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Old 10-04-2004, 09:05 AM
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just noticed my mer dealer now stocks mer 25w -40 synthetic blend oil ? anyone using this or is the mobile 1 synthetic the way to go ?
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http://www.amsoil.com

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It BEATS MOBIL ONE

http://www.amsoil.com/performancetes..._vs_mobil1.htm
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http://www.amsoil.com

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Maybe if you like flying into brick walls.

Mobil and Redline are the only one's for me.

We have this little oil thread in the technical Q and A check it out. Mobil1 20W-50 thread. Proof up the wazoo that this is the case. Most Amsoil products are not even API licensed.

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just noticed my mer dealer now stocks mer 25w -40 synthetic blend oil ? anyone using this or is the mobile 1 synthetic the way to go ?
That is the new Mercury synthetic blend for it's 4-stroke outboards. MOST SYN-BLENDS HAVE ONLY 20% SYN. Go all the way with a true syn like Mobil or Redline.

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yup, after the enlightenment in the tech. section novel I will not be buying amsoil for my h.o. It will be Mobil 1. i'm planning on 5 quarts of m1 15-50 full syn. and 4 quarts of 20-50 dino.

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yup, after the enlightenment in the tech. section novel I will not be buying amsoil for my h.o. It will be Mobil 1. i'm planning on 5 quarts of m1 15-50 full syn. and 4 quarts of 20-50 dino.

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Chris that is kinda of a weird thing to do; mixing like that. You won't know what you are getting and if the additives are compatible. I would truly use a very good conventional before you go doing that. Something like Kendall 20W-50 which is what Merc recommends for their 1075's. It's a fantastic conventional oil all the way brother. The world's best additive system and it won't let you down. Kendall racing 20W-50 is the world's best conventional oil in that weight. The specs are like no other. Bob's group love's this stuff for non syn users.

Don't use a syn blend as most have only 20% synthetic oil and usually it's not PAO.

We are hearing about 496 engine concerns in marine and auto applications. Don't mess around; use Kendall or Redcap Mobil-1 or Redline 15W-50.

Unless of course you can see your way to Mobil V-Twin. That's what I use and would use and recommend to everybody who is willing to pay the $8.99 price at Autozone. Even after 25 hours the stuff looks like new. No color change. That has to say something significant about the product. The engine runs like new! Everyone who has tried it will never go back.

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NOT ANOTHER OIL THREAD
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Hydro, not thrilled about the vis. of straight 15-50 so I was going to mix castrol 20-50 and make my own syn. blend,, for slightly better oil pressure. I haven't read an article yet that said don't mix oils. Amsoil says you can mix and I think castrol said you can mix as well, just amsoil says their extended drains might be compromised if mixed.
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