[BiturboS4] New Mobil 1 ?
John M. Harrison
JohnMH at uwyo.edu
Fri Jun 14 15:36:39 EDT 2002
I went for the Amsoil fully synthetic at 10,000 mi based on what appears
to be a superior ASTM wear ball test result when compared to Mobil 1
fully synthetic. I don't know about possible new Mobil 1 blends, but
can't imagine they will not continue to sell fully synthetic. I would
look for that verbage (along with a $4.00 per quart or higher price) on
John M. Harrison Silver 2001 S4 Avant 6-speed loaded
From: James Kirk [mailto:ncc170s4 at hotmail.com]
Sent: Thursday, June 13, 2002 3:24 PM
To: biturbos4 at audifans.com
Subject: Re: [BiturboS4] New Mobil 1 ?
I think that Mobil 1 label has been expanded by Mobil 1 to cover both
synthetic and dino/synthetic blends. Just read what you buy.
>From: john sonty <erhti at yahoo.com>
>To: biturbos4 at audifans.com
>Subject: Re: [BiturboS4] New Mobil 1 ?
>Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2002 17:37:02 -0700 (PDT)
>I've read that it is an 'inferior' oil, as base is not
>officially 'fully' synthetic. After M-1's loss in its lawsuit
>against Castrol regarding what officially/legally constitutes an
>oil being 'fully' synthetic (I guess Castrol's oil wasn't
>'fully' synthetic--contained small degree of mineral), the
>'story' is that M-1 decided to 'join 'em if you can't beat 'em).
>Again, I don't know this to be a fact.
>--- Nicholas Mistry <nick at mistry.com> wrote:
> > I saw a commercial for a new formula of Mobil 1 oil. Does
> > anyone have any
> > experience w/ it? and Is it worth trying?
> > -N
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