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Please select the brand of oil that you are normally using for your car or the current oil you have in your car as long as it is the brand that you have been using and are planning to use in the future.
 

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Re: What type of motor oil are you using? (GrecianVolvo)

Yannis,<br>Your poll is a nice compliment to the pick your gas poll. Good follow up.<p>-Poritz<p>PS I normally use Pennsoil, however I had heard some good things about Castrol, what is the general sentiment on their product?
 

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Re: What type of motor oil are you using? (GrecianVolvo)

How about Royal Purple and Motul? Redline?
 

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Re: What type of motor oil are you using? (GrecianVolvo)

<b><FONT COLOR="red">Castrol</FONT></b> <b>GTX</b> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"><p>-Drew
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>How about Royal Purple and Motul? Redline?<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>Vote for "other" and when this poll closes, I am planning on running another one with the top three winners plus expanding the "other" category...sort of like a playoff! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Yannis
 

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Re: What type of motor oil are you using? (Beemer_eater)

I use Castrol Syntec.<p>Mobil1, Redline, and Royal Purple are the best, but they're just too expensive. Castrol and Valvoline are pretty close in quality and much cheaper.<p>Just a note, most drag cars use the cheapest oil they can find. Then again, they usually get an oil change every 1/4 mile so... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmilep.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: What type of motor oil are you using? (Poritz)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>Yannis,<br>Your poll is a nice compliment to the pick your gas poll. Good follow up.<p>-Poritz<p>PS I normally use Pennsoil, however I had heard some good things about Castrol, what is the general sentiment on their product?<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>Thanks, Poritz...I have heard good things about Pennzoil but not about Castrol Syntec. They market it as a "fully synthetic" oil but its base is mineral oil. Unfortunately, Mobil have followed suit and have degraded the quality of Mobil1...As long as people keep buying those oils (they still sell for the same price) they will not care. I have been an avid Mobil1 user since 1989 but I stopped. For the time being, I have settle on AMSOIL. Found a cheap distributor from Ohio.<p>Yannis
 

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Re: What type of motor oil are you using? (GrecianVolvo)

Well, I didn't vote, since i do not consider Mobil DELVAC 1 to be Mobil 1. Maybe an "other" vote?<br>Why DELVAC 1? I always have it around from the diesel, extended drain intervals (with oil analysis), great level of cleaning for the engine, and the ability to suspend almost anthing for as long as it needs to. And a pour point of -65.<br>It is still a true synthetic, but at 24 bucks a gallon, cheap it ain't. Best oil I can find, though.
 

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Re: What type of motor oil are you using? (GrecianVolvo)

umm whatever is on sale between Exxon, Penzoil, and Quaker State...<p>all NON synthetic might i add.
 

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Re: What type of motor oil are you using? (GrecianVolvo)

I too am using Amsoil. I had been using Redline, but out of convenience (local dealer that drops the oil at my door) I switched last year.
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>I too am using Amsoil. I had been using Redline, but out of convenience (local dealer that drops the oil at my door) I switched last year.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>Why don't you vote for it, then???<p>Yannis
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR><br>Why don't you vote for it, then???<br><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>I voted 'other' b/c I didn't see the Amsoil tab. I need glasses or it wasn't there yesterday. Probably the former is true. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"> Can I change my vote?;D
 

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Re: What type of motor oil are you using? (javadoc)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR><br>Why don't you vote for it, then???<p><br>I voted 'other' b/c I didn't see the Amsoil tab. I need glasses or it wasn't there yesterday. Probably the former is true. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"> Can I change my vote?;D<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>Don't know...I don't think so... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emcrook.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Yannis
 

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Re: What type of motor oil are you using? (GrecianVolvo)

Redline 20w-50w in the summertime, and 10w-40w in the wintertime. However, for new engine run-in (up to 5,000 miles or so) I use Kendall GT1 Turbo 10w-40w/20w-50w (the stuff that Big Daddy Don Garlits uses).<p>Oh, and mechanics love to work on cars that have been using Pennzoil all their life. Talk about carbon deposits and sludge galore!!! That stuff is crap!<p>-he who stacks pork
 

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Re: What type of motor oil are you using? (Leopold Porkstacker)

Ahhhh, just picked up 14qts of XL7500 Amsoil (5w30) for the two rigs, plus two cans of Amsoil engine flush, plus my filters. Gosh, $100 goes fast!
 

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Re: What type of motor oil are you using? (javadoc)

I use Shell Helix Ultra 10/60. Seems to be ok.<p>Anyone else had experience with this?<p>Roy
 
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