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Old 06-21-2013, 10:17 AM
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Change time is still the same as conventional oil. I use RP in boat because I use it other vehicles and buy it in 5 gallon buckets. I do oil analysis and have always been happy with RP. Before switching, Rotella also had good results.
How much does the 5 gallon bucket run you? I assume that mathing it up you get 4 changes out of 1 bucket.

edit -- pricing.

Rotella 5g $110

RP 5g $160
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Old 06-21-2013, 10:26 AM
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My dealer insists on Castrol Edge 10w60 (full synthetic) in my 5.7l MCX. He reckons that the high ambient temps (100-120F) at the moment require the extra viscosity at start. I'm sure someone has some comments on this. I would personally use the recommended 15w40, but I'm no expert.
All synthetic oils provide better shear strength over dino oils - just the nature of the product. It's the additive pack in the product that gets used up.

Love the blackstone report.

I bet Royal Purple's additive includes the ketjenlube that is the Hyperlube Zinc replacement. There wear data is similar to that of Hyperlube along with higher zinc dithiophosphate (ZDDP).
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Old 06-21-2013, 12:02 PM
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I order from a fleet trucking supply company a re-labeled brand of Royal Purple called "Long Rider". The oil has the synerlec package, or high zinc content for diesel engines up to 2007. As for cost savings, its been a while, was around $120-130 shipped to my door.
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I order from a fleet trucking supply company a re-labeled brand of Royal Purple called "Long Rider". The oil has the synerlec package, or high zinc content for diesel engines up to 2007. As for cost savings, its been a while, was around $120-130 shipped to my door.
That's a very nice price. Gotta a link to the vendor?
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Old 06-21-2013, 02:43 PM
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http://www.longrider.com/

They used to have a full website to order online, now its just a splash page with an email address. The last time I ordered, 1 year ago, they still sell the products.
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