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#867324 - 03/27/07 10:53 PM VSOT valvoline synpower oil treament 15 oz
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Registered: 01/22/07
Posts: 23
Loc: usa

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#867325 - 03/28/07 03:00 AM Re: VSOT valvoline synpower oil treament 15 oz [Re: supersize]
BillionPa Offline


Registered: 02/12/07
Posts: 313
Loc: USA - Minnesota
uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuum something is SEVERELY WRONG with that VOA!!!

its supposed to have over 1000ppm boron, over 2000ppm moly, and like, 1700ppm Z/P

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#867326 - 03/28/07 05:35 AM Re: VSOT valvoline synpower oil treament 15 oz [Re: BillionPa]
BillionPa Offline


Registered: 02/12/07
Posts: 313
Loc: USA - Minnesota
what is the batch # on the bottle?

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#867327 - 03/28/07 07:19 AM Re: VSOT valvoline synpower oil treament 15 oz [Re: BillionPa]
supersize Offline


Registered: 01/22/07
Posts: 23
Loc: usa
J2561553 got it from pep boys

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#867328 - 03/29/07 04:45 AM Re: VSOT valvoline synpower oil treament 15 oz [Re: supersize]
unDummy Offline


Registered: 02/01/03
Posts: 8756
Loc: RI
http://www.valvoline.com/products/Valvoline%20Synpower%20Oil%20Treatment.pdf

Could Blackstone be that far off? Or did Valvoline have a bad day at the bottling/blending plant?

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#867329 - 03/29/07 05:19 AM Re: VSOT valvoline synpower oil treament 15 oz [Re: unDummy]
4esorselrahc Offline


Registered: 11/30/06
Posts: 570
Loc: MS
Now that is a head scratcher.

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#867330 - 03/29/07 10:22 PM Re: VSOT valvoline synpower oil treament 15 oz [Re: unDummy]
dailydriver Offline


Registered: 03/14/06
Posts: 7565
Loc: Bucks County, Pa.
Maybethey DID change the formulation with the new bottle??!
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#867331 - 03/30/07 08:36 AM Re: VSOT valvoline synpower oil treament 15 oz [Re: dailydriver]
BillionPa Offline


Registered: 02/12/07
Posts: 313
Loc: USA - Minnesota
change it to totally worthless? i dont think so. too bad blackstone doesnt check for antimony.

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#867332 - 04/03/07 09:29 PM Re: VSOT valvoline synpower oil treament 15 oz [Re: BillionPa]
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Registered: 10/22/03
Posts: 13044
Loc: By Detroit
Three VSOT VOAs have been posted here in the past and each was significantly different. We need to get a big jug of oil and divide it up to send 5 samples each to each of 4 or 5 labs and see whether the variation within a lab is any better than the variation between labs. Whichever lab had the lowest internal variation would likely be a best bet.

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#867333 - 04/03/07 11:24 PM Re: VSOT valvoline synpower oil treament 15 oz [Re: TallPaul]
Bobert Offline


Registered: 10/18/03
Posts: 805
Loc: Earth
I have a feeling VSOT has been dumbed down. It used to have loads of goodies, but now it looks like it's not the same. Probably still pretty good product though, just not like the old.

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#867334 - 04/04/07 12:59 AM Re: VSOT valvoline synpower oil treament 15 oz [Re: Bobert]
supersize Offline


Registered: 01/22/07
Posts: 23
Loc: usa
I still have the remainder of this sample. I was going to send a sample to this lab http://www.oaitesting.com/ any thoughts

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#867335 - 04/04/07 05:14 AM Re: VSOT valvoline synpower oil treament 15 oz [Re: supersize]
Cup of Joe Offline


Registered: 01/16/06
Posts: 1800
Loc: United We Stand
where are you at in the U.S.? If your by me I would let you use one of my samples for OAI. It's not worth the cost to ship a pre-paid $15 kit. But oai is good.
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#867336 - 04/23/07 08:57 PM Re: VSOT valvoline synpower oil treament 15 oz [Re: Cup of Joe]
BlueBird Offline


Registered: 10/02/03
Posts: 109
Loc: Allentown Pa
It looks more like Maxlife Engine Protector

http://theoildrop.server101.com/forums/s...part=1&vc=1
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#867337 - 04/24/07 04:56 AM Re: VSOT valvoline synpower oil treament 15 oz [Re: BlueBird]
Eddie Online   happy


Registered: 12/07/03
Posts: 7105
Loc: Florida, Cape Coral
Is this in a Silver 15 OZ bottle or the Red bottle?
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#867338 - 04/24/07 07:02 AM Re: VSOT valvoline synpower oil treament 15 oz [Re: Eddie]
Bobert Offline


Registered: 10/18/03
Posts: 805
Loc: Earth
I think this is VSOT. The viscosity was too thick to test.

MEP was a 40 wt. which Blackstone should have no problem testing.

Viscosity At 100 C (V100) 15.3

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