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STP oil treatment $1 @ Wal-Mart #4713854
04/02/18 07:24 AM
04/02/18 07:24 AM
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GMguy84 Offline OP
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Ya,Ya I know this is taboo product here on BITOG


But for $1 a bottle why not ?? Seems to help some for my HI-MI rides lol


This is valid only at Walmart market locations. Looks like they're keeping the high mileage bottles and clearancing out the blue ones ???


Dave


05 Silverado Z71 5.3 DELO 400 XLE 10W30/FUG XG3675

01 Suburban 5.3 Mobil 1 HM 10W40/M1-206A

1982 TRANS AM (KITT) Mobil Super 5K HM 10W40/M1-302A
Re: STP oil treatment $1 @ Wal-Mart [Re: GMguy84] #4713860
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Deplorable in apple valley, ca
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Its great for pre lubing an oil pump.


02 Wrangler durablend 10w40
87 F250 traveler 15w40
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Can am maveric edge 5w40
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Re: STP oil treatment $1 @ Wal-Mart [Re: GMguy84] #4713865
04/02/18 07:40 AM
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Back in the 60's when I was a kid growing up we had a few sayings for what the letters STP stood for. We never knew it really stood for Scientifically Treated Petroleum!


2016 KIA Forte SX 1.6L T-GDI Daughter
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Re: STP oil treatment $1 @ Wal-Mart [Re: GMguy84] #4713893
04/02/18 08:36 AM
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N.H, U.S.A.
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Too bad it doesnt have the big ZDP anymore.

You could put worse stuff in an old engine.

Say you had oil sheared out of grade and the engine is getting clattery - a few TBS of this may help - at least temporarily.

Back in the day we used Motor Medic "Motor Honey" to the same effect.


2014 Nissan Rogue S CVT, OC#9 41392mi-QSUD10W30 + M110A CHAMP Filter; 2017 Subaru Crosstrek CVT OC#2 ?? mi-SOA/Idemitsu 0w20 + SOA Filter
Re: STP oil treatment $1 @ Wal-Mart [Re: wymi516] #4713931
04/02/18 09:28 AM
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Originally Posted By: wymi516
Back in the 60's when I was a kid growing up we had a few sayings for what the letters STP stood for. We never knew it really stood for Scientifically Treated Petroleum!


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Re: STP oil treatment $1 @ Wal-Mart [Re: GMguy84] #4713932
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At a quarter a container I would not buy it.


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2015 Ford F250 w/Powerstroke
2016 Subaru Crosstrek CVT (wife's)
Re: STP oil treatment $1 @ Wal-Mart [Re: GMguy84] #4713952
04/02/18 09:41 AM
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Indy
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Assembly lube. If I didn't have lots of assembly lube already from the dozens of Kia engines I've put together. Door hinges? Sliding door tracks? Coat the kitchen floor in the stuff and watch the magic happen.


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Re: STP oil treatment $1 @ Wal-Mart [Re: GMguy84] #4713989
04/02/18 10:11 AM
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SE British Columbia, Canada
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Found I still own some of the old stuff. Maybe save it for a hot weather towing trip this summer? Or add to the lawnmower?



Last edited by Snagglefoot; 04/02/18 10:12 AM.

If you want the job done right......do it yourself.
Re: STP oil treatment $1 @ Wal-Mart [Re: GMguy84] #4714098
04/02/18 12:35 PM
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Never ever used it, but then again I will not use any off the shelf additives. Oil already has plenty of additives in it and more is not better. A quick google search of "consumer reports and STP" reveal that CR did some testing and found no benefit with using STP and concluded that it would make a 10w30 oil like a 15w40 oil.http://www.xs11.com/xs11-info/articles/51-consumer-reportstruth-motor-oils-july-1996.html


2010 Forester:122K
2009 Sonata :189K
2010 Tucson:55K

OCI 5K using the cheapest dino oil I can buy,usually NAPA or TSC Travelers oil.
Re: STP oil treatment $1 @ Wal-Mart [Re: GMguy84] #4714139
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Stop Those Pistons


2014 Forester XT, 86000 miles
Last Change;
M1 5W30 d1G2
Tokyo Roki 15208AA170 filter
Re: STP oil treatment $1 @ Wal-Mart [Re: BJD78] #4714191
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"A popular belief is that 5W-30 oils are TOO THIN (emphasis added) to protect vital engine parts when they get hot. However, one of our laboratory tests measured the viscosity of oils under high-temperature, high-stress conditions and found essentially no difference between 5W-30 oils and their 10W-30 brand mates. But at low temperatures, the 5W-30 oil flowed more easily."

Funny, 18 years later people consider 5w30 "thick oil"

Re: STP oil treatment $1 @ Wal-Mart [Re: GMguy84] #4714248
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Stay Together Please


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Re: STP oil treatment $1 @ Wal-Mart [Re: GMguy84] #4714340
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Good to know. I use it for for making bar oil for my chain saws. 1 bottle to a gallon of oil. For many years I have used oil from my oil changes on my vehicles. My bars have lasted for many many years.


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