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#3138919 - 09/28/13 08:32 PM Re: Valvoline NextGen Q&A Answers posted [Re: wwillson]
David1 Offline


Registered: 06/17/13
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I was wondering what base stock is the synthetic for nextgen

like I know Royal Purple uses a higher quality base stock then say Mobil 1,

Sorta like the lawsuit Castrol and Mobil 1 had years ago.

So what base stock is NextGen is its a base Stock III or IV or V

I think Royal Purple is IV or V

not sure, but my question is what is Valvoline NextGen Synthetic ????

Thank you.
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#3138939 - 09/28/13 09:00 PM Re: Valvoline NextGen Q&A Answers posted [Re: wwillson]
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Registered: 03/03/10
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Nextgen Maxlife is mostly a group III base, RP is a mix of III, IV and V AFAIK.

Why are you so concerned about the base oil type? It does not solely determine how well an oil will perform since there are too many other variables in a oil blend that factor in.


Edited by Brenden (09/28/13 09:01 PM)
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#3244175 - 01/10/14 05:43 PM Re: Valvoline NextGen Q&A Answers posted [Re: wwillson]
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One question I always have is whether non NextGen has any rerefined base stock? Actually more like whether any other oil from any other brand that isn't marked as rerefined / recycled has any rerefined base stock in it?
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#3244224 - 01/10/14 06:49 PM Re: Valvoline NextGen Q&A Answers posted [Re: wwillson]
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Registered: 08/28/13
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I wonder if they are gonna answer to that issue with the motor oil test posted earlier.

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#3266687 - 02/01/14 10:04 AM Re: Valvoline NextGen Q&A Answers posted [Re: wwillson]
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Why does it appear that NextGen is being phased out? I like it, and given the same price, I'd run it over 'standard' Valvoline, really just because. Is there any costs or legal reasoning you couldn't start using the same formula in regular Valvoline oils, and if it's a marketing perception thing, just use it without labeling it as such?
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#3270344 - 02/04/14 03:05 PM Re: Valvoline NextGen Q&A Answers posted [Re: wwillson]
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^ You might want to check out the latest PQIA tests.
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#3304279 - 03/07/14 09:23 AM Re: Valvoline NextGen Q&A Answers posted [Re: wwillson]
AP9 Offline


Registered: 07/10/13
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Loc: Chicago suburbs
So . . .
Does anyone know for sure if NextGen is being phased out?

Within the past couple weeks I have seen it on clearance at AutoZone, Walmart, and Meijer.

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