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Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 07-19-2010, 02:16 PM
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Posted By add|ct
Being that his post is from '06 I wonder how that...

Being that his post is from '06 I wonder how that impacts his discussion? Has GM since changed or always been that way?
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 07-18-2010, 02:22 PM
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Posted By add|ct
If you changed your oil every 5k with Mobil1 AFE...

If you changed your oil every 5k with Mobil1 AFE 0w-30 & a Napa gold like myself, I spend $28-$30 per change, that's at least $84 a year more or less.

One change of Amsoil SSO 0w-30, even if I...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 07-18-2010, 11:37 AM
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Posted By add|ct
A few oil articles I did some reading on, warning...

A few oil articles I did some reading on, warning long reads:

Scientific break-down?

http://ferrarichat.com/forum/showthread.php?t=136052

Some Amsoil guy, but knows his stuff -
...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 07-17-2010, 06:57 PM
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Posted By add|ct
Well, if Amsoil's SSO 0w-30 can be considered...

Well, if Amsoil's SSO 0w-30 can be considered "EP", it is rated beyond their normal 25k mile service internal to 35k.

"EP" in my book. If we're talking strictly Mobil1, yes, I wish Mobil1 would...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 07-17-2010, 03:03 PM
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Posted By add|ct
On the note of recycled or re-refined oils, I...

On the note of recycled or re-refined oils, I remember seeing quarts of some in an AutoZone nearby here, but can't recall the brand. It was definitely with the idea of 'environmental friendly', and...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 07-16-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By add|ct
If you ever got into high-performance racing...

If you ever got into high-performance racing leagues, I'd recommend royal purple or red line...recycled for less to fit your 'cheap' budget of course.;) :p j/k

...but seriously, I figure I just...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 07-16-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,597
Posted By add|ct
Define 'cheap'. Its all relative. :D

Define 'cheap'. Its all relative. :D
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 07-16-2010, 01:59 PM
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Posted By add|ct
Question Well, to be honest I thought that was the case,...

Well, to be honest I thought that was the case, but apparently there is some debate after trying to research that as it appears Exxon/Mobil, perhaps QS, and/or Valvoline all have some part to play in...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 07-16-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,597
Posted By add|ct
Well, it must be saying something when the Super...

Well, it must be saying something when the Super Tech brand of oil at Wal-Mart is just re-cylced/used Mobil1, right?

EDIT: Apparently, no confirmation on this.

@ HC, No failures. Just a new...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 07-16-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,597
Posted By add|ct
One question I've always wondered. Is it...

One question I've always wondered.

Is it really true Mobil1 has markedly less wear protection that other oils?

I've seen reports on Amsoil's website. I know Mobil1 is good for sludge...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 06-21-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 44
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Posted By add|ct
Though I agree with the 'realism' being left out,...

Though I agree with the 'realism' being left out, its still one of the best synthetics on the market. At least, can be said to be better than anything petroleum based at the molecular level, since...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 06-16-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,597
Posted By add|ct
I switched over to 0w-30 on my dodge stratus(1999...

I switched over to 0w-30 on my dodge stratus(1999 2.4L) gradually after I had purchased it used with 90,000 miles or so. I did the SeaFoam in the crankcase and used MaxLife 5w-30 for two or three oil...
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