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Old 10-11-2007, 01:03 AM   #1
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anyone running amsoil yet 0w-20?
how much was it ?
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Old 10-11-2007, 04:11 AM   #2
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Check out http://www.bobistheoilguy.com
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Old 10-12-2007, 07:12 AM   #3
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I think Amsoil is okay. If I could buy their best full-synthetic from a local store for a few bucks less than Mobil One, I'd consider using it.
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yes i know wat you mean. i can get it for $7.00 a QT and $13.00 for a yr oil filter full syn oil filter.but i dont know about running it for 25,000 miles.maybe 10,000 you would just have to check it to see when it get dirty lookin.
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I wouldn't go more than 10,000 miles between oil/filter changes with any oil/filter, no matter what the manufacturer claims. Dirty looking oil isn't necessarily bad but unless you go through the hassle of taking a sample and having it analyzed, it's better to just change it.

The primary reason I won't be using Amsoil is that I can get a 5 qt jug of Mobil One for $22 at Walmart. I bought a $10 Fram XL4967 filter for the first change but I think I'll go with another from here on. The Fram filter is smaller than the Toyota filter and I don't like that.
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Old 10-17-2007, 11:44 PM   #6
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i've run royal purple in every vehicle i've owned for years with not one problem.

http://video.google.com/videoplay?do...arch&plindex=1

check out this video. i'm sure you'll notice a blacked out Mobile 1 bottle in there. its a good oil, don't get me wrong, but i'm digging royal purple
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I've run at least a dozen different oils in at least a dozen different cars, motorcycles and trucks over the past 30 years with not one oil-related problem.

Interesting infomercial. I wonder what the trick is? High Zinc content for metal to metal protection? Luckily, modern engines never have any direct metal to metal contact unless something goes very wrong.
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i was at fleet farm yesterday and i seen amsoil for $5.99 a QT5w-20
and mobil 0-20w for $5.89
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