Date: Tue, 16 Feb 1999 14:35:02 GMT
From: ThisIsnopsamagestopping.net
Subject: Re: Is Mobil 1 any good for a 88 900i


You're right, Valvoline is nothing to write home about. They use the same additive pkg as in their conventional, just twice as much. And they still say it (the additive pkg) won't last more than 3,000 miles no matter how you drive. What a robbery! On 16 Feb 1999 02:45:54 GMT, saab85900nopsamcom (Saab85900) wrote: >supersamba wrote: > > > >>Mobil 1 is the recommeded oil and I will admit it is probably one of the >>best. However if you go down to Halfords and check out the prices you are in >>for a shock. Mobil 1 will set you back 30. Almost every other synthetic oil >>can be found for far less. On saturday I bought 5 litres of fully synthetic >>valvoline for 18. Thats one hell of a cost difference! I am very synical of >>Mobils marketing. They blitz you with stupid adverts in an attempt to >>convince everyone that their oils are the best thing since sliced bread. >>Think carefully about what you are actually paying for when you slap down 30 >>sobs on the counter. NJH. >> >>-----------== Posted via Deja News, The Discussion Network ==---------- >>http://www.dejanews.com/ Search, Read, Discuss, or Start Your Own >> >> >> >> >> >> > >>Mobil 1 is the recommeded oil and I will admit it is probably one of the >>best. However if you go down to Halfords and check out the prices you are in >>for a shock. Mobil 1 will set you back 30. Almost every other synthetic oil >>can be found for far less. On saturday I bought 5 litres of fully synthetic >>valvoline for 18. Thats one hell of a cost difference! > >Yes, but if you look at the specs, Mobil 1 is worth the difference , in my >opinion. I would have no hesitation running Mobil 1 for at least 15,000 >miles/1 year with filter change at 1/2 that. I wouldn't buy Valvoline >synthetic unless I couldn't get AMSOIL, Mobil 1, Red Line--- > >Dick in Falls Church, Va >Using and selling AMSOIL (First in Synthetics) over 21 years

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