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Valvoline Advanced Heavy-duty Oil Stabilizer #5212769 09/14/19 09:08 PM
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This Valvoline Advanced Heavy-duty Oil Stabilizer has molybdenum ? Like old valvoline synpower has email valvoline rep says this product is not made but valvoline by license by valvoline 3rd partySo I Check bottle it made by to 3rd party niteo product in ky email them 4 days ago no reply and search here in bitgo but all the information is about old synpower .planing to used in my Honda Pilot 2007 j ivetch now using Mobil 0w20 hm? Buy this in Advance auto parts clearance sale for $.85 uploaded the picture below

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Re: Valvoline Advanced Heavy-duty Oil Stabilizer [Re: Toh1] #5212786 09/14/19 09:36 PM
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Is there some over riding reason to use this? Smoking engine, oil consumption etc? I expect most folks on this board will tell you to step away and stick to an appropriate oil and filter and reasonable change intervals.


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Re: Valvoline Advanced Heavy-duty Oil Stabilizer [Re: sloinker] #5212789 09/14/19 09:41 PM
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I only reason is that my car is leaking or burning 1.5 qts of oil 5000 miles oci so I was thinking to used this additive or mix valvoline vr1 20w50 or max life 20w50 to make oil thicker.

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Every engine is different, try it. You got nothing to lose.


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Re: Valvoline Advanced Heavy-duty Oil Stabilizer [Re: Toh1] #5212912 09/15/19 02:01 AM
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My feeling about this is that it's an response to Lucas from Valvoline and it might be a decent product. Since Valvoline owns a chain of quick lubes I would imagine they are using this for upsells.

Re: Valvoline Advanced Heavy-duty Oil Stabilizer [Re: Toh1] #5212951 09/15/19 05:06 AM
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Looks like competition for Lucas and STP. I wouldn't use it in a healthy good running engine. I might give it a shot if I owned an oil burner.


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Re: Valvoline Advanced Heavy-duty Oil Stabilizer [Re: Toh1] #5212981 09/15/19 07:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Toh1
I only reason is that my car is leaking or burning 1.5 qts of oil 5000 miles oci so I was thinking to used this additive or mix valvoline vr1 20w50 or max life 20w50 to make oil thicker.


Wouldn't it be easier/better to check and maintain the oil level as needed?
Certainly less expensive.


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Re: Valvoline Advanced Heavy-duty Oil Stabilizer [Re: Toh1] #5213004 09/15/19 07:34 AM
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A quart to quart and a 1/2 in 5k is not much. Rather than mess with this additive or mixing in 20w50, why not just use an oil like a 5w 30 hm oil instead of 0w 20?

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Re: Valvoline Advanced Heavy-duty Oil Stabilizer [Re: spasm3] #5213024 09/15/19 07:48 AM
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I all ready as like 5 bottle of 5qts of pennnzoil platinum high mileage 0w20 and 5 bottle 5qts of mobile 1 high mileage 5w/0w20 so I am in search of something that make my oil little thicker if not i will keep adding oil if additive is not good.

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Originally Posted by Toh1
I all ready as like 5 bottle of 5qts of pennnzoil platinum high mileage 0w20 and 5 bottle 5qts of mobile 1 high mileage 5w/0w20 so I am in search of something that make my oil little thicker if not i will keep adding oil if additive is not good.

Well then that will make the oil "thicker." You really have nothing to lose if you already bought it, give it a shot and report back.


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Originally Posted by Toh1
I all ready as like 5 bottle of 5qts of pennnzoil platinum high mileage 0w20 and 5 bottle 5qts of mobile 1 high mileage 5w/0w20 so I am in search of something that make my oil little thicker if not i will keep adding oil if additive is not good.



Gottcha, in that case go for it, use that, or perhaps schaeffers 132, at least those products have some anti-wear additives in them.


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Re: Valvoline Advanced Heavy-duty Oil Stabilizer [Re: Toh1] #5213050 09/15/19 08:12 AM
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Umm, maybe use a 5W30 instead of the 5W20 that the engine originally requested on the fill cap? That way at least you're using a fully-formulated oil rather than intermingling unknown stuff and definitely decreasing TBN and anti-wear compounds over whatever oil you buy. Try either M1 HM or PPHM if you want synthetic, or get the red jug of Valvoline HM for about $17.

FWIW, 1-1.5 quarts in 5k miles in a Honda J35 with cylinder deactivation is not that unusual or concerning. Try something a little less likely to get past the piston rings, and make sure your PCV valve is clear and functioning.


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Re: Valvoline Advanced Heavy-duty Oil Stabilizer [Re: Toh1] #5213269 09/15/19 11:59 AM
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Did anyone know if this has molybdenum or zddp ? Like valvoline synpower oil treatment?

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Neither moly nor ZDDP will stop oil burning, and they are not good for catalytic converters. So again, why not try a thicker high mileage oil instead of being a backyard chemist and having to wonder if you’re going to cause more harm than good?


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Re: Valvoline Advanced Heavy-duty Oil Stabilizer [Re: SubieRubyRoo] #5213518 09/15/19 03:42 PM
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I am just trying to get high viscosity oil all ready has few jugs of oil so try to use same oil but get too add oil additive or higher viscoty oil like 5w or20w50 to bring up the viscosity really do not want to be back yard chemist. Thank you reply

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