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Sunoco Ulta Synthetic Motor Oil #4755574
05/13/18 05:44 AM
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HYUNDAIFAN0001 Offline OP
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Dealer uses 0-20W Sunoco Ultra oil for all new vehicles - claims it is better than the Valvoline used by them in the past (cost them virtually the same in bulk).

Any expertise on this product?


Always taking care of my rides.
Re: Sunoco Ulta Synthetic Motor Oil [Re: HYUNDAIFAN0001] #4755593
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I doubt they can substantiate it being better than their previously used Valvoline. That being said, you might pm member bbhero. He used some of their 5/30 syn in his Altima a while back.


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Re: Sunoco Ulta Synthetic Motor Oil [Re: HYUNDAIFAN0001] #4755629
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A distributor I use told me Sunoco branded products are made by Advanced Lubrication Specialities. https://www.advancedlubes.com/.

Sam


2005 Highlander 3.3L PC Duron 0W30, 47k
1993 Volvo 245 Delo 10W30, 140k
1993 Volvo 244 Delo 10W30, 152k

Re: Sunoco Ulta Synthetic Motor Oil [Re: HYUNDAIFAN0001] #4755649
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Originally Posted By: HYUNDAIFAN0001
Dealer uses 0-20W Sunoco Ultra oil for all new vehicles - claims it is better than the Valvoline used by them in the past (cost them virtually the same in bulk).

Any expertise on this product?


So all the new Hyundai vehicles come with no oil in the engine?
Does the dealer use Valvoline or Sunoco, for all their used vehicle oil changes?


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Re: Sunoco Ulta Synthetic Motor Oil [Re: HYUNDAIFAN0001] #4755687
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Advanced is a Philly area blender. Sun Oil is a Philly company. The partnership makes sense. Sunoco sold its Philly refinery ages years ago. I wouldn't sweat it unless I was an Oil snob or I wanted to run 5w-30 in my Hyundai.


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Re: Sunoco Ulta Synthetic Motor Oil [Re: Sam_Julier] #4755696
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Originally Posted By: Sam_Julier
A distributor I use told me Sunoco branded products are made by Advanced Lubrication Specialities. https://www.advancedlubes.com/.

Sam


I believe that the sunoco ultra synthetic is actually made by valvoline. I don't know how to post a link using my phone but, if you go to Valvoline. Com and search in the SDS section you will find the SDS for sunoco ultra.

Re: Sunoco Ulta Synthetic Motor Oil [Re: HYUNDAIFAN0001] #4755703
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If it’s made by Valvoline, such irony for the dealer laugh


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Re: Sunoco Ulta Synthetic Motor Oil [Re: 77GrandPrix] #4755711
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Originally Posted By: 77GrandPrix
Originally Posted By: Sam_Julier
A distributor I use told me Sunoco branded products are made by Advanced Lubrication Specialities. https://www.advancedlubes.com/.

Sam


I believe that the sunoco ultra synthetic is actually made by valvoline. I don't know how to post a link using my phone but, if you go to Valvoline. Com and search in the SDS section you will find the SDS for sunoco ultra.




I have never been able to use the search function for the SDS on Valvoline’s website Sharena. The page won’t allow me to fill in the parameters. How did you do it?


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Re: Sunoco Ulta Synthetic Motor Oil [Re: PimTac] #4755723
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It will default to "material name". Don't change that. In the box below that just enter Sunoco. In the next box choose united states from the drop down menu.

Re: Sunoco Ulta Synthetic Motor Oil [Re: 77GrandPrix] #4755724
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Originally Posted By: 77GrandPrix
Originally Posted By: Sam_Julier
A distributor I use told me Sunoco branded products are made by Advanced Lubrication Specialities. https://www.advancedlubes.com/.

Sam


I believe that the sunoco ultra synthetic is actually made by valvoline. I don't know how to post a link using my phone but, if you go to Valvoline. Com and search in the SDS section you will find the SDS for sunoco ultra.


By golly, it *IS* there...

Search By: Material Name
Search for: Sunoco
Format: United States (GHS)
Language: No preference


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Re: Sunoco Ulta Synthetic Motor Oil [Re: HYUNDAIFAN0001] #4755751
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Sunoco PQIA Linky

I have no idea who makes but I've always thought it didn't look half bad.

I have it saved in my Amazon list in case the price ever drops to a reasonable level. I've wanted to try it in my pentastars.


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'15 Journey AWD 3.6, (wife's) Napa Syn 5w20/Napa Gold
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Re: Sunoco Ulta Synthetic Motor Oil [Re: NormanBuntz] #4755949
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Originally Posted By: NormanBuntz
Advanced is a Philly area blender. Sun Oil is a Philly company. The partnership makes sense. Sunoco sold its Philly refinery ages years ago. I wouldn't sweat it unless I was an Oil snob or I wanted to run 5w-30 in my Hyundai.

What is that?

Re: Sunoco Ulta Synthetic Motor Oil [Re: Triple_Se7en] #4756039
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Originally Posted By: Triple_Se7en
Originally Posted By: HYUNDAIFAN0001
Dealer uses 0-20W Sunoco Ultra oil for all new vehicles - claims it is better than the Valvoline used by them in the past (cost them virtually the same in bulk).

Any expertise on this product?


So all the new Hyundai vehicles come with no oil in the engine?
Does the dealer use Valvoline or Sunoco, for all their used vehicle oil changes?

HUH?

The dealer used Sunoco Ultra synthetic oil for all their oil changes as of the start of 2018. Previously they used Valvoline synthetic for oil changes.


Always taking care of my rides.
Re: Sunoco Ulta Synthetic Motor Oil [Re: Mantooth] #4756045
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Originally Posted By: NormanBuntz
Advanced is a Philly area blender. Sun Oil is a Philly company. The partnership makes sense. Sunoco sold its Philly refinery ages years ago. I wouldn't sweat it unless I was an Oil snob or I wanted to run 5w-30 in my Hyundai.

good to know.
Originally Posted By: mrsilv04
Originally Posted By: 77GrandPrix
Originally Posted By: Sam_Julier
A distributor I use told me Sunoco branded products are made by Advanced Lubrication Specialities. https://www.advancedlubes.com/.

Sam


I believe that the sunoco ultra synthetic is actually made by valvoline. I don't know how to post a link using my phone but, if you go to Valvoline. Com and search in the SDS section you will find the SDS for sunoco ultra.


By golly, it *IS* there...

Search By: Material Name
Search for: Sunoco
Format: United States (GHS)
Language: No preference


That generic listing (unfortunately) does refer to specific kinds/types of Sunoco oils.

Originally Posted By: Mantooth
Sunoco PQIA Linky

I have no idea who makes but I've always thought it didn't look half bad.

I have it saved in my Amazon list in case the price ever drops to a reasonable level. I've wanted to try it in my pentastars.

I actually looked at/compared oil specs in the referenced grid you provided (thank you)...other than Amsoil & Pennzoil Platinum...the Sunoco appears as good or better than as about 10 other well-known brands. Protection and cleaning properties are 2 of the key features that were important here. Good scores on those.


Always taking care of my rides.
Re: Sunoco Ulta Synthetic Motor Oil [Re: HYUNDAIFAN0001] #4756291
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From the VOA or looks like a high quality product. I would use it and not worry.


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