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#1871115 - 04/25/10 10:54 PM Valvoline Syntec VS Supertech synthetic
Kuato Offline


Registered: 10/23/05
Posts: 3133
Loc: Northeastern MT
Wanted to check opinions on these 2 oils --

IIRC Supertech is a group III {correct me if I'm wrong], a highly refined dyno.

Anyone know about the Valvoline...is it group III as well or group IV? I searched but didn't see a comment on it.

I'll probably go with the Valvoline, since it's only $3 more per 5 quart bottle.

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#1871117 - 04/25/10 10:59 PM Re: Valvoline Syntec VS Supertech synthetic [Re: Kuato]
dakota99 Offline


Registered: 09/27/09
Posts: 428
Loc: indiana
Valvoline is Grp 3. Shows good UOA's. Good stuff.


Edited by dakota99 (04/25/10 10:59 PM)
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#1871118 - 04/25/10 11:00 PM Re: Valvoline Syntec VS Supertech synthetic [Re: Kuato]
znode Offline


Registered: 01/03/10
Posts: 258
Loc: San Diego
Valvoline... Syntec?

With a few exceptions (e.g. GC), just about every synthetic on the shelf in the US are all or mostly group III.

As far as being on a budget, Valvoline Synpower is currently $1.49 after rebate if you play it right.

Originally Posted By: fredjacksonsan

Group III {correct me if I'm wrong], a highly refined dyno.

What did you just go and done?
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#1871120 - 04/25/10 11:02 PM Re: Valvoline Syntec VS Supertech synthetic [Re: Kuato]
Ben99GT Offline


Registered: 02/25/05
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#21 here: http://www.valvoline.com/faqs/motor-oil/full-synthetic-motor-oil/

Q. Does SynPower use polyalphaolefin (PAO) base stocks?

A. Yes. Valvoline uses a mixture of Group III and Group IV basestocks.
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#1871123 - 04/25/10 11:03 PM Re: Valvoline Syntec VS Supertech synthetic [Re: Kuato]
Triple_Se7en Offline


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Valvoline is superior to Supertech. Be sure to include a silicone ADBV filter. They are superior to nitrile ADBVs.

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#1871126 - 04/25/10 11:05 PM Re: Valvoline Syntec VS Supertech synthetic [Re: znode]
tomcat27 Offline


Registered: 06/25/09
Posts: 2517
Loc: Midwest
Originally Posted By: znode
Valvoline... Syntec?

As far as being on a budget, Valvoline Synpower is currently $1.49 after rebate if you play it right.

Originally Posted By: fredjacksonsan

Group III {correct me if I'm wrong], a highly refined dyno.



where for $1.50 ???
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#1871138 - 04/25/10 11:10 PM Re: Valvoline Syntec VS Supertech synthetic [Re: Kuato]
crazyoildude Offline


Registered: 07/23/08
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Valvoline is good oil but so is super tech use either one and your engine will outlast the rest of your car

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#1871145 - 04/25/10 11:19 PM Re: Valvoline Syntec VS Supertech synthetic [Re: crazyoildude]
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true. rust has been the bane of my cars....
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#1871230 - 04/26/10 01:46 AM Re: Valvoline Syntec VS Supertech synthetic [Re: tomcat27]
hardcore302 Offline


Registered: 11/23/09
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[censored] that snow and salt stuff!
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#1872744 - 04/27/10 11:09 AM Re: Valvoline Syntec VS Supertech synthetic [Re: Triple_Se7en]
acme Offline


Registered: 06/24/09
Posts: 20
Loc: GA
Originally Posted By: Triple_Se7en
Valvoline is superior to Supertech. Be sure to include a silicone ADBV filter. They are superior to nitrile ADBVs.



Super Tech Synthetic is Penzoil synthetic or Mobil synthetic oil, depending which side the Mississippi you are on. smile2

Here's a MSDS sheet for a their regular oil:

http://msds.walmartstores.com/cache/26901_1.pdf


Bad thing about Super Tech oil is that it's cheaper than the major brand oil and it's the same oil duh






USA

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#1872760 - 04/27/10 11:21 AM Re: Valvoline Syntec VS Supertech synthetic [Re: acme]
cassidy Offline


Registered: 09/27/09
Posts: 125
Loc: Jeromesville,Oh
All of the ST synthetic bottles I have ever seen have WPP on the bottles. That means Warren.

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#1872770 - 04/27/10 11:36 AM Re: Valvoline Syntec VS Supertech synthetic [Re: acme]
chevrofreak Offline


Registered: 06/17/05
Posts: 4911
Loc: Billings, MT
Originally Posted By: acme
Originally Posted By: Triple_Se7en
Valvoline is superior to Supertech. Be sure to include a silicone ADBV filter. They are superior to nitrile ADBVs.



Super Tech Synthetic is Penzoil synthetic or Mobil synthetic oil, depending which side the Mississippi you are on. smile2

Here's a MSDS sheet for a their regular oil:

http://msds.walmartstores.com/cache/26901_1.pdf


Bad thing about Super Tech oil is that it's cheaper than the major brand oil and it's the same oil duh






USA


You need to stop posting this, it's bad information.

In some parts of the country, Exxon Mobil supplies the conventional Super Tech (which they bottle themselves, in their Mobil Clean 5000 shaped bottles) and in other parts it may be Pennzoil. But much of the country gets oil that is blended and bottled by Warren Performance Products. All of the Super Tech synthetic oil is blended and bottled by WPP, and it is not supplied by Exxon Mobil or Pennzoil.

That MSDS is not the evidence you believe it is.
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#1872825 - 04/27/10 12:20 PM Re: Valvoline Syntec VS Supertech synthetic [Re: acme]
Zaedock Offline


Registered: 09/10/05
Posts: 3836
Loc: Massachusetts
Originally Posted By: acme
Super Tech Synthetic is Penzoil synthetic or Mobil synthetic oil, depending which side the Mississippi you are on. smile2


You are incorrect.
Supertech synthetic is neither Pennzoil or Mobil.
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#1872900 - 04/27/10 01:05 PM Re: Valvoline Syntec VS Supertech synthetic [Re: Zaedock]
tenderloin Offline


Registered: 12/16/02
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Loc: Huntington Beach, CA
acme

Please stop posting this misinformation on multiple threads . Supertech synthetic is blended and bottled by Warren.

Using MSDS 5 years old as proof...is no proof.

Thank you

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#1872930 - 04/27/10 01:28 PM Re: Valvoline Syntec VS Supertech synthetic [Re: Zaedock]
sbergman27 Offline


Registered: 03/12/10
Posts: 371
Loc: Oklahoma
Originally Posted By: Zaedock
You are incorrect. Supertech synthetic is neither Pennzoil or Mobil.

...this week. The price of Freedom may be Eternal Vigilance. But the price of buying any of Walmart's house brands is Eternal Research. ;-)

-Steve


Edited by sbergman27 (04/27/10 01:31 PM)

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