. None of the parts stores where I live carry it. According to Walmart's web site, some Walmart locations have it. However, the ones that I visit do not have it.


I think you (and I) are just prisoners of the market. While they said it's available in Canada, I have yet to see it. We're always behind the curve in that kind of thing anyway. I finally found Defy, and Nextgen shouldn't be too far behind, or I'm simply not looking hard enough.

It's on the shelf at the Vic East Wal*Mart.
_________________________
2007 RAM Megacab 3500 SRW 4x4, 5.9L CTD: 15w40(sum)/Co-op DMo Gold SL 0w40(wtr)
2006 Pontiac Montana SV6: High Mileage 5w30(sum)/BG HiLo Syn 0w30(wtr)

Top
#2645173 - 06/04/12 08:27 PM Re: Valvoline NextGen Q&A Answers posted [Re: ib516]
Garak Offline


Registered: 12/05/09
Posts: 13585
Loc: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Originally Posted By: ib516
It's on the shelf at the Vic East Wal*Mart.


Yep! Coincidentally, I mentioned in another thread I had found it, and that's where it was. And, it's cheaper than VWB and all the other regularly priced conventionals there (other than Super Tech, I suppose).
_________________________
Plain, simple Garak.

2008 Infiniti G37 coupe - Mobil Delvac 1 ESP 5w-40, Wix 51358
1984 F-150 4.9L six - Quaker State GB 10w-30, Wix 51515

Top
#2666932 - 06/27/12 04:59 PM Re: Valvoline NextGen Q&A Answers posted [Re: wwillson]
blakegeo Offline


Registered: 10/29/02
Posts: 101
Loc: TX
I mailed in my rebate form for 5 qts NextGen on June 1. It is not noted in the Valvoline tracker site. Other rebates have been returned in 2 weeks--this over a month. The cash rebate of up to $30. The lady I talked to at the tracker site knew nothing about this rebate. I had her pull up the NextGen Q & A site on BITOG and she knew nothing about it. Has anyone else had trouble getting the rebate?

Top
#2667303 - 06/27/12 11:13 PM Re: Valvoline NextGen Q&A Answers posted [Re: blakegeo]
Since1941 Offline


Registered: 03/11/12
Posts: 246
Loc: Hawaii/Ohio USA
Yes, I had a lot of trouble. I submitted my 30.00 rebate 7 weeks ago. Just got it, but not for the correct amount. They only sent me back 15.00 and said I had multiple submissions. I said, how so? She said you submitted 2 15.00 5 quart jugs in on the rebate. I said okay, and your point? My truck uses more than 6 quarts of oil, so I bought two 5 quart jugs since that is what they had left. Needless to say, this conversation went no where, and I got 15.00. I am done with mail in rebates. It is too much of a hassle...

I hope you get yours though.
_________________________
2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 3.8L

2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 3.6L

Top
#2667523 - 06/28/12 08:12 AM Re: Valvoline NextGen Q&A Answers posted [Re: Since1941]
blakegeo Offline


Registered: 10/29/02
Posts: 101
Loc: TX
Thank you for your reply. I'm going to call in a week to see if some knows of the rebate. The lady I talked to, as I mentioned, knew nothing about it. Did you contact Vavoline thru the Tracker site phone number at the bottom of the rebate page?

Top
Page 2 of 5 < 1 2 3 4 5 >