Recent Topics
Lubegard in p/s pump
by Bob_E
57 minutes 55 seconds ago
How do you say it?
by GreeCguy
Today at 04:24 AM
Oil recommendation
by TIUSER
Today at 04:18 AM
A Slew Of Choices
by Red91
Today at 01:48 AM
Two Shops, One Septic Tank
by Red91
Today at 12:20 AM
Tell me about Saab 9-3 convertibles
by pottymouth
Yesterday at 11:57 PM
Harbor Freight 25% Single Item Easter Sunday
by gr8gatzby
Yesterday at 11:45 PM
07 Buick rendezvous transmission ?
by Brady56
Yesterday at 11:32 PM
First Impressions - Deere D105
by sciphi
Yesterday at 11:21 PM
please recommend 2010 Kia OCI in months not miles
by QuickSilver
Yesterday at 11:12 PM
First topic... 1998 Acura RL with 158k miles
by GoStumpy
Yesterday at 09:27 PM
Slide-Glide for Semi Auto's
by jcwit
Yesterday at 09:11 PM
Newest Members
loneryder, MNbiker, Amercanzer0, BobCos, rdm101
49632 Registered Users
Who's Online
49 registered (B767capt, asiancivicmaniac, Blokey, Alexio, AEHaas, alcyon, 3 invisible), 785 Guests and 201 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
49632 Members
64 Forums
212139 Topics
3325100 Posts

Max Online: 2605 @ 04/19/14 12:41 PM
Donate to BITOG

Topic Options
#2420901 - 10/30/11 08:26 PM Advance Auto Oil
Lubener Offline


Registered: 01/22/11
Posts: 116
Loc: Ohio
I was wondering if Advance Auto brand conventional oil is decent? With a coupon, I can get it for $1.99 a quart. I change oil at 5K intervals.Who makes it?

Top
#2420906 - 10/30/11 08:33 PM Re: Advance Auto Oil [Re: Lubener]
eljefino Offline


Registered: 06/15/03
Posts: 22956
Loc: ME
Coastal. They meet specs most of the time, but got busted passing off 10w30 as 5w30 a few years back.

Top
#2420968 - 10/30/11 09:45 PM Re: Advance Auto Oil [Re: eljefino]
daves87rs Offline


Registered: 02/23/09
Posts: 12935
Loc: Michigan
Originally Posted By: eljefino
Coastal. They meet specs most of the time, but got busted passing off 10w30 as 5w30 a few years back.



Yep....good for 4-5k I would hope...
_________________________
“Life is like photography. You need the negatives to develop.”

Top
#2420999 - 10/30/11 10:36 PM Re: Advance Auto Oil [Re: Lubener]
chubbs1 Offline


Registered: 06/09/10
Posts: 4574
Loc: Merritt Island FL, USA
It is OK, should would make it 4-5k. It all depends on what you are running it in. If it is your "workhorse" always treat it to some name brand oil. Peak is actually not bad esp. 5w20 if you are looking for a lower cost oil. Their synthetic is excellent on paper. Totally surprised me the other day when I looked at it.
_________________________
'12 Charger SXT
QSUD 5w30 OEM filter

'12 Charger SXT
Edge FST EP 5w30 OEM (Mine;)

'11 Hyundai Sonata GLS
QSUD 5w20 OEM Filter


Top
#2421000 - 10/30/11 10:42 PM Re: Advance Auto Oil [Re: Lubener]
mongo161 Offline


Registered: 07/11/10
Posts: 3155
Loc: Coney Island, NY
I used the Advance Auto Full Synthetic with no problems. They sometimes have it on sale for a great price. When it first came out it was on sale for about $3 a quart and I got a good supply of it to add to Peak and ST Dino oils for a synthetic blend.

Cars and trucks ran smooth for 6K runs.
_________________________
I get by with a little help from my friends....listen with your eyes....it's the ONLY way to believe what you hear...

Top