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  1. Anybody try the Amazon Basics Synthetic oil

    The DIY Garage RSX
    I did not know Amazon was making oil. Watched a couple of videos and it performed really well and is rated even higher than RedLine. Was just wondering if anyone has tried it and what your thoughts are.
  2. Conventional to Synthetic bad?

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    Hello all, to start off, I have a 2002 Rsx type-S with 86,000 miles. Completely stock. The car has been running Penzoil 5-30w conventional. My last oil change I switched it to Penzoil synthetic 5-30w. I checked the oil today and its pretty low, but very clean. I read and was told...
  3. Is Synthetic Appropriate?

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    After much research, and much debate I've decided I have no idea which route to take. Synthetic or Non? I have used to SEARCH button a lot on this one, and I'm still not sure. My car is exposed to Extreme climates. I live in Arizona, it's routinely around 1(teens) in the summer, and gets below...
  4. My car needs half quarter of synthetic oil, but I don't know which one to buy

    The DIY Garage RSX
    I recently bought and 2004 base rsx with 69K miles on it. I have being getting this oil smell in 5800RPM, but I read on the forum that it may be normal for some cars. I notice that it needs half quarter of oil, but the problem is that I don't know which brand the previous owner used. Can I use...
  5. the best fully synthetic oil ?

    The DIY Garage RSX
    Base 2002 , i want to go fully synthetic but am not sure what Brand to go with ? Royal purple , amzoil , castrol edge ? Any other good ones ? Sent from Free App
  6. 125k miles: dino or synthetic oil

    General RSX Discussion
    i recently bought an 03 type s and it currently has dino oil in it and zero leaks. I wouldn't mind going to synthetic at my next oil change since it will give me a longer change interval. from what I've read on here tho, synthetic can exploit existing leaks and essentially make them more...
  7. what is best synthetic trans oil to run

    Transmission & Drive Train RSX
    I have a ppg transmission and about to do a trans flush bc I have a slight whinning noise coming from it. I'm going yo replace the fluid to see if that fixes it. What's the best synthetic fluid to run for this trans?
  8. Car feels slower after DC header and synthetic oil

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    I have a injen cai, hondata reflash, custom 3 inch exhaust. Today I had my mechanic put on a new ss DC racing header new NGK spark plugs IZFR6K11 and I switched to mobile one synthetic 5w-30 from conventional oil. Their is no helicopter sound just the hiss sound which is normal from what I read...
  9. mobil 1 full synthetic on sale at autozone

    The DIY Garage RSX
    Autozone has Mobil 1 full synthetic on sale until the end of the month. Synthetic is $29.99 with Bosch filter, $33.99 with Mobil 1 filter and Mobil 1 EP with Mobil 1 filter is $36.99
  10. Autozone Mobil 1 synthetic on Sale!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    The DIY Garage RSX
    AutoZone has Mobil 1 synthetic and Mobil 1 EP with Mobil 1 filter for $33 and $36 respectively.:vtec:
  11. FS: Mobil 1 RACING Synthetic 0w-30 and 0w-50 CASE ( 6 qt )

    Southern California For Sale: Local Pick-Up
    Hey guys, I have two cases of oil. (1) 0w-30 and (1) 0w-50. Brand new. $60 FIRM. Call/text me at 1-714-837-2240. Deliveries and meet ups will cost extra. Will ship if you pay for it.
  12. Synthetic Oil

    All Motor RSX
    Hey guys, oil change is upon me, and I've been meaning to ask this before I end up buying 5 quarts of the wrong grade. From what I've read, I believe standard oil and synthetic have a very different viscosity. So, me going out and grabbing 10w40 synthetic wouldn't be right, if what I believe is...
  13. RSXers: synthetic vs. conventional oil daily driver myth

    General RSX Discussion
    Daily drivers living in the temperate regions of Earth (willing to bet that this includes 100% of CRSXers): Synthetic will NOT protect your engine any better than conventional oil if: 1. You don't race your car every time you drive. 2. You don't have extended oil change intervals, e.g. 15-20k...
  14. Conventional vs synthetic oil

    Bolt-On Basics: RSX Type-S
    I have an 06 type S. Car had 31,000 miles on it when I purchased it, and according to previous owner did not burn oil and had oil changed every 5,000 miles using 5-30 Pennzoil conventional oil. From the time I purchased the car until I changed the oil at 35,000 miles it used no oil. I switched...
  15. FS: MOTUL 100% Synthetic Fluid

    Misc For Sale
    Hello, I have MOTUL Products for sale! including 300V series 100% Esther Based Synthetic Fluids So call me up if your interested to see what MOTUL products I have. Shipping is available if needed, just let me know. Don't be shy! Contact me (Simon) through: PM or by phone: 6479978127...
  16. full synthetic eneos 5w30 UOA

    General RSX Discussion
    Just wanted to share my oil analysis for the full synthetic eneos happy with the results.
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  18. Is it really so bad to switch back to dino motor oil after using synthetic?

    Problems & Solutions RSX
    As the title states. My oil consumption is getting out of control (ref). I spoke too soon in that thread, thicker oil didn't help. I'm burning 4 quarts every 8k miles, which is my oil change interval. At this rate, I am better off switching back to dino since I have to top it off so many gdamn...
  19. Synthetic Oil, 150k miles

    All Motor RSX
    I'm coming up to an oil change soon, and I've thought about trying synthetic oil. I have a 2002 RSX Type-S, oils always been changed every 2-3k miles. I've read synthetic is better for startups, can help out on gas mileage, and overall it's just better for the engine. I'm not sure if 150k is too...
  20. Braking in kelford 179a camshafts with synthetic??

    All Motor RSX
    hey guys i got the 179a's and the instructions say Synthetic oils must not be used when breaking in camshafts. My mechanic said that using synthetic oil will be fine for the break in...should i worry? It is a reputable place and he has installed this type of cam on a few k20's before. Thanks...