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#3115629 - 09/05/13 10:43 AM Valvoline Premium Blue Syn Blend 10w30
KCJeep Offline


Registered: 06/30/11
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I had posted this on the other forum since I was interested in using this in my Jeep, but thought it could also be of interest here. This is a relatively new product from Valvoline that looks to be aimed directly at T5. Napa has it on sale for $11.99 a jug right now.

Valvoline kindly send me a PDS as it's not up on the web yet.



Good to see another strong contender in the 10w30 HDEO category!
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#3115663 - 09/05/13 11:17 AM Re: Valvoline Premium Blue Syn Blend 10w30 [Re: KCJeep]
jeepman3071 Offline


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Thanks for the info KC! This looks like a great oil, and considering the low wear numbers from Valvoline in the Jeep 4.0, I'll definitely have to try this oil. thumbsup
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#3115674 - 09/05/13 11:28 AM Re: Valvoline Premium Blue Syn Blend 10w30 [Re: KCJeep]
webfors Offline


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Nice! Valvoline makes great products. Looking forward to some UOAs.
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#3115696 - 09/05/13 11:43 AM Re: Valvoline Premium Blue Syn Blend 10w30 [Re: KCJeep]
wsar10 Offline


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I cant find a VOA for this, and only one UOA.
I would try this in my 4.0's.....

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=1708253&page=1
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#3115835 - 09/05/13 02:13 PM Re: Valvoline Premium Blue Syn Blend 10w30 [Re: KCJeep]
A_Harman Offline


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Interesting. I used to run VPBC 15w40 in my diesel and it worked well. But I like the RT6 I'm running now.
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#3116090 - 09/05/13 07:28 PM Re: Valvoline Premium Blue Syn Blend 10w30 [Re: KCJeep]
volk06 Offline


Registered: 10/04/10
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Loc: Iowa
https://partimages.genpt.com/partimages/1622288.pdf

If this msds is correct, it is only 10% synthetic?
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#3116109 - 09/05/13 07:44 PM Re: Valvoline Premium Blue Syn Blend 10w30 [Re: wsar10]
Clevy Offline


Registered: 11/11/10
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Loc: Saskatoon canada
Originally Posted By: wsar10
I cant find a VOA for this, and only one UOA.
I would try this in my 4.0's.....

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=1708253&page=1


Its very new and not too many people have used it yet,therefore there isn't much in the form of data yet,which is why KCjeep thought it was a great idea to post the info he has gleaned thus far.
Why not try it and get a uoa done so the forum can have some of the data you are looking for.
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#3116141 - 09/05/13 08:01 PM Re: Valvoline Premium Blue Syn Blend 10w30 [Re: Clevy]
wsar10 Offline


Registered: 04/11/11
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Loc: PA
Originally Posted By: Clevy
Originally Posted By: wsar10
I cant find a VOA for this, and only one UOA.
I would try this in my 4.0's.....

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=1708253&page=1


Its very new and not too many people have used it yet,therefore there isn't much in the form of data yet,which is why KCjeep thought it was a great idea to post the info he has gleaned thus far.
Why not try it and get a uoa done so the forum can have some of the data you are looking for.


I know why KC made the post, we PM'd back and forth for a couple of days discussing it. I have a HUGE stock of T5, PNZL HM and T6 so no real need to take on another flavor at this time, locally I cant find it in anything other than 15/40. IIRC its actually been out for 4-5 years.
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#3116457 - 09/06/13 06:15 AM Re: Valvoline Premium Blue Syn Blend 10w30 [Re: KCJeep]
dnewton3 Offline



Registered: 05/14/07
Posts: 6367
Loc: Indianapolis, IN
Proof that thinner HDEOs are the wave of the future.

I suspect it will be an excellent alternative to T5, and that sale pricing is hard to beat!
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#3116532 - 09/06/13 08:32 AM Re: Valvoline Premium Blue Syn Blend 10w30 [Re: KCJeep]
A_Harman Offline


Registered: 10/01/10
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Comparing PDS's between VPB and RT5 10w30's, I would go with RT5.
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#3116569 - 09/06/13 09:30 AM Re: Valvoline Premium Blue Syn Blend 10w30 [Re: KCJeep]
Jim Allen Offline


Registered: 08/12/05
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THe only thing the Blue has the T5 doesn't is a heavy dose of moly.I'm beginning to appreciate what a touch of moly can do as a wear preventer during warmup... before the ZDDP get activated by oil temp.

I'd buy either of these oils. While in "bench racing" mode, one thing I have not seen is the T5 NOACK. The VPB is not stellar in that regard but wonder how the T5 stacks up against it.
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#3116745 - 09/06/13 01:15 PM Re: Valvoline Premium Blue Syn Blend 10w30 [Re: KCJeep]
KCJeep Offline


Registered: 06/30/11
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I thought moly also worked better at higher temps, and that boron or titanium were the better lower temp additive alternatives?

I am guessing the VPB is also using a magnesium/calcium combo add pack for detergent/dispersants whereas T5 uses straight calcium as far as I know.
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#3117481 - 09/07/13 09:19 AM Re: Valvoline Premium Blue Syn Blend 10w30 [Re: KCJeep]
wsar10 Offline


Registered: 04/11/11
Posts: 672
Loc: PA
Originally Posted By: KCJeep
I thought moly also worked better at higher temps, and that boron or titanium were the better lower temp additive alternatives?

I am guessing the VPB is also using a magnesium/calcium combo add pack for detergent/dispersants whereas T5 uses straight calcium as far as I know.


Yes, T5 calcium is 2234ppm, magnesium is 7 ppm. Although T6 has 1187 ppm magnesium
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#3118765 - 09/08/13 05:58 PM Re: Valvoline Premium Blue Syn Blend 10w30 [Re: KCJeep]
dustyroads Offline


Registered: 05/13/13
Posts: 816
Loc: upstate NY
Thanks for the info kc!

I would gladly try it in my volvo but I wasn't aware of valvolines 10-30 semi syn hdeo. I recently put in the new delo xle 10-30 semi syn. Have 6,000 miles with it so far. Will get a voa done when I can (next few weeks) And a uoa late in late october.

Thanks again for valvoline info!
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#3119836 - 09/09/13 06:02 PM Re: Valvoline Premium Blue Syn Blend 10w30 [Re: dustyroads]
Boczech Offline


Registered: 11/19/05
Posts: 365
Loc: Norcal
Many THANKS for posting the info on this oil... thumbsup


Thx
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Edited by Boczech (09/09/13 06:03 PM)
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