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Amsoil performance tests (because fixxer asked)

Post by dufremle » Wed Jul 02, 2014 4:18 pm

Here are the motorcycle oil tests Amsoil had done by an independent lab:

A Study of Motorcycle Oils (G2156)


A Study of Motorcycle Oils - Second Edition (G2156)


Here is a link to other tests Amsoil has done over the years on other products they sell:

AMSOIL Performance Tests

Here is a link to archived tests Amsoil has done over the years on other products they sell:

AMSOIL Performance Test Archive
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Post by fixxervi6 » Wed Jul 02, 2014 4:20 pm

TL;DR

Or whatever the hell it was miles was trying to do the other day
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Post by dufremle » Wed Jul 02, 2014 4:22 pm

Read it, you might learn something.

Might.
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Post by WillK675 » Wed Jul 02, 2014 4:35 pm

Yeah fixxer read it and give us a synopsis.
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Post by fixxervi6 » Wed Jul 02, 2014 4:35 pm

trying to read that is a pain, the format/zoom is all screwed up
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Post by dufremle » Wed Jul 02, 2014 4:36 pm

You are going to be on your sitting on your ass after surgery, you will have time to read it all. :D
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Post by fixxervi6 » Wed Jul 02, 2014 4:44 pm

So far it reads like amsoil propaganda
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Post by dufremle » Wed Jul 02, 2014 4:49 pm

It is. You wanted to see the test results, so just look at that part of it.
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Re: Amsoil performance tests (because fixxer asked)

Post by Striple » Wed Jul 02, 2014 6:35 pm

You can easily (and pretty affordably) run your own tests, based on the oil performance on your bikes, with your riding style, and your preferred oil change intervals.

I have very little brand loyalty, but Amsoil consistently delivers across the board.
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Post by fixxervi6 » Wed Jul 02, 2014 6:39 pm

Striple wrote:You can easily (and pretty affordably) run your own tests, based on the oil performance on your bikes, with your riding style, and your preferred oil change intervals.

I have very little brand loyalty, but Amsoil consistently delivers across the board.
They don't have 5w40
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Re: Amsoil performance tests (because fixxer asked)

Post by Striple » Wed Jul 02, 2014 6:50 pm

fixxervi6 wrote:
Striple wrote:You can easily (and pretty affordably) run your own tests, based on the oil performance on your bikes, with your riding style, and your preferred oil change intervals.

I have very little brand loyalty, but Amsoil consistently delivers across the board.
They don't have 5w40
Actually, they do. Its just not a motorcycle-specific formula.

There are alternatives though. Have you looked at Motul's product line? Those are also very high-performing oils.
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Re: Amsoil performance tests (because fixxer asked)

Post by fixxervi6 » Wed Jul 02, 2014 6:54 pm

Striple wrote:
fixxervi6 wrote:
Striple wrote:You can easily (and pretty affordably) run your own tests, based on the oil performance on your bikes, with your riding style, and your preferred oil change intervals.

I have very little brand loyalty, but Amsoil consistently delivers across the board.
I haven't yet but I will.

They don't have 5w40
Actually, they do. Its just not a motorcycle-specific formula.

There are alternatives though. Have you looked at Motul's product line? Those are also very high-performing oils.
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Re: Amsoil performance tests (because fixxer asked)

Post by fixxervi6 » Wed Jul 02, 2014 6:54 pm

Damn phone
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Re: Amsoil performance tests (because fixxer asked)

Post by dufremle » Wed Jul 02, 2014 7:26 pm

fixxervi6 wrote:
Striple wrote:You can easily (and pretty affordably) run your own tests, based on the oil performance on your bikes, with your riding style, and your preferred oil change intervals.

I have very little brand loyalty, but Amsoil consistently delivers across the board.
They don't have 5w40
You should be able to run 10W-40. My bike calls for 10W-30, but I've always run 10W-40 due to the temps here in the summer. It's an optional grade listed in the Honda owners manual.
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