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#308168 - 08/28/06 11:34 AM Re: VSOT Discontinued?
jayno20 Offline


Registered: 04/21/06
Posts: 224
Loc: Indiana, PA
quote:
Originally posted by BrianWC:
Advance in many places still has old stock of VSOT that it's discontinued selling. Many times it's marked down to at least $1.35 and you can sometimes find it's been put on the 1/2 off clearance table.

cfromc, the best alternative (though it doesn't have any moly) is SLOB.

both of which are discontinued.. what do we use after we run completely out of VSOT and SLOB? [Frown]

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#308169 - 08/28/06 12:03 PM Re: VSOT Discontinued?
ebaker Offline


Registered: 08/17/04
Posts: 681
Loc: TX
quote:
both of which are discontinued.. what do we use after we run completely out of VSOT and SLOB?
GM EOS, Maxima oil, Redline oil

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#308170 - 08/28/06 12:12 PM Re: VSOT Discontinued?
ebaker Offline


Registered: 08/17/04
Posts: 681
Loc: TX
What evidence is there that VSOT is being discontinued? It's still on the website. http://www.valvoline.com/pages/products/product_detail.asp?product=21

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#308171 - 08/28/06 06:01 PM Re: VSOT Discontinued?
TallPaul Offline


Registered: 10/22/03
Posts: 13114
Loc: By Detroit
There also is Powerservice Diesel Lube Oil Extender which has a healthy dose of zddp and is not too thick.

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#308172 - 08/28/06 11:33 PM Re: VSOT Discontinued?
BrianWC Offline


Registered: 02/09/06
Posts: 6887
Loc: Louisiana
I'd heard it was discontinued as well. Perhaps they are just keeping it on the website until they figure stores have sold out?

The OP noted it was still on the website. He said the store called Valvoline.

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#308173 - 08/29/06 12:21 AM Re: VSOT Discontinued?
TallPaul Offline


Registered: 10/22/03
Posts: 13114
Loc: By Detroit
Someone will have to buy a batch of PCMO additive from an additive supplier, then repackage it for sale to BIOTG members. At 21000 ppm zddp, PCMO additive goes a long way.

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#308174 - 08/29/06 12:26 AM Re: VSOT Discontinued?
BrianWC Offline


Registered: 02/09/06
Posts: 6887
Loc: Louisiana
bobistheoiladditiveguy.com?

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#308175 - 08/29/06 04:36 PM Re: VSOT Discontinued?
boxcartommie22 Offline


Registered: 01/03/03
Posts: 3071
Loc: moutain country
i use redline 10w30 i add 1qt of redline 30wt racing oil as an additive it gives a really high zinc 2800ppm and 2500ppm

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#308176 - 08/29/06 04:52 PM Re: VSOT Discontinued?
TallPaul Offline


Registered: 10/22/03
Posts: 13114
Loc: By Detroit
Wow! Redline racing has that much zddp! Perfect additive because it is carried in ester, so you get two bangs for a buck. But the racing oil does not have detergent (I think), so you would weaken the detergency of the total mix.

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#308177 - 09/02/06 11:12 AM Re: VSOT Discontinued?
cfromc Offline


Registered: 07/28/06
Posts: 736
Loc: Illinois
I got 4 bottles. That should last for a few years...I guess I could add 1 bottle of RL after that.

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#308178 - 09/02/06 11:49 AM Re: VSOT Discontinued?
psudaytona Offline


Registered: 02/16/06
Posts: 936
Loc: Pittsburgh,PA
If you want moly, try Torco MPZ, its like 7600ppm moly.

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