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#1154616 - 05/19/08 05:24 PM Re: Isuzu 4BD1_Amsoil 15w40 [Re: wjdell]
Shup1 Offline


Registered: 02/17/07
Posts: 348
Loc: West Coast Florida
That 325 hours was probablyin 6 months or so, I am trying to go to the 1000 hour mark but will re-sample in 325 more hours.There is no bypass unit in the setup, since we have a problem with critters chewing on wiring I have not opened the cabinet with external bypass.
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#1245884 - 09/29/08 07:50 AM Re: Isuzu 4BD1_Amsoil 15w40 [Re: Shup1]
Shup1 Offline


Registered: 02/17/07
Posts: 348
Loc: West Coast Florida
Here is the newest UOA...

Unit has approx 600 hours on same oil (Amsoil 15w40)
1 1/2 gal oil added during use.
Wix cart filters
Wix Air filters
Off road diesel w/Diesel Kleen

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#1245961 - 09/29/08 09:41 AM Re: Isuzu 4BD1_Amsoil 15w40 [Re: Shup1]
pickled Offline


Registered: 02/14/08
Posts: 2098
Loc: The Rocky Mountains
Jeesh you could probably easily roll another 600 hours with just top up oil!
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#1246098 - 09/29/08 01:12 PM Re: Isuzu 4BD1_Amsoil 15w40 [Re: pickled]
LateArrivalforLSU Offline


Registered: 10/21/04
Posts: 987
Loc: Louisiana
Man, Isuzu makes good engines AND the Amsoil is doing a good of protecting it.

I'm with pickled, double the usage and just use top off oil to replenish the TBN.
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#1246329 - 09/29/08 06:31 PM Re: Isuzu 4BD1_Amsoil 15w40 [Re: Harley Anderson]
Shup1 Offline


Registered: 02/17/07
Posts: 348
Loc: West Coast Florida
We are figuring 50 mph, the machine runs 98% @ 2k rpm....

I am working on a 1200 hour run before we change...that would be 60k and would be quite cost efficient
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#1247758 - 10/01/08 05:01 PM Re: Isuzu 4BD1_Amsoil 15w40 [Re: Shup1]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 46711
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
There is no wear.

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#1248801 - 10/02/08 09:53 PM Re: Isuzu 4BD1_Amsoil 15w40 [Re: Pablo]
pickled Offline


Registered: 02/14/08
Posts: 2098
Loc: The Rocky Mountains
Definitely a statement...not a question. Me like AME.
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#1248898 - 10/03/08 12:32 AM Re: Isuzu 4BD1_Amsoil 15w40 [Re: Pablo]
Doug Hillary Offline


Registered: 05/30/03
Posts: 4880
Loc: Airlie Beach Australia
Hi,
Pablo - You said:

"There is no wear."

We do not know if the 1.5 gals topup has been factored in to the UOA result. It is not mentioned in the Lab. report!

However, these engines wear well on almost any suitable lubricant!
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#1248945 - 10/03/08 05:31 AM Re: Isuzu 4BD1_Amsoil 15w40 [Re: Doug Hillary]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 46711
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
Well yes if that much oil was added it probably helped the TBN. And of course if Amsoil did well, it's because the engine always does well regardless.

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#1248959 - 10/03/08 06:19 AM Re: Isuzu 4BD1_Amsoil 15w40 [Re: Pablo]
Doug Hillary Offline


Registered: 05/30/03
Posts: 4880
Loc: Airlie Beach Australia
Hi,
Pablo - No need for paranoia - just the details - you made the comments I just put up a trace of reality!
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#1248961 - 10/03/08 06:23 AM Re: Isuzu 4BD1_Amsoil 15w40 [Re: Doug Hillary]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 46711
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
Yep, no need for paranoia at all.

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#1249081 - 10/03/08 09:43 AM Re: Isuzu 4BD1_Amsoil 15w40 [Re: Pablo]
Steve S Offline


Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 18449
Loc: East of IGO
The Amsoil 15/40 and the straight 30 are IMO the best oils Amsoil makes well proven over the years, no fancy hype they just plain work .
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#1249485 - 10/03/08 06:22 PM Re: Isuzu 4BD1_Amsoil 15w40 [Re: Steve S]
pickled Offline


Registered: 02/14/08
Posts: 2098
Loc: The Rocky Mountains
X 2
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#1249500 - 10/03/08 06:46 PM Re: Isuzu 4BD1_Amsoil 15w40 [Re: pickled]
Shup1 Offline


Registered: 02/17/07
Posts: 348
Loc: West Coast Florida
Typically the oil add is as follows..

2 qts for oil filter...
4 qts over 300 hours.....we have a guy who thinks the oil level needs to be right up to the top of the line...

Actually we used 2 gallons per 200 hours with dino and before I used the Auto RX...
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#1257392 - 10/14/08 06:55 PM Re: Isuzu 4BD1_Amsoil 15w40 [Re: Shup1]
wjdell Offline


Registered: 02/03/07
Posts: 145
Loc: Florida
What is the sump capacity - this is a 4 cylinder, correct.

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