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Few oils i noticed at Wal Mart #4677473
02/25/18 10:28 AM
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Noticed the valvoline modern engine synthetic and edge 5w40 while at wal mart this a.m. saw lots of old style jugs of ST 0W20 also smile





09' Camry LE

ST 5w30 and TG 4386(filter on for second 5k run)
Re: Few oils i noticed at Wal Mart [Re: 53' Stude] #4677495
02/25/18 10:39 AM
02/25/18 10:39 AM
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Craziness..... I wonder how the marketing departments think these will be "good sellers"?!?!!?

Thankfully, I got a number of Pennz Platiunum European Formula for $21 /5qt jug.


"The evidence demands a verdict".
(Re:VOA)"it's nearly impossible to actually know the particular additives that are in there at what concentrations."
Re: Few oils i noticed at Wal Mart [Re: 53' Stude] #4677505
02/25/18 10:44 AM
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Huh, never seen M1 EP HM before.

And Valvoline sucks at marketing, both Advanced Full Synthetic (previous stickered as SynPower) and Modern Engine are Dexos1Gen2, So basically it's pointless. I think if they're trying to compete with M1 EP/AP they should have called it something else other than "modern engine" because plenty of people want the absolute best oil for their older vehicles - perhaps SynPower Extreme or something.

Last edited by dogememe; 02/25/18 10:45 AM.

2010 Ford Escape 2.5 ~92K Miles: RP 5W-30, AMSOIL SS FE ATF.
1995 Chevy Silverado 5.7 ~277K Miles: Delo 10W-30, AMSOIL OE MV ATF.
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Re: Few oils i noticed at Wal Mart [Re: 53' Stude] #4677506
02/25/18 10:44 AM
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Man deja vu! I was just about to post about the Mobil 1 0W20 Extended Performance laugh Anyone here use it in their 0W20 speed vehicles? Not sure if the sexy Nikki Leon caught my eye or the Mobil 1 wink But seriously,I am wondering about this oil,and trying it on my Accord (the non-high mileage formula). The only Extended Performance M1 I ever tried was the 15W50 in my 300ZX around 15 or so years ago.





1996 Nissan 300ZX 5-speed,Arctic Pearl(#175 of 300)
Quaker State Ultimate Durability 10W30
2012 Honda Accord Coupe EX-L 2.4,auto,San Marino Red
Pennzoil Platinum 5W20

Re: Few oils i noticed at Wal Mart [Re: aquariuscsm] #4677513
02/25/18 10:47 AM
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Danville, Indiana
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Originally Posted By: aquariuscsm
Man deja vu! I was just about to post about the Mobil 1 0W20 Extended Performance laugh Anyone here use it in their 0W20 speed vehicles? Not sure if the sexy Nikki Leon caught my eye or the Mobil 1 wink But seriously,I am wondering about this oil,and trying it on my Accord. The only Extended Performance M1 I ever tried was the 15W50 in my 300ZX around 15 or so years ago.



I just put 5 quarts of it in my 2018 Jeep JL Wrangler 3.6, which specifies 0w20. It doesn't meet Chrysler's MS6395 spec (I'm sure it exceeds it wildly), so I may have sinned. grin Oh well, not the first time.

I left the factory fill in for 2007 miles. I took a sample for Blackstone. I'll run this stuff for at least 3,000 miles and maybe as far as 5,000 before changing it. I'll capture and send a sample then, too. At that point, I'll probably go with M1 AP 0w20 and run it for full year OCI's.

Last edited by IndyFan; 02/25/18 10:49 AM.

18 Jeep JLUR Wrangler 3.6 15k
15 Ford Transit 106k, Reman 3.5 @85k
08 Jeep Wrangler 3.8 127k
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Re: Few oils i noticed at Wal Mart [Re: 53' Stude] #4677531
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Valvoline Modern Engine will be the next oil change after this one for my car.


Cannot see signatures any longer so it doesn’t matter.
Re: Few oils i noticed at Wal Mart [Re: 53' Stude] #4677548
02/25/18 11:02 AM
02/25/18 11:02 AM
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All priced out of my buy this oil now buy range!


2004 Corolla 128202
Out: VML 5w-30 TG4967 OCI 5007 Miles
In: EDGE EP 5W-30 Bosch 3311 122537 7-18-18
2006 Duramax 74615
Out: T6 5W-40 M1-303
In: T6 5W-40 XG9100 73705 4-22-18
Re: Few oils i noticed at Wal Mart [Re: IndyFan] #4677556
02/25/18 11:07 AM
02/25/18 11:07 AM
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Illinois
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Originally Posted By: IndyFan
Originally Posted By: aquariuscsm
Man deja vu! I was just about to post about the Mobil 1 0W20 Extended Performance laugh Anyone here use it in their 0W20 speed vehicles? Not sure if the sexy Nikki Leon caught my eye or the Mobil 1 wink But seriously,I am wondering about this oil,and trying it on my Accord. The only Extended Performance M1 I ever tried was the 15W50 in my 300ZX around 15 or so years ago.



I just put 5 quarts of it in my 2018 Jeep JL Wrangler 3.6, which specifies 0w20. It doesn't meet Chrysler's MS6395 spec (I'm sure it exceeds it wildly), so I may have sinned. grin Oh well, not the first time.

I left the factory fill in for 2007 miles. I took a sample for Blackstone. I'll run this stuff for at least 3,000 miles and maybe as far as 5,000 before changing it. I'll capture and send a sample then, too. At that point, I'll probably go with M1 AP 0w20 and run it for full year OCI's.


It will exceed it wildly. The Chrysler thing is politics.


2007 Ford Fusion 236,000 miles
M1 0-20 EP
2017 Ford Fusion 62K
M1 0-20 EP
10,000 mile OCIs on both engines
M1 ATF and Valvoline LV
M1 10-30 in all OPE
MC filters

Re: Few oils i noticed at Wal Mart [Re: JohnnyJohnson] #4677557
02/25/18 11:08 AM
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53' Stude Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson
All priced out of my buy this oil now buy range!


Yeah, I think Valvoline missed the boat pricing this syn at $39~

Maybe I'm actually nuts LOL!

Rural King may just get my oil buying business as their syn is Cheap! Or I'll use M1


09' Camry LE

ST 5w30 and TG 4386(filter on for second 5k run)
Re: Few oils i noticed at Wal Mart [Re: JohnnyJohnson] #4677558
02/25/18 11:09 AM
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Illinois
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Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson
All priced out of my buy this oil now buy range!


Run 10K OCIs and it won't be.


2007 Ford Fusion 236,000 miles
M1 0-20 EP
2017 Ford Fusion 62K
M1 0-20 EP
10,000 mile OCIs on both engines
M1 ATF and Valvoline LV
M1 10-30 in all OPE
MC filters

Re: Few oils i noticed at Wal Mart [Re: tig1] #4677563
02/25/18 11:11 AM
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53' Stude Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: tig1
Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson
All priced out of my buy this oil now buy range!


Run 10K OCIs and it won't be.


Good point tig1


09' Camry LE

ST 5w30 and TG 4386(filter on for second 5k run)
Re: Few oils i noticed at Wal Mart [Re: aquariuscsm] #4677578
02/25/18 11:18 AM
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Indiana
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Yes, I have this in my wifes 2011 accord, not tested and on our first fill of it.. we shall see..


06 Silverado 92,xxx Mobil 5-30
11 Honda Accord 38,xxx Mobil 1
06 Milan 69,000 Mobil 1
12 Ranger 800XP & 14 TRX 450R

Re: Few oils i noticed at Wal Mart [Re: 53' Stude] #4677598
02/25/18 11:40 AM
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5W-40 in Castrol. laugh


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Re: Few oils i noticed at Wal Mart [Re: FordBroncoVWJeta] #4677633
02/25/18 12:24 PM
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Originally Posted By: FordBroncoVWJeta
5W-40 in Castrol. laugh


Yeah, and they quit stocking PP EURO 0W40 AND EDGE 0W40 frown


09' Camry LE

ST 5w30 and TG 4386(filter on for second 5k run)
Re: Few oils i noticed at Wal Mart [Re: 53' Stude] #4677733
02/25/18 02:10 PM
02/25/18 02:10 PM
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The land of USA-made Subies!
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File a complaint with the local WM manager. I'm sure they'll care about your opinion. smirk

You should still be able to order PPE 0w40 and have it shipped to your store, just requires more planning.

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