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Maxlife oil, opinons?

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#1 EOppegaard


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Posted 05 December 2003 - 11:05 AM

I have been reading a bunch about using this "Maxlife" oil in cars over 100,000 miles. It does not seem that much more expensive than regular oil, anyone have an opnion on this?

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Posted 05 December 2003 - 01:09 PM

Unknown to me, but that doesn't mean it isn't good.

I would prefer to trust Mobil or Redline. IN fact I have the former in my engine and the latter in the transmission!

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Posted 05 December 2003 - 01:37 PM

You will find more than you want to know at www.bobistheoilguy.com

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Posted 05 December 2003 - 03:41 PM

I have been running Max life 10w40 in my 89 Chevy 2500 for about 3 years now.
I CAN say that this oil has been the best stuff for it!
It is my old trusty work horse and of course it burns alittle oil , but with regular oils I would burn thru it at about 1 quart a month .
With the maxlife I have cut that in half and petersons 4 wheel drive and 4x4 magazine all did revues on it when it 1st came out and gave it high marks .
I am going to chnage over to Castrol High mileage formula, the equivalent of maxlife , as I have been running regular castrol religiously in my VW , and I want to run it in all my cars.
My subaru , VW an Chevy truck. :headbang:

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Posted 05 December 2003 - 05:48 PM

Doesn't Valvoline make Maxlife? I really like Valvoline. I have trusted it for years.

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Posted 06 December 2003 - 11:22 PM

Sorry, I should have clairfied, yes, Valvoline makes the line of MaxLife oils.

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Posted 07 December 2003 - 06:50 PM

It was an OK oil then they reformulated it and bye bye moly. Ordinary additive package now and the basestiock is nothing to write home about. You can buy far better oil for same or cheaper. Search for Valvoline on BITOG for more info.

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