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Re:Oh hell... Oil...again....
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Re:Oh hell... Oil...again.... 6 Years, 1 Month ago  
Acura RDX

Aston Martin DB9, DB9 Volante, DBS, DBS Volante, Virage, Virage Volante, Rapide

All Bentley Vehicles

Bristol Fighter

Chevrolet Camaro SS

Chevrolet Corvette Z06, ZR1 and Grand Sport Coupe

Chevrolet CR8

Chrysler 300C SRT-8

Dodge Challenger SRT-8

Holden HSV

Ilmor MV-10 710 Marine Engines

Lexus LFA

Mercedes-Benz AMG Vehicles

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

Nissan GT-R

Opel Insignia

All Porsche Vehicles

All S&S Motorcycles

Saab 9-3 TTiD

Vauxhall VXR8

Viper Motorcycles

Above is a list of mfg's that put Mobile One in their NEW vehicles. Now.... someone show alist of mfg's that use Amsoil.......
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Re:Oh hell... Oil...again.... 6 Years, 1 Month ago  
Tommy,

I just have to ask... Which means what, exactly?

I really could not care less what the mfgs put in their new vehicles.

Do any of those vehicles have flat tappet cams requiring higher levels of zinc and phosphorous, like our big v-twin motors?

Mobil makes an oil for our bikes, and Amsoil makes an oil for our bikes. Those two, along with about 15 other bike oils were tested in accordance with industry standards in '09, and the results were published for all to read... and refute, if they were falsified.

Amsoil's product came in first, with Mobil 1 bringing up a very respectable second. In all cases, they were bike specific oils, not any auto oil "near equivalent".

I used to use the Mobil 1 15w-50, then, from joining here, I switched to Rotella T-6. After awhile, I did some serious research on the subject... I mean hours of digging on-line, and decided I'd go with the Amsoil product. I buy a case of gallons at a time, and get a pretty decent price.
 
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