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Federated auto parts synthetic #4784405 06/11/18 10:24 PM
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troutfisher Offline OP
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My local parts store federated,locally owned run by super nice people

Anyways they have 5 quart jugs of 5w-30 syn for $19.99,anyone ever use federated oil? Who makes it?

Currently Use Mobil in 4.3 Chevy just looking for something cheaper and I go there anyways to get the Hastings oil filters at 5.00 each.


Re: Federated auto parts synthetic [Re: troutfisher] #4784431 06/11/18 10:51 PM
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Warren Distribution makes the oil for Federated Auto. I have run it in my Altima 3.5 VQ and was very pleased with it. It is Dexos gen 2 approved which means it is obviously a good product. It has the same Dexos approval number as Mag-1.. So it is rather likely it is the same oil in those Federated Auto containers. It has a lot of 200 plus of boron, 80 of molybdenum, 1300 of calcium, and 590 of magnesium. NOACK is around 12% I believe.

I like the guys up there at the Federated Auto near Richmond. I'm going back up there to get more of the Federated Auto full synthetic oil for my car. The lady's Camry runs very quiet on the Federated Auto synthetic blend as well. Getting more of that too.

Last edited by bbhero; 06/11/18 10:56 PM.

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Re: Federated auto parts synthetic [Re: bbhero] #4784592 06/12/18 07:29 AM
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The Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA) test results on Federated motor oil reveal that both their conventional and synthetic are good oils. PQI

2010 Forester:122K
2009 Sonata :189K

OCI 5K using TSC conventional Travelers oil.
Re: Federated auto parts synthetic [Re: troutfisher] #4784646 06/12/18 08:19 AM
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I would buy from your local parts people because they are nice people and I would use that oil because itís good oil

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