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Old 10-30-2008, 01:44 PM   #11
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meant add* instead of a** sorry LOL
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Well thanxs for being good natured about it . I just dont think Royal Purple is a good move at $8 bucks a quart. I have used several synthetics over the nearly 40k on my GXP. Havent felt any difference on the old "butt dyno". But saved a few bucks getting whatever name brand synthetic is on sale at WallyWorld including MobilOne/Castrol/Valvoline.... and even NAPA synthetic. They are all good. What does make my butt feel a difference is my nitrous, and at $50 a bottle. I need to save all I can...
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Old 10-30-2008, 03:35 PM   #13
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haha its fine, yeah i just picked it up at Walmart for 6 bucks a quart!! i also got high intensity head lights and fog lights plus new windsheild wipers... thats good for what atleast 20 hp???
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Hey, I even wondered about the Turbonator, Looks good on paper? Right? Hehehe
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Keep in mind that 1% to 2% is well within the margin of error on a dyno. My guess is much of that increase came from a colder engine. There are far to many variables when it comes to HP, Air time, timping, fuel, you name it. Take 5 dyno pulls and you will get 5 different results, even if you make no changes. Royal purple is over priced, not worth $7+ per quart.That may have changed, when I looked that'* what they wanted.
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Keep in mind that 1% to 2% is well within the margin of error on a dyno. My guess is much of that increase came from a colder engine. There are far to many variables when it comes to HP, Air time, timping, fuel, you name it. Take 5 dyno pulls and you will get 5 different results, even if you make no changes.
finally somebody posted it.
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So,......how about that turbonator.
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Don't get me started.
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where i live its 6 bucks a quart the same as any other one and royal purple is just better for your engine so ill take it anyday of the week if its the same price
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If you can get it at a good price, then feel free to use it. I don't know of any club members running royal purple. Most run Mobil 1. So let us know how it works.
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