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Engine Oil (1.4L, 1.8L):
AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30 (15,000 miles or 1 year)
AMSOIL XL 5W-30

Engine Oil Filter (1.4L, 1.8L)
Wix 57674

Engine Oil (Diesel):
AMSOIL 5W-30 I-ESP Euro Oil (Now Dexos2 Complaint!)

Automatic Transmission Fluid (All Cruzes including Diesel)
AMSOIL Signature Series Fuel-Efficient ATF

Manual Transmission Fluid
*AMSOIL Synchromesh (OE Replacement)
*AMSOIL 75W-90 GL-4 (Performance Fluid)

Fuel Additives (Gasoline)
AMSOIL P.I. Performance Improver (Top end cleaner - Injector, intake, valve, combustion chamber)

Fuel Additives (Diesel)
AMSOIL Diesel Injector Clean
AMSOIL Diesel Cold Flow
AMSOIL Diesel Injector Clean + Cold Flow
AMSOIL Diesel Cetane Boost

Miscellaneous
AMSOIL Coolant Boost
AMSOIL Low Toxicity Propylene Glycol Antifreeze
AMSOIL DOT3 Performance Brake and Clutch Fluid
AMSOIL DOT4 Racing Brake and Clutch Fluid
AMSOIL HD MP (Seasonal under-body rust protection)

Wholesale Account Registrations (~25% off)
Become a Preferred Customer (Buy at wholesale)
Become a Dealer (Buy and sell at wholesale, start a home business)


* Disclaimer: The products marked with an asterisk (*) aren't officially recommended by AMSOIL's technical team due to variations in specification (and the constantly changing OE specifications in the case of manual transmission fluid). Use at your own discretion, as I cannot be held liable for any side effects or problems. These products are offered as an option based on the success others have had with them.
 

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How does Amsoil compare in price to Pennzoil or Mobil 1? If I were to order 5 qts of the XL and a filter about how muck would it be?
I sent you a PM, but for anyone else, I can get you Amsoil OE shipped to your door for about the same price (give or take a buck or two) as you would find a full synthetic retail at an auto store (not on sale). Consider that AMSOIL tests a whole lot better than Mobil 1.

AMSOIL XL is not a direct comparison as it is a higher additive oil for extended drain intervals. I could get it shipped to your door for around the same price as Mobil Extended Performance oil. This includes tax and shipping.

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Amsoil is great stuff. Been using it forever. I'm also a Amsoil dealer. You do save in the long run.
 

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Amsoil is great stuff. Been using it forever. I'm also a Amsoil dealer. You do save in the long run.
Agreed.

Everywhere I've read shows that Amsoil runs cooler and smoother than Mobil 1 full syn. People who report valvetrain chatter in cold mornings that switch to Amsoil report that the noises are gone. Not all oils act the same regardless of weight ratings and Amsoil is at the top of those tests. A very revealing test of oils is their cold performance, an area where AMSOIL excels.

I hate to sound like a total AMSOIL fanboy nut. I'm not praising their products because I'm a dealer for them; rather I chose to be a dealer for them because their products are worthy of praise. They really are the best on the market and it doesn't take much research to confirm that.

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I've been running Mobil one the entire life of the car. Could anything happen since there's more additives.

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I've been running Mobil one the entire life of the car. Could anything happen since there's more additives.

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It wouldn't do any harm, just allow the oil to protect your engine for longer. How much longer would depend on your specific conditions.

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Well ivr always been told high temps will do harm to engines over time, I see over 100° temps mos of the summer.

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Well ivr always been told high temps will do harm to engines over time, I see over 100° temps mos of the summer.

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All the more reason to choose the best oil money can buy. That turbo will reach some pretty high levels at high loads. With the kind of auto-x you do and the kinds of loads you subject that turbo to, I would be running AMSOIL Signature with an 8k change interval. It really doesn't take a lot of time for that turbo to get really hot.

The engine, I'm not as concerned about. That's what the radiator is for. The turbo however heats up way too quickly for the oil and coolant flowing through it to keep up.

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way to go xtreme!! I use to be a dealer of Amsoil but just plain don't have time to do it anymore. Amsoil is really the best and my cruze isn't tuned and I use the 5w-30 SS oil.

I am planning on using their antifreeze when it comes time too. Not sure about the ATF. I am leaning towards Amsoil but I don't do it myself so I am not sure how that will work out with the dealer and how they change the fluid.

I also use their PI additive a tank or two before I get the oil changed.
 

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Hello Cruzers!

Just wanted to let you all know that October is breast cancer awareness month!

To honor that cause and help make a difference for those inflicted with breast cancer and also those who may have it in the future, I will be making a donation of 25% of my retail profits from Amsoil sales placed in the month of October to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.



If you want to be part of this cause, be sure to get your order placed this month!
 

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Bought some Trans Fluid for the Cruze yesterday
and some engine oil for the Gfs cough cough... Elantra lol
Amsoil aslo makes a oil filter for her car thats good up to 15k. Thats pretty !

Ill be getting some engine oil for the cruze in a month or 2. Ive only got 2k on the oil thats in it now.
 

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I know someone asked this question earlier but it may have been moved with the other questions.

For anyone interested in placing an order from Canada, Amsoil has two distribution centers across Canada with pretty good freight costs. Let me know if you need some oil or transmission fluid and I can get you a detailed quote.
 

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How much extra is shipping to Canada for 5 quarts of the standard synthetic? And again for the extended life? (Ontario)
 

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How much extra is shipping to Canada for 5 quarts of the standard synthetic? And again for the extended life? (Ontario)
I can only quote based on specific address. I noticed Amsoil is a tad more expensive in Canada so it depends. For example, the Synchromesh is $2 per quart more in Canada. Freight appears to be cheaper though, but it depends on the specific location.

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Xtreme asked me for my opinion once I got my Syncromesh put in, and share my thoughts.

As, I'm not a hands on person with my car, I had a local shop put it in, along with an oil change. Again, with Quakerstate UD 5w-30 Full Sync. Along with a Purlator Classic oil filter.
This was done on Sat. and, I really didn't take the car out for any trips or anything over the weekend.
Today (Monday), While driving to work, I noticed it was still shifting like the old fluid.. Nothing changed... I then stopped and filled up with 93 oct. gas for my day of driving. Pulled out, and drove next door to MickyDs for lunch. (50 cent burgers).
After that, I drove to my first stop of the day.. Still nothing felt different. Once I finally got on the hwy, and was able to get up to speed for a bit, I noticed something odd. I really couldn't hear, or feel anything from the engine anymore. However, it was
on, and running, RPM was correct, it was just very quite. Came off the hwy, and stopped at a stop light. Putting it in 1st at the light, I noticed it just slid in place.. Once I got moving, 2nd, 3rd, 4th.. all move so smooth. 5th, 6th, again, smooth as
could be. While again, in 6th, I could not hear much of anything. So far, I've been very impressed with Syncromesh.
But, I think it needs at least 50-75 miles of use, before you'll notice an improvement.

The next thing I noticed, at the end of the day. Well, lets let the picture talk...
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That my friends, is the highest MPG I have EVER seen, and as you can see by the bottom number, I was lead footing it, the entire day. What more needs to be said?
 
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