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NAPA Synthetic #4468767
07/24/17 08:42 AM
07/24/17 08:42 AM
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Ohio, United States
JHogan Offline OP
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I can at this moment get NAPA synthetic for $2.99 a quart.....I do need oil right now. What's everyone's opinion? Is that a good enough deal or nah??


"There is no certainty, only opportunity. The past cannot hurt you anymore unless you let it.
2000 Honda Accord EX Formula Shell Syn/Blend 5W30
2011 Chevy Cruze 1.4 turbo P4 5w30 P4 Ultra 5W30


Re: NAPA Synthetic [Re: JHogan] #4468773
07/24/17 08:49 AM
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$2/qt havoline syntheic is a better deal. Check promo section for thread.

Re: NAPA Synthetic [Re: JHogan] #4468778
07/24/17 08:53 AM
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Good oil at decent price. Get it if you want ... smile


Formerly in marine engineering. In an earlier life I owned my own petroleum tank truck, and hauled for the majors and independent's.
Re: NAPA Synthetic [Re: Saul] #4468833
07/24/17 09:48 AM
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Ohio, United States
JHogan Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: Saul
$2/qt havoline syntheic is a better deal. Check promo section for thread.
Don't have the option of Havoline where I'm at.


"There is no certainty, only opportunity. The past cannot hurt you anymore unless you let it.
2000 Honda Accord EX Formula Shell Syn/Blend 5W30
2011 Chevy Cruze 1.4 turbo P4 5w30 P4 Ultra 5W30


Re: NAPA Synthetic [Re: JHogan] #4468855
07/24/17 10:16 AM
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I don't ( never have) like the 5w30 Ashland. I do like the 0w20.

QSUD 10w30 (non dexos) is nice,

Magnatec is nice.

Pennzoil High Milage 5w30 is nice.

I didn't like the gold bottle semi syn dexos. In fofact the only dexos Ive liked in a non deoxs app was Magnatec.

Forget the deals. A good oil is more important.

... Unless its eat or oil for your family


2014 Nissan Rogue S CVT, OC#10 47272mi-QSUD10W30+5w20 Toughguard Filter; '17 Subaru Crosstrek CVT OC#2 ?? mi-SOA/Idemitsu 0w20 + SOA Filter
Re: NAPA Synthetic [Re: JHogan] #4468906
07/24/17 11:40 AM
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NAPA synthetic is good oil, especially for that price.

I've been using it in my sister's 2005 Honda Civic with 220k+ on it and my other sister's 2003 Acura 3.2TL for about 30k miles.


2000 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L (181k) - Pennzoil 10w30, Napa Gold 1516, Magnefine trans filter
2009 BMW 328i (36k) - Castrol Edge Euro 0w40, MANN HU816X
Re: NAPA Synthetic [Re: ARCOgraphite] #4468962
07/24/17 12:46 PM
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Ohio, United States
JHogan Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: ARCOgraphite
I don't ( never have) like the 5w30 Ashland
. How come?


"There is no certainty, only opportunity. The past cannot hurt you anymore unless you let it.
2000 Honda Accord EX Formula Shell Syn/Blend 5W30
2011 Chevy Cruze 1.4 turbo P4 5w30 P4 Ultra 5W30


Re: NAPA Synthetic [Re: Saul] #4468976
07/24/17 01:02 PM
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1/2 hr N.E. of Detroit
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Originally Posted By: Saul
$2/qt havoline syntheic is a better deal. Check promo section for thread.


It's a clearance item and if living in / near big cities, most stores are already out. Try the O'Reilleys that are in less populated towns.

NAPA Synthetic Rocks for the price. That 2.99 pricing is usually only in December nation-wide. The next nation-wide sale is expected in August and likely at 3.49qt.


She's the only sister-in-law I have. But she's not my favorite.
Re: NAPA Synthetic [Re: JHogan] #4468997
07/24/17 01:24 PM
07/24/17 01:24 PM
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Katy, Republic of Texas
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Originally Posted By: JHogan
Originally Posted By: ARCOgraphite
I don't ( never have) like the 5w30 Ashland
. How come?

Some don't like the high sodium content of Ashland oils, but it has been proven to work well.
Many UOA and VOA of it showing it is a good syn capable of 7,500-10,000 miles for most.

$2.99/qt out the door is a good price for a syn. Sure you can find cheaper, but that is clearance and rebates and such.
Being able to walk in, grab it, pay and walk out the door is a big convenience.


2012 xB: QSUD 0w-20/CQ Blue/5k
2010 Santa Fe: PP 0w-20/P1/8k
2007 Vue: VSP 5w-30/EcoGard/OLM
2004 F150: GTX HM 5w-20/TG2/4k
2002 F150: GTX HM 5w-20/EcoGard/1yr
1994 VT1100c: Peak 15w-40/PSL/5k



Re: NAPA Synthetic [Re: blupupher] #4469041
07/24/17 02:45 PM
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JHogan Offline OP
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[/quote]$2.99/qt out the door is a good price for a syn. Sure you can find cheaper, but that is clearance and rebates and such.
Being able to walk in, grab it, pay and walk out the door is a big convenience.[/quote]

For me that's actually delivered to the shop I work at! I don't have to go anywhere HA


"There is no certainty, only opportunity. The past cannot hurt you anymore unless you let it.
2000 Honda Accord EX Formula Shell Syn/Blend 5W30
2011 Chevy Cruze 1.4 turbo P4 5w30 P4 Ultra 5W30


Re: NAPA Synthetic [Re: JHogan] #4469130
07/24/17 04:20 PM
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It's made by Ashland, so very close to Valvoline SynPower. Check out the UOA section and SynPower is performing very well.

Here is a UOA of Napa Synthetic 5W30 in a 3.6L Pentastar, it did very well, particularly low Copper for that engine.
https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4462186/


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Castrol GTX Ultraclean 15W40 A3/B3 + Wesfil-Cooper Z154
Re: NAPA Synthetic [Re: JHogan] #4469134
07/24/17 04:27 PM
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$2.99 is a good price for a full synthetic oil. Napa Synthetic is rebranded Synpower smile

Re: NAPA Synthetic [Re: JHogan] #4469153
07/24/17 04:53 PM
07/24/17 04:53 PM
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Originally Posted By: JHogan
Originally Posted By: Saul
$2/qt havoline syntheic is a better deal. Check promo section for thread.
Don't have the option of Havoline where I'm at.


Sure you do.
Just check the O'Rs website for availability at a store near you.
You have a Menard's near you?
They have Synpower for maybe as little as .88/qt if you can get both the Menard's and Valvoline MIRs to stack.


18 Accord Hybrid FF
17 Forester 18K VME 0W-20
12 Accord LX 96K SSO 0W-20
09 Forester 95K M1HM 10W-30
01 Focus ZX3 118K PP 5W-20
96 Accord LX 104K T5 10W-30
95 318i
Re: NAPA Synthetic [Re: JHogan] #4469232
07/24/17 05:55 PM
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Katy, Republic of Texas
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Originally Posted By: JHogan

For me that's actually delivered to the shop I work at! I don't have to go anywhere HA

Even better.

Only thing is if using it in that Cruze with the turbo, not sure how hard that engine is on oil.
Not sure what OCI I would do with that since I don't know anything about that engine, but a 5000 mile interval should be just fine with it.


2012 xB: QSUD 0w-20/CQ Blue/5k
2010 Santa Fe: PP 0w-20/P1/8k
2007 Vue: VSP 5w-30/EcoGard/OLM
2004 F150: GTX HM 5w-20/TG2/4k
2002 F150: GTX HM 5w-20/EcoGard/1yr
1994 VT1100c: Peak 15w-40/PSL/5k



Re: NAPA Synthetic [Re: blupupher] #4469334
07/24/17 07:25 PM
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Originally Posted By: blupupher
Originally Posted By: JHogan

For me that's actually delivered to the shop I work at! I don't have to go anywhere HA

Even better.

Only thing is if using it in that Cruze with the turbo, not sure how hard that engine is on oil.
Not sure what OCI I would do with that since I don't know anything about that engine, but a 5000 mile interval should be just fine with it.


The Cruze has an OLM, and the Napa Synthetic is dexos-approved, so there should be no problems smile

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