Should I buy lower priced NAPA instead of Valvoline hi mileage

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I was going to get a case of Valvoline Maxlife because it is on sale for around $1.88 a quart, but then I called NAPA and they have their high mileage oil on sale for $1.47 this month. I have been told the NAPA is the exact same as Valvoline, but have some reservations. All I can confirm from the NAPA dealer is that it is bottled by Valvoline. (All other oil brands aside,) should I get the Valvoline or the NAPA?
 
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Why don't you call their tech. person at the 800 number and ask him the differences between the two. When I did this several years ago about their regular oils, Scott (tech) told me that they are both excellent oils, but they were not identical and that the NAPA product had a less robust additive package. Maybe he wanted to sell more Valvoline for more $$$ ? Having said that, there are many anecdotal stories at this site where the company phone idiots gave out false information. So, take everything with a grain of salt! Only testing would tell.
 

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Thanks, you are right. Call two different telephone techs at an oil company and likely will get two different answers. But now my question is moot. I see Jafa's post in Rebates about the free Valvoline Synpower. Glad I didn't jump on that Maxlife deal. I'm going for my free Synpower this afternoon! [Smile]
 
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Originally posted by TallPaul: Glad I didn't jump on that Maxlife deal. I'm going for my free Synpower this afternoon! [Smile]
but but but [Smile] you'll be missing out on all that cleaning power and besides you can't use that free oil .....you have over 75k miles ! [Razz] Thats a great deal on the Synpower all kidding aside [Smile]
 
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