Date: 16 Feb 1999 02:45:54 GMT
From: saab85900nopsamcom (Saab85900)
Subject: Re: Is Mobil 1 any good for a 88 900i


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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