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Schaeffer 7000 vs 9000 5w-30 in Auto #4527561
09/27/17 11:43 AM
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Gebo Offline OP
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If I decide to keep my OCI's at 5K, how dumb would I be to purchase the 9003D? It's only about $1/qt more expensive than the 7000. Stupid is as stupid does....


'98 LEX LS400 280K
'00 LEX GS300 195K
'02 4Runner 225K
'05 Lex LS430 85K
'06 Toyota Highlander 145K
'09 Lex IS350 85K
'07 Lex GX470 60K
Amsoil in all engines, transmissions and differentials

Re: Schaeffer 7000 vs 9000 5w-30 in Auto [Re: Gebo] #4527580
09/27/17 11:59 AM
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You sound like an overdoer like myself. I say go for it knowing you left nothing on the table and have the best.

Last edited by OilyMember; 09/27/17 11:59 AM.
Re: Schaeffer 7000 vs 9000 5w-30 in Auto [Re: Gebo] #4527599
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At 5k, SuperTech dino would be fine in any of the Toyotas in your signature. Just keep em topped off.


92 Suburban 2500 7.4L 58k M1_0w40 5yr OCI
99 Olds Aurora 4.0L 91K M1_5w30 5yr OCI
13 Dodge Dart 2.0L 30k PP 0w20 OLM OCI
70 Camaro 5.7L 59k
Re: Schaeffer 7000 vs 9000 5w-30 in Auto [Re: Gebo] #4527600
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Originally Posted By: Gebo
If I decide to keep my OCI's at 5K, how dumb would I be to purchase .....


....anything but the cheapest oil that still meets specs?


If it makes you feel better, just add one quart of Schaeffer's and the rest whatever cheap oil you can find. That's just as beneficial, as David Vizard has found:

https://books.google.com/books?id=OAw1GD...oil&f=false


"The evidence demands a verdict".
(Re:VOA)"it's nearly impossible to actually know the particular additives that are in there at what concentrations."
Re: Schaeffer 7000 vs 9000 5w-30 in Auto [Re: Gebo] #4527605
09/27/17 12:23 PM
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We didn't get a lot of comments concerning Schaeffer's oils! Interesting..........



Respectfully,

Pajero


Always remember "Planned obsolescence."

1994 Montero SR 3.5 DOHC, 133,xxx
Fram Ultra/ Snorkel with Pre-filter
K-9-Co-pilot
Re: Schaeffer 7000 vs 9000 5w-30 in Auto [Re: Gebo] #4527628
09/27/17 12:52 PM
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Originally Posted By: Gebo
If I decide to keep my OCI's at 5K, how dumb would I be to purchase the 9003D? It's only about $1/qt more expensive than the 7000. Stupid is as stupid does....


Considering that either oil can carry you safely well past 5000 miles (I just did a 9100 mile interval with the 9000, could have gone further) you are well protected either way.

It's the difference between a synthetic blend and an actual full synthetic oil. If you want synthetic, go with the 9000. If you're ok with a blend then the 7000. But at $1 per quart as you said, it's not much of a difference. Personally, I'd be inclined to go 7500 on the 9000 as a conservative, win-win - you get full synthetic and make up for the extra cost over the 7000.


Thick vs Thin test: 15k / 43k miles complete
Re: Schaeffer 7000 vs 9000 5w-30 in Auto [Re: Pajero] #4527788
09/27/17 05:03 PM
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Originally Posted By: Pajero
We didn't get a lot of comments concerning Schaeffer's oils! Interesting..........



Respectfully,

Pajero


Nope...it is not very popular since not mass marketed and not available at WM.


Thick vs Thin test: 15k / 43k miles complete
Re: Schaeffer 7000 vs 9000 5w-30 in Auto [Re: Gebo] #4527877
09/27/17 06:39 PM
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My engine doesn't need a schaffers or amsoil or motul
.

M1 in a $12 5qt jug (after MIR) wins the day for value and protection


2010 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L V6, 181 miles M1 HM 10w-30
Re: Schaeffer 7000 vs 9000 5w-30 in Auto [Re: SilverFusion2010] #4527880
09/27/17 06:42 PM
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Originally Posted By: SilverFusion2010
My engine doesn't need a schaffers or amsoil or motul
.

M1 in a $12 5qt jug (after MIR) wins the day for value and protection


Can you let me know where you can get a 5 qt jug of Mobil 1 synthetic for $12 cause even at Wally World I canít get it that cheap.


08 Ford Fusion 2.3L I4
Re: Schaeffer 7000 vs 9000 5w-30 in Auto [Re: BlueOval83] #4527897
09/27/17 06:59 PM
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Originally Posted By: BlueOval83
Originally Posted By: SilverFusion2010
My engine doesn't need a schaffers or amsoil or motul
.

M1 in a $12 5qt jug (after MIR) wins the day for value and protection


Can you let me know where you can get a 5 qt jug of Mobil 1 synthetic for $12 cause even at Wally World I canít get it that cheap.


Mail in rebate. Buy 5 qt jug for $23ish. Get $12 back


https://mobiloil.com/en/promotion/mobil-promotions/fall-rebate-2017

Last edited by SilverFusion2010; 09/27/17 07:00 PM.

2010 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L V6, 181 miles M1 HM 10w-30
Re: Schaeffer 7000 vs 9000 5w-30 in Auto [Re: SilverFusion2010] #4527901
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Originally Posted By: SilverFusion2010
Originally Posted By: BlueOval83
Originally Posted By: SilverFusion2010
My engine doesn't need a schaffers or amsoil or motul
.

M1 in a $12 5qt jug (after MIR) wins the day for value and protection


Can you let me know where you can get a 5 qt jug of Mobil 1 synthetic for $12 cause even at Wally World I canít get it that cheap.


Mail in rebate. Buy 5 qt jug for $23ish. Get $12 back


Oh cool. Is that from any auto parts store cause my auto parts store sells a 5 at jug of M1 for $40. I love finding a good deal and stocking up.

Last edited by BlueOval83; 09/27/17 07:02 PM.

08 Ford Fusion 2.3L I4
Re: Schaeffer 7000 vs 9000 5w-30 in Auto [Re: Gebo] #4527903
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Walmart usually has it around $23 for the regular M1


2010 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L V6, 181 miles M1 HM 10w-30
Re: Schaeffer 7000 vs 9000 5w-30 in Auto [Re: BlueOval83] #4527904
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It's at Walmart.

Re: Schaeffer 7000 vs 9000 5w-30 in Auto [Re: SilverFusion2010] #4527908
09/27/17 07:07 PM
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Originally Posted By: SilverFusion2010
Walmart usually has it around $23 for the regular M1


Awesome! Iím happy to hear that. I will be stocking up on it next paycheck. Thank you for letting me know. I really appreciate it.


08 Ford Fusion 2.3L I4
Re: Schaeffer 7000 vs 9000 5w-30 in Auto [Re: SatinSilver] #4527909
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Thank you for letting me know. I appreciate it


08 Ford Fusion 2.3L I4
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