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Old 04-05-2002, 03:05 PM
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Thanks guys for all the replies. I was told from a guy in the automotive section in Walmart is that they only have the promotion 1-2X per year. He doesnt know when. Does Cosco or BJs have it all the time? Hey Jon an Kirt. Top Gun means get a job in Greek The plans are comming along great. Breaking ground, meeting eith the tax man and getting married all in the same month. I must be crazy!! If any one else has any ideas on the oil let me know. ST
 
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Old 04-05-2002, 04:11 PM
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I was quoted a price of $65 a case for Royal Purple at a local speed shop today!
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Old 04-05-2002, 08:47 PM
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Spiney, I just ordered some thru my Mobil distributor. Call me.
 
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Old 04-05-2002, 09:14 PM
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Spiney, I would recommend Mobil Delvac 1, it is also a synthetic oil and is made specifically for big block motors used in harsh conditions. I have had friends that used Mobil 1 and switched to the Delvac 1 5w40 and they absolutely loved the Delvac 1. I purchased it by the case which contained 4 one gallon jugs for about $60. I would purchase it from a Mobil distributor that would supply to various business that operated trucks or other large equipment. Look in the yellow pages for a Mobil distributor and give them a call. I'm sure you will like the Delvac 1 product. I used to purchase all the lubricants for a large manufacturing plant and the Mobil rep who serviced our plant recommended the Delvac 1 and said he recommended it to people who raced boats and they also loved the product.
 
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Old 04-05-2002, 09:25 PM
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I'm getting ready to break in new motors. Someone said I should not use synthetic oil at first. Any input?
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Old 04-05-2002, 09:57 PM
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do not use synthetic oil when breaking in a motor unless it is a roller cam motor. Even then I would still use regular oil.
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Old 04-05-2002, 11:40 PM
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I SCORED!!!!!!!

Just came from Wal Mart. 5qt jugs of 15w-50 Mobil 1 for $17.88.

Bought them all up.

Who's your daddy!!!!!!!!!

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Old 04-06-2002, 08:12 AM
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I bought 15qts @ Walmart for 17.95 2 weeks ago. I buy it when I see it, wether I need it right then or not, much cheaper. Oh yeah, 15w50. I am going to look into that delvac stuff though, although I've had good experience with Mobil 1, and have never heard a bad word.
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Old 04-06-2002, 02:32 PM
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I thought the delvac was for diesel motors? maybe a different delvac. mobil 1 is a great oil.
 
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Old 04-06-2002, 02:59 PM
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Yes Costco has it all the time.......it comes in a 6 qt. box $21-$22 a box.
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