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Old 12-25-2015, 08:27 AM
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Is Amsoil better that Motul? I am currently running Motul on my Dle 35

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Old 12-25-2015, 08:40 AM
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Oil discussion oh boy!
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Old 12-25-2015, 09:43 AM
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Why are you considering making this change?
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Old 12-25-2015, 09:52 AM
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Just something. We had been using motul 3.5% mix on both our fairly new engines. Actually 3% and then a few ml of oil more. Intentionally rich because our engines are new. I didnt seem to be having any problems but my buddy's 55ra would deadstick often. He is also a barnstomer whereas a just enjoy my flying & gently push inti 3d.
Then his mentor suggested to go to a slightly leaner mix with Amsoil. His engine seems to be giving more power though i dont know what the longterm effects are. My buddy is pushing me to buy the Amsoil bottles his mentor has left but i still have a couple of Motul oil bottles bought sometime back. So unless there is a major benefit in Amsoil, i dont want to change over. Hence the question

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Old 12-25-2015, 10:40 AM
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I use kendall GT1 2stroke oil 3% all my 2stroke gas engines incl. Husqvarna chainsaw.
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Old 12-29-2015, 09:38 PM
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I've used them all, OK maybe not ALL, but I have used everything from the cheapest stuff you can find at WalMart to whatever the current "best" may be. I generally prefer full synthetics, currently I'm using Stihl HP Ultra because I got a case on sale locally, but I have used both Amsoil and Motul products with good results, many others as well.

Our model airplane engines don't work that hard, put the oil in a 2 stroke generator under heavy constant load, that will tell you how good it is
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Old 01-03-2016, 09:22 AM
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I used Amzoil and Amzoil Saber exclusively for years and while it lubricated well , it did leave more carbon behind than I liked . I have since tried all the major brands and most off brand or relabeled stuff and so far I can't find anything that I prefer to Stihl and Stihl Ultra . I know everyone has their own experiences that may differ from mine but I have been down the Amzoil path and won't go back.

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I've been using Sthil ultra for a few years now. After 10 plus gallons of fuel through my DLE 30 I pulled the plug and looked into the cyclinder there was literally no carbon on top of the piston. I've been using the same plug now for 4 years. That's what I call good oil.
O yeah I run an 18/6 prop and the engine frequently hot 9 k in the air
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guys, notice ameyam's location. Safe bet he doesn't have too many choices, or the same ones we do anyway.
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