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Old 07-28-2013, 11:05 PM
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back in the mid eighties.
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I heard that the "ingredients" in rp are actually a solid.....not what you really want in a engine......i use mobil1 and a glass compound filter
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Okay. I have no reason to doubt or question you.

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I will only use Mobil 1 and Fram filters used them in my dakotia and have 372674km on it and it still doesn't burn any oil so my ram will get the same.
In the early 2000's there was a TSB put out by mopar for the Cummins engine that had a list of "approved" filters for the Cummins. Fram was NOT on that list. there were several instances of people putting the Fram on the truck and then having them burst from the cold start up oil pressure that the Cummins produces. if a truck came in with an oil related failure and has a Fram on it, the warranty is void. that tells me a Fram won't go on my LAWNMOWER!

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I heard that the "ingredients" in rp are actually a solid.....not what you really want in a engine......i use mobil1 and a glass compound filter
one of the anti-wear ingedients in RP is molybydenum. which is similar to graphite. some have had issues with it but many others(myself included) have run many thousands of miles on RP with no failures!

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well today was the day. 7 quarts of 5w20 API and a royal purple filter. I swear it idles quieter! making a round trip to calgary this sunday/Monday. maybe better mileage!
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