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#1828943 - 03/23/10 11:12 PM Royal Purple specs?
Peugeot Offline


Registered: 02/04/10
Posts: 7
Loc: Seattle WA
So, I'm interested in Royal Purple motor oil. I went to the Royal Purple web site www.royalpurple.com.

It's a very poor website.

There is no technical data. Am I slow and did I miss it? Is it published elsewhere?

Thanks in advance!

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#1828945 - 03/23/10 11:20 PM Re: Royal Purple specs? [Re: Peugeot]
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#1828965 - 03/23/10 11:37 PM Re: Royal Purple specs? [Re: c3po]
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40 DD 10W30D 15W40**
CF-2 CH-4/SJ CH-4/SJ
CI-4/SL CI-4/SL
D-445 Viscosity
cSt @ 40°C 138.9 67.3 110.1
cSt @ 100°C 15.0 10.9 14.9
SSU @100°F 725 344 567
SSU @ 210°F 100 62 79
D-2270 Viscosity Index 108 144 140
D-92 Flash Point °F 460 400 435
D-92 Fire Point °F 510 450 470
D-97 Pour Point °F -40 -56 -44
D-2896 Total Base No. 7.5 10.0 10.5
D-874 Sulfate Ash % 0.72 — —
D-4951 Zinc, ppm 812 — —
0W40**** 5W20** 5W30** 5W40**** 10W30** 10W40 15W40*** 20W50
SM/CF SL SL SM/CF SL CG-4, CH-4 CG-4, CH-4 CF/SJ ASTM TESTS CI-4/SL CI-4/SL
D-445 Viscosity
cSt @ 40°C 79.9 49.5 65.3 93.7 70.3 94.0 110.1 170.0
cSt @ 100°C 14.3 8.7 11.0 15.7 10.8 14.0 15.3 20.2
SSU @100°F 395 253 332 476 360 482 567 880
SSU @ 210°F 74 56 64 82 63 75 79 102
D-2270 Viscosity Index 182 156 157 179 140 148 140 138
D-4684 Pumping Viscosities
cP @ -40°C 20,000 — — — — — — —
cP @ -35°C — 22,200 34,800 21,500 — — — —
cP @ -30°C — — — — 18,200 14,900 — —
cP @ -25°C — — — — — — 15,200 —
cP @ -20°C — — — — — — — 18,800
D-92 Flash Point °F 465 455 440 425 430 400 450 435
D-92 Fire Point °F 495 480 480 470 480 435 470 470
D-2896 Total Base No. 11 12 12 11 12 12.0 10.5 10.5
GASOLINE ENGINES — Typical Properties*
30 40 50
ASTM TESTS CF,CF-2/SJ CF,CF-2/SJ CF,CF-2/SJ
D-445 Viscosity
cSt @ 40°C 79.0 121.0 182.0
cSt @ 100°C 10.6 14.2 18.6
SSU @100°F 408 631 955
SSU @ 210°F 63 74 92
D-2270 Viscosity Index 119 113 113
D-92 Flash Point °F 460 460 460
D-92 Fire Point °F 515 515 515
D-2896 Total Base No. 10.5 10.5 10.5
Beyond Synthetic™
Royal Purple, Inc. • One Royal Purple Lane • Porter, Texas 77365
Phone: 281-354-8600 • Fax: 281-354-7600 • www.royalpurple.com
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#1829015 - 03/24/10 12:59 AM Re: Royal Purple specs? [Re: Peugeot]
postjeeprcr Offline


Registered: 01/05/09
Posts: 1791
Loc: USA
Originally Posted By: Peugeot
So, I'm interested in Royal Purple motor oil. I went to the Royal Purple web site www.royalpurple.com.

It's a very poor website.

There is no technical data. Am I slow and did I miss it? Is it published elsewhere?

Thanks in advance!


My vote is for slow.
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#1829097 - 03/24/10 06:06 AM Re: Royal Purple specs? [Re: Peugeot]
NHHEMI Offline


Registered: 07/06/07
Posts: 5440
Loc: NH
It is there on the site. You missed it.

Actually, I think the RP site is a decent one compared to other oil sites I have visited.


Edited by NHHEMI (03/24/10 06:07 AM)
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#1829258 - 03/24/10 09:05 AM Re: Royal Purple specs? [Re: NHHEMI]
BobFout Offline


Registered: 03/23/09
Posts: 2682
Loc: Indiana
I asked their tech support the questions of why the data sheet when missing suddenly some weeks ago. Was told they are updating some oils.

I have the latest PDS in PDF format if anyone wants it.
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#1829297 - 03/24/10 09:32 AM Re: Royal Purple specs? [Re: BobFout]
PurplePride Offline


Registered: 01/16/10
Posts: 527
Loc: Cali
They also stated they have an 0w20 in the works *and others, I think.
So, not unlikely they have to update docs.
RP has been very responsive to my inquiries.

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#1829334 - 03/24/10 09:54 AM Re: Royal Purple specs? [Re: NHHEMI]
Peugeot Offline


Registered: 02/04/10
Posts: 7
Loc: Seattle WA
Originally Posted By: NHHEMI
It is there on the site. You missed it.

Actually, I think the RP site is a decent one compared to other oil sites I have visited.


I looked hard - twice. You have a URL? (for the 0w40)


Edited by Peugeot (03/24/10 09:54 AM)

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#1829504 - 03/24/10 12:05 PM Re: Royal Purple specs? [Re: Peugeot]
NHHEMI Offline


Registered: 07/06/07
Posts: 5440
Loc: NH
Looks like it has been pulled to be updated as talked of above. I was just there a couple days back and it was there. BTW - they don't list the data for each individual oil weight on it's own page or anything. It is a single page with the info for all their oils. Check back in a few days or just e-mail tech support and ask. They are excellent about answering questions.

Normally it would be found here and would have a link next to the MSDS link...

http://www.royalpurple.com/motor-oil-pp.html


Edited by NHHEMI (03/24/10 12:06 PM)
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#1829514 - 03/24/10 12:12 PM Re: Royal Purple specs? [Re: NHHEMI]
znode Offline


Registered: 01/03/10
Posts: 258
Loc: San Diego
They did in fact pull the link from the page for some reason, starting from a month ago when I last checked. However, the file is still there, it's just not linked in:

http://www.royalpurple.com/prod-pdfs/motor-oil-ps.pdf


Edited by znode (03/24/10 12:12 PM)
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#1829571 - 03/24/10 12:51 PM Re: Royal Purple specs? [Re: Peugeot]
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Posts: 4353
Loc: KC
Originally Posted By: Peugeot
Originally Posted By: NHHEMI
It is there on the site. You missed it.

Actually, I think the RP site is a decent one compared to other oil sites I have visited.


I looked hard - twice. You have a URL? (for the 0w40)


It is an SM rated oil. Are you wondering about the European specs it meets?
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#1829792 - 03/24/10 04:17 PM Re: Royal Purple specs? [Re: badtlc]
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Registered: 03/11/10
Posts: 32
Loc: London, UK
for what its worth i tried this RP stuff (5w40 grade) in my Euro Spec BMW E36 M3 (S50B32 engine) after having mobil 1 0w40 in it previously. All i can say is that the Mobil was 10 times better. After putting the RP 5W40 in the engine and vanos got noisey where as before they never were, the car got sluggish and i lost mpg. I was amazed that an oil that is raved so much about could be so bad. I don't think too highly of their synerlec technology. I was told it was an estr based oil, hence it would keep my engine quiet due to the ester being polar and stickign to engine internals on shutdown and when starting engine in the morning they would be coated with oil. What a load of rubbish, my engine went from quiet to noisey. M1 0W40 being non ester based kept it quiet, so to me that says a lot for M1 and not much for RP 5W40. Besides, after changing back to M1 my engine went quiet again and i got my power back, the revs quicker again like before and my mpg went back to normal.

not trying to put anyone off but this was my experience with royal purple. I mean, the name even sounds gay!! lol

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#1829797 - 03/24/10 04:20 PM Re: Royal Purple specs? [Re: mpow3r]
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Registered: 01/16/10
Posts: 527
Loc: Cali
Originally Posted By: mpow3r
for what its worth i tried this RP stuff (5w40 grade) in my Euro Spec BMW E36 M3 (S50B32 engine) after having mobil 1 0w40 in it previously. All i can say is that the Mobil was 10 times better. After putting the RP 5W40 in the engine and vanos got noisey where as before they never were, the car got sluggish and i lost mpg. I was amazed that an oil that is raved so much about could be so bad. I don't think too highly of their synerlec technology. I was told it was an estr based oil, hence it would keep my engine quiet due to the ester being polar and stickign to engine internals on shutdown and when starting engine in the morning they would be coated with oil. What a load of rubbish, my engine went from quiet to noisey. M1 0W40 being non ester based kept it quiet, so to me that says a lot for M1 and not much for RP 5W40. Besides, after changing back to M1 my engine went quiet again and i got my power back, the revs quicker again like before and my mpg went back to normal.

not trying to put anyone off but this was my experience with royal purple. I mean, the name even sounds gay!! lol


Coming from a Brit, that's ironic!
I don't agree, but we have different cars. It was nice and quiet on my Scion, and my mileage did go up about 5%
So, I think we can all agree different engines like different oils.
And, Brits normally like dressing up like women, so... JK. All in good fun mate!

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#1829799 - 03/24/10 04:21 PM Re: Royal Purple specs? [Re: PurplePride]
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Posts: 5440
Loc: NH
Why not compare RP's 0W-40 to the Mobil 1 0W-40? Seems to me you should compare apples to apples and not apples to oranges. shrug
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#1838153 - 03/30/10 02:39 PM Re: Royal Purple specs? [Re: NHHEMI]
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I wouldn't mind seeing a 0w-20 RP grade.
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