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Posted 30 September 2017 - 10:04 AM

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Hey guys I'm seriously disgusted by the way the distri treat their customers. Any good amsoil alternatives?



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Posted 30 September 2017 - 10:10 AM

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Depends on what you're looking for.

Redline has many good product, I won't hesitate to use.

Distributor is http://www.kaiguan.c...hetic_0W30.html


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Posted 30 September 2017 - 10:11 AM

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That particular distri lots of bad review liao.


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Posted 30 September 2017 - 10:15 AM

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Wat a waste. It's a good oil. Been using on my hyundai avante for close to 10 yrs and smooth as butter. Will be renewing coe and wanted to keep to amsoil. Is it worth ordering from Amazon?

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Posted 30 September 2017 - 10:19 AM

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Motul? But maybe a little more ex? Or buy from amazon and forget the useless distributors we have in Singapore. Amazon or similar should come in and cut out all these under performing distributors.

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Posted 30 September 2017 - 12:32 PM

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Do you mean alternative distri or oil?

 

Redline and Castrol.

 

If not high performance car

 

normal oil will do.

 

Read BITOG.

 

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Say no to harsh artificial chemicals

that pollute the earth

and go natural. [thumbsup]

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Posted 30 September 2017 - 01:45 PM

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If you absolutely want to continue using Amsoil you can try MXTradings at Ubi: http://mxtradings.com

They do stock Amsoil products.

I've so far not seen Amsoil products which can be shipped to Singapore on Amazon.

 

 

Wat a waste. It's a good oil. Been using on my hyundai avante for close to 10 yrs and smooth as butter. Will be renewing coe and wanted to keep to amsoil. Is it worth ordering from Amazon?

 


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Posted 30 September 2017 - 06:23 PM

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I ve used Liqui-Moly, Mobil-1, Shell Helix, Penzzoil, Castrol on both conti and JDMs.  Never used Amsoil altho heard some good feedback.

 

Personally I dont think u need to stick to AMsoil.  

 

The best oil I ve used in order of best to good to not so good is...

1.  Liqui Moly [better than orgasm]

2.  Castrol

3.  Mobil 1

4.  Shell/Pennzoil

 

Both my cars are now using Liquimoly.  I used both 5w30 n 5w40.

 

All my hiadees also mostly used this one.  I usually stock up quite a few bottles.


BTW how muchie is 1 lire or 1 quart of Amsoil?


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Posted 30 September 2017 - 06:53 PM

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If you absolutely want to continue using Amsoil you can try MXTradings at Ubi: http://mxtradings.com

They do stock Amsoil products.

I've so far not seen Amsoil products which can be shipped to Singapore on Amazon.

 

mx not allowed to carry amsoil.

bcuz the distributor make sure of it.



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Posted 30 September 2017 - 07:05 PM

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mx not allowed to carry amsoil.
bcuz the distributor make sure of it.

I was using amsoil before too. Too bad priced too high now. Also amazon has a good spread of good oils for approx sgd$7/QT. Shipped to the door too. Why waste time with over priced oil in Singapore.

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Posted 30 September 2017 - 07:17 PM

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I just bought Amsoil stuff from them a week ago. They no longer list on the website but they do stock it. 

 

 

mx not allowed to carry amsoil.

bcuz the distributor make sure of it.

 


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Posted 30 September 2017 - 08:39 PM

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Best oil I used so far is ATOM. Smooth and free revving. It came and went away quickly. Not too sure if it's still available.


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Posted 01 October 2017 - 06:32 AM

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Thx bros. may give liquid moly a shot. It could be me being pandang given eo is more about science but hvg used amsoil all these yrs it's just hard to swap mentally esp for a 10 yo car after my 10k km 60 days road trip to thai on amsoil. Guess I hv to. Jus dun want to vote for them with my $.

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Posted 01 October 2017 - 08:06 AM

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Thx bros. may give liquid moly a shot. It could be me being pandang given eo is more about science but hvg used amsoil all these yrs it's just hard to swap mentally esp for a 10 yo car after my 10k km 60 days road trip to thai on amsoil. Guess I hv to. Jus dun want to vote for them with my $.

 

Which amsoil r u using currently?  You may want to at least compare the specs. 



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Posted 01 October 2017 - 08:31 AM

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When i switched to amsoil from other brands 10 years ago.. im super impressed with how lasting and smooth amsoil is.

When i cant get hold of amsoil.. Then i tried redline.. and i swear by it and dont even bother amsoil anymore

Now, after on motul 300v.. i wouldnt use any other engine oils ;)

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Posted 01 October 2017 - 11:23 AM

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Which amsoil r u using currently? You may want to at least compare the specs.

Using signature 5w30. Anyway hvg travelled all the way to ubi from Jurong west took 3 quarts. Had 1 quart left at home. Definitely not using them after this batch.

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Posted 01 October 2017 - 01:31 PM

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Look out Amazon.com

Sometimes they have liquid moly promo. Around usd40 for 5litres bottle.

I still left 6 bottles of 5litres during the last purchase, for the next 1yr servicing.

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Using signature 5w30. Anyway hvg travelled all the way to ubi from Jurong west took 3 quarts. Had 1 quart left at home. Definitely not using them after this batch.

 

If it is ASL,  the spec'ed TBN 12.6 will be hard to match.

 

In my experience, a conventional synthetic (today) will probably last about 7k depending on usage. 

Using the ASL,  there will be no issue hitting the 10k OCI. 



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in today's era of expensive car prices its best to change EO regularly and more closely.  Cheap insurance for yr car engine.  

 

I ve run 10k intervals previously on Shell Helix and there are some sluggy stuffs on the oil filler cap.  I believe the same could happen to the other "great" brands of oil.  Many people follow WS that recommend 10k km oil change intervals, which is fine if it works for you n your wallet.  But our car engines are also working when car is stationery at traffic junctions waiting for green to go.  If you add that in, 10km will actually be 12k km or more in real terms.

 

7k interval between oil changes is a good discipline.  I now change my oil anywhere between 5k to 6.5k km, as oil is rather cheap these days.  Once i can feel the smoothness of the oil dimishing, I will change the oil.  I am a believer that oil quality n properties depreciates in some straight line form, and any aged oil is never as good as new oil.  And yes i do not waste time n money to do Used Oil Analysis.  I also do not like to use Engine Flush, had bad experience once.  When I wanted to flush the engine clean, I ll just change the oil after another 500 to 1k km.  

 

The oil filter, which can be expensive for some cars, can be changed every 10-12k km.  


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Posted 10 October 2017 - 06:02 AM

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also good to check when to change the oil.

 

 




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