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Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2001 03:36:22 +0300
From: "Mika Tamminen" <mickeynopsami.fi>
Subject: Re: Does anyone use synthetic oils?


theres only about five companies that makes their own synthetic base oil in the world..... "Mike" <mfeldmannopsamt.net> kirjoitti viestiss” news:Lb5p7.268$D95.292378nopsam.uswest.net... > I think the problem with your question is that you are asking that we > compare the quality of Mobil 1 with some oil that we know nothing about. > (the cheaper "house brand" oil you found at half the cost of Mobil 1). You > are also assuming that Mobil 1 is more expensive than other name brand full > synthetics. In the USA, Mobil 1 is about the same price as other name brand > synthetic oils. > > Do you think that "name brand" conventional oil is better than "house brand" > conventional oil? From my (admittedly somewhat sketchy) understanding of UK > retail prices, many things in the UK are more expensive than in the USA. > Since Mobil 1 is probably imported into the UK, this may exacerbate the cost > comparison even more. Does BP make synthetic oil? How does its price compare > to Mobil 1? > > > I appreciate your reply, but the question I actually asked in my > > post was why Mobil 1 is better and worth the cost over other fully > > synthetic oils satisfying API SJ/CF ACEA A3/B3 ? I'm really > > interesting in getting an answer so I can make an informed decision. > > > > Johannes >

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