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Old 02-25-2006, 07:02 PM   #1
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Default switched to royal purple engine oil

well i finally left the mobil 1 it seemed to disappear on the stick depending on how hard i was driving. not alot ,but enough. i have seen several posts on this subject. i have a buddy who owns a parts store ,and he sold me the royal purple at 3.00 a qt so i bought a couple cases . i will give an update after a couple weeks of some spirited driving. i am running 5w30
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Old 02-25-2006, 08:39 PM   #2
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3$ a qt? hook me up!! I run the 10-40, the others were too thin . ..
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Old 02-26-2006, 12:51 AM   #3
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That's the best deal I've ever seen by far.
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Old 02-26-2006, 12:55 AM   #4
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ummm....sned me 5 quarts via email!

I'd ask for some but I don't know what I'd do if I lost that hookup...
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Old 02-26-2006, 01:30 AM   #5
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i used to run race 21 (5w30 equivilent race formula)for a long time but where i am going to school for right now i can find it anywhere. and back then i was paying $9/qt. i use mobil 1 for now.
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Old 02-26-2006, 02:02 AM   #6
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wow lucky..$3 a quart...if i had that kind of hook up i would of left mobil 1 synthetic a loooong time ago..
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Old 02-26-2006, 11:51 AM   #7
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Unfortunately, RP didn't really solve my consumption issues. If you do a little research on bobistheoilguy.com, you'll find that RP isn't that much thicker than M1. I switched to GC 0w-30, and so far, consumption is much, much better.
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