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#1774318 - 02/08/10 07:51 PM NAPA Full Synthetic
The Critic Offline


Registered: 08/30/04
Posts: 17649
Loc: Walnut Creek, CA
Right now, there's a deal for 5 quarts of NAPA Full Synthetic and a NAPA Gold Filter for $14.99. Does anyone know if it's available in 5w-20?

Does anyone have any info on this stuff? Perhaps a PDS?

Thanks!

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#1774331 - 02/08/10 08:00 PM Re: NAPA Full Synthetic [Re: The Critic]
tomcat27 Offline


Registered: 06/25/09
Posts: 2469
Loc: Midwest
it's a older forumula of Valvoline synthetic and a wix premium filter.


Edited by tomcat27 (02/08/10 08:07 PM)

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#1774340 - 02/08/10 08:07 PM Re: NAPA Full Synthetic [Re: tomcat27]
daman Offline


Registered: 09/23/06
Posts: 10457
Loc: Bad Axe, MI
decent oil critic add pack slightly weaker then it's valvoline parent good filter nice combo for 5-8k OCI.
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#1774341 - 02/08/10 08:07 PM Re: NAPA Full Synthetic [Re: tomcat27]
tomcat27 Offline


Registered: 06/25/09
Posts: 2469
Loc: Midwest
yes, they have a 5w-20.

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#1774342 - 02/08/10 08:08 PM Re: NAPA Full Synthetic [Re: tomcat27]
jcwit Online   content


Registered: 07/24/07
Posts: 2809
Loc: no. indiana
Yes its available in 5W/20, bought a case of it a few months ago when it was on sale.

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#1774376 - 02/08/10 08:30 PM Re: NAPA Full Synthetic [Re: jcwit]
sicko Offline


Registered: 09/22/08
Posts: 905
Loc: Virginia
There have been a few threads about this deal. NAPA synthetic is made by Ashland who also makes Valvoline. NAPA synth is very similar to Valvoline SynPower but with a slightly weaker additive package.

The filter is made by Wix, and is also a very good product.

If I didn't already have a few oil changes worth of synthetic, I probably would've bought a couple of those deals. Quality products at a good price, I can't ask for much more than that

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#1774461 - 02/08/10 09:37 PM Re: NAPA Full Synthetic [Re: sicko]
daves87rs Offline


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Posts: 13398
Loc: Michigan
I'm running it now. Good stuff.
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#1774468 - 02/08/10 09:39 PM Re: NAPA Full Synthetic [Re: daves87rs]
Nick R Offline


Registered: 07/14/09
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It's a great deal, if you want it, jump on it without fear.
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#1774493 - 02/08/10 09:50 PM Re: NAPA Full Synthetic [Re: Nick R]
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Loc: SOCAL
Does anyone know when the sale ends? I need to give it a try.
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#1774508 - 02/08/10 09:58 PM Re: NAPA Full Synthetic [Re: budrow79]
The Critic Offline


Registered: 08/30/04
Posts: 17649
Loc: Walnut Creek, CA
Here's a VOA of the 10w-30 version:

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=1096735

Looks like any other conventional oil. TBN isn't terribly high.

Regardless, I plan to install it into the '09 Fit and run it until the OLM reads 15%, which should be between 10-11k.



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#1774518 - 02/08/10 10:02 PM Re: NAPA Full Synthetic [Re: sicko]
JCCADILLACMOBILE Offline


Registered: 02/04/10
Posts: 356
Loc: Indiana (For now)
Originally Posted By: sicko
There have been a few threads about this deal. NAPA synthetic is made by Ashland who also makes Valvoline. NAPA synth is very similar to Valvoline SynPower but with a slightly weaker additive package.

The filter is made by Wix, and is also a very good product.

If I didn't already have a few oil changes worth of synthetic, I probably would've bought a couple of those deals. Quality products at a good price, I can't ask for much more than that


So THAT explains the Rebrands.. I like Ashland products myself. See Siggy.

Now i wonder who makes theeir Coolant, as i get my Green Coolant from Napa...
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#1774519 - 02/08/10 10:04 PM Re: NAPA Full Synthetic [Re: JCCADILLACMOBILE]
buster Offline


Registered: 11/16/02
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Loc: NJ
I was thinking of using MaxLife 5w30 now that my car has 124k miles. I wonder how much of a difference the extra seal conditioner makes long term? Using Synpower now.
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#1774548 - 02/08/10 10:19 PM Re: NAPA Full Synthetic [Re: buster]
Big_Ed Offline


Registered: 12/22/09
Posts: 127
Loc: Illinois, U.S.A.
I took advantage of the synthetic oil and gold filter deal twice, and my Dad got the conventional oil and pro select filter deal. Hard to pass that up. I should be set for at least 2 years with my stash of oil and filters.

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#1774556 - 02/08/10 10:24 PM Re: NAPA Full Synthetic [Re: Big_Ed]
The Critic Offline


Registered: 08/30/04
Posts: 17649
Loc: Walnut Creek, CA
Originally Posted By: Big_Ed
I took advantage of the synthetic oil and gold filter deal twice, and my Dad got the conventional oil and pro select filter deal. Hard to pass that up. I should be set for at least 2 years with my stash of oil and filters.


When you purchased the NAPA Synthetic deal, did they adjust the price of the filter so that your total would be $20?

The NAPA Synthetic oil is billed at $2.99/qt while the filter is over $7!

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