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Coleman71

Amsoil Oil Change

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I’m not gonna go 10k in between changes the truck is supercharged so I will prob go every 5k.


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Over the counter oils cannot compete with Amsoil. You can go as far as you want with any oil but even Mobil1’s Annual protection cannot compete with Amsoils protection. Over the counter oil is made with conventional oil but with 100% synthetic additives calling it “Full Synthetic” and not 100% Synthetic, Amsoil is made of 100% Synthetic man made oil and 100% synthetic additives. Oil analysis will read the lowest amounts, lower than minimum requirements of protection out of over the counter oils but Amsoil Signature Series at 10k miles will be higher in protection than new over the counter “Full Synthetic” oils.

Lmao at people that think full synthetic oil protects as well as Amsoil. It’s fine using full synthetic but not 10k miles, Amsoil is the best and gives a 100% guarantee, the highest protection period. No other oil comes close to its protection.

Extended OCI’s use Amsoil Signature Series, “maximum” 5k OCI’s use your choice of over the counter full synthetic.


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17 hours ago, mookdoc6 said:

Read my post about my Oil Reports.  You most certainly can go 10K and provide wear protection as I use off the shelf Dexos approved @ 10-12K

I went searching last night and couldn't find it. Any chance you have a link to that thread?

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On 2/10/2019 at 9:19 PM, Coleman71 said:

 

Im looking to do my first oil change on my 2017 6.2L Gmc Sierra. It has 12k miles, bought it two months ago. I usually do Mobil 1 or Castrol with my other vehicles. But since the newer engines have an 8 qt capacity, an "oil change special" at the local parts store won't cut it. Since it is now a $75+ DIY oil change I was considering Mobil 1 Annual performance or extended performance. I drive between 18k-24k miles a year so I'm not interested at doing 3-4 oil changes a year with "regular" synthetic at 7500 mile intervals. I have heard that guys will run amsoil signature series oil for a yearly oil change. Have any of you run Amsoil in these trucks and what kind of success have you had?

 

In these trucks, if I understand you correctly, means your inquiry is toward the Ecotec3 motor platform. This platform is but seven years old. Given the average number of miles per year we drive it would be a bit early to call any lubrication program a success, don't you think? 

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I’m an extended type of guy as a rule. I wouldn’t do it on a cylinder deactivation type of vehicle. When I say extended since the 90s. Not on GMs or any cylinder deactivation engine. I wouldn’t go over 10 on any anymore. Oils cheep insurance. Thank Grumpy for that one. But I agree.

 

 

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Breaking -- From the CDC --

 

Use of Amsoil products (especially Signature Series), creates Coronavirus antibodies. The world is saved. One Amsoil oil change will spread antibodies to any person within 15 feet of your vehicle. And I'm hearing that Amsoil is creating a new, even better formula called Amsoil Delta Force 9. This oil will provide protection within 5 miles of your home, without even opening the bottle.

 

I'll post more information as I get it, but until then, stay safe, pay attention to your TBN and for the love of god, buy the best oil you can afford.

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And what a wonderful day it will be

Congratulations


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On 2/10/2019 at 10:31 PM, TXGREEK said:

0W20 Amsoil Signature series is great and the Mobil1 annual is good too, either with a Mobil1 extended performance filter but I wouldn’t go past 5K. These engines get dirty pretty quick. You’ll have some people try to justify them being cheap by doing it much later but that’s up to you. My 18 6.2 CC deserves the best and really feels secure knowing it’s well maintained especially when I need it the most.

 

 

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Great info!  I just bought a 2017 Silvy, will stick to those intervals at the maximum.

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2 hours ago, Jaychevy81 said:

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I counted 9 qts.

Am I dumb by asking is the extra quart for the Huffer?

Or is it for the Greek method,(8 1/4 qts)?

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Project?

 

An oil change is a 15min job.

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23 hours ago, KARNUT said:

 

I’m an extended type of guy as a rule. I wouldn’t do it on a cylinder deactivation type of vehicle. When I say extended since the 90s. Not on GMs or any cylinder deactivation engine. I wouldn’t go over 10 on any anymore. Oils cheep insurance. Thank Grumpy for that one. But I agree.

 

I wouldn't go over 5K but I'm not a gambler. Took me forever to get to 5K from 2K OCI's. I have not heard from anyone doing extended OCI's that they check for or follow any sort of cleanliness testing other than insolubles percentage. That's like moping a floor with dirty water and continuing to believe you can make the floor clean because a test says some detergent is left in the bucket. 

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I wouldn't go over 5K but I'm not a gambler. Took me forever to get to 5K from 2K OCI's. I have not heard from anyone doing extended OCI's that they check for or follow any sort of cleanliness testing other than insolubles percentage. That's like moping a floor with dirty water and continuing to believe you can make the floor clean because a test says some detergent is left in the bucket. 

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I counted 9 qts.
Am I dumb by asking is the extra quart for the Huffer?
Or is it for the Greek method,(8 1/4 qts)?

Just had an oil change on my wife’s new X5 today, added 1/4 of Sig Series to it as well, same for my daughters new 4Runner and a couple others in my garage too.


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11 hours ago, Grumpy Bear said:

I wouldn't go over 5K but I'm not a gambler. Took me forever to get to 5K from 2K OCI's. I have not heard from anyone doing extended OCI's that they check for or follow any sort of cleanliness testing other than insolubles percentage. That's like moping a floor with dirty water and continuing to believe you can make the floor clean because a test says some detergent is left in the bucket. 

:crackup:

 

 

This would only be a fair analogy if there weren't oil filters on an engine. Lot's of good filters out there that do a great job of cleaning the oil.
Now change that analogy to mopping a dirty floor with water/detergent that keeps getting cycled thru a good filter.


Extended OCI's are well proven across all kinds of different platforms. They work fine with the right oils and practices. Oil isn't cheap insurance, I've detailed that well enough on here in the past.
There's really only 2-3 main things one needs to worry about with engine oils; lubricity, Shear strength & stability, and cleanliness. Get a good oil that has exceptional lubricity for your application, and that can withstand shear & heat forces for a long time, then properly filter it with a good filter. That oil will keep doing it's job exceptionally well for a long time.
Modern automotive engines are actually pretty easy on oils, as they run so much cleaner than ones from the old days. The oils are also a lot better as well. Win-win.
Motorcycles which share oil between the engine and trans.......that's a different story.

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