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#1335899 - 01/09/09 12:26 AM Super tech full synthetic
grease_monkey Offline


Registered: 12/08/08
Posts: 325
Loc: oregon
I was at my local wal mart buying pp 5W30 for my wife's car when i saw supertech full synthetic oil for only $17 for a 5 quart jug. not knowing a whole lot about this oil i decided to stick with the pp5W30 oil, but is this in house oil actually good? or is it just another bottom of the barrel special? does st have good voa's or uoa's? I am sticking with pp but i am just curious to know.

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#1335918 - 01/09/09 12:58 AM Re: Super tech full synthetic [Re: grease_monkey]
chevrofreak Offline


Registered: 06/17/05
Posts: 4899
Loc: Billings, MT
Good oil. Though, not as good as Pennzoil Platinum. Used oil analysis for most vehicles shows that it performs quite well.

With the recent $1 price increase for Valvoline Synpower, the $17.50 jug of Super Tech is even more appealing.
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#1335923 - 01/09/09 01:08 AM Re: Super tech full synthetic [Re: chevrofreak]
peterdaniel Offline


Registered: 07/22/08
Posts: 275
Loc: Californ I/A
Whats sick is that it used to be $13.50

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#1335924 - 01/09/09 01:11 AM Re: Super tech full synthetic [Re: peterdaniel]
Bill in Utah Offline



Registered: 11/11/02
Posts: 12781
Loc: UT
 Originally Posted By: peterdaniel
Whats sick is that it used to be $13.50
Not too long ago....

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#1335927 - 01/09/09 01:15 AM Re: Super tech full synthetic [Re: Bill in Utah]
chevrofreak Offline


Registered: 06/17/05
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Loc: Billings, MT
Indeed. Makes me want to vomit.
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#1335979 - 01/09/09 06:03 AM Re: Super tech full synthetic [Re: chevrofreak]
Ed_T Offline


Registered: 08/03/05
Posts: 371
Loc: Buzzards Bay
I think there was a VOA that showed it with identical additives as the dino juice.

Maybe it's the same stuff.

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#1336094 - 01/09/09 09:13 AM Re: Super tech full synthetic [Re: peterdaniel]
tig1 Offline


Registered: 01/03/09
Posts: 9696
Loc: Illinois
Yes and I used to pay 3.50 a quart for M1. Those days are long gone.


Edited by tig1 (01/09/09 09:14 AM)
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#1336166 - 01/09/09 10:46 AM Re: Super tech full synthetic [Re: tig1]
db130 Offline


Registered: 12/03/08
Posts: 57
Loc: MA
supertech synthetic used to be $11.88 for 5 qts in 2005.

not quite the bargain anymore at $17. i no longer stock up on supertech syn but instead have been adding synpower/RTS/pp instead.

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#1336176 - 01/09/09 10:52 AM Re: Super tech full synthetic [Re: db130]
Jim_Truett Offline


Registered: 01/07/09
Posts: 63
Loc: San Diego, California
5w-30 UOA:


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#1336347 - 01/09/09 02:04 PM Re: Super tech full synthetic [Re: Jim_Truett]
ZHIMING Offline


Registered: 12/10/08
Posts: 31
Loc: Ontario, Canada
i would rather pay 2dollar more and get synpower

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#1336417 - 01/09/09 03:10 PM Re: Super tech full synthetic [Re: Ed_T]
OilGuy Offline


Registered: 08/22/07
Posts: 396
Loc: USA
 Originally Posted By: Ed_T
I think there was a VOA that showed it with identical additives as the dino juice.

Maybe it's the same stuff.


They aren't the first to use at least a Grp II base oil with a bare minimum add pack and call it a syn or blend.

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#1336425 - 01/09/09 03:16 PM Re: Super tech full synthetic [Re: ZHIMING]
Mustang2008Z Offline


Registered: 12/25/08
Posts: 424
Loc: USA
Here in Austin, Texas, the Walmart Supertech Full Synthetic is made by Quaker State/Pennzoil. I checked the numbers from the bottles, that I bought, and the numbers are from Quaker State/Pennzoil Full Synthetic Oil Production. Why spend more, when you can get the same synthetic oil as Quaker State or Pennzoil, if you live in Texas?
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