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PostSubject: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeNovember 18th 2009, 9:15 pm

what does everyone use, conventional or synthetic?
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PostSubject: Re: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeNovember 18th 2009, 9:17 pm

Synthetic. Royal Purple 5W-20. Conventional oil has a ton of wax and crap in it.

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PostSubject: Re: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeNovember 18th 2009, 9:29 pm

royal purple synth in the SRT8

Mobil 1 synth in the R/T. (not a big fan of mobil 1 anymore but its fine for the truck)

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PostSubject: Re: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeNovember 18th 2009, 9:46 pm

http://www.chicagolandareamodernmopars.com/general-discussion-f3/synthetic-oil-t1655.htm
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PostSubject: Re: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeNovember 18th 2009, 9:55 pm

back in the day when i used to manage a jiffy lube or two, i used conventional in my car, I still have a 97 grand withh 125000 miles on it, granted it is no hemi but is it worth the money to spend two times as much per oil change and our charger runs 20K miles per year. thats alot of money. but at the same time i've always followed and exceeded the manufactures recomendations for services.
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PostSubject: Re: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeNovember 19th 2009, 7:26 am

I just switched over to syn the last oil change, ans it feels like irts pulling harder now...is that just in my head?
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PostSubject: Re: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeNovember 19th 2009, 7:47 am

good input guys, thanks
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PostSubject: Re: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeNovember 19th 2009, 8:04 am

Mobil 1 here. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeNovember 19th 2009, 8:04 am

bogieboy wrote:
I just switched over to syn the last oil change, ans it feels like irts pulling harder now...is that just in my head?

It might be pulling harder. Its a much better oil than conventional and it helps free up some HP, not much but some.

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PostSubject: Re: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeNovember 19th 2009, 8:17 am

liljoejoe54 wrote:
bogieboy wrote:
I just switched over to syn the last oil change, ans it feels like irts pulling harder now...is that just in my head?

It might be pulling harder. Its a much better oil than conventional and it helps free up some HP, not much but some.

So im not loopy for thinking I could feel a difference? There may actually be a difference?
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PostSubject: Re: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeNovember 19th 2009, 9:34 am

bogieboy wrote:
liljoejoe54 wrote:
bogieboy wrote:
I just switched over to syn the last oil change, ans it feels like irts pulling harder now...is that just in my head?

It might be pulling harder. Its a much better oil than conventional and it helps free up some HP, not much but some.

So im not loopy for thinking I could feel a difference? There may actually be a difference?

Yep, there should be a slight difference. And no, you arent loopy, lol.

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PostSubject: Re: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeNovember 19th 2009, 11:31 am

Book says 0w40 but 5w40 is ok too. Mobil 1
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PostSubject: Re: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeNovember 19th 2009, 4:11 pm

Royal Purple 5w20 all the way!! thumbsup
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PostSubject: Re: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeNovember 19th 2009, 5:27 pm

thanks for the input
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thanks for the input
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PostSubject: Re: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeNovember 19th 2009, 5:34 pm

liljoejoe54 wrote:
bogieboy wrote:
liljoejoe54 wrote:
bogieboy wrote:
I just switched over to syn the last oil change, ans it feels like irts pulling harder now...is that just in my head?

It might be pulling harder. Its a much better oil than conventional and it helps free up some HP, not much but some.

So im not loopy for thinking I could feel a difference? There may actually be a difference?

Yep, there should be a slight difference. And no, you arent loopy, lol.

No, I am definately loopy.....just not about the oil making a difference.......I drive a pickup and roas....er..."race" ricers for the fun of it.......oh and at a cruise night over the summer...there was a pack of ricers that kept ricing up and down the road....every time they went thru revving their fartboxes, I would rev my truck...flowmaster....they got pissed.then the guy in front of me caught on...but he had a buick GN drag car race fuel and straight pipes.......damn, that thing was loud....they didn't drive thru again after that...LOL
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PostSubject: Re: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeNovember 19th 2009, 5:38 pm

gotta love a buick Granny. If i had the cash i would buy the wife one, she loves them and monte's
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PostSubject: Re: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeNovember 19th 2009, 6:19 pm

Mobil 1 5-20, ever since I owned the car.

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PostSubject: Re: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeNovember 19th 2009, 6:22 pm

now i'm leaning towards synthetic..
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crazy933 wrote:
gotta love a buick Granny. If i had the cash i would buy the wife one, she loves them and monte's

LOL this thing was badass....he had his last timeslip with him....10.96 and I forgot the mph....
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PostSubject: Re: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeNovember 28th 2009, 7:32 pm

When you guy use synthetic how often do you change the oil? with the lifetime powertrain warranty, I would assume that I cannot go longer than 6000 miles because the owners manual says at no time to exceed 6k miles between oil changes.
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PostSubject: Re: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeNovember 29th 2009, 10:02 am

Mobil 1 synthetic.

As for changes, I drive hard and make a lot of short trips (I only live 4.5 miles from work) so I change every 3,000 miles unless the oil change light comes on before that.

I also use Mobil 1 in my mom's Chrysler....which I do 5,000 mile changes on, unless the oil change indicator comes on before then.
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PostSubject: Re: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeNovember 30th 2009, 11:52 am

DCSpecial wrote:
Mobil 1 synthetic.

As for changes, I drive hard and make a lot of short trips (I only live 4.5 miles from work) so I change every 3,000 miles unless the oil change light comes on before that.

I also use Mobil 1 in my mom's Chrysler....which I do 5,000 mile changes on, unless the oil change indicator comes on before then.

Hey,

If you get a chance, check out our QuantumBlue Lubricants from BND Automotive LLC.

We can custom blend an oil for you that is good for 10K so you won't have to change as often, and it out performs Mobil 1 in wear and dyno tests so you are gaining, not losing anything.

www.bndautomotive.com

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PostSubject: Re: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeJanuary 3rd 2010, 4:01 pm

Castol Syntec!!! Though I have had some of that Royal Purple Drink for my track days......ahhh the memories!!!
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PostSubject: Re: oil, synthetic or conventional   oil, synthetic or conventional I_icon_minitimeJanuary 3rd 2010, 8:42 pm

i got my synthetic oil change for $65 with penzoil at the dealership. i felt it was a good price since i didn't have to do it myself. as for performance i didn't notice anything special.
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