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#1110363 - 03/20/08 12:55 PM Re: M1 0W40...GM 6.0L....24,000 miles OMG!!! [Re: Pablo]
Turk Offline


Registered: 02/03/06
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Loc: MN
 Originally Posted By: Pablo
 Originally Posted By: Bambam
 Originally Posted By: tpitcher
Like I mentioned earlier:

Amsoil SSO Oil. \:\!

Amsoil EAO Oil Filter. \:\!

And also: An Amsoil EAA Air Filter. \:\!











What am I looking at $$$$$$$ wise here???


Approx Retail Pricing ($10-$20 PC will be about 20-30% less)

Amsoil SSO Oil = 6 qts = $60

Amsoil EAO Oil Filter = EAO32 = $15

And also: An Amsoil EAA Air Filter = EAA123 = $47

HOWEVER - I REALLY RECOMMEND A FEW SHORT INTERVALS AS A MINIMUM or AutoRx before another "extended" oil change.


*** Finally gettin' this thing done: PRICELESS !!
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#1110831 - 03/21/08 01:38 AM Re: M1 0W40...GM 6.0L....24,000 miles OMG!!! [Re: Turk]
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Registered: 12/10/02
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Loc: USA
do the amsoil, then post UOA. should be fun
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#1110834 - 03/21/08 01:56 AM Re: M1 0W40...GM 6.0L....24,000 miles OMG!!! [Re: Bambam]
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Registered: 12/29/06
Posts: 105
Loc: Indiana, USA
chromium is low at 0.5, try 50k next time
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#1111499 - 03/21/08 11:34 PM Re: M1 0W40...GM 6.0L....24,000 miles OMG!!! [Re: vlado11]
JAG Offline


Registered: 10/23/05
Posts: 4550
Loc: Fredericksburg, VA
 Originally Posted By: vlado11
chromium is low at 0.5, try 50k next time

I agree! Besides the low chromium, silver is zero. Wear is low.

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#1111582 - 03/22/08 06:21 AM Re: M1 0W40...GM 6.0L....24,000 miles OMG!!! [Re: JAG]
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I don't know so I'm asking,are the last 2 posts on the sarcasm side??
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#1111588 - 03/22/08 06:42 AM Re: M1 0W40...GM 6.0L....24,000 miles OMG!!! [Re: Bambam]
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Very much so, I should hope!

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#1111604 - 03/22/08 07:34 AM Re: M1 0W40...GM 6.0L....24,000 miles OMG!!! [Re: Bambam]
JAG Offline


Registered: 10/23/05
Posts: 4550
Loc: Fredericksburg, VA
 Originally Posted By: Bambam
I don't know so I'm asking,are the last 2 posts on the sarcasm side??

Yes!

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#1111611 - 03/22/08 08:00 AM Re: M1 0W40...GM 6.0L....24,000 miles OMG!!! [Re: JAG]
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#1111622 - 03/22/08 08:34 AM Re: M1 0W40...GM 6.0L....24,000 miles OMG!!! [Re: REDDOG]
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Registered: 12/04/04
Posts: 8173
Loc: 1/2 hr. north of Detroit
 Originally Posted By: REDDOG
Cutehumor,

How many miles ago do you suppose the Super Tech oil filter went into permanent bypass?



17-18K ... just a guess.

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#1111694 - 03/22/08 10:02 AM Re: M1 0W40...GM 6.0L....24,000 miles OMG!!! [Re: Triple_Se7en]
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Registered: 10/19/04
Posts: 260
Loc: Mount Joy, PA
I'd like to see the oil filter cut open. I don't think Amsoil is the way to go. The cooling system needs to be pressure tested. Then any leaks need to be fixed. I needs short oil changes till then. None of this will happen with a clown like this guy. He'll have to replace the engine. Then he'll post online about what a piece of junk GM trucks are.

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#1111976 - 03/22/08 07:18 PM Re: M1 0W40...GM 6.0L....24,000 miles OMG!!! [Re: pajim17057]
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Registered: 12/16/03
Posts: 818
Loc: Monroe,CT
 Originally Posted By: pajim17057
I'd like to see the oil filter cut open. I don't think Amsoil is the way to go. The cooling system needs to be pressure tested. Then any leaks need to be fixed. I needs short oil changes till then. None of this will happen with a clown like this guy. He'll have to replace the engine. Then he'll post online about what a piece of junk GM trucks are.


They are on the verge of repo'ing the truck,found that out over wings & beer thursday. I'm not lifting another finger for this rig.. I was hoping to pass along some useful long term numbers but...
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#1112347 - 03/23/08 11:36 AM Re: M1 0W40...GM 6.0L....24,000 miles OMG!!! [Re: steve20]
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Posts: 667
Loc: South, FL
dddddddaaaaayyyyyyyyuuuuuuuuuuuuummmmmmmmmmmm
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#1112377 - 03/23/08 12:31 PM Re: M1 0W40...GM 6.0L....24,000 miles OMG!!! [Re: tackleberry625]
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Registered: 07/20/07
Posts: 3742
Loc: Northern California, USA


 Originally Posted By: Cutehumor
......... I'm not sure if GM would honor the warranty on this vehicle even if you took it in for warranty repair. .........


I think Warranty is only up to 36,000 miles, not 80,000


 Originally Posted By: REDDOG


How many miles ago do you suppose the Super Tech oil filter went into permanent bypass?


REDDOG


The oil filter for the GM trucks don't have a bypass. The bypass is in the block, and I bet it's stuck in permanent bypass from sludge.



 Originally Posted By: chet2
now this is my type of dude...2 quarts low on a big engine and 3 oil changes...totally indifferent..and yet if he had sprung for 8 xtra oil changes for 200$, engine would probably be fine...cant be bothered...or even add oil...i bet there wouldve been less damage if he had maintained the oil level


And just think, he's a HVAC service person. What do you think his work looks like? It's called job security. Do [censored] work so you get called back. Must be a union man.
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#1112384 - 03/23/08 12:34 PM Re: M1 0W40...GM 6.0L....24,000 miles OMG!!! [Re: Bambam]
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Registered: 07/20/07
Posts: 3742
Loc: Northern California, USA
 Originally Posted By: Bambam

They are on the verge of repo'ing the truck,found that out over wings & beer thursday. I'm not lifting another finger for this rig.. I was hoping to pass along some useful long term numbers but...





You should give the finance company a copy of the oil analysis. But they wont care. They will just sell it to some poor sucker.
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#1112393 - 03/23/08 01:06 PM Re: M1 0W40...GM 6.0L....24,000 miles OMG!!! [Re: Bambam]
o2man98 Offline


Registered: 12/28/03
Posts: 501
Loc: Manitowoc, Wisconsin
 Originally Posted By: Bambam
 Originally Posted By: pajim17057
I'd like to see the oil filter cut open. I don't think Amsoil is the way to go. The cooling system needs to be pressure tested. Then any leaks need to be fixed. I needs short oil changes till then. None of this will happen with a clown like this guy. He'll have to replace the engine. Then he'll post online about what a piece of junk GM trucks are.


They are on the verge of repo'ing the truck,found that out over wings & beer thursday. I'm not lifting another finger for this rig.. I was hoping to pass along some useful long term numbers but...


Shoot, and I was just going to say I would provide the SSO and filter for this experiment.

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