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#1077759 - 02/02/08 05:19 PM NAPA Full Synthetic
LyleP Offline


Registered: 01/18/07
Posts: 5
Loc: Virginia
NAPA branded full synthetic motor oil is the "Mikey's Special" for February at NAPA stores. $2.55 / qt.

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#1077889 - 02/02/08 09:29 PM Re: NAPA Full Synthetic [Re: LyleP]
TallPaul Offline


Registered: 10/22/03
Posts: 12953
Loc: By Detroit
Decent price. I paid about that 4 years ago on a similar special. I like that the NAPA synthetic comes in 15w50, a good weight to use for thickening.
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#1078984 - 02/04/08 03:09 PM Re: NAPA Full Synthetic [Re: TallPaul]
rshaw125 Offline


Registered: 08/18/04
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Mikey's special?? I looked on their web site at their Feb specials could not see it.
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#1078990 - 02/04/08 03:21 PM Re: NAPA Full Synthetic [Re: rshaw125]
TallPaul Offline


Registered: 10/22/03
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Still better off with the Advance Auto BOGOF Synpower deal. The 20w50 Synpower MSDS shows it's PAO, a great thickener. All the Synpower would likely be better than the NAPA Synthetic.
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#1079184 - 02/04/08 07:10 PM Re: NAPA Full Synthetic [Re: rshaw125]
LyleP Offline


Registered: 01/18/07
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Loc: Virginia
 Originally Posted By: rshaw125
Mikey's special?? I looked on their web site at their Feb specials could not see it.


That's their monthly unadvertised special in the stores. It's not in the flyer.

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#1089765 - 02/20/08 09:48 AM Re: NAPA Full Synthetic [Re: LyleP]
smithph Offline


Registered: 02/07/08
Posts: 260
Loc: USA
I picked up a case of this today in 10w-30. I hope to use it in my next OCI then do a UOA after 5K. The counter person at NAPA said it is made by Valvoline, but I could not find an MSDS for it on the NAPA website. The UOA should be interesting, hope to have it this fall.
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#1089817 - 02/20/08 11:15 AM Re: NAPA Full Synthetic [Re: smithph]
Triple_Se7en Offline


Registered: 12/04/04
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Loc: 1/2 hr. north of Detroit
A slighly diluted additives version of Valvoline Synthetic. Advanced Auto Parts is still selling the Valvoline Synthetic at a deal... (buy one-get one free)


Edited by Triple_Se7en (02/20/08 11:15 AM)

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#1092213 - 02/23/08 11:49 PM Re: NAPA Full Synthetic [Re: Triple_Se7en]
klingon20 Offline


Registered: 08/12/03
Posts: 93
Loc: california
I just bought 2 cases of the 10/30, i plan on going back and getting a case of 15/50, so far its the best $2.55 per quart Ive spent for synthetic.

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