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Amsoil dealers and questions about Amsoil.

First off who sells Asmoil, does anyone or vendor on here?

My next question is it good as I've read in other places, say compared to Rotella or other brands?
Are ther filters good stuff too?
Cause reason I ask is am about due for any oil change and am considering using this stuff.

Also what about Archoil additive, is it worth using in the 7.3?

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Yes theres an amsoil dealer, hopefully he'll pipe in because I dont remember his s/n.Amsoil and rotella are great oils.
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Amsoil leads the pack when it comes to synthetic oils and filters, there are many who have released similar products recently but amsoil was the first.

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So I'm going to take it Amsoil is worth the money?

And is the Archoil additive worht running in a 7.3? I know 6.0 guys like the stuff, just curious if 7.3s respond well to Archoil.

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Never heard of it, but typically the only thing that needs additive is the fuel in a 7.3
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From what I've read its just like rev-x additive but cheaper.

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7.3's dont have stiction issues.
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7.3's dont have stiction issues.
where did you get that info? i'm not calling you out, i am just curious.

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where did you get that info? i'm not calling you out, i am just curious.
Acquired knowledge.

6.0 injectors use a rotating spool valve and much finer tolerances, which often results in stiction. 7.3's do use tight clearances, but not quite as tight.

Read this thread if you want good info:
Analyzing Oils and Additives for the 6.0L - TheDieselGarage.com
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