Valvoline Maxlife 5w-20 Blend (Red bottle)

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Thinner than I thought it would be - thought it would closer to 8.8 - 9.0 cst. Nice to see lots of moly still in it....
 
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 Originally Posted By: ZZman
I got this oil in my car and it's been roughly slightly less then 7000 miles on my current OCI on a Honda Accord, 2006 V6. I am about to change it out as the MMS is at -1700 but am I still good in terms of being safe especially since I am about to make the change any day now?? I am worried I could have gone too long. My previous oil was Motorcraft 5w-20 and I never went beyond 5-5.5 k on that oil. Is the Max-life good enough for 7k OCI? Btw, I am in hot and humid severe climate right now too.
 
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 Originally Posted By: Char Baby
Calcium could be a bit higher!
ya was just thinking that too, i would like to see more if i ran this oil..
 
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Who said that??? :) how is saying be nice to see little more Ca asking for full-synthetic levels? ;\) i'm greedy
 

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 Originally Posted By: 06VtecV6
I got this oil in my car and it's been roughly slightly less then 7000 miles on my current OCI on a Honda Accord, 2006 V6. I am about to change it out as the MMS is at -1700 but am I still good in terms of being safe especially since I am about to make the change any day now?? I am worried I could have gone too long. My previous oil was Motorcraft 5w-20 and I never went beyond 5-5.5 k on that oil. Is the Max-life good enough for 7k OCI? Btw, I am in hot and humid severe climate right now too.
The TBN is good on this oil so you are probably about at its limit at 7,000 miles.
 
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High sodium ad pack designs are quite annoying. They sometimes throw off your eye for seeing other low level coolant contaminants. Castrol and Mobil5000/7500 are also sodium offenders.
 
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 Originally Posted By: pickled
High sodium ad pack designs are quite annoying. They sometimes throw off your eye for seeing other low level coolant contaminants. Castrol and Mobil5000/7500 are also sodium offenders.
Valvoline uses sodium in pretty much everything they make. There must be a good reason. I don't mind, as long as it's doing my engine some good.
 
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 Originally Posted By: wirelessF
Nice oil, loaded with moly. Might go with this instead of the full syn maxlife.
The full synthetic Maxlife has even higher levels of goodies in it.
 
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