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#3252768 - 01/19/14 08:36 AM MaxLife Full Synthetic 10w30, NOACK 6.3%
wemay Online   sick


Registered: 04/04/12
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Loc: Florida
Wow! Why the big difference from its 5w30 of 10.2? Which is more than decent in its own right.
As seen on their website.


Edited by wemay (01/19/14 08:42 AM)
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#3252772 - 01/19/14 08:42 AM Re: MaxLife Full Synthetic 10w30, NOACK 6.3% [Re: wemay]
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Registered: 04/13/13
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Its because its 10w30.
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#3252777 - 01/19/14 08:50 AM Re: MaxLife Full Synthetic 10w30, NOACK 6.3% [Re: wemay]
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Registered: 09/25/09
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Loc: OH
How recent are these two numbers?
Are both of the same time frame?
The higher would be okay, but the lower is really good.
Ashland buys all of the basestock it uses.
Could GTL Grp III be in such vast supply that Ashland is buying it?
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#3252778 - 01/19/14 08:51 AM Re: MaxLife Full Synthetic 10w30, NOACK 6.3% [Re: wemay]
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So, the heavier overall makeup of the 10w-30 naturally will be less prone to lighter element loss?
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#3252788 - 01/19/14 09:02 AM Re: MaxLife Full Synthetic 10w30, NOACK 6.3% [Re: wemay]
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The blends, 5w/10w30, also fall in the 10's. But that full syn 10w30 number is outstanding. The report says 'from 2012'.
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14 Sonata 2.4: GTX Magnatec 5w20
13 Santa fe Sport 2.0T: VSP 10w30

www.pecj.or.jp/japanese/overseas/conference/pdf/conference12-19.pdf

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#3252797 - 01/19/14 09:10 AM Re: MaxLife Full Synthetic 10w30, NOACK 6.3% [Re: wemay]
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Registered: 05/09/10
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Loc: Illinois, U.S.A
This may be slightly off topic but I'll share another example that follows similarly.
Havoline Synthetic 5w30 - 13%
Havoline Synthetic 10w30 - 8%

The 10w is even more stable than the 5w40 with a NOACK of 10%.
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#3252803 - 01/19/14 09:16 AM Re: MaxLife Full Synthetic 10w30, NOACK 6.3% [Re: fdcg27]
bourne Offline


Registered: 12/20/06
Posts: 1345
Loc: Greenwood, IN
Originally Posted By: fdcg27
How recent are these two numbers?
Are both of the same time frame?
The higher would be okay, but the lower is really good.
Ashland buys all of the basestock it uses.
Could GTL Grp III be in such vast supply that Ashland is buying it?




Shell is already one of the main base stock suppliers for Ashland.
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#3252990 - 01/19/14 11:50 AM Re: MaxLife Full Synthetic 10w30, NOACK 6.3% [Re: bourne]
nepadriver Offline


Registered: 07/20/11
Posts: 215
Loc: Northeast PA
Originally Posted By: bourne
Originally Posted By: fdcg27
How recent are these two numbers?
Are both of the same time frame?
The higher would be okay, but the lower is really good.
Ashland buys all of the basestock it uses.
Could GTL Grp III be in such vast supply that Ashland is buying it?




Shell is already one of the main base stock suppliers for Ashland.


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#3253182 - 01/19/14 02:56 PM Re: MaxLife Full Synthetic 10w30, NOACK 6.3% [Re: SOHCman]
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Registered: 12/12/02
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Loc: a prisoner island
Originally Posted By: SOHCman
So, the heavier overall makeup of the 10w-30 naturally will be less prone to lighter element loss?


Can use a thicker basestock and less VI Improver...should correlate to better Noack.

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#3253228 - 01/19/14 04:16 PM Re: MaxLife Full Synthetic 10w30, NOACK 6.3% [Re: RamFan]
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Registered: 04/04/12
Posts: 3546
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: RamFan
This may be slightly off topic but I'll share another example that follows similarly.
Havoline Synthetic 5w30 - 13%
Havoline Synthetic 10w30 - 8%

The 10w is even more stable than the 5w40 with a NOACK of 10%.


Also a great oil. Havoline is definitely a favorite.
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14 Sonata 2.4: GTX Magnatec 5w20
13 Santa fe Sport 2.0T: VSP 10w30

www.pecj.or.jp/japanese/overseas/conference/pdf/conference12-19.pdf

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#3253460 - 01/19/14 08:51 PM Re: MaxLife Full Synthetic 10w30, NOACK 6.3% [Re: wemay]
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Registered: 07/10/13
Posts: 223
Loc: Chicago suburbs
What Shannow said. VIIs increase volatility; generally speaking they're roughly as volatile as the lightest basestocks.

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