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Harvest King full syn is Dexos Gen2 #4623087
01/03/18 08:33 PM
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I seen that Harvest King full syn at Rural King is Dexos1 Gen2 certified. At 9.99 for a 5 quart jug it looks like a good deal. What do you guys think? Would there be any benefit to using say Valvoline or Castrol over this stuff in a 5k OCI?


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Syntec 5w30 & OEM
16 Santa Fe Sport AWD 2.4-69k
PP 5w30 & OEM
09 Silverado LT 4x4 4.8-105k
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Re: Harvest King full syn is Dexos Gen2 [Re: MuzzleFlash40] #4623109
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I'd guess no difference at any oil change time you choose compared to Valv or Castrol black bottle Syntec.
Harvest King dexos1 Gen2 is an incredibly great deal on oil.

Re: Harvest King full syn is Dexos Gen2 [Re: MuzzleFlash40] #4623113
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Many complain about not living close to a Rural King to buy the stuff. But since that's not an issue for you. Supertech synthetic at WM is about $17/jug. So yes a great deal.

Re: Harvest King full syn is Dexos Gen2 [Re: MuzzleFlash40] #4623127
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Have that in my Mazda 5 with 2.5. I only run it 7K and it seems to work great.


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Re: Harvest King full syn is Dexos Gen2 [Re: MuzzleFlash40] #4623130
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It would be just fine for 5-7k miles. Made by Citgo and Dexos approved it will be just fine. If I had a RK near me I would buy it and try it too.


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Re: Harvest King full syn is Dexos Gen2 [Re: MuzzleFlash40] #4623141
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Keep seeing all these harvest king deals, and never been in one of their stores.

I lived in NY and Texas.


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Re: Harvest King full syn is Dexos Gen2 [Re: JustinH] #4623161
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Originally Posted By: JustinH
Keep seeing all these harvest king deals, and never been in one of their stores. I lived in NY and Texas.


Harvest King oil is sold in Atwoods Farm and Ranch in Texas...

do you have one near you?


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Re: Harvest King full syn is Dexos Gen2 [Re: Linctex] #4623249
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Originally Posted By: Linctex
Originally Posted By: JustinH
Keep seeing all these harvest king deals, and never been in one of their stores. I lived in NY and Texas.


Harvest King oil is sold in Atwoods Farm and Ranch in Texas...

do you have one near you?

Gebo's as well


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Re: Harvest King full syn is Dexos Gen2 [Re: MuzzleFlash40] #4623271
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Re: Harvest King full syn is Dexos Gen2 [Re: SR5] #4623396
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Calcium looks low enough there to suggest that they may have been able to get through the dexos1 Gen 2 LSPI test without a new formulation.
Guess I wouldn't be surprised if the d1G2 version has been reformulated, anyway, there are more changes than just LSPI testing in Gen 2 to worry about.


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Re: Harvest King full syn is Dexos Gen2 [Re: Virtus_Probi] #4623442
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Originally Posted By: Virtus_Probi


Calcium looks low enough there to suggest that they may have been able to get through the dexos1 Gen 2 LSPI test without a new formulation.
Guess I wouldn't be surprised if the d1G2 version has been reformulated, anyway, there are more changes than just LSPI testing in Gen 2 to worry about.

Looking back, I'm not sure if the VOA (October 2016) is D1G1 or D1G2.


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Re: Harvest King full syn is Dexos Gen2 [Re: SR5] #4623449
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Originally Posted By: SR5
Originally Posted By: Virtus_Probi

Calcium looks low enough there to suggest that they may have been able to get through the dexos1 Gen 2 LSPI test without a new formulation.
Guess I wouldn't be surprised if the d1G2 version has been reformulated, anyway, there are more changes than just LSPI testing in Gen 2 to worry about.

Looking back, I'm not sure if the VOA (October 2016) is D1G1 or D1G2.


Don't think it could have been labelled as Gen 2 at that time since the standard did not replace Gen 1 until September of 2017, but I'd guess it's possible that the oil could have reflected a Gen 2 formulation that early. The M1 AP grades that were dexos1 eligible had Gen 2 licenses when they were introduced well before 9/17, since they were new formulations and Gen 2 is a superset of Gen 1 it must have made more sense to give them license numbers for a standard that was not actually in effect at the time rather than give them Gen 1 numbers that would shortly be switched over to Gen 2.


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Re: Harvest King full syn is Dexos Gen2 [Re: MuzzleFlash40] #4623487
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Using Harvest King 0W20 in my wife's HR-V and daughters Elantra, and the Rural King where I live sells the Fram Ultra for $7.99 which is about a dollar cheaper than Walmart. A synthetic oil change with a Fram Ultra for well under $20 is tough to beat.


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Re: Harvest King full syn is Dexos Gen2 [Re: MuzzleFlash40] #4623588
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For those of you that dont have Rural King nearby you might have a Fleet Farm. Well Fleet Farm has Resolute Synthetic dexos Gen2 0w20, 5w20, 5w30, 10w30 for $3 a quart and sometimes on sale for $2.67 a quart. This resolute oil is also made by Citgo so its perfect for a 7500 mile interval. Thought i would pitch in.


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Re: Harvest King full syn is Dexos Gen2 [Re: SR5] #4623689
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That test is from 2016 and the oil was made by Warren........it is now Citgo and I would think the formula has changed some.

I now use the Harvest King full synthetic 5w-30 in all my vehicles.

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