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Old 03-19-08, 07:44 PM   #1
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Default Royal Purple motor oil REVIEW

I just recently changed the motor oil in my SC and normally i run Mobil 1 or Castrol Syntec. I decided to try Royal Purple this time as ive heard some pretty good reviews about it even though its fricken 7.50 a qt.

Well let me tell my car has NEVER EVER ran this smooth before. Everything just seems like it runs better and even a little peppier. I normally change my oil every 3k miles so im pretty sure my car feeling this way wasn't because i hadn't changed it in a while or anything of that sort.

I highly reccomend this Royal Purple To you clublexus'ers out there and really do think that this oil is superior to Mobil 1.


just an fyi i bought the 20w50 weight.

and i have a 92 sc300 and stock 1jzgte.
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Old 03-19-08, 07:44 PM   #2
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cool, but why so thick? oil leaks?
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Old 03-19-08, 07:46 PM   #3
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yeah dang thats thick. thinking about trying it, but eh we'll see.

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Old 03-19-08, 07:49 PM   #4
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yea got some leakage, and i forget who but he just recommended this weight to me based on mileage on the motor
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I'll add something to this. I have a lot of racers at my track in Mexico use this oil and they always use it in a heavier grade than they required and for some odd reason, when they use a the grade recommended they don't nearly get the same performance that comes from say moving up to a W40 or W50. I don't know if their grades run light for the number or what, similar to a Castrol 0W30 being like a heavy 30 that works like a 40.
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Old 03-19-08, 08:05 PM   #6
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yea royal purple is good **** i sell it at my shop that i work at!!!
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Old 03-19-08, 08:18 PM   #7
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Last time I used RP, the car idled quieter, slight gain in mpg and power. Def a proven product. Amsoil is good too!
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I use OEM Toyota oil ..from the sounds of it this isint what everyone else goes for. Any reason for this? What else should I try?
...I'm due for an oil change as soon as I get a chance to do it, so any advice is great. Btw 1UZ 124,xxx miles.
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Old 03-19-08, 10:41 PM   #9
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wow..thats really funny..cuz my store just started carrying royal purple, and usually i use castrol syntec, and i just purchased some 5w30 royal purple yesterday along with my k&n oil filter. i should be due for an oil change soon. i cant wait to see and feel the performance! but i think this is also in the wrong forum. probably better in the performance section..fyi
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woow 20w50? damn i use 5w30
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Old 03-19-08, 10:47 PM   #11
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I wonder if using Lucas Oil Stabilizer is a cheaper alternative.
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Old 03-19-08, 10:54 PM   #12
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where do you get this stuff at, any auto parts store? My oil is over 5k just been putting an oil change off because I wanted to change it myself. I think I'll use Mobil 1 (5w30, I guess?) the first time since I've seen it mentioned a lot in the SC circle and maybe upgrade it later to this Royal Purple or Amsoil if I can find it.
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i got mine at schucks, so im sure you could find it at any kragen/schucks/checkers/murrays auto supply
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very nice, my friend runs 20w50 in his m3 (for tracking/autox) as well

I've been using Mobil 1 10w30...might have to give RP a try..
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ran it when i had the nissan 240sx, defenetly made the car feel like new, and it was a 1990, i will def be using it on the sc3
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