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#1696354 - 12/05/09 12:56 PM How good is Havoline DS?
Andrew MKZ Offline


Registered: 10/04/09
Posts: 2811
Loc: USA
I haven't heard much discussion about this oil. I'm thinking about running it in my F-150? Is it good?
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#1696360 - 12/05/09 01:02 PM Re: How good is Havoline DS? [Re: Andrew MKZ]
2003f7 Offline


Registered: 02/14/09
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Loc: Kewaunee WI
Well..it has lots of molly...
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#1696361 - 12/05/09 01:02 PM Re: How good is Havoline DS? [Re: Andrew MKZ]
bobfather99 Offline


Registered: 10/21/05
Posts: 703
Loc: Northwest Indiana
Great oil. Use it and sleep well at night!!!!
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#1696364 - 12/05/09 01:03 PM Re: How good is Havoline DS? [Re: 2003f7]
Andrew MKZ Offline


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Originally Posted By: 2003f7
Well..it has lots of molly...



And that means???
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#1696370 - 12/05/09 01:08 PM Re: How good is Havoline DS? [Re: Andrew MKZ]
lipadj46 Offline


Registered: 08/07/09
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Usually having lots of moly is seen as an indicator of a "good" oil. Though that does not mean low moly means a bad oil (see HDEO's with barely any moly).
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#1696379 - 12/05/09 01:19 PM Re: How good is Havoline DS? [Re: lipadj46]
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Very good. I've ran it 3 times in my car and I wouldn't hesitate to use it again.
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#1696381 - 12/05/09 01:23 PM Re: How good is Havoline DS? [Re: ThirdeYe]
Andrew MKZ Offline


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thanks for the replies!
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#1696386 - 12/05/09 01:29 PM Re: How good is Havoline DS? [Re: Andrew MKZ]
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#1696403 - 12/05/09 02:00 PM Re: How good is Havoline DS? [Re: ThirdeYe]
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Loc: Chicago Area
It USED to have lot of moly.

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#1696444 - 12/05/09 02:31 PM Re: How good is Havoline DS? [Re: mechtech2]
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Registered: 11/16/02
Posts: 30209
Loc: NJ
Very good oil.

I'm surprised they haven't entered the synthetic market yet with full force. It's a small, but growing sector of the lube market.

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#1696599 - 12/05/09 04:19 PM Re: How good is Havoline DS? [Re: buster]
Fordiesel69 Offline


Registered: 09/10/05
Posts: 723
Loc: Erie, PA
I like it. Works well in my lincolns. Always comes out good on the oil sample.

BTW, ALL SM oils are good.
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#1696734 - 12/05/09 05:53 PM Re: How good is Havoline DS? [Re: Fordiesel69]
ottotheclown Offline


Registered: 06/21/09
Posts: 2115
Loc: new york
Check the flash point, check the shearing, this is not the oil your father used.
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#1696760 - 12/05/09 06:11 PM Re: How good is Havoline DS? [Re: ottotheclown]
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Registered: 08/15/05
Posts: 2154
Loc: Lexington, KY
I have used it and its predecessors, and think it is an excellent product for the price.

Keep in mind that Havoline DS starts out at a relatively low viscosity, so if you have an engine where you prefer an xW-30 on the high end of the viscosity range then DS is not for you.

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#1696818 - 12/05/09 06:50 PM Re: How good is Havoline DS? [Re: BearZDefect]
Andrew MKZ Offline


Registered: 10/04/09
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thanks again all!
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#1696932 - 12/05/09 08:13 PM Re: How good is Havoline DS? [Re: Andrew MKZ]
Gary Allan Offline


Registered: 09/28/02
Posts: 39806
Loc: Pottstown, PA
How good is Havoline DS?

It's SOOOOO GOOD that they changed the name and (just about) doubled the price.

It was the BITOG favorite sleeper oil until they started the Deposit Shield marketing campaign.
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