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Royal Purple

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by victor in the desert, Mar 2, 2016.

  1. Mar 2, 2016 at 8:56 PM
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    victor in the desert

    victor in the desert [OP] Well-Known Member

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    hi everyone it's me again I have 2011 taco and the last 2 oil changes I used Royal Purple oil Products and KN oil filter but this time I used a fuel additive by ROyal Purple just wondering if anyone has ever used it before and I change my oil every 10,000 miles is that ok? Your thoughts??

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  2. Mar 2, 2016 at 9:02 PM
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    llibrm

    llibrm OH NOOOOOO!

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    I use Mobil 1 and change at 15k with Toyota filters. Your fine.
     
  3. Mar 2, 2016 at 9:09 PM
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    Silence9

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    People here don't seem to fond of the Purple. Personally I use Mobil 1, and change it regularly, not "synthetic intervals."
    I don't know how I feel about additives, you should be ok without it. I'd be concerned about causing more issues with the stuff.
     
  4. Mar 2, 2016 at 9:18 PM
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    Thanks everyone I think I might go back to Mobile 1 next time cheaper ..thanks again.
     
  5. Mar 2, 2016 at 9:29 PM
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    Silence9

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    Cheaper, and better according to many tests. Purple actually has been known to cause issues for some.
    NP buddy.
     
  6. Mar 3, 2016 at 3:26 AM
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    My guess is that RP saw how popular SeaFoam is and made their own branded version of it.

    The only thing on that label that I believe is that it will stabilize the fuel and I use SeaFoam for that.

    I personally believe that Royal Purple is an over hyped and over priced brand.
     
  7. Mar 3, 2016 at 3:48 AM
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    Clearwater Bill

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    Fuel additive has nothing to do with OCIs.

    If you want confidence in your OCI choice, a sample to Blackstone Labs is the way to get it. However, you need to send in your oil of choice at drain time. If you're thinking of changing to Mobil 1 (a great idea) don't bother sending a RP sample. Wait and send an M1 sample at oh, 7.5k. They'll tell you how much life it had left.

    Boutique oils have unusual additive packages and claims. I've not seen any worth the premium paid.

    Truth be told, conventional SN grade oils OTC are excellent quality nowadays, equal to or maybe better than the syns of 15 years ago.
     
  8. Mar 3, 2016 at 3:59 AM
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  9. Mar 4, 2016 at 1:17 PM
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    I put Lucas oil treatment.This it is thick. but it works plus marvels mistery oil about 500 miles before oil change and can use with new oil.The shit has been around for every and works great.Check it out!!!!
     
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    I feel like people are talking about 2 different and unrelated things as if they were being used the same. Oil treatment is imo unneeded and potentially harmful. Regular oil changes are all that's needed. Fuel treatment can definitely help, and most of the big name treatments are equally fine. The ones I've read the most satisfied with are techron, redline, the royal purple op has, and gum out complete engine.
     
  11. Mar 4, 2016 at 2:39 PM
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    Marvels mystery oil has been around longer than you.Lucas is a oil sbalizer to help extend oil life and protect engine parts,different,tranny,transfer case etc..and Lucas fuel treatment helps your fuel system.People race with this stuff.It helps look it up.
     
  12. Mar 4, 2016 at 2:43 PM
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    Bone Stock.Why mess with perfection?Except...
    When you use a fuel treatment or an oil treatment, how do you know, or how can you tell, it has done what it is advertised to do?
     
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    I use mobile 1 full synthetic extended performance with mobile 1 filter. currently there is a mobile 1 rebate for like $12 - $15 back. and the extended performance is on sale at walmart and Amazon for $25. I bought 2 5q gallons with oil filter. after rebate, each oil change would cost like $20 to me.
     
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    I use Amsoil 5w30 with WIX filters and change every 10,000 miles.
     
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    link to the rebate?
     
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    They have this rebate nearly every year during march and I always buy 2 5q jugs. so I do oil change once a year in my truck and my van. this oil can go up to 15k but I change yearly in december.
     
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    In the hotrod and performance circles, we refer to Royal Purple as nothing special but having the best marketing around.
     
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  20. Mar 5, 2016 at 5:11 AM
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    If it's extra dirty you might feel and/or hear a difference. It might run smoother and idle better. Watch the video below your first post, pretty good.
     

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