AMS oil - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 01-22-2012, 11:02 AM
Member
 

Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: colo springs
Posts: 87
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
AMS oil

Hey guys one of my coworkers is an AMS oil independent seller and we were chattin about product. Obviously ppl talk up their own stuff but is synthetic that great? Just sounds like everything keeps clean

Sent from my VS910 4G using AutoGuide.Com Free
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 01-22-2012, 11:19 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: San Antonio, Detroit
Posts: 443
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
thats what i run in my truck amsoil synthetic diesel oil and a elf 7405 filter.... 10k plus miles oil change
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 01-22-2012, 11:25 AM
Member
 

Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: colo springs
Posts: 87
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Ya thats what I was hearin. Do you run 5w40?

Sent from my VS910 4G using AutoGuide.Com Free
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4  
Old 01-22-2012, 11:27 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: San Antonio, Detroit
Posts: 443
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
its either the 5 or 15 which ever one is the winter one is the one im on now, i just changed it early january and will be changing it again by july or so

i think its 5w 40 in the winter and 15w 40 in the summer months they make the oils depending on motors.... here a quick link in the different types of amsoil diesel oil http://www.syntheticwarehouse.com/sy...diesel_oil.htm

Last edited by mymileager; 01-22-2012 at 11:31 AM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #5  
Old 01-22-2012, 11:30 AM
Member
 

Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: colo springs
Posts: 87
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Gotcha. Do you have a bypass filter as well?

Sent from my VS910 4G using AutoGuide.Com Free
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #6  
Old 01-22-2012, 11:39 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: San Antonio, Detroit
Posts: 443
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
No I don't ... i just run the donaldson elf 7405 filers on the truck, I don't do much pulling just a lot of highway miles daily
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #7  
Old 01-22-2012, 12:57 PM
Member
 

Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: colo springs
Posts: 87
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by mymileager View Post
its either the 5 or 15 which ever one is the winter one is the one im on now, i just changed it early january and will be changing it again by july or so

i think its 5w 40 in the winter and 15w 40 in the summer months they make the oils depending on motors.... here a quick link in the different types of amsoil diesel oil http://www.syntheticwarehouse.com/sy...diesel_oil.htm
Thanks for the link. Ill check it out

Sent from my VS910 4G using AutoGuide.Com Free
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #8  
Old 01-24-2012, 02:15 PM
Premium Member
 

Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: 80621
Posts: 1,774
Thanks: 3
Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
If your motor is leaking oil don't switch it to synthetic as it will leak 1000x more.

Also how many miles you got on that thing?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #9  
Old 01-24-2012, 02:30 PM
Member
 

Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: colo springs
Posts: 87
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I'm assuming because of the bleach content that cleans it? It doesn't tho.

Its got 174k
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #10  
Old 01-24-2012, 02:35 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Nacogdoches, TX
Posts: 11,061
Thanks: 0
Thanked 13 Times in 13 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by coassist73 View Post
If your motor is leaking oil don't switch it to synthetic as it will leak 1000x more.

Also how many miles you got on that thing?
Such a wives tale. A lighter weight oil, maybe. But synthetic? Doubt it.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 04:22 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors