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Old 05-03-2017, 01:11 PM   #51
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CB I agree but I have seen the benefits of using it. To me the cost is worth it if I am getting at least 10% better mileage and oil consumption is down 50% If I find the leak, it is on the list of to dos, I think I will consume less.

As for $20 a quart, that is high. We are a little more than others but since you would get it directly through me, we can work something out, that is not for just CB that is for anyone. We offer rearend lube, manual trans lube and grease.
Rear diff fluid is the only oil change that might net noticeable results.
I run Amsoil Severe Gear in my Subaru, but in my bus its gonna be my trusty , cheap Rural King stuff so that I can afford to change it.
Have you talked about your oil on Bobistheoilguy.com??
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Old 05-03-2017, 01:28 PM   #52
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...we have the data to back it.

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As for the gaining of 2mph I can only go off the GPS speedo unit I have on my phone.


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Old 05-03-2017, 01:46 PM   #53
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is this stuff AMSoil?
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Old 05-03-2017, 01:51 PM   #54
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is this stuff AMSoil?
No, it's TriboDyn.
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Old 05-03-2017, 02:02 PM   #55
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is this stuff AMSoil?
No it is not.

Ramses you are taking that out of context. We have the test data to show better MPG, the MPH was in my bus. with only myself seeing it I can not claim that as gospel nor will I.

CB, no to the oil web site. We have many grades of oil so we can cover the Subi too...

I got your PM and will answer that when tonight at home. Got lucky boss just went to a meeting so I could jump back on.
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Old 05-03-2017, 02:15 PM   #56
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No it is not.

Ramses you are taking that out of context. We have the test data to show better MPG, the MPH was in my bus. with only myself seeing it I can not claim that as gospel nor will I.

CB, no to the oil web site. We have many grades of oil so we can cover the Subi too...

I got your PM and will answer that when tonight at home. Got lucky boss just went to a meeting so I could jump back on.
If its TRULY what you say it is, send a quart to the experts on Bobistheoilguy.
That's THE site for extensive discussion of engine oils.
They go into what base stocks are used, what additives are present, all that stuff. Since its patented then you have no reason to keep the info a secret.
For that price folks are gonna want to know EVERY technical detail of what the oil is comprised of.
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Old 05-03-2017, 02:21 PM   #57
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Ramses you are taking that out of context. We have the test data to show better MPG, the MPH was in my bus. with only myself seeing it I can not claim that as gospel nor will I.
Not at all out of context. That was your direct response to a post questioning the validity of your claim of increased top speed.
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Old 05-03-2017, 05:23 PM   #58
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so you are located in michigan the maker appears ot be located in kentucky.. if you want real data. then fill uop one of my busses (for the sdame cost as dino oil)... and I'll give you data from another source.. I run between columbus ohio and st pete / orlando / miami all the time in my busses.. I set the cruise control at 64 and go...

my guess is I wont see alot of difference that cant be traced to other factors.. my MPG varies at 1 MPG more than once on those trips due to several factors..

1. Wind - headwind vs tailwind greatly affects a school bus.
2. Temperature
a. colder temperatures = more dense air charge - increased efficiency
b. Hotter temperatures = more radiator fan operation - yes it matters.
c. Hotter temperatures = More A/C usage.
3. rain - rain can go either way.. it creates extra drag but also may cause you to drive slower.
4. Traffic- slowing down for busy cities or in construction zones will affect fuel economy.

and of course im assuming the same route used.. whiuch very typically on my trips I take one of 2 routes.. ive done this trip probably 8 times or more in the last year in the busses, and a few times in my cars.. my MPG is never the same...

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Old 05-03-2017, 07:47 PM   #59
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The data I was refering to was the increased MPG. the MPH is only off the GPS speedo on my phone.
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How does one become familiar enough to work on it? YouTube seems too subjective. Pennies are precious and I'm inspired to learn. I'm new to all of this and frankly never cared about engines, etc. before buying a 87 Ford B700 Thomas with DD 8.2. This is my first post. The bus has a 65 mph top speed. Is there hope for more power, or don't bother?
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