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Online Rich A

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Crap another oil thread
« on: April 23, 2021, 08:25:46 PM »
I'd never heard of Shell X-100 Classic Motor Oil. I did a search on WG and didn't find anything, so it doesn't look as though I'm re-hashing something.

Here's some info on the stuff:

https://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/03/prweb13252278.htm

A friend told me that it was available on Woot, which is affiliated w Amazon. There's no search function for Woot. The poor Amazon reviews are because of packaging. I ordered a jug, got it today, and it was well packed.

https://tools.woot.com/offers/shell-x-100-motor-oil-20w-50-with-zinc-1

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Re: Crap another oil thread
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2021, 09:05:10 PM »
I just bought two jugs of 20/50 yesterday for my oilheads or I would probably give this a try. Same price as the store brand stuff I just bought. Is that really a metal can?  I canít remember the last time I bought a can of oil.
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Re: Crap another oil thread
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2021, 09:23:45 PM »
Yup, a metal can. Haven't seen one of those in ages.

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Re: Crap another oil thread
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2021, 10:18:57 PM »
Sounds OK. I'll stick with Valvoline  racing VR1. Has high zinc levels.

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Re: Crap another oil thread
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Re: Crap another oil thread
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2021, 11:35:26 PM »
Nice Novelty!  I seem to remember that.

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Re: Crap another oil thread
« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2021, 12:06:31 AM »
The gas station I used to work at has some X-100 from at least the 80s. It's sealed so it must still be good, right?

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Re: Crap another oil thread
« Reply #6 on: April 24, 2021, 01:06:00 AM »
Yup, a metal can. Haven't seen one of those in ages.

Not unusual for me as aviation engine and hydraulic oils have always come in cans and still do. Either 1qt or 1 US gallon in the main.

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Re: Crap another oil thread
« Reply #7 on: April 24, 2021, 08:42:43 AM »
Sounds OK. I'll stick with Valvoline  racing VR1. Has high zinc levels.

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Re: Crap another oil thread
« Reply #8 on: April 24, 2021, 10:34:46 AM »
Whatever would the members of this forum do...without the legendary and mind numbing...... "OIL THREAD?!?"  :laugh: :grin: :wink: :shocked: :rolleyes: :huh:



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Re: Crap another oil thread
« Reply #9 on: April 24, 2021, 11:31:16 AM »
Whatever would the members of this forum do...without the legendary and mind numbing...... "OIL THREAD?!?"  :laugh: :grin: :wink: :shocked: :rolleyes: :huh:



I know. But. I think this is the first one I started in roughly 20 yrs on WG  :evil: :grin: :evil: :grin:

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Re: Crap another oil thread
« Reply #10 on: April 24, 2021, 02:07:33 PM »
The eventual left turn...... :grin:  I like olive oil on a salad but peanut is better for deep frying.   :boozing:
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Re: Crap another oil thread
« Reply #11 on: April 24, 2021, 02:16:36 PM »
I know. But. I think this is the first one I started in roughly 20 yrs on WG  :evil: :grin: :evil: :grin:

 I'm gonna buy some just because  :grin: :thumb:

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Re: Crap another oil thread
« Reply #12 on: April 24, 2021, 03:36:48 PM »
Are you sure it's not AreoShell?  Had a customer use this in his Duck Desmo.
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Re: Crap another oil thread
« Reply #13 on: April 24, 2021, 06:45:06 PM »
Aerosols is not a good idea. It is non-detergent.  Edit: AeroShell! Darn self correct.
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Re: Crap another oil thread
« Reply #14 on: April 24, 2021, 07:55:04 PM »
 It states very clearly on the can ;

                                                                        classic car motor oil

  :laugh:

 It might be low detergent , probably not NO detergent

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Re: Crap another oil thread
« Reply #15 on: April 24, 2021, 08:01:50 PM »
Agreed that peanut oil is best for deep frying. Definitely makes the best French fries!
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