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Old 08-20-2008, 05:12 AM
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Alright, here it is! Feel free to share your experiences with different types of oil. But, bear in mind (Especially you newbs) that what is in this first post is FACTUAL EVIDENCE, not word of mouth, hype soaked opinions.

Pretty much everything you could ever need to know about Oil in general - http://www.bobistheoilguy.com

The Oil Bible! Source for the ranking list below, as well as a VERY informative piece of literature - http://www.zag.si/~jank/public/bmw/oil_bible.pdf

Below is a list of oils ranked on a number of factors, resulting in a final "score." These are scientifically proven results produced by un-biased parties with one goal in mind, finding the best oil.

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Old 08-20-2008, 10:49 AM
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wow they havent done any tests in the last 5years. i thought oil is always being modified to work better or more advance. HUM...
 
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Old 08-21-2008, 04:46 AM
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That sounds like something a Royal Purple commercial would tell you lol

Can't argue the facts posted above, and no changes have been made significant enough to modify this ranking.
 
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Well would you look at that, RP isn't at the top
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Old 08-24-2008, 11:40 AM
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I can't believe Quaker State is rated higher than Mobil 1.... Looks like I'm going to be doing some reading.
 
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Old 12-19-2008, 05:06 AM
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why are some of them highlighted???

i read through the bible and there isn't an explanation for highlighting
 
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what kind of transmission fluid is used for honda civic 94 ds?
 
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Old 04-16-2009, 12:15 PM
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Oem honda fluid.
 
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My first engine tech told me Amsoil....whew!!
 
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Old 08-23-2009, 09:02 AM
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Amsoil is good stuff. Royal Purple is over-rated. When I get cheap I buy Havoline or Valvoline, both good quality oils.....I wonder where Advance auto parts oil would rank? lol
 

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