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Amsoil refines their own oil? #5396382 04/07/20 12:12 PM
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Picture from Street Rodder magazine March 2018. I always thought Amsoil was a blender and got their refined base stocks from a supplier. [Linked Image]


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Re: Amsoil refines their own oil? [Re: SVTCobra] #5396387 04/07/20 12:15 PM
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They buy basestock like all the blenders. I doubt Amsoil is large enough to own a refinery even if they wanted to,


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Re: Amsoil refines their own oil? [Re: Donald] #5396390 04/07/20 12:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Donald
They buy basestock like all the blenders. I doubt Amsoil is large enough to own a refinery even if they wanted to,

Amsoil SS is very-very-very good oil. But I can't compare it to what you use, since you don't mention it in your Signature.

BTW.... I don't use Amsoil. I don't work for Amsoil. But I am always impressed by VOAs and UOAs of it here at BITOG.


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Re: Amsoil refines their own oil? [Re: SVTCobra] #5396398 04/07/20 12:27 PM
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From AMSOIL's FAQs:

AMSOIL does not insist on a particular type of base stock, but insists on particular performance parameters. AMSOIL chooses whichever synthetic base stock or combination of base stocks delivers the desired result and tailors its lubricants to be application-specific (gasoline, diesel, racing, transmission, gear, extended drain, extreme temperatures, etc.). At the end of the day, the type of base stock used to formulate the oil is inconsequential; the product’s performance is what matters.

This implies that they buy basestocks and do not refine their own.

Re: Amsoil refines their own oil? [Re: JayhawkRoy] #5396405 04/07/20 12:33 PM
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Originally Posted by JayhawkRoy
From AMSOIL's FAQs:

...At the end of the day, the type of base stock used to formulate the oil is inconsequential; the product’s performance is what matters.



Should be a sticky


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Re: Amsoil refines their own oil? [Re: SVTCobra] #5396416 04/07/20 12:43 PM
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That looks like a use of “refined:” Like I refined my coffee making this morning making it a bit stronger.

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Originally Posted by Farnsworth
That looks like a use of “refined:” Like I refined my coffee making this morning making it a bit stronger.

Well the SS add-packs do look pretty darn strong.
So you are-on to something there.

Remember the Wendy's hamburger commercials..... Where's The Beef? Maybe Amsoil knows where the oil beef is.

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Re: Amsoil refines their own oil? [Re: SVTCobra] #5396422 04/07/20 12:48 PM
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cue benjy and the usual 'fake synthetic' diatribe.

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Re: Amsoil refines their own oil? [Re: simple_gifts] #5396427 04/07/20 12:53 PM
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Originally Posted by simple_gifts
cue benjy and the usual 'fake synthetic' diatribe.



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Re: Amsoil refines their own oil? [Re: simple_gifts] #5396450 04/07/20 01:29 PM
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Originally Posted by simple_gifts
cue benjy and the usual 'fake synthetic' diatribe.


I do not work for Amsoil. I use Amsoil. I like Amsoil. I have spent plenty of money on UOA of Amsoil to the point that my opinion of Amsoil is NOT subject to your criticism or opinion. AFAIK, you're fake. Use what lets you sleep at night. I do.

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XOM sells them PAO etc by the trainload

Re: Amsoil refines their own oil? [Re: Farnsworth] #5396452 04/07/20 01:29 PM
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OP: You could gather up a list of refineries in the US and see is Amsoil owns any of them. They would need a permit. Also if Amsoil made their own base oil, don't you think they would claim such in plain wording rather than require subjective interpenetration of their labeling?


Originally Posted by Farnsworth
That looks like a use of “refined:” Like I refined my coffee making this morning making it a bit stronger.


Indeed.


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Re: Amsoil refines their own oil? [Re: SVTCobra] #5396480 04/07/20 02:00 PM
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Re: Amsoil refines their own oil? [Re: Farnsworth] #5396682 04/07/20 05:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Farnsworth
Amsoils wells are all in America, that's where the name comes from, Am-soil. Quaker State and Pennzoil wells are all in Pennsylvania of course. They would be sued for false advertising if they were not.

Amsoil's oils comes from really special wells in America, pure oil wells . I got it.


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