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#1736264 - 01/09/10 04:51 AM Valvoline Professional Series Oil Additive
postjeeprcr Offline


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Here is a VOA for Valvoline Professional Series Oil Additive. I bought 8 bottles of this off of eBay awhile back.

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#1736319 - 01/09/10 08:26 AM Re: Valvoline Professional Series Oil Additive [Re: postjeeprcr]
Nick R Offline


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Wow I like that a LOT. I might look for some of it myself now.
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#1736355 - 01/09/10 09:04 AM Re: Valvoline Professional Series Oil Additive [Re: Nick R]
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#1736409 - 01/09/10 09:50 AM Re: Valvoline Professional Series Oil Additive [Re: Nitrox]
JAG Offline


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Loc: Fredericksburg, VA
Looks promising. Even the viscosity is SAE 30 at 100C, instead of being syrup like many additives.

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#1736541 - 01/09/10 11:57 AM Re: Valvoline Professional Series Oil Additive [Re: JAG]
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Loc: Northern VA, USA
I wonder what kind of Moly it has - I am cautious about MOS2, but would like soluble moly.

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#1736750 - 01/09/10 03:28 PM Re: Valvoline Professional Series Oil Additive [Re: Jax_RX8]
JAG Offline


Registered: 10/23/05
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Loc: Fredericksburg, VA
VSOT used soluble moly (I could tell by the color) so I expect this product does too.

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#1736893 - 01/09/10 06:05 PM Re: Valvoline Professional Series Oil Additive [Re: Nick R]
postjeeprcr Offline


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Originally Posted By: rudolphna
Wow I like that a LOT. I might look for some of it myself now.


I haven't been able to find anymore. I emailed Valvoline though and asked if it was still produced and sold I can let you know the answer if they write back.
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#1736982 - 01/09/10 07:06 PM Re: Valvoline Professional Series Oil Additive [Re: postjeeprcr]
Nick R Offline


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Please do
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#1749177 - 01/20/10 09:40 AM Re: Valvoline Professional Series Oil Additive [Re: Nick R]
addyguy Offline


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Wow, thanks for that. Love the moly number on that!

Wish it had a bit more Zn/Ph, but hey, everyone's scared of the API limits......LOL!

Interesting that Ashland has realy 'gotten into' Na additives - all their oils use Na detergents, and now thier oil treatments do, too!
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#1750060 - 01/21/10 12:41 AM Re: Valvoline Professional Series Oil Additive [Re: Nick R]
postjeeprcr Offline


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Originally Posted By: rudolphna
Please do


Still waiting, I will email them again.
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#1753100 - 01/23/10 06:45 PM Re: Valvoline Professional Series Oil Additive [Re: postjeeprcr]
Michael_P Offline


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Loc: Ohio
Zinc is 691. If someone were to use lets say RTS 5W40 which has about 1100 PPM zinc (correct me if I'm wrong), wouldn't that decrease the overall Zinc. I have several 32oz bottles of this stuff.

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#1753405 - 01/24/10 01:06 AM Re: Valvoline Professional Series Oil Additive [Re: Michael_P]
gib Offline


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Correct, the overall PPM of zinc would decrease for the oil/additive mix. To get the final PPM, use:

(%oil x zinc PPM of oil) + (%additive x zinc PPM of additive)

So, if RTS is ~1100 PPM zinc and you mix 4 quarts of it with 1 quart of this additive (~700 PPM zinc) you'd get:

(.8 x 1100) + (.2 x 700) = 1020 PPM

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#1753547 - 01/24/10 08:40 AM Re: Valvoline Professional Series Oil Additive [Re: gib]
JAG Offline


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Nice, gib. Likewise, if the oil had no moly and 4 quarts were mixed with 1 qt. of this additive, the moly concentration would be: (.8 x 0) + (.2 x 1900) = 380 PPM.

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#1759956 - 01/29/10 01:49 AM Re: Valvoline Professional Series Oil Additive [Re: JAG]
postjeeprcr Offline


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Originally Posted By: JAG
Nice, gib. Likewise, if the oil had no moly and 4 quarts were mixed with 1 qt. of this additive, the moly concentration would be: (.8 x 0) + (.2 x 1900) = 380 PPM.


From what I have been told and read Moly is anti wear also so it would seem that an increase in that would offset the little drop in ZDDP. That is of course not talking about oil chemistry.
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#1782035 - 02/14/10 09:55 PM Re: Valvoline Professional Series Oil Additive [Re: postjeeprcr]
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Registered: 01/28/10
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Loc: Texas
bump.. any news? where to buy?
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