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Re: Amsoil 0W-30, 14,198 MILES, 1993 Civic [Re: harry j] #4952465
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Everytime I use a bottle of Techron fuel system cleaner, the copper level goes up next UOA, has anyone else noticed that?

Re: Amsoil 0W-30, 14,198 MILES, 1993 Civic [Re: harry j] #4952516
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Originally Posted by harry j
present miles


Amazing!!!

This is a KEEPER!

I wish it many more miles.

Man, keep on doing what you are doing. You have done well with that car.


2012 Infiniti QX56. 133,000 miles. Using a larger filter (K&N Hp-4001) with 0W20.
2008 Nissan Maxima. 245,000 miles. Using 5w30 with stock filter.
Re: Amsoil 0W-30, 14,198 MILES, 1993 Civic [Re: harry j] #4952533
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pouring $12qt. oil in this road rat you can bet he's thinking a million miles.


16 Civic Coupe Touring 38k
640:1 TCW-3 E091
Edge 0/40 XG7317
Firehawk Indy 500

06 4Runner SR5 146k
640:1 TCW-3
PP 5/30 XG3614
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Re: Amsoil 0W-30, 14,198 MILES, 1993 Civic [Re: dblshock] #4953250
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Originally Posted by dblshock
pouring $12qt. oil in this road rat you can bet he's thinking a million miles.


Don't know where you're getting your pricing information:


[Linked Image]

16 quarts for 149.35 says $9.35 a quart to me.


I use the overseas owner's manual to choose my oil.

Using AMSOIL

Hers: 2008 Jeep Liberty 143k, SS 5w30/Amsoil

His: 2015 4Runner 51k, OE 5w30/Wix

Re: Amsoil 0W-30, 14,198 MILES, 1993 Civic [Re: harry j] #4953334
12/16/18 11:33 AM
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Probably because this is what I get.

Wait, do I have to pay a membership fee to get a lower price?

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1994 BMW 530i, 241K
1996 Honda Accord, 267K
1999 Toyota Sienna, 409K
2000 Toyota ECHO, 280K
Re: Amsoil 0W-30, 14,198 MILES, 1993 Civic [Re: harry j] #4953343
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Yes, you pay to become a member to get the Preferred Price. It’s not a big deal if you buy a lot of products.

Re: Amsoil 0W-30, 14,198 MILES, 1993 Civic [Re: kschachn] #4953425
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Originally Posted by kschachn
Probably because this is what I get.

Wait, do I have to pay a membership fee to get a lower price?


Yes. Note "Preferred Price" notation on my screen shot. That costs $20 per year....near the same cost as driving to the store several times each year for oil and filters. Or just stock up one year and go 3-4 years without paying for membership. thumbsup


I use the overseas owner's manual to choose my oil.

Using AMSOIL

Hers: 2008 Jeep Liberty 143k, SS 5w30/Amsoil

His: 2015 4Runner 51k, OE 5w30/Wix

Re: Amsoil 0W-30, 14,198 MILES, 1993 Civic [Re: JLTD] #4953432
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I suppose. Or just buy two of these and get free shipping, that comes out to $4.80 a quart which is about half your preferred price. No driving with that either.

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1994 BMW 530i, 241K
1996 Honda Accord, 267K
1999 Toyota Sienna, 409K
2000 Toyota ECHO, 280K
Re: Amsoil 0W-30, 14,198 MILES, 1993 Civic [Re: harry j] #4953503
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Oh geez. I simply help correct the price and you are trying to turn this into a "look my oil is cheaper" thread. Well, I'm not playing.

Sorry for the hijack, harryj.


I use the overseas owner's manual to choose my oil.

Using AMSOIL

Hers: 2008 Jeep Liberty 143k, SS 5w30/Amsoil

His: 2015 4Runner 51k, OE 5w30/Wix

Re: Amsoil 0W-30, 14,198 MILES, 1993 Civic [Re: harry j] #4953787
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Not at all JLTD, I find it very interesting. There's an oil for everyone, I happen to want to use the best oil I can get. Don't tell Amsoil, but I would pay double for

their superb oil.

Re: Amsoil 0W-30, 14,198 MILES, 1993 Civic [Re: harry j] #4954314
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Originally Posted by harry j
Not at all JLTD, I find it very interesting. There's an oil for everyone, I happen to want to use the best oil I can get. Don't tell Amsoil, but I would pay double for their superb oil.


Mum's the word. How do you think the new formulation compares to the old?


I use the overseas owner's manual to choose my oil.

Using AMSOIL

Hers: 2008 Jeep Liberty 143k, SS 5w30/Amsoil

His: 2015 4Runner 51k, OE 5w30/Wix

Re: Amsoil 0W-30, 14,198 MILES, 1993 Civic [Re: harry j] #4954414
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The new formula (that is said to exceed GM's new Dexos 1, gen 2 specs) cleans better than the old formula. That is why the lead increased in my Civic
and then is gradually going down as the residual is being removed. The motor now with 529,000 miles, runs so quietly that you can barely hear it.
The gas mileage jumped up 3 or so MPG. On a recent trip to Clinton, MD The Civic averaged 44.7 MPG on the highway. That was 407 miles and
only 9.1 gallons of regular.

Re: Amsoil 0W-30, 14,198 MILES, 1993 Civic [Re: harry j] #4954528
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Originally Posted by harry j
Everytime I use a bottle of Techron fuel system cleaner, the copper level goes up next UOA, has anyone else noticed that?



Interesting observation. I have a few bottles that I just picked up from AAP since they were on sale. Will have to wait until closer to my oil change and see if copper increases. Lol.


2014 Mazda 3 Hatch 2.0L & 6spd - Idemitsu 0w20 Synthetic @ $0.75 a quart. (thanks Advance Auto Parts for the awesome deal)
Re: Amsoil 0W-30, 14,198 MILES, 1993 Civic [Re: harry j] #4954530
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Originally Posted by harry j
The new formula (that is said to exceed GM's new Dexos 1, gen 2 specs) cleans better than the old formula. That is why the lead increased in my Civic
and then is gradually going down as the residual is being removed. The motor now with 529,000 miles, runs so quietly that you can barely hear it.
The gas mileage jumped up 3 or so MPG. On a recent trip to Clinton, MD The Civic averaged 44.7 MPG on the highway. That was 407 miles and
only 9.1 gallons of regular.


What was the cruising speed for the trip? That’s some pretty good gas mileage.


2014 Mazda 3 Hatch 2.0L & 6spd - Idemitsu 0w20 Synthetic @ $0.75 a quart. (thanks Advance Auto Parts for the awesome deal)
Re: Amsoil 0W-30, 14,198 MILES, 1993 Civic [Re: harry j] #4954578
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Nope. Try redline si-1 next time maybe or gumout regane.


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