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#3303556 - 03/06/14 04:45 PM 10% Gain In Fuel Economy!
strat81 Offline


Registered: 01/09/10
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http://gmtnation.com/f25/oil-life-meter-9950/

Executive summary:
Amsoil dealer claims Amsoil XL improved fuel economy in his Trailblazer by 10% over Mobil 1. When questioned if perhaps other factors were the cause, Amsoil dealer restates his claim and that outside factors remained constant.
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#3303562 - 03/06/14 04:48 PM Re: 10% Gain In Fuel Economy! [Re: strat81]
Eddie Offline


Registered: 12/07/03
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Absolutely amazing.
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#3303568 - 03/06/14 04:58 PM Re: 10% Gain In Fuel Economy! [Re: strat81]
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But I thought the OLM doesn't recognize oil type.
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#3303573 - 03/06/14 05:02 PM Re: 10% Gain In Fuel Economy! [Re: Eddie]
demarpaint Offline


Registered: 07/03/05
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Loc: NY
Originally Posted By: Eddie
Absolutely amazing.


Truly amazing. The word dealer always gets me thinking when I see these claims.
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#3303579 - 03/06/14 05:06 PM Re: 10% Gain In Fuel Economy! [Re: demarpaint]
Clevy Offline


Registered: 11/11/10
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Loc: Saskatoon canada
Originally Posted By: demarpaint
Originally Posted By: Eddie
Absolutely amazing.


Truly amazing. The word dealer always gets me thinking when I see these claims.


No kidding.
10% with nothing but a different oil is absurd.
Unless this guy went from a straight 60 grade to a 0w-20.
Maybe since he's a dealer he's gotten his hands on some of that 0w-16 stuff and went from a straight 60 to the 0w-16.
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#3303580 - 03/06/14 05:07 PM Re: 10% Gain In Fuel Economy! [Re: strat81]
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Registered: 07/15/05
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Claims like this gives Amsoil dealer's and the company a bad name.
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#3303581 - 03/06/14 05:07 PM Re: 10% Gain In Fuel Economy! [Re: strat81]
2oldtommy Offline


Registered: 10/29/06
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This kind of stuff is the reason I joined BITOG years ago. Don't bother posting links to this stuff unless it meets the level of knowedge that this board recognizes. Our Amzoil guys would never make such a statement. JMO- FWIW

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#3303585 - 03/06/14 05:12 PM Re: 10% Gain In Fuel Economy! [Re: dave1251]
demarpaint Offline


Registered: 07/03/05
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Originally Posted By: dave1251
Claims like this gives Amsoil dealer's and the company a bad name.

It sure does.
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#3303587 - 03/06/14 05:14 PM Re: 10% Gain In Fuel Economy! [Re: strat81]
901Memphis Offline


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Biggest factor in mpg is the foot pushing the pedal. WOT is obviously going to burnmore fuel than steady driving.
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#3303614 - 03/06/14 05:54 PM Re: 10% Gain In Fuel Economy! [Re: strat81]
HTSS_TR Offline


Registered: 04/17/06
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Loc: Lake Forest, CA
I can get 10-15% gain in fuel economy in my cars if I reduce highway speed from 80-85 MPH to 60-65 MPH.

Changing oil grade by 2 from M1 0W40 to name brand xW20 I can get 2-3% improvement in MPG in my E430 over several thousands miles.

Changing 1 name brand to another but stay with same grade and type (dino to dino, syn to syn) the improvement is unmeasurable. by any method.

In that website the poster "strat81" is a straight talker. He should join BITOG.
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#3303658 - 03/06/14 06:28 PM Re: 10% Gain In Fuel Economy! [Re: Clevy]
Jeffs2006EvoIX Offline


Registered: 02/28/10
Posts: 1502
Loc: Imperial Valley, California
Originally Posted By: Clevy
Originally Posted By: demarpaint
Originally Posted By: Eddie
Absolutely amazing.


Truly amazing. The word dealer always gets me thinking when I see these claims.


No kidding.
10% with nothing but a different oil is absurd.
Unless this guy went from a straight 60 grade to a 0w-20.
Maybe since he's a dealer he's gotten his hands on some of that 0w-16 stuff and went from a straight 60 to the 0w-16.


+1 ^^^^^^^^^

Total Hype. a 10% variance is so close, just user error can be that much, fuel brands can do that, driving with the A/C off will do that.

WWAAYY too many variables. Typical AMSOIL Sales C R A P. Is why I dont buy their oil. The People that sell the stuff anoy the HECK out of me. spank

Jeff
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#3303659 - 03/06/14 06:28 PM Re: 10% Gain In Fuel Economy! [Re: HTSS_TR]
Rand Offline


Registered: 08/20/03
Posts: 12077
Loc: NE,Ohio
Originally Posted By: HTSS_TR
I can get 10-15% gain in fuel economy in my

In that website the poster "strat81" is a straight talker. He should join BITOG.


uh he was the OP?
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#3303697 - 03/06/14 06:57 PM Re: 10% Gain In Fuel Economy! [Re: demarpaint]
Trav Offline


Registered: 11/20/06
Posts: 16518
Loc: MA, Mittelfranken.de
Originally Posted By: demarpaint
Originally Posted By: Eddie
Absolutely amazing.


Truly amazing. The word dealer always gets me thinking when I see these claims.

No need for manufacturers to spend millions on R&D to get a few tenths more per gallon just use this stuff. drive
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#3303701 - 03/06/14 07:02 PM Re: 10% Gain In Fuel Economy! [Re: Trav]
demarpaint Offline


Registered: 07/03/05
Posts: 28462
Loc: NY
Originally Posted By: Trav
Originally Posted By: demarpaint
Originally Posted By: Eddie
Absolutely amazing.


Truly amazing. The word dealer always gets me thinking when I see these claims.

No need for manufacturers to spend millions on R&D to get a few tenths more per gallon just use this stuff. drive



No need for CAFE with those kind of gains.
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#3303710 - 03/06/14 07:08 PM Re: 10% Gain In Fuel Economy! [Re: Trav]
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Registered: 02/26/14
Posts: 234
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Soon as I read it I knew he was a re-seller, they are all the same rediculous claims of how this oil has transformed their vehicle from average to a finely tuned super machine, all this from a oil change. its getting so annoying and exactly why I stay away from that product. That and the fact I can change my oil twice with the cost of a "amsoil" oil change.
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