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Old 02-25-2013, 06:50 AM   #1
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Oil Change

Not a rant this time....good news. First oil change was to the top of the line castrol synthetic the guy recommended. It seemed ok until I used the mobil 1 synthetic this time. Cars seems to run alot better, even sounds deeper. More responsive and better mileage. What is your favorite oil so far?
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Old 02-25-2013, 12:13 PM   #2
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I go between Royal Purple or Mobile 1. Depends on what's cheaper at the time. If they're both the same price I go with Royal Purple.
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Old 02-25-2013, 12:31 PM   #3
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Old 02-25-2013, 12:38 PM   #4
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I wouldn't lube my rat traps with either.

I like AMS oil signature 5-30 for the L99 and Valvoline Vr-1 20/50 for the 4thgen's stroker.
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Old 02-25-2013, 12:39 PM   #5
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Mobil 1 (Mobile is a city) for now but I am seriously considering a jump to Pennzoil Platinum. It's getting great reviews and people who have used it on the SS are claiming it stops the lifter noise.
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Old 02-25-2013, 12:44 PM   #6
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Old 02-25-2013, 12:45 PM   #7
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Mobil1 as well.
love it.
and yes it did seem to wake up the motor a little after dropping the break in oil.
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Old 02-25-2013, 02:29 PM   #8
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Old 02-25-2013, 02:35 PM   #9
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Mobil 1 or Royal Purple for moi. Just an FYI OP, after you use full synthetic, there is no going back to that cheap stuff
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Old 02-25-2013, 02:39 PM   #10
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Mobil 1 (Mobile is a city) for now but I am seriously considering a jump to Pennzoil Platinum. It's getting great reviews and people who have used it on the SS are claiming it stops the lifter noise.
hmm jiffy lube changed my oil with Pennzoil platinum and so far my car has been running well.

I'll probably change my own oil next time to save $
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Old 02-25-2013, 02:42 PM   #11
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sounds deeper from an oil change?
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Old 02-25-2013, 02:43 PM   #12
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Old 02-25-2013, 02:47 PM   #13
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sounds deeper from an oil change?
Lmao
It really lubed his muffler bearings and woke up the motor! His butt dyno proves it.
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Old 02-25-2013, 02:49 PM   #14
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It really lubed his muffler bearings and woke up the motor! His butt dyno proves it.
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Old 02-25-2013, 03:09 PM   #15
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I've tried Mobil 1, Castrol Edge, and Royal Purple. So far I like the results with Royal Purple the best.
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Old 02-25-2013, 03:54 PM   #16
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I use joe gibbs ls30 i know its overkill bit thats dam good oil
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Old 02-25-2013, 03:58 PM   #17
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Mobil1 as well.
love it.
and yes it did seem to wake up the motor a little after dropping the break in oil.

Is that full synthetic 5W30?? I'm going in for my first one this weekend. What do they come from the factory with?
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Old 02-25-2013, 04:00 PM   #18
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Once I get some more miles on this second oil change which I'm using AMSOIL OE 5w-30 right now, I'm moving up to AMSOIL Signature Series 5w-30.
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sounds deeper from an oil change?

prob the extra 100 hp ha
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Old 02-25-2013, 04:12 PM   #20
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Old 02-25-2013, 04:29 PM   #21
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I've tried Mobil 1, Castrol Edge, and Royal Purple. So far I like the results with Royal Purple the best.
I honestly have never felt a difference in the feel of the car with different types of oil.
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Old 02-25-2013, 06:41 PM   #22
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Old 02-25-2013, 06:44 PM   #23
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^^ also good choices^^
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Old 02-25-2013, 06:59 PM   #24
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My car runs and drives better after I wash it. It also runs better when I change the oil too. Its funny how it does it lol.
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Old 02-25-2013, 07:10 PM   #25
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Once I get some more miles on this second oil change which I'm using AMSOIL OE 5w-30 right now, I'm moving up to AMSOIL Signature Series 5w-30.
That's what I use, and love it
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