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View Poll Results: What's in your engine?
Mobil 1 46 28.22%
Royal Purple 10 6.13%
Amsoil 9 5.52%
Valvoline Full Synthetic 13 7.98%
Pennzoil Synthetic 9 5.52%
Castrol Synthetic 11 6.75%
Quaker State 10 6.13%
Havoline Synthetic 1 0.61%
Whatever the shop sticks in 1 0.61%
Synthetic Blend (specify in a post) 6 3.68%
Rotella 10 6.13%
Conventional (dino) oil (specify in a post) 37 22.70%
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Old 11-14-2009, 09:49 PM
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Currently using NAPA brand dino oil, but I will convert to synthetic when money allows for $50 vs $15 oil changes.
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Old 11-14-2009, 10:22 PM
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Royal purple is GREAT...if your willing to take care of those leaks that develop.
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Just plain old Castrol 10-30 with a splash of Hyper Lube and a Mopar brand filter.

I have 130K+ and see no reason to run anything else.
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i use Mobil 1 Synthetic 10W30 Extended Performace, and replac a quart with Lucus Synthetic Oil Stabilizer, and use a Mobil 1 Filter. Ive used many oils, and this by far is the best. Ive taken a class on Mobil 1 oil, so iknow the benifits. This oil Cleans out the motor of sludge as well.
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i use mobil 1 awesome oil too keep that motor turning
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Valvoline Durablend synthetic blend 10W-40, seems to work good
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Castrol gtx 10w30 also with a napa gold wix fliter
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i clicked the 4x4 oil because its quaker state but i actually run quaker state horsepower 10w30.
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I generally run Mobil 1 10w-30 fully synthetic with 1 quart being the lucas oil stabilzer. Recently I have switched over to Valvoline high mileage synthetic blend 10w-40.
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I used to run Mobil1 fully synthetic, then I switched to Royal Purple 10w-30 for a year or two, and now I'm back to Mobil1 fully synthetic. Mobil1 always seemed to work the best for me, tried Royal Purple after reading all the comments on it here, found no change, good or bad, so I went back.
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I used to run Mobil1 fully synthetic, then I switched to Royal Purple 10w-30 for a year or two, and now I'm back to Mobil1 fully synthetic. Mobil1 always seemed to work the best for me, tried Royal Purple after reading all the comments on it here, found no change, good or bad, so I went back.
RP is all marketing, that's why it's so expensive, you're paying for a name. The limited tests I've seen show Amsoil/Mobil 1 to prevent more wear..

I run Mobil 1.
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Currently using NAPA brand dino oil, but I will convert to synthetic when money allows for $50 vs $15 oil changes.
Valvoline SynPower 10W-30 Full Synthetic 5qt jug @ Walmart: $20
NAPA Gold 1515 filter: $6
=$26

^Thats what I use
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i clicked the 4x4 oil because its quaker state but i actually run quaker state horsepower 10w30.
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That should be fixed now guys. Sorry for the mix up.
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regular ol Valvoline 10w-30
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Switched to Mobil 1 at my last oil change, about 3 weeks ago. I have long used Royal Purple with no problems what so ever. But losing my sponsorship with them kinda forced the switch.
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Rotella 15W-40 Dino Oil. Been using it for the last year now.
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I run Mobil 1 10w-30 normally then when winter comes around switch to Mobil 1 5w-30.
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I'm just curious, but what makes Mobil 1 so great. I mean, I keep on hearing that "it works great" but what about it makes it great. exactly how do you know its working. what exactly is it suppose to do and how do you measure it's effectiveness?
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