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breaking news - Mobile no longer number 1

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by dog tired, Feb 18, 2010.

  1. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:40 PM
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    dog tired

    dog tired [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Amsoil can move over also



    http://www.valvoline.com/faqs/motor-oil/full-synthetic-motor-oil/37

    How does SynPower compare to Mobil1 and Amsoil?
    Valvoline's SynPower motor oils meet and exceed the same specifications as these two products.

    SynPower motor oils are high performing, high-quality oils formulated with full synthetic base oils and top tier additives to provide an increased level of performance. All of Valvoline's SynPower motor oils are API licensed to ensure quality for North American vehicle application. We have specially designed SynPower 5w40 for application in high performance European or diesel passenger cars and this oil carries the specific OEM approvals such as Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen, Porsche and BMW. Our North American SynPower 5w20, 5w30 and 10w30 exceed ILSAC GF-4 requirements and carry the API starburst on the front label. SynPower is designed with extra levels of detergent and antioxidant to provide outstanding deposit and heat protection.
     
  2. Feb 18, 2010 at 2:24 PM
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    Janster

    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    And your point is??

    Are you spamming this site or what?
     
  3. Feb 18, 2010 at 2:25 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    I would like to see an idependant test/report before I belive what a maker advertises.
     
  4. Feb 18, 2010 at 2:27 PM
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    Yeah....I was wondering about the fact this little snippet came from a manufacturers website.

    And it doesn't even really claim they are #1.

    Piss poor posting....
     
  5. Feb 18, 2010 at 2:28 PM
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    OU812

    OU812 ban the term murdered out

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    Nothing yet, brand new!
    :yawn: another oil thread and a pointless one at that.
     
  6. Feb 18, 2010 at 2:29 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    I wouldnt say "pointless".....Its got me interested enough, I may test it and find out myslef.
     
  7. Feb 18, 2010 at 2:29 PM
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    papabear050

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    LOL... that statement doesn't even provide an answer to the stated question.

    Valvoline's SynPower motor oils meet and exceed the same specifications as these two products. (Well what are the specifications, don't suppose it's the standard set by the API?)

    Well all oils have to meet or exceed the standard API specs, well all they're saying is that it does that. Well so does Mobil 1 and Amsoil. It would be different if it says "Valvoline's SynPower motor oils meet and exceed the performance of Mobil 1 and Amsoil"

    Don't be fooled...

    Our North American SynPower 5w20, 5w30 and 10w30 exceed ILSAC GF-4 requirements and carry the API starburst on the front label.

    So does Generic Brand Conventional Oil....

    Shame on Valvoline and their methods on trying to confuse the consumer
     
  8. Feb 18, 2010 at 2:30 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Well said!
     
  9. Feb 18, 2010 at 2:39 PM
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    So what I can use dollar store brand oil in my truck because its vastly superior to amsoil or mobil 1? This thread shouldn't have been started, I think chris should save him the humiliation and ctrl alt DELETE






    Well my.02 :D
     
  10. Feb 18, 2010 at 3:11 PM
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    Oil is oil as long as it meets Toyota's standards. As long as you change it on schedule any oil is fine.
     
  11. Feb 18, 2010 at 3:52 PM
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    Funny Pennzoil Platinum makes the same claim. It's all marketing, and apparantly some people easily fall for it. As Humanoid already stated, pretty much any brand name oil will serve us fine when changed every 5K miles.
     
  12. Feb 18, 2010 at 3:53 PM
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  13. Feb 18, 2010 at 3:58 PM
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    not true imo.better oils give better oil samples, so not just any oil goes in my cars/trucks.
     
  14. Feb 18, 2010 at 4:05 PM
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    Disagree. It is proven fact that with a 5K mi OCI, the benefits of using any synthetic oil will not be realized.
     
  15. Feb 18, 2010 at 4:14 PM
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    thats cool,it was just my opinion.run what u want.
     
  16. Feb 18, 2010 at 4:18 PM
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    so which oil is number 1
     
  17. Feb 18, 2010 at 4:21 PM
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    I'm gonna go get a beer out of the fridge.

    I'll be right back...
     
  18. Feb 18, 2010 at 4:24 PM
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    Incognito

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    Amsoil > Valvoline
     
  19. Feb 18, 2010 at 4:25 PM
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    I thought you were talking time off??
     
  20. Feb 18, 2010 at 4:30 PM
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    :thumbsup:When it comes to which oil is best, it's all based on opinion. No different than Coke vs Pepsi. That's why this topic is pointless.
     
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