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#2260891 - 05/14/11 01:35 PM Royal Purple HPS
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#2260894 - 05/14/11 01:39 PM Re: Royal Purple HPS [Re: dparm]
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I believe there is already a thread on this. Something about them finally meeting API specs and etc....

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#2260896 - 05/14/11 01:42 PM Re: Royal Purple HPS [Re: dparm]
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The HPS line is NOT API licensed. Their regular stuff is.
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#2260913 - 05/14/11 01:57 PM Re: Royal Purple HPS [Re: dubie2003]
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Originally Posted By: dubie2003
I believe there is already a thread on this. Something about them finally meeting API specs and etc....


There is a thread on EVERYTHING here... duplicates are bound to happen.
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#2260969 - 05/14/11 02:45 PM Re: Royal Purple HPS [Re: dparm]
river_rat Offline


Registered: 04/13/09
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Well they already claimed their normal SL stuff already had higher than SM levels of zinc. Find me one VOA or UOA that shows that. Ha!

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#2261165 - 05/14/11 07:35 PM Re: Royal Purple HPS [Re: river_rat]
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Originally Posted By: river_rat
Well they already claimed their normal SL stuff already had higher than SM levels of zinc. Find me one VOA or UOA that shows that. Ha!


There everywhere!!
The 5W20, 5W30, and 10W30 have 1000ppm of ZDDP while the 10W40 and 20W50 have 1200 ppm of ZDDP for the regular RP

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#2261226 - 05/14/11 09:00 PM Re: Royal Purple HPS [Re: river_rat]
440Magnum Offline


Registered: 02/01/09
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Originally Posted By: river_rat
Well they already claimed their normal SL stuff already had higher than SM levels of zinc. Find me one VOA or UOA that shows that. Ha!


Uh... ANY one of them on the UOA/VOA forum...???

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#2261262 - 05/14/11 09:33 PM Re: Royal Purple HPS [Re: dparm]
river_rat Offline


Registered: 04/13/09
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Links?

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#2261282 - 05/14/11 09:52 PM Re: Royal Purple HPS [Re: dparm]
river_rat Offline


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OK this time I did find some of these readings approaching 900-1000. Never could before. Seems like the thinner stuff comes up in the 800-ish range.

I had expected the error to center around the stated 1100 ppm and am a little disappointed that I dont see that.

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=1918383&page=1

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubb...rue#Post1025149

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubb...rue#Post2204642

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubb...rue#Post2048249

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubb...rue#Post1972520

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#2261283 - 05/14/11 09:54 PM Re: Royal Purple HPS [Re: dparm]
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If anyone wants to donate to the cause, I'll buy a bottle of the new HPS and send it off for a VOA.


Edited by dparm (05/14/11 10:08 PM)
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#2261286 - 05/14/11 09:57 PM Re: Royal Purple HPS [Re: dparm]
river_rat Offline


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I already did. That first link is mine at 899 ppm.

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#2261296 - 05/14/11 10:08 PM Re: Royal Purple HPS [Re: dparm]
dparm Offline


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That is not the same oil. I was referring to a VOA of the HPS.
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#2261336 - 05/14/11 10:54 PM Re: Royal Purple HPS [Re: dparm]
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When is it supposed to be available to order? Anyone know?

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#2261339 - 05/14/11 10:55 PM Re: Royal Purple HPS [Re: dparm]
dparm Offline


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The guys at two different AutoZones had no clue what I was talking about when I asked today.
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#2261341 - 05/14/11 10:57 PM Re: Royal Purple HPS [Re: dparm]
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Originally Posted By: dparm
The guys at two different AutoZones had no clue what I was talking about when I asked today.


Thats not too surprising actually. laugh

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