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Harvest King motor oil #4693337
03/13/18 11:23 AM
03/13/18 11:23 AM
Joined: May 2013
Posts: 133
Peace valley, Missouri
Fitter30 Offline OP
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Peace valley, Missouri

Has SN/GF 5 and GM Dexos1 certifications
This from a new farm store that just open in the last couple months. Farm and Home. Anyone know anything about this oil.

Last edited by dnewton3; 03/14/18 05:31 AM. Reason: thread title
Re: Harvest motor oil [Re: Fitter30] #4693347
03/13/18 11:31 AM
03/13/18 11:31 AM
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Posts: 20,784
Oakville, Ontario
Patman Offline
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Oakville, Ontario
It doesn't say anything on the bottle about it being new oil, maybe it's used at that low price! crackmeup


2018 Corvette (M1 5w30 ESP Formula & Fram Ultra)
2006 Civic EX Coupe (PUP 5w20 & Fram Ultra)
2010 BMW 328i X-Drive (GC 0w40 & Fram Ultra)

Re: Harvest motor oil [Re: Fitter30] #4693357
03/13/18 11:41 AM
03/13/18 11:41 AM
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Posts: 7,735
New York
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New York
It's made by Citgo and has the exact same dexos license number as Citgo synthetic....which leads me to believe it's identical. I consider it just as good as lower tiered syns like NAPA and I wouldn't hesitate to use it.
There is a VOA somewhere on BITOG...I found the VOA:

https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4227748/Harvest_King_Full_Synthetic_5W


'Journalism is Dead'
Re: Harvest motor oil [Re: Fitter30] #4693361
03/13/18 11:49 AM
03/13/18 11:49 AM
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SE British Columbia, Canada
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SE British Columbia, Canada
Yep, itís been talked about and lotís of Bitigoers uses it. Wish it was up here.


If you want the job done right......do it yourself.
Re: Harvest motor oil [Re: Fitter30] #4693383
03/13/18 12:08 PM
03/13/18 12:08 PM
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Illinois
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Illinois
I can buy that all day long at the local Rural King for $9.99.

I use the 0W20 flavor in my Mazda 3 Touring on 7500mi OCI without drama.

I'm confident that anything that meets SN/GF5 and Dexos 1 will go 7500 miles in the ~4 months it takes me to put on that sort of mileage.


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Re: Harvest motor oil [Re: Fitter30] #4693385
03/13/18 12:10 PM
03/13/18 12:10 PM
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Posts: 1,551
Indiana
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Indiana
Here you go:

https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4552222/Who_makes_the_Rural_King_%E2%80%9CHarv
https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4599204/Rural_King
https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ub...otor_oil#UNREAD
https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4623087/Harvest_King_full_syn_is_Dexos
https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4187920/Re:_Harvest_King_full_syntheti
https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4364122/Re:_Harvest_King_motor_oil_fro
https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4290443/Harvest_King_0w-20_from_Rural_
https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4532136/harvest_king_full_syn


If laughter is the best medicine, then why do sick people go to doctors instead of comedians?
Re: Harvest motor oil [Re: Fitter30] #4693388
03/13/18 12:14 PM
03/13/18 12:14 PM
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Posts: 4,225
New England
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New England
I would guess maybe they are clearing out pre-dexos1 Gen 2 stock and most users probably shouldn't really care about "old" dexos1 vs. Gen 2. Should be very serviceable oil.


2014 Forester XT, 86000 miles
Last Change;
M1 5W30 d1G2
Tokyo Roki 15208AA170 filter
Re: Harvest motor oil [Re: Virtus_Probi] #4693392
03/13/18 12:20 PM
03/13/18 12:20 PM
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Posts: 1,551
Indiana
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Indiana
Originally Posted By: Virtus_Probi
I would guess maybe they are clearing out pre-dexos1 Gen 2 stock and most users probably shouldn't really care about "old" dexos1 vs. Gen 2. Should be very serviceable oil.


That is the every day price, until recently it was $9.99 and the singe quart bottles are still priced at $2.19. The RK I shop at has 0W20 and 5W30 that are both D1G2, running the 0W20 in my daughters Hyundai and wife's Honda.


If laughter is the best medicine, then why do sick people go to doctors instead of comedians?
Re: Harvest motor oil [Re: farrarfan1] #4693425
03/13/18 12:46 PM
03/13/18 12:46 PM
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New England
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New England
Originally Posted By: farrarfan1
Originally Posted By: Virtus_Probi
I would guess maybe they are clearing out pre-dexos1 Gen 2 stock and most users probably shouldn't really care about "old" dexos1 vs. Gen 2. Should be very serviceable oil.

That is the every day price, until recently it was $9.99 and the singe quart bottles are still priced at $2.19. The RK I shop at has 0W20 and 5W30 that are both D1G2, running the 0W20 in my daughters Hyundai and wife's Honda.

Thanks for the correction!
Looks like the bottle from the ad is missing the Gen 2, but it's probably just an old picture.


2014 Forester XT, 86000 miles
Last Change;
M1 5W30 d1G2
Tokyo Roki 15208AA170 filter
Re: Harvest motor oil [Re: Fitter30] #4693446
03/13/18 12:58 PM
03/13/18 12:58 PM
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Illinois
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Illinois
It's an old picture. I've seen D1G2 in the store.


2004 Silverado - on its 3rd Jasper engine in less than one year.
Re: Harvest motor oil [Re: Virtus_Probi] #4693557
03/13/18 03:05 PM
03/13/18 03:05 PM
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Posts: 1,551
Indiana
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Indiana
Originally Posted By: Virtus_Probi

Thanks for the correction!
Looks like the bottle from the ad is missing the Gen 2, but it's probably just an old picture.


Hey, no problem. Kind of a shame that this oil isn't more widely available around the county.


If laughter is the best medicine, then why do sick people go to doctors instead of comedians?
Re: Harvest motor oil [Re: Fitter30] #4693637
03/13/18 04:33 PM
03/13/18 04:33 PM
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Posts: 1,369
St. Charles County, Missouri
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St. Charles County, Missouri
Not allowed to change oil in my condo, and besides I'm too old, but if I still did this would be my go-to.


2017 Kia Soul Plus-- Valvoline MaxLife Blend 5-20, 48,000 miles.
Re: Harvest motor oil [Re: Fitter30] #4693639
03/13/18 04:34 PM
03/13/18 04:34 PM
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Posts: 447
North Carolina
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North Carolina
Amazing price. Wish i could get this.


2012 Hyundai Santa Fe, 130,000 miles, Havoline Pro DS Full Syn 5W-20, Auto7 Filter.
2014 Kia Rio, 80,000 miles, Havoline Pro DS Syn 5W-30, WIX Filter
Re: Harvest motor oil [Re: csandste] #4693918
03/13/18 08:27 PM
03/13/18 08:27 PM
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Posts: 3,213
Wet side WA
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Wet side WA
Originally Posted By: csandste
Not allowed to change oil in my condo, and besides I'm too old, but if I still did this would be my go-to.


As a person who changes his own at 74 LOL just how old are you?


2004 Corolla 124770
Out: VML 5w-30 TG4967 OCI 5007 Miles
In: EDGE EP 5W-30 Bosch 3311 122537 7-18-18
2006 Duramax 74277
Out: T6 5W-40 M1-303
In: T6 5W-40 XG9100 74705 4-22-18
Re: Harvest motor oil [Re: Fitter30] #4694215
03/14/18 05:29 AM
03/14/18 05:29 AM
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Posts: 7,507
Indianapolis, IN
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Indianapolis, IN
I have run HK dino lubes in my 4.6L Fords, and they do every bit as well as brand name syns for up to 10k miles. See my UOAs in the PCMO section.

Most any equipment cares far, far less about brand/grade than you do.



PS - I presume you got that at Rural King? Harvest King is their brand line, although I suppose it could be picked up by subsidiaries?
PSS - I updated your thread title for the full product name

Last edited by dnewton3; 03/14/18 05:31 AM.

The act of preventative maintenance, in and of itself, is FAR MORE important than brand/grade/base choices among lubes and filters.
- under maintaining something is akin to abuse/neglect; that can kill equipment by shortening the lifespan
- over maintaining something has never been proven to be anything but a waste of time and money
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