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#4524038 - 09/23/17 01:44 PM Schaeffer Question
Gebo Offline


Registered: 09/18/02
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Loc: VA
I just watched the Schaeffer video in another post and it stirred me to want try their products again. I went through a period about a year ago wanting to give them a try as well.

I’ve “always” used Amsoil oils, tranny fluids and gear oils for the last 30 years I have a few questions for Schaeffer and have reached out but it seems very difficult to get a rep to talk with you. For instance, it appears theiy have one ATF that works for both Toyota TIV and WS. That scares me a little. I’ve emailed and left messages. I’ve always had an Amsoil dealer where I could stop by and chat, ask questions, pick up product, etc.

Apparently when dealing with schaeffer they operate differently. How do I get the best deal? It seems I would get the best deal picking it up from the rep. With Amsoil, I get the wholesale price at the rep’s home. I like to pay cash when I can.

Can I get a little guideance?
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#4524048 - 09/23/17 01:52 PM Re: Schaeffer Question [Re: Gebo]
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I asked myself and was referred to their website! I haven't read anything negative about Shaeffer's. They are really confident on it's reputation. Good stuff. I definitely want to try it and run a UOA. There isn't a representative for a few hundred miles, so I'm going to purchase it from amazon. From what I read, you must purchase two cases or more from the reps. On amazon you can purchase one case.


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#4524074 - 09/23/17 02:39 PM Re: Schaeffer Question [Re: Gebo]
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PM salesrep; he is BITOG's schaeffer POC.

He might have some flexibility with pricing.



Edited by simple_gifts (09/23/17 02:39 PM)
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#4524188 - 09/23/17 05:02 PM Re: Schaeffer Question [Re: Gebo]
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Ok, I'll give it a try.
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#4524264 - 09/23/17 06:56 PM Re: Schaeffer Question [Re: Gebo]
simple_gifts Offline


Registered: 07/26/04
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Loc: Middlesex County CT
Here is Mark's contact info from the site under 'area info'

http://www.schaefferoilreps.com/markasmith/pontiac-il.html


Edited by simple_gifts (09/23/17 06:57 PM)
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#4524360 - 09/23/17 09:40 PM Re: Schaeffer Question [Re: Gebo]
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Registered: 05/18/11
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So far I am extremely impressed with their products. And I've been a long time Amsoil user. I'll keep my Dodge and Mustsng on Amsoil because that's all I've used in them but the Traverse is going all Schaeffers.
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#4524378 - 09/23/17 10:00 PM Re: Schaeffer Question [Re: Gebo]
Gebo Offline


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Are y'all all buying on Amazon? Is Amazon the best pricing?
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#4524382 - 09/23/17 10:02 PM Re: Schaeffer Question [Re: Gebo]
chevman4life Offline


Registered: 05/18/11
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I ordered through a local rep. Also a local cycle shop sells a lot of their products just not vehicle oil. That shop is supplied by the rep also.

Get on the Schaeffers site and look up a rep and contact them.
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#4525504 - 09/25/17 08:07 AM Re: Schaeffer Question [Re: Gebo]
Gebo Offline


Registered: 09/18/02
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My local rep called me from vacation this morning at 8:10. Great conversation, wonderful info, very knowledgeable, will save me money if I stay or if I go, didn't bash Amsoil, is anal like me but I'm twice as bad, called me from his vacation, etc. I'm impressed!

How they do things is very different from what I am used to. I have to purchase $375 to get the best pricing and have it shipped to my home. I have never purchased that amount at one time.

I am impressed that they are a Christian based company.
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#4529307 - 09/29/17 11:04 AM Re: Schaeffer Question [Re: Gebo]
Kuato Offline


Registered: 10/23/05
Posts: 7094
Loc: Colorado
Originally Posted By: Gebo
My local rep called me from vacation this morning at 8:10. Great conversation, wonderful info, very knowledgeable, will save me money if I stay or if I go, didn't bash Amsoil, is anal like me but I'm twice as bad, called me from his vacation, etc. I'm impressed!

How they do things is very different from what I am used to. I have to purchase $375 to get the best pricing and have it shipped to my home. I have never purchased that amount at one time.

I am impressed that they are a Christian based company.


My experience also, and I like the free shipping for only $375 of stuff...since I like to stock up for 3-4 OCIs for each vehicle that will be an easy mark to reach.
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#4529325 - 09/29/17 11:21 AM Re: Schaeffer Question [Re: Gebo]
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Placed my first order Wednesday.
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#4529448 - 09/29/17 02:13 PM Re: Schaeffer Question [Re: Gebo]
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#4532413 - 10/02/17 08:43 PM Re: Schaeffer Question [Re: Gebo]
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Arrived FedEx today. First change today in my GS300. I started giggling when I could barely hear the engine idling. It's a cool looking green. A little difficult to see on dipstick because it's very clear looking.
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