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Old 03-25-2009, 10:11 AM   #1
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HOLY smokes, Royal Purple is now 8.47 a quart

less than a month ago, it was 6.78 at wal-mart

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Old 03-25-2009, 11:09 AM   #2
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What the hell does Obama have to do with the price of royal purple?? Market conditions, supply & demand, wal-mart and their suppliers is what controls the price.

I picked up amsoil XL from a local garage for $6/qt.
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Old 03-25-2009, 02:46 PM   #3
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i used to get them for 7.99$CAD/qt they went up to 10,99$

and now, local dealers says they can't sell them because they lack of french translation. but this is bullshit, nothing states you cannot sell a product that does not have french translation labels. Law 101 is for whatever is displayed.
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Old 03-25-2009, 04:36 PM   #4
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For that price you could just get amsoil high performance fully synthetic oil
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Old 03-25-2009, 04:43 PM   #5
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Yeah, RP did get a little more expensive.

"Obama" ROFL that was a joke, right?

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I'll pass, thanks. RPFTW
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Old 03-25-2009, 06:05 PM   #6
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less than a month ago, it was 6.78 at wal-mart

OBAMA!


aren't you the one that was swearing up & down that Obama was going to be the greatest thing since sliced bread?
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Old 03-27-2009, 08:22 AM   #7
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i used to get them for 7.99$CAD/qt they went up to 10,99$

and now, local dealers says they can't sell them because they lack of french translation. but this is bullshit, nothing states you cannot sell a product that does not have french translation labels. Law 101 is for whatever is displayed.
ahhh those Quebec laws
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Old 03-27-2009, 08:23 AM   #8
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Yeah, RP did get a little more expensive.

"Obama" ROFL that was a joke, right?



I'll pass, thanks. RPFTW

Royal Purple forever!
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Old 03-27-2009, 09:51 AM   #9
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clearly yawesh is the only one among us that knows about obama's disdain for the color purple and all corporations that produce products that carry the terrible color. nobody else has heard of the purple tax?
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My girlfriend won't like the purple tax one bit! Royal purple 2-stroke goes in the 50cc scooter (added 7-10mph on it's top speed), amsoil for the real toy
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Old 03-27-2009, 02:04 PM   #11
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What the hell does Obama have to do with the price of royal purple??
Seems the republicans have turned into a bunch of pathetic whiny losers who seem to want to hang every problem in the world on Obama.
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Old 03-27-2009, 02:06 PM   #12
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Seems the republicans have turned into a bunch of pathetic whiny losers who seem to want to hang every problem in the world on Obama.
Rush Limbaugh is a good example.
But really, these prices aren't likely to be forever permanent. After the economy stabilizes and recovers, then it'll be no big deal.
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Old 03-27-2009, 04:21 PM   #13
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If you bought the CHEAPIST synthetic oil that has the latest ratings, and used that in your car (for example W-Marts own branded synthetic), your car will last just as long as if you used Royal Purple. RP is not a bad oil, but it is not significantly better then the cheapest you can buy. Only suckers would pay the hefty price for RP...They say they love it, yet can offer no proof, no Used Oil Analysis, nothing to show why it's "great".
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Old 03-27-2009, 05:33 PM   #14
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No, see, a sucker will just act like they know everything.

I use it because the cars at my local track use it.
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Old 04-09-2009, 08:23 AM   #15
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I'll put a hundred that the Bushes and the governator made it so that the day obama leaves the oval office, our econ will be peachy fricken keen
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I just use synthetic in the winter to make the car start easier,gone back to dino oil in the summer as the synth is expensive and any major benefits it gives on engine longevity will only be realized long after this car has been traded in for something else.
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Old 04-10-2009, 10:32 AM   #17
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No, see, a sucker will just act like they know everything.

I use it because the cars at my local track use it.
Like those old Karman Vortex Air Flow Sensors?

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Old 04-11-2009, 07:18 PM   #18
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Its a Sin Tax, because We know Purple is bad for you - even if you don't. We are working on improving your education so you may know this in the near future. Now go SIN Like smoking Marlboro; cigs are like 6 bucks a pack(cough, CoUgH!)
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