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Old 08-09-2012, 05:30 AM
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Amsoil vs Rotella

Well it's about time for my truck to get a little lovin. Her and I seem to have a bit of a love/hate relationship, and I'd like to keep her as happy as I can. She's about to get new oil, fuel, coolant filters, oil, and revX for good measure.

My question for you guys is exactly what the topic says.

Amsoil 5w-40 synthetic or Rotella T6 5w-40 synthetic? I run the T6 in her now, but I see alot of guys are running amsoil.

Any real advantage?

Thanks!
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Old 08-09-2012, 08:12 AM
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Oh boy....you've opened Pandora's Box! You'll get varying answers no different than Bud vs. Miller, Coke v. Pepsi, etc.

Personally, I use both. I use AMSOIL in my 6.0 Powerstroke and I use Rotella in my diesel tractors. I'm pleased with both. AMSOIL is tad pricier than Rotella but I started with AMSOIL in the truck and just haven't changed.
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As soon as I can find where my oil leak is coming from I'm switching over to Amsoil. I pretty much put amsoil in every thing I own. I may try the dual remote filter set up. It gets pricey though.
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Rotella t6, if something is going to let loose, amsoil won't keep that from happening, youll just have more money to repair it.

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Amsoil for my truck.
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Just put my first dose of t6 in my truck happy with it so far amsoil is just pricey..read on here tractor farm supply has t6 for $15

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Amsoil for my truck.
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Amsoil for Me even in a Metropolitan area is a pain in the butt to buy .. I called rep after rep and never received one call or email response .. I flat out gave up

they have a Mary K kind of distributorship system and it plain sucks
actually I bet Mary K is easier to get ,, maybe they should carry Amsoil LOL
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Amsoil for Me even in a Metropolitan area is a pain in the butt to buy .. I called rep after rep and never received one call or email response .. I flat out gave up

they have a Mary K kind of distributorship system and it plain sucks
actually I bet Mary K is easier to get ,, maybe they should carry Amsoil LOL
I know a lot of people don't like to pay for shipping, but I ordered all my Amsoil of there website, even got the 6 month membership to drop the price a bit.

I am running T6 in mine, but only because it is cheaper, and it was the first synthetic oil i put in the truck. Everything else other than tranny is synthetic now. I even got the Amsoil Bypass oil filtration.
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Oh boy....you've opened Pandora's Box! You'll get varying answers no different than Bud vs. Miller, Coke v. Pepsi, etc.
Haha yeah I figured so, just didn't know if it was like a penzoil to Mobil 1 type difference, or just a red apples to green apples kind of difference.

I don't know of anyone locally that carries Amsoil, so probably will just stick with T6.

Thanks for the input fellas!
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