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#1131705 - 04/17/08 08:34 PM 10w30 High Mileage (MaxLife vs. Supertech)
RnR Offline


Registered: 12/16/05
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Loc: Michigan, Thumb's Up!
Stopping in at Wallyworld earlier today, I noticed that Supertech has a very clone-ish looking High Mileage offering that competed for my attention. I walked in with the intent of picking up some MaxLife 10W30 HM (which I did), but the ST offering at 3/4 the cost of the MaxLife got me to wondering if it's the same thing.

Does anyone have the skinny on the Supertech offering in regard to the add-pack? I don't mind saving money, but want to be assured that the bonus capability of the MaxLife HM aren't lost if I potentially exchange it for the clone.

This is for use in a B&S 5HP Quantum powered lawnmower that hasn't been used for about 5 years.
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#1131707 - 04/17/08 08:36 PM Re: 10w30 High Mileage (MaxLife vs. Supertech) [Re: RnR]
Dr_No Online   sleepy


Registered: 07/06/07
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Loc: Canada
Supertech and Maxlife are totally different.
By that I mean they both have different formulas, and labs.

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#1131742 - 04/17/08 09:26 PM Re: 10w30 High Mileage (MaxLife vs. Supertech) [Re: Dr_No]
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Registered: 06/15/04
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SuperTech HM likely a decent product with better basestocks and higher add levels (with seal conditioner) than regular SuperTech. Time for a VOA and some UOA's. Until proven, I would do the same as you did and stick with the ML, a product proven by myself and others.

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#1131893 - 04/18/08 08:15 AM Re: 10w30 High Mileage (MaxLife vs. Supertech) [Re: bmwtechguy]
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Then MaxLife it is! Thanks, Gents.
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