Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by awm, Nov 25, 2000.

  1. awm

    awm LawnSite Gold Member
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    Well im going to give it a try. 100-1 whew
    we will see I guess.Always looking for better
  2. dhicks

    dhicks Member
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    I started using Amsoil 100:1 my equipment. No problems so far. I also like that it does not smoke when properly mixed.
  3. Guest
    Posts: 0

    i think its great oil...i use it in all my stuff...and me and all my freinds used it in are motocross bikes for many years.
  4. guntruck

    guntruck LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 527

    Amsoil is excellent stuff, check out this story hehe. My freind had an old dodge pickup, he believed when the oil was low he'd fill her up and that would be his oil change after like 6-7 fills. Well one day i convinced him to really change his oil, and better yet with amsoil. So he did. WOW, lol, the synthetic blend broke down all the sludge and grime he had built up for 180,000 miles, clogged the oil pump, and started creating leaks everywhere!!! Within 8 hours of the oil change this all happened, the sludge used to block the small leaks and seal them from leaking, well when the amsoil ate through it, wala, leaks leaks leaks. Needless to say he trashed the truck and swore to me once more "If it aint broke dont fix it" lol i still hear about it today and that was 6 years ago...
  5. awm

    awm LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,354

    well tried in cheap blowerthat oscilated
    a little on 50-1 but still ran good.
    It disintegrated ,not really.
    noticed the oscilation stopped so,
    SO FAR SO GOOD it ran cool and strong.
    Next the stilhs etc
  6. awm

    awm LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,354

    Meant to comment about your experience.
    That can happen and should always be considered.
    viva la nondetergent oil or lard or what ever
    it takes to keep it running. been there
  7. awm

    awm LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,354

    well.Ijust wonder if these machines are
    made to stand that much rpm. Ibelieve it
    increased rpm on my blower 20-25
    percent.Almost sounded scary.
  8. Mark

    Mark LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 723

    Never tried amsoil, but from what you all are saying i think i try it this week. Just bought a new BP601 backpack hope i get the 20 extra hp, Marks Mowing Service
  9. Mark

    Mark LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 723

    Sorry not hp just the rpms LOL
  10. Nathan

    Nathan LawnSite Member
    Posts: 193

    where do you guys get it? Can you get it in bulk, for how much?

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