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#1564462 - 08/13/09 10:15 AM Re: What is the iron issue with Mobil 1? [Re: tig1]
Bill in Utah Offline



Registered: 11/11/02
Posts: 12772
Loc: UT
 Originally Posted By: tig1
Scroll down and find the total number of Vettes built. 1,500,000.

http://www.corvetteblog.com/archives/cat-corvette-history.html


So that is millions? (hint, NOT MILLIONS)

And EVERYONE has had Mobil 1 as factory fill?

AND EVERYONE still using Mobil 1 as the oil? You really think Corvette owners continue with it?

I'd bet more Synpower or PP is in Vettes than Mobil 1.

Wow..

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#1564464 - 08/13/09 10:18 AM Re: What is the iron issue with Mobil 1? [Re: Gary Allan]
Bill in Utah Offline



Registered: 11/11/02
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 Originally Posted By: Gary Allan
54,xxx units a year was the last figure I saw (which is dated). I think that was in the 70's. I don't know if they ever expanded capacity. They sold every one of them.

http://www.wired.com/autopia/2009/07/15-millionth-corvette/
1.5 million is not MILLIONS.

Also they only started the Mobil 1 factory fill drool in the 90s when they dumped the oil cooler.

Far from "millions".

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#1564483 - 08/13/09 10:39 AM Re: What is the iron issue with Mobil 1? [Re: Bill in Utah]
d00df00d Offline


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Oh. Well if it's only hundreds and hundreds of thousands of Corvettes, I'm not impressed.
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#1564495 - 08/13/09 10:48 AM Re: What is the iron issue with Mobil 1? [Re: d00df00d]
Bill in Utah Offline



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Not even that many.

But who cares about REAL numbers. I doubt GM is selling (or making) 50k Vettes a year anymore.

But anything to make the drinkers feel good about their oil.

Whatever.

My point is there is other oils out there that do JUST AS GOOD AS MOBIL 1.

It is not the magic oil that the followers dream about and post here.

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#1564511 - 08/13/09 11:00 AM Re: What is the iron issue with Mobil 1? [Re: Bill in Utah]
d00df00d Offline


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You're trying to contradict a point that was never made. No one is saying Mobil 1 is the best. They're just saying it's good, and that some of the reports of its inadequacy are spurious.
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#1564513 - 08/13/09 11:02 AM Re: What is the iron issue with Mobil 1? [Re: d00df00d]
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Exactly. Vettes are good for at least 150,000 trouble free miles using Mobil 1. I'm sure other oils could do the same but Mobil 1 does the job. In fact, one guy on Corvetteforum had over 250,000 miles on his LS1 engine using Mobil 1.

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#1564523 - 08/13/09 11:09 AM Re: What is the iron issue with Mobil 1? [Re: buster]
Bill in Utah Offline



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I guess Patman better start budgeting for a new motor since he does not run Mobil 1 in his vette.

His motor prob would not make 100k!

Patmans last UOA on his Vette motor.. NOT using Mobil 1

Oh.. Its now over 100k. Borrowed time I guess...

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#1564532 - 08/13/09 11:16 AM Re: What is the iron issue with Mobil 1? [Re: Bill in Utah]
d00df00d Offline


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Oh, sweet. So we ARE talking about stuff that has nothing to do with anything. I'm glad, because I've been meaning to ask: Has anybody ever had oatmeal chip cookies? They're like oatmeal raisin, except with chocolate chips instead of raisins. I used to love them but it's really hard to find them any more.
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#1564543 - 08/13/09 11:24 AM Re: What is the iron issue with Mobil 1? [Re: d00df00d]
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I doubt GM uses Mobil 1 because it is the best oil, money is changing hands, and good co-op advertising. It's all about marketing, and XOM is a master at marketing. BTW I'm not impressed either.
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#1564545 - 08/13/09 11:24 AM Re: What is the iron issue with Mobil 1? [Re: d00df00d]
Bill in Utah Offline



Registered: 11/11/02
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Yum.

My wife uses the Andes Mint choc chips in her Oatmeal cookies.

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#1564559 - 08/13/09 11:39 AM Re: What is the iron issue with Mobil 1? [Re: d00df00d]
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 Originally Posted By: d00df00d
Oh, sweet. So we ARE talking about stuff that has nothing to do with anything. I'm glad, because I've been meaning to ask: Has anybody ever had oatmeal chip cookies? They're like oatmeal raisin, except with chocolate chips instead of raisins. I used to love them but it's really hard to find them any more.



As a matter of fact yes I've tried them, I like them too. Tough finding them around here as well. Next trip shopping I'll tell my wife to have a look.
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#1564673 - 08/13/09 12:40 PM Re: What is the iron issue with Mobil 1? [Re: Bill in Utah]
Gary Allan Offline


Registered: 09/28/02
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Loc: Pottstown, PA
 Originally Posted By: Bill in Utah
 Originally Posted By: Gary Allan
54,xxx units a year was the last figure I saw (which is dated). I think that was in the 70's. I don't know if they ever expanded capacity. They sold every one of them.

http://www.wired.com/autopia/2009/07/15-millionth-corvette/
1.5 million is not MILLIONS.

Also they only started the Mobil 1 factory fill drool in the 90s when they dumped the oil cooler.

Far from "millions".



Was I arguing with you?

Bill there's a point where counting loses meaning. When I was being sued by an ambulance chaser for an auto accident I testified that I had driven the particular roadway "a couple of hundred times" ..he then did the math to show it to be around 2500 times in an attempt to discredit me for credibility. I simply said "I have no argument with your math. A "couple of hundred" is where I stopped counting".

Does it matter if Abdul killed 3500 or 5000? He's still a blood thirsty killer.
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#1564689 - 08/13/09 12:57 PM Re: What is the iron issue with Mobil 1? [Re: Gary Allan]
d00df00d Offline


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 Originally Posted By: Gary Allan
When I was being sued by an ambulance chaser for an auto accident I testified that I had driven the particular roadway "a couple of hundred times" ..he then did the math to show it to be around 2500 times in an attempt to discredit me for credibility. I simply said "I have no argument with your math. A "couple of hundred" is where I stopped counting".

I love it when people prove a point in the process of trying to dismantle it, and their attitude of triumph ends up serving their opponent instead.
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#1564724 - 08/13/09 01:28 PM Re: What is the iron issue with Mobil 1? [Re: StevieC]
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 Originally Posted By: StevieC


You forgot the M1-Police Motto:



hahhahhaha oh my goodness you guys kill me!!

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