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#1949736 - 07/11/10 10:44 AM Look how Thin! Royal Purple 0W-10 XPR
HangerHarley Offline


Registered: 06/10/10
Posts: 1239
Loc: Duval Co. Jax FL, USA
First time seeing 0w-10. It is also Royal Purple. However they do NOT stock 0W-10 at AutoZone.

So we have an Oil that is thinner than 5W-20 and 0W-20.

I originally saw it in a 5-gallon Drum they wanted $250 for it IIRC.

So, as to discussion, what would this be used for? ANY Street Application? Or no?

They want $14.89 plus shipping and handling.

I found some grades i thought were unavailable this way, for when Stores fail to have your choice of Oil and Grade. Never seen this thin, I wouldnt even use this in a 5W-20 FF application.

Thoughts? Applications?

(I hope that Amazon product link is OK, it goes to the Oil on Amazon.com Thanks)


Edited by HangerHarley (07/11/10 10:57 AM)
Edit Reason: Took the Amazon link out.

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#1949748 - 07/11/10 10:53 AM Re: Look how Thin! Royal Purple 0W-10 XPR [Re: HangerHarley]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 46807
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
I think if you read a little, it's pretty easy to find the RP site.

Quote:
XPR 0W10 (Formerly Racing 9)
XPR 0W10 is an ultra-light viscosity motor oil
formulated for gasoline engines used in drag
racing, motorcycle sprint racing, etc.


It's NOT a street oil. Last I checked SAE 0W-10 is not even a recognized viscosity in SAE J300.

NO the link to Amazon is not OK. This type of thing was expressly forbidden by Bob. A tech link to RP, fine - sales at Amazon? No way.

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#1949752 - 07/11/10 10:55 AM Re: Look how Thin! Royal Purple 0W-10 XPR [Re: Pablo]
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Registered: 08/21/08
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Loc: Niagara Falls, ON, CA (near)
It might be ok to add to dino oil to help assist in flushing an engine gently of some debris or if you wanted to dilute another weight of oil down to something else using this oil.

I wouldn't put this in an engine that wasn't designed for it. I could just hear the bearings grinding.
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#1949754 - 07/11/10 10:59 AM Re: Look how Thin! Royal Purple 0W-10 XPR [Re: StevieC]
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it is used by one of the best Ford engine builders in the country for full throttle dyno runs.
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#1949760 - 07/11/10 11:07 AM Re: Look how Thin! Royal Purple 0W-10 XPR [Re: StevieC]
Gary Allan Offline


Registered: 09/28/02
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Loc: Pottstown, PA
Quote:
I could just hear the bearings grinding.


Fear not, young weed hopper grin

XPR is over 5.35cSt but with a <2.6 HTHS.

Harley, here's a "real" 0w-10 ..used by manly men doing manly things in a manly way grin

This is what you should be using Harley
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#1949777 - 07/11/10 11:24 AM Re: Look how Thin! Royal Purple 0W-10 XPR [Re: Gary Allan]
demarpaint Offline


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Posts: 22405
Loc: NY
They should have made a 0W20 oil first, at least there would have been more of a market for it.
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#1949795 - 07/11/10 11:40 AM Re: Look how Thin! Royal Purple 0W-10 XPR [Re: SteveSRT8]
Johnny Offline


Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 14013
Loc: Retired | Wausau, WI
Originally Posted By: SteveSRT8
it is used by one of the best Ford engine builders in the country for full throttle dyno runs.


And who would that be?

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#1949802 - 07/11/10 11:47 AM Re: Look how Thin! Royal Purple 0W-10 XPR [Re: Johnny]
aquariuscsm Offline


Registered: 12/30/06
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Loc: South Texas,USA
Here`s a guy that ran it in a Nissan Sentra and had awesome UOA results.

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=1388833&page=1
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#1949815 - 07/11/10 11:58 AM Re: Look how Thin! Royal Purple 0W-10 XPR [Re: aquariuscsm]
Challenger71 Offline


Registered: 12/24/06
Posts: 510
Loc: Va
As Pablo mentioned, RP's XPR series is not a street designated oil. It's only designed for racing/track use. With that in mind, it has minimal detergent additives for daily driver use. Technically, you could blend it with OTS oils for your daily driver at a minimal rate.
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#1949826 - 07/11/10 12:12 PM Re: Look how Thin! Royal Purple 0W-10 XPR [Re: Challenger71]
hate2work Offline


Registered: 09/04/08
Posts: 4617
Loc: Western Washington
Harley, here's an oil that will grow hair on your teeth if you like it thin. Not for street use, obviously.

non sponsor link


Edited by hr1940 (07/11/10 12:46 PM)
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#1949832 - 07/11/10 12:17 PM Re: Look how Thin! Royal Purple 0W-10 XPR [Re: hate2work]
HangerHarley Offline


Registered: 06/10/10
Posts: 1239
Loc: Duval Co. Jax FL, USA
[quote=hate2work]
Harley, here's an oil that will grow hair on your teeth if you like it thin. Not for street use, obviously.



hide

That's Too Thin! OMG!

Dont tell me.. the F1 cars use that.

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#1949846 - 07/11/10 12:31 PM Re: Look how Thin! Royal Purple 0W-10 XPR [Re: HangerHarley]
Gary Allan Offline


Registered: 09/28/02
Posts: 39806
Loc: Pottstown, PA
Originally Posted By: HangerHarley
[quote=hate2work]
Harley, here's an oil that will grow hair on your teeth if you like it thin. Not for street use, obviously.


hide

That's Too Thin! OMG!

Dont tell me.. the F1 cars use that.


Oh, it wouldn't be around long ..even in a regular engine.

NOACK Evaporation Loss,1hr @ 482F (250C), % 65 shocked

Use only at oil temps under 150F


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#1949849 - 07/11/10 12:40 PM Re: Look how Thin! Royal Purple 0W-10 XPR [Re: Gary Allan]
HangerHarley Offline


Registered: 06/10/10
Posts: 1239
Loc: Duval Co. Jax FL, USA
Quote:
Use only at oil temps under 150F


What kind of car has Oil Temps under 150, F or C?

This Product doesnt sound right. confused

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#1949882 - 07/11/10 01:35 PM Re: Look how Thin! Royal Purple 0W-10 XPR [Re: HangerHarley]
Ben99GT Offline


Registered: 02/25/05
Posts: 4310
Loc: MS
Red Line makes a 0W-10 with a 6% NOACK, 0W-5 with a 12% NOACK and a 2WT with a 65% NOACK.
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#1949968 - 07/11/10 03:40 PM Re: Look how Thin! Royal Purple 0W-10 XPR [Re: Johnny]
SteveSRT8 Offline


Registered: 10/10/08
Posts: 15895
Loc: Sunny Florida
Originally Posted By: Johnny
Originally Posted By: SteveSRT8
it is used by one of the best Ford engine builders in the country for full throttle dyno runs.


And who would that be?


Why that would be Joe Sherman of course.

How about 605 hp?

http://www.hotrod.com/techarticles/engine/hrdp_0811_ford_428_cobra_jet_engine/index.html
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