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#1207342 - 08/02/08 09:27 PM Re: Amsoil SSO 0W-30, 1993 Civic, 3,007 miles [Re: lazaro]
Steve S Offline


Registered: 01/20/03
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Buster start selling Amsoil and you too may experience large M.P.G. increases.
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#1207373 - 08/02/08 10:16 PM Re: Amsoil SSO 0W-30, 1993 Civic, 3,007 miles [Re: Steve S]
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#1207562 - 08/03/08 10:21 AM Re: Amsoil SSO 0W-30, 1993 Civic, 3,007 miles [Re: Steve S]
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Registered: 09/11/03
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Loc: St.Peters, Mo
 Originally Posted By: Steve S
Buster start selling Amsoil and you too may experience large M.P.G. increases.


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#1207612 - 08/03/08 12:12 PM Re: Amsoil SSO 0W-30, 1993 Civic, 3,007 miles [Re: Steve S]
glennc Offline


Registered: 05/04/05
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 Originally Posted By: Steve S
Buster start selling Amsoil and you too may experience large M.P.G. increases.

Note, in the interest of giving credit where it is due, Pablo's and Gary Allan's complete absence from this discussion.


Edited by glennc (08/03/08 12:14 PM)

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#1207929 - 08/03/08 11:00 PM Re: Amsoil SSO 0W-30, 1993 Civic, 3,007 miles [Re: glennc]
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Registered: 04/28/08
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 Originally Posted By: glennc
 Originally Posted By: Steve S
Buster start selling Amsoil and you too may experience large M.P.G. increases.

Note, in the interest of giving credit where it is due, Pablo's and Gary Allan's complete absence from this discussion.


Agreed 100%!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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#1210130 - 08/07/08 08:33 AM Re: Amsoil SSO 0W-30, 1993 Civic, 3,007 miles [Re: Tempest]
harry j Offline


Registered: 12/16/05
Posts: 1454
Loc: Wilmington, NC
 Originally Posted By: Tempest
I'm not an expert on ISO codes, but all of those results appear to be very clean, filter reuse or not.



Tempest,
Here are the particle counts that correspond to the ISO code
17/16/14

>=2 Micron----- 2196
>=5 Micron----- 813
>=10 Micron---- 225
>=15 Micron---- 87
>=25 Micron---- 20
>=50 Micron---- 2
>=100 Micron--- 0

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#1210132 - 08/07/08 08:37 AM Re: Amsoil SSO 0W-30, 1993 Civic, 3,007 miles [Re: harry j]
harry j Offline


Registered: 12/16/05
Posts: 1454
Loc: Wilmington, NC
And here is the one for 15/15/12

>=2 Micron- 606
>=5 Micron -224
>=10 Micron- 62
>=15 Micron- 24
>=25 Micron- 5
>=50 Micron- 0
>=100 Micron-0

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#1210226 - 08/07/08 11:02 AM Re: Amsoil SSO 0W-30, 1993 Civic, 3,007 miles [Re: harry j]
harry j Offline


Registered: 12/16/05
Posts: 1454
Loc: Wilmington, NC
So it's easy to see from above, why I have decided to change the filter every oil change. I have seen by-pass systems that had worse particle counts than the EAO has shown.

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#1210323 - 08/07/08 12:47 PM Re: Amsoil SSO 0W-30, 1993 Civic, 3,007 miles [Re: harry j]
Tempest Offline


Registered: 03/21/06
Posts: 10422
Loc: Las Vegas NV
Thanks for the numbers. Anyone know what the ISO is for new oil?
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#1210839 - 08/08/08 08:26 AM Re: Amsoil SSO 0W-30, 1993 Civic, 3,007 miles [Re: Tempest]
harry j Offline


Registered: 12/16/05
Posts: 1454
Loc: Wilmington, NC
 Originally Posted By: Tempest
Thanks for the numbers. Anyone know what the ISO is for new oil?



I don't know Tempest, but I am thinking that the ISO code for the SSO is very low, what with the new Amsoil filtration system. Perhaps Pablo will break his silence and give us an insight.

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#1261706 - 10/20/08 02:17 PM Re: Amsoil SSO 0W-30, 1993 Civic, 3,007 miles [Re: harry j]
harry j Offline


Registered: 12/16/05
Posts: 1454
Loc: Wilmington, NC
Here's the latest ISO oil cleanliness code for my 1993 Civic.
SSO 0W-30 and a EAO20 filter. 255,335 miles on car, 3,102 miles on oil.

ISO code 15/14/12

>=2 Micron...580
>=5 Micron...215
>=10 Micron...59
>=15 Micron...23
>=25 Micron,...5
>=50 Micron....0
>=100 Micron...0

I am thinking about testing the M1 oil filter next time to see what the ISO code is and how it compares to the EAO filter.

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#1261730 - 10/20/08 02:37 PM Re: Amsoil SSO 0W-30, 1993 Civic, 3,007 miles [Re: harry j]
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Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA

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#1261778 - 10/20/08 03:25 PM Re: Amsoil SSO 0W-30, 1993 Civic, 3,007 miles [Re: Pablo]
harry j Offline


Registered: 12/16/05
Posts: 1454
Loc: Wilmington, NC
That was an interesting read, thank you Pablo. I noticed the engine tested was pretty low in mileage.
My engine has 256,000 miles on it and well broken in.
I like to experiment with things so I will see how a M1 filter fares vs the Amsoil offering. I am curious to see what if any difference there is in my engine. I think it's safe to say all engines are different in how they respond to oil and filters.
This will take a while, but it is something to look forward to.

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#1312429 - 12/15/08 01:45 PM Re: Amsoil SSO 0W-30, 1993 Civic, 3,007 miles [Re: harry j]
harry j Offline


Registered: 12/16/05
Posts: 1454
Loc: Wilmington, NC
ISO Oil Cleanliness code 16/15/12
miles on car 258,320
2,985 miles on SSO
EAO20 filter


>=2 Microns..833 PPM
>=5 Microns..308
<=10 Microns..85
>=15 Microns..33
>=25 Microns..7
>=50 Microns..0
>=100 Microns.0

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#1329579 - 01/03/09 10:53 AM Re: Amsoil SSO 0W-30, 1993 Civic, 3,007 miles [Re: harry j]
harry j Offline


Registered: 12/16/05
Posts: 1454
Loc: Wilmington, NC
The next UOA will be with an EAO filter, subsequent tests will be with the M1 filter using the SSO of course. I would like to compare the ISO oil cleanliness in my engine between the EAO and the M1 filter.

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