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Old 05-07-2016, 04:27 AM
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Does anyone know if this has been barred from California or just plain discontinued? My guy at AutoZone said they stopped selling it a month ago due to detergents or something and the environment. So naturally I go online and order through amazon and they won't deliver to my address, but all I get is a list of reasons why. I believe the hazard one is related. What gives?
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It's a high ZDDP oil so you need to mail order it unless you can get a local FLAPS to order it for you.
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Originally Posted by Vancleef View Post
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Call Valvoline? They might tell you the recall in California and the refusal by USA based retailers to sell into the state has nothing to do with ZDDP and everything to do with the label on the bottle missing a classification which is now required under California law. And if you're curious to know the Zinc and Phosphorous levels that were in the Shell TMO 10w30 and 5w40 that the 964 was designed and delivered from the factory with, you might be able to find out HERE.
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Thanks for the quick responses guys. I went ahead and ordered BradPenn service kit through ECSTuning instead. I was hoping to save some $$ with VR1 20w50, but maybe next time.
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Supposedly delvac is hard to find lately in California? Fvck this state. If it wasn't for the weather and family I'd be out.
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I just use Mobil 1 15w50...1,300ppm zinc and on sale every day at Walmart. Haters gonna hate. I've had no issues
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... Fvck this state. If it wasn't for the weather and family I'd be out.
agree.

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I just use Mobil 1 15w50...1,300ppm zinc and on sale every day at Walmart. Haters gonna hate. I've had no issues
i ran that too. but she's been on a steady diet of redline 15W50 and 10W60 last several cycles.
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VR1 was on sale for $4 at autozone a while back. People on Pelican were cleaning out their local stores. Can't beat it for the price.
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Opinions on which one to use?
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Get Mobil 1 V-Twin oil. Easier to find in CA
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Originally Posted by Spyerx View Post
Supposedly delvac is hard to find lately in California? Fvck this state. If it wasn't for the weather and family I'd be out.
Is this what you use?

Amazon.com: Mobil Super 96819 15W-40 Delvac 1300 Motor Oil - 1 Gallon (Pack of 4): Automotive Amazon.com: Mobil Super 96819 15W-40 Delvac 1300 Motor Oil - 1 Gallon (Pack of 4): Automotive
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Originally Posted by FormulaRX View Post
Get Mobil 1 V-Twin oil. Easier to find in CA
This. 4 the win.
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Originally Posted by Spyerx
Supposedly delvac is hard to find lately in California? Fvck this state. If it wasn't for the weather and family I'd be out.
Move to CT...we could get a group together and do a spec racing 964 class and have some fuuuuuun...
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What are people's thoughts on switching from dinosaur to synthetic?
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What are people's thoughts on switching from dinosaur to synthetic?
Yes. Do it. Or run Brad Penn semi synthetic.
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