Oil is getting expensive

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  1. Zstar

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    Seeing as how Chuck did NOT spend YOUR money, why are you flaming him? He can spend HIS money where and when HE chooses.
     
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    Cardboard cans?
     
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    I remember the cardboard Quaker State cans. I messed up a few trying to put the spout into them
     
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    I asked him what the uproar was about the price of oil when it was only $.75 and got an earful of "back in the day" pricing LOL.
     
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    Knuckle Dragger Mayor of Simpleton Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    You had to be quick and deliberate or you just made a mess.
     
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    Mine bemoaning the arrival of 50 cent gal gas and 17 dollars for a new tire
     
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    Lowend Administrator. .a car, a man, a maraca. Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Honestly - I don't consider $8/quart expensive for oil. Amsoil is $13/quart, The Euro-spec oils (for BMW etc) are more than that.
    But as far as I'm concerned, Natural Base oils no longer exist. I haven't even touched a bottle of non-full-synthetic gas-engine oil for 10 years.
    Chuck - as I always say: You either trust your engine builder or not.
    That said, asking them for an oil recommendation that's more readily available seems fair. I would be very surprised if Amsoil or Redline don't have a product to meet the spec.
    With your roller cam, the only lobe to worry about is for the fuel-pump, I'm pretty sure you're using electric.

    Champ: maybe switch to decaf for that second cup.
     
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    In case you haven't noticed Costco started selling their own synthetic oil, it's probably an Mobil 1 offshoot.
    Kirkland Signature Motor Oil | Costco

    I use all Amsoil in the diesel and Lucas Nitro 70 in the dragster...and that stuff get's dumped after 2-4 fire-ups...talk about expensive!
     
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    If he had just bought the oil and hadn't made a big deal about it, I'd agree with you. He chose to make a big deal about it by creating a thread about it.
     
  10. Knuckle Dragger

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    I think you have a expanded definition of a big deal. He merely posted that he thought it was expensive. I didn't see a big rant bemoaning the end of the world due to oil prices. It seems like you're making a bigger deal about him bitching then he did about the oil in the first place.
     
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