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Old 03-19-2018, 05:58 PM   #1  
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i have amsoil motor oil in my car that has afew hundred miles on it..my question is i put the car away for the winter..would you change the oil again even though it has afew hundred or leave the old oil? Thanks!
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I wouldn't change it due to the time - I'd change it because it's Amsoil.
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I wouldn't change it due to the time - I'd change it because it's Amsoil.
why whats wrong with amsoil?
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Nothin' wrong with Amsoil, just overpriced.
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AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30 is the Best Oil you can run in your Stock or
SBE Modified LS Engine. Change the Oil after one Year or when it comes out
Of hibernation for spring. The TBN is higher than any other Oil in its class
and will resist acid formation accordingly.
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Nothin' wrong with Amsoil, just overpriced.
Preferred Customer Pricing is equal or better than
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Also delivered to your home or business.
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Nothin' wrong with Amsoil, just overpriced.
overpriced for sure lol..
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i have amsoil motor oil in my car that has afew hundred miles on it..my question is i put the car away for the winter..would you change the oil again even though it has afew hundred or leave the old oil? Thanks!

I wouldn't change your oil with only 3-400 miles on it. I believe it would just be costly and wasteful. The Corvette Gods will not punish you for not changing the oil after the winter. And my understanding is that Amsoil is a quality oil.
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I wouldn't change your oil with only 3-400 miles on it. I believe it would just be costly and wasteful. The Corvette Gods will not punish you for not changing the oil after the winter. And my understanding is that Amsoil is a quality oil.
Thats what i was hoping! Lol.
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Change your oil before the next hibernation
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What's hibernation???? Us Floridians have never heard of such a thing. AMSOIL changed every 10k.
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I use "proper" Mobile 1 and change it every two years, 4000 miles. More frequent is just a waste. Amsoil isn't available at my local retailer and the correct oil has worked fine for 16 years so why switch?
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I wouldn't change your oil with only 3-400 miles on it. I believe it would just be costly and wasteful. The Corvette Gods will not punish you for not changing the oil after the winter. And my understanding is that Amsoil is a quality oil.
I have the same issue with mine - only put about 500 miles on mine since the last oil change and can't see changing it with that low mileage on the oil.
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I have the same issue with mine - only put about 500 miles on mine since the last oil change and can't see changing it with that low mileage on the oil.
Jack, you only put on 500 miles a year because you are on the forum 23/7.....the other 1/7 you eat and sleep
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I wouldn't change it due to the time - I'd change it because it's Amsoil.
Love your sense of humor....
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I did have another question..i used amsoil 10-40 zrod..and was thinking should i switch to the 5-30 signiture series the correct oil..i did notice with the zrod my motor ticks alittle more.
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AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30 is the Best Oil you can run in your Stock or
SBE Modified LS Engine. Change the Oil after one Year or when it comes out
Of hibernation for spring. The TBN is higher than any other Oil in its class
and will resist acid formation accordingly.
That's what I use. And it's manufactured about five miles from here. I can get it fresh from the cow, so to speak.
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I would not change it at this point. I would do it when it reaches 3000 miles or is a year old.
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I think that just about any name brand full synthetic oil manufactured today is excellent.
I use Valvoline Platinum in my DD Lexus and change it myself. Mobil, Shell, Amsoil, Quaker, Castrol, they're all high quality oils and last a long time IMO.
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That's what I use. And it's manufactured about five miles from here. I can get it fresh from the cow, so to speak.
I thought it came from a synthetic dinosaur.
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