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Old 12 July 2010, 17:45   #1
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Hi all, just a quickie, I am curious as to how much you are all paying for your oil?
Also what quantities do you/ can you buy it in?

Just wondering.

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Buy Rock Oil, loads cheaper and basically the same stuff except it does not say quicksilver on the side. We Only have one Opti and buy it by the 5G tin. I have contemplated buying the drum but it all takes up space

It does not matter what oil you buy, always avoid the one, tow, three litre containers and buy in bulk.

How much bulk will depend on your engine size and how much you use it
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DFI spec?
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Do you have a link to the product?
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I thought rock oil Tcw3 was not suitable for Optimax engines?? Is there a DFI rock oil??
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The Rock oil website gives a pdf brochure:

http://www.rockoil.co.uk/cm/pdf/rock...ure_marine.pdf

There are 2 products listed in the pdf which may masquerade as a DFI oil:

"Non TC-W3 2 Stroke
engine oil
Rock Oil offer two high specification 2 stroke lubricants for use when
a non TC-W3 two stroke oil is recommended.
Both PP2 (semi synthetic) and Synthesis 2 Injector (fully synthetic)
meet the very latest international 2 stroke specifications. They are
both ashless clean burning lubricants ideal for use in high powered 2
stroke applications.
They meet or exceed the following specifications:
JASO FC ISO-L-EGD API TC"


IIRC, the Optimax DFI oil doesn't have an API spec, so I'm not convinced these products would be suitable to use instead of the genuine article.
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I thought rock oil Tcw3 was not suitable for Optimax engines?? Is there a DFI rock oil??
I'm a rock oil agent and it's not listed as DFi. Which one do you use Doug, MP3, PP2, Synthesis???
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I know people using Rock oil mp3 in DFI engines for years with no problems.Also i recently spoke with one of the reps and the oil has passed some new spec especially for dfi engines,dont ask me what though
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So how much is the rock oil compared to the DFI?

Is the saving worth it

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