Is SuperTech Synthetic Oil as good as Red Line? Let's find out!

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  • Published on: 18 March 2019
  • Why spend $11.95 for a quart of Red Line synthetic motor oil when you can buy a quart of full synthetic Walmart SuperTech for less than half that price? Is Walmart SuperTech as good as Red Line? Let's find out! I purchased both of these products using my own money. I am not sponsored by Walmart or Red Line or by any product manufacturer. 100% of Project Farm videos are ideas that come from those leaving comments. So, thank you very much for requesting this video! In the previous episodes, Amsoil won over Royal Purple and will advance to next round in the oil championship series.

    The testing methods outlined in this video are my own and not performed using expensive oil lab testing equipment or following the ASTM, SAE or API testing standards. The three tests outlined in the video include tests for viscosity at varying temperatures, film strength, and evaporative testing. In my opinion, the testing approaches used in this video provide consumers with valuable information on choosing the right motor oil for their specific application. Hope you enjoy the rest of the video and thank you very much for supporting the channel by watching the commercials and through Patreon support. https://www.patreon.com/projectfarm

    This video is only for entertainment purposes. If you rely on the information portrayed in this video, you assume the responsibility for the results. Project Farm LLC
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COMMENTS: 40

  • Dennis Morris
    Dennis Morris   2 hours ago

    I knew a guy that had a 75k Corvette and ran supertec oil in it. I was floored years ago when he told me that, now I realize that he was pretty smart...

  • Dennis Morris
    Dennis Morris   2 hours ago

    I use supertec 15w40 as top off oil for my semi nvr had a issue, the price is right...

  • Eric Carr
    Eric Carr   1 days ago

    Keep up the great work.Love the thermo toy and seeing flex in griddle.

  • rdaystrom
    rdaystrom   2 days ago

    I love your videos. You put a massive amount of time and work into them.

  • PJH199 1
    PJH199 1   2 days ago

    Could you please do the same testing series with conventional oils like you did with synthetics? Thanks.

  • joe doakes
    joe doakes   3 days ago

    YOU , need to test Blue Devil additive that is supposed to STOP Rear Main Seal Leaks !

  • Jason M
    Jason M   3 days ago

    Please test: Gear oil 75w-90 all synthetic.Supertech, Valvoline snypower, Castrol and Mobil 1. Thanks!

  • bill stewart
    bill stewart   3 days ago

    So now I need a comparison of Motorcraft 75w-140 synthetic gear oil compared to the same in Valvoline, which is half the price, and could throw in super tech while you're at it!!

  • mark warnberg
    mark warnberg   3 days ago

    These tests mearly show that sometimes you get what you pay for - sometimes less that what you pay for and sometimes more! That being the amount of additives. These two oils were prbably taken out of the same tap from the same refinery, the only differance being the price being paid for the brand name.

  • Douglas Hanna
    Douglas Hanna   6 days ago

    I just stocked up on the bulk pricing savings at Walmart's website. My Gen1 Honda Ridgeline takes 4.5qts of 5w-20.. so I bought a 9-pack of 5 qt's of Super Tech full synthetic high mileage for about $13 each. I also bought 10 Super Tech filters (which are supposedly Wix rebrands or Wix licensed manufactured 10k mile synthetic compatible filters) for $3 a piece. The result.. my fully synthetic high mileage oil changes will cost about $16.50 each all in, quite an astonishing price. Did my first change this weekend and the 3.5l V6 runs smooth as butter. Thanks for the insightful video!!

  • Andrew Crocker
    Andrew Crocker   6 days ago

    I would really like to see you do a 2 stroke oil test. Lucas, Amsoil, Arctic Cat, Polaris, etc... Yes Im into Snowmobiles. Check out my channel!

  • Budda Clayton
    Budda Clayton   1 weeks ago

    Super tech smells like the bottom of the oil barrel oil

  • eldridge201
    eldridge201   1 weeks ago

    Why did you say that Red Line won this contest? SUPER TECH beat it in every test with the exception of the "cooking" test and even that was really too close to make a difference. The "film strength" test where you chose Redline over Super Tech was wrong (in my opinion) and you can visually see it if you look at the pieces of metal in the video after each test. You can see in the visual test that the Super Tech actually looked like better (less) wear and it didn't lose any more weight than Redline in the friction test. The temperature was worse for Super Tech but it was pretty close. The wattage test was better for Super Tech. I understand that your length and width measurements show otherwise but it is so close that I would argue that you may have measured incorrectly. Even thoughnit looks like Super Tech has a slightly longer pattern, I don't think it looks wider than Redline. It appears that the Redline actually has a wider wear pattern. Also, it "appears" (just by lookkng at the still frame at 4:37) that Super Tech has a "smoother" appearance which would indicate less friction (in my opinion) therefore the wear would be less. SUPER TECH clearly won the speed tests with new and "burned" oil. Even the cooking test was super close and not really different enough to make it worth considering either one a winner or loser. I'm confused about how you chose Redline to beat Super Tech and said "obviously" Redline won. No, it wasn't "obvious" at all. Even in your video we can see the evidence that Super Tech won. I think you should watch your own video again and change the results. SUPER TECH actually won this comparison. Or, do the comparison on more time. This one doesn't seem to have the correct winner.

  • J.T. Cooper
    J.T. Cooper   1 weeks ago

    I love all of the money I've saved over 20 years of using Super Tech Full Synthetic in all of my vehicles. No oil related problems in over 20 years now. I am still waiting to see the comparison of Amazon and Super Tech. I'll bet it's the same.

  • Afiq Osman
    Afiq Osman   1 weeks ago

    Nice video. Suprising result. Can you do Supertech vs Mag1. Both from warren. Mag1 is their premium product.

  • ZEEKUPP
    ZEEKUPP   1 weeks ago

    Nice vid. That was a well ran test.

  • Sean Smock
    Sean Smock   1 weeks ago

    Honda guys are gonna hate this one! Most of them swear by redline:)

  • Nick Bermel
    Nick Bermel   1 weeks ago

    Wow!!! Unbelievable!! I might be using super tech from now on!!

  • John Markz
    John Markz   1 weeks ago

    Do you have test about oil mixed with coolant? Vs oil mixed with water?

  • Chance Neel
    Chance Neel   1 weeks ago

    Should add a wear test after the evaporation loss test :)

  • a
    a   1 weeks ago

    I have a 2010 XB with a 160k mile 2AZFE engine. These engines are notorious for burning oil. What oil would you guys advise?

  • mopar 2ya
    mopar 2ya   2 weeks ago

    Nice comparison. For a daily driver I wouldnt hesitate to run the supertech for a second. I tried it in a manual trans from 1991 that called for 5-30 conventional and it reduced friction to the point the brass stop rings wouldnt function properly if shifting somewhat quick. I switch to Redline MTL synthetic and works good again.

  • BRYAN351
    BRYAN351   2 weeks ago

    VIDEO IDEA ~ My brother is a manager at a large auto auction, and he talked to some auto engineers one time who said they conducted tests comparing conventional and synthetic oils, and that 4 qts. of conv. + 1 qt. of syn. mixed together performed AS WELL as 5 qts. of syn. I would love to know if that's true.

  • Tevo77777
    Tevo77777   2 weeks ago

    Kinda sad that said video hasn't come out yet.

  • Midwest Corvette
    Midwest Corvette   2 weeks ago

    Always used pennzoil ultra platinum and switched to super tech because I was feeling cheap on the oil change. One thing I noticed is my cars oil temp runs hotter. Normally pennzoil 198ish and with super tech it’s like 210-212.

  • john
    john   2 weeks ago

    Have been using super tech for a few years now. A good quality oil for reasonable price. Recently, I found Costco also has an oil which beats Walmart’s price!

  • Charissa
    Charissa   2 weeks ago

    Supertech vs amazon basics all the way

  • Justin_DC4
    Justin_DC4   2 weeks ago

    I would like to see stp oil go against car quest oil

  • Hotrod 289
    Hotrod 289   2 weeks ago

    Please do a short vid comparing your results on Super tech vs shell oil (red bottle for gas engines)and amazon basics.😁

  • Alex
    Alex   2 weeks ago

    Talk about militec1

  • P47 Thunderbolt
    P47 Thunderbolt   3 weeks ago

    I think MAG 1 oil is made by same company not sure it's same formula . Notice MAG 1 has been getting some notoriety and just wondering .A gallon jug of MAG 1 is $51 at Wal-Mart online . States its from Warren Distribution .

  • P47 Thunderbolt
    P47 Thunderbolt   3 weeks ago

    Would there be anyway to test Castrol Magnatec and it's claims of clinging to metal parts for less wear on cold starts ?

  • P47 Thunderbolt
    P47 Thunderbolt   3 weeks ago

    Have you done the Havoline ProDS oils ?Quaker State Ultimate ? Like to see both in 0w20 Also like to see some of the 0w16 oils . Sister just bought a new Toyota and it calls for a 0W16 didn't realize there was such a thing . Thanks for everything.

  • Lloyd Flores
    Lloyd Flores   3 weeks ago

    Can you do one on Kirkland synthetic oil?

  • HotRod Ray
    HotRod Ray   3 weeks ago

    If you keep a car 60,000 miles the extra $400 you spend on fancy $$ oil only helps the next owner.All you've done is lose money.Too pragmatic and analytical ??