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    ex doo rider wpabrams's Avatar
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    engine oil

    I have a new 250X and I want to run amsoil full synthtic 10W40 is this cool or not?

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    Welcome to Green Hulk, please fimd the search button at the top of the forum for searches on oil.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wpabrams View Post
    I have a new 250X and I want to run amsoil full synthtic 10W40 is this cool or not?

    Yes you can use the AMSOIL 10w-40 Marine Syntheitc Oil. You can buy it here from Jerry's store also. He is the owner of this site.

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    talk to your dealer before you do that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by soberdave View Post
    talk to your dealer before you do that.

    Trust me it exceeds the dealer spec oil.

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    castol actevo is good stuff too
    12 liters for $35

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    i'll bet it does excede the dealer spec oil, But if he has an issue with his ski and needs to have it serviced and they send a sample to Kawi(which my dealer has done).it had better be KAWI oil..

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    Quote Originally Posted by giguchan View Post
    i'll bet it does excede the dealer spec oil, But if he has an issue with his ski and needs to have it serviced and they send a sample to Kawi(which my dealer has done).it had better be KAWI oil..

    It does not have to be KAWI oil period. They can't make you run their oil due to the magnuson moss act law or they have to give it to you FREE If it meets the specs you can run what ever oil you want. If it is due to a lubrication related failure and caused by AMSOIL they will cover it.

    AMSOIL INC. of Superior, Wisconsin hereby warrants that its lubricants are fit for use according to the written recommendations of AMSOIL INC. and in applications specifying one or more of the standards set forth in the product data bulletins and product labels. AMSOIL INC. further warrants its products to be free of defective materials, design, and workmanship.
    1.This warranty only applies to AMSOIL lubricants for which a separate, specific warranty is not written.2.The warranty herein applies only to AMSOIL lubricants, which are packaged by AMSOIL INC. and sold by AMSOIL INC. or an authorized distributor. 3.The liability of AMSOIL INC. shall be limited to:a.Replacement of the defective lubricant.b.The cost, including labor and materials, to repair damaged equipment, or at the option of AMSOIL INC., the cost to replace damaged equipment, resulting directly from the use of AMSOIL INC. lubricants when used in the proper applications.4.AMSOIL INC. shall not be liable for special, incidental, or consequential damages including, but not limited to, damage or loss of other property or equipment, loss of profits or revenue, cost of capital, business interruption, lodging, towing, or cost of replacement equipment. The liability of AMSOIL INC. arising out of the manufacture, sale, delivery, installation, technical directions or recommendation of any lubricant- whether in contract, tort, warranty or otherwise - shall not exceed the value of the equipment in which the product(s) were used. The remedies to the purchaser herein are exclusive.5.In the event of a claim against AMSOIL INC., the procedure below must be completely followed.a.Where the original warranty from the equipment manufacturer is still in effect, the customer shall file a warranty claim with the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) in accordance with the OEM warranty procedure. b.Customer shall retain failed parts for inspection by AMSOIL INC. unless given to the OEM.c.Customer shall also, within 30 days of failure, notify AMSOIL INC. and provide the following: (a.)An eight ( ounce representative oil sample taken from the failed equipment and put into a clean container.(b.)Documentation including make, model, and year of equipment, total accumulated miles and/or hours, and duty cycle or service environment.(c.)Equipment or vehicle maintenance history documentation including miles or hours at the time of AMSOIL lubricant installation, general equipment repairs, and oil analysis results if available.(d.)Proof of purchase for AMSOIL lubricant.(e.)Batch number from oil container or Certificate of Analysis.d.Mail the above sample and information to:
    AMSOIL INC., Attn: Technical Services
    AMSOIL Bldg.
    Superior, WI 54880
    e.In cases where the OEM warranty is still in effect and that warranty coverage is denied based on the use of an AMSOIL lubricant, the customer shall immediately notify AMSOIL INC. and provide a written copy of the OEM warranty denial. f.AMSOIL INC. may, at its option, notify its insurance carrier of the claim.g.AMSOIL INC. or its insurance carrier may conduct an investigation that includes, but is not limited to, an inspection of the failed parts, a review of the operating conditions, and a thorough review of the information requested above. The customer agrees to cooperate with such investigation.h.If AMSOIL INC. or its insurance carrier pays a claim, an attempt may be made to recover amounts paid from the OEM. If this occurs, the customer may be asked to provide further information pertaining to the failure and to cooperate with AMSOIL INC. or its insurer in the recovery process.THE WARRANTY MAY NOT BE EXTENDED TO COVER:1.AMSOIL lubricants used in mechanically deficient equipment as a result of abnormal operation; negligence; abuse; damage from casualty, shipment or accident; or equipment that has been modified using components other than those from AMSOIL, or AMSOIL aftermarket products, or if used in any aircraft or aviation application. 2.AMSOIL lubricants that have been used for the purposes of racing or in applications where the OEM required lubricant standards do not match those stated by AMSOIL INC. without the written approval from AMSOIL INC.3.AMSOIL lubricants that have been contaminated after leaving the AMSOIL INC. premises due to improper handling, storage or through equipment deficiencies in which an AMSOIL lubricant has been installed. 4.AMSOIL lubricants which have been packaged, regardless of container, by anyone other than AMSOIL INC. or an AMSOIL authorized packager.5.Any allegedly defective AMSOIL lubricant for which a reasonable sample has not been preserved.6.Failure of equipment when AMSOIL lubricants are not used in strict accordance with either the written recommendations of AMSOIL INC. or the OEM for warranty coverage. 7.AMSOIL lubricants that have been used in conjunction with any other product or additive that has not been authorized for use by AMSOIL INC. 8.Failure of equipment due to a pre-existing condition that is unrelated to the use of AMSOIL.9.Repair or replacement of equipment because of normal wear. AMSOIL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REJECT A WARRANTY CLAIM FOR ANY OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING REASONS:1.Failure to follow all OEM recommendations for warranty coverage, including lubricants, maintenance, and drain intervals, prior to the first installation of AMSOIL lubricants.2.AMSOIL INC. was not notified within 30 days from the date of failure.3.Claim information is insufficient.4.Parts inspected do not substantiate a claim or indicate failure.5.Parts requested were not sent or are unavailable for inspection.6.Oil sample was not provided.7.Failure of the customer to follow the written procedure herein.8.Customer refused to cooperate with the investigation.9.Failure was the result of an OEM defect.This warranty shall be governed, interpreted and construed by, and in accordance with, the laws of the State of Wisconsin.

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    Wow...that's pretty impressive there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhilnEdee View Post
    Wow...that's pretty impressive there.
    AMSOIL does stand behind their products. They have been in business for 35 years. They were the first to have a 100% syntheitc API oil in 1972. They do not produce a petroleum oil. Why go 35 years backwards in technology?

    AMSOIL Product Chronology
    1972 10W-40 Synthetic Motor Oil
    1973 Synthetic 2-Cycle Oil 100:1
    1974 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube
    1975 SE, CC, CD Synthetic Diesel Oil
    1975 Synthetic Hydraulic Oil
    1975 Farm Tractor Synthetic
    Hydraulic/Transmission Fluid
    1975 Power Foam
    1976 Synthetic Reciprocating Compressor Oil
    1976 Synthetic Rotary Compressor Oil
    1976 Engine Oil Filters
    1976 Synthetic Grease
    1978 P.I. Fuel Additive
    1978 85W-140 Synthetic Gear Lube
    1978 20W-50 Synthetic Racing Oil
    1978 M.P. Metal Protector
    1979 Lifetime Air Filter
    1979 Air Filter Foam Oil
    1979 10W-40 Para-Synthetic Oil
    1979 SAE 40 Synthetic Racing Oil
    1979 15W-40 Gas & Diesel Para-Synthetic Oil
    1980 Lifetime Pod Air Filter
    1980 Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid
    1980 Engine and Crankcase Cleaner
    1982 Diesel Fuel Additive Concentrate
    1982 Diesel Fuel Modifier
    1982 Home Heating Fuel Extender
    1982 By-Pass Oil Filter
    1982 Silicone Shield Car Polish
    1982 Vinyl & Leather Cleaner
    1982 Vinyl & Leather Protectant
    1982 Brite Side Whitewall Tire Cleaner
    1982 Chrome Brite Cleaner & Polish
    1982 Synthetic Marine Engine Oil
    1983 TRIGARD Lifetime Oil Change System
    1983 Heavy-Duty By-Pass Filter
    1984 Synthetic Marine Gear Lube
    1984 10W-30 Synthetic Turbo Oil
    1984 75W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube
    1985 5W-30 Para-Synthetic Oil
    1985 Synthetic 2-Cycle Injector Oil
    1985 Synthetic Multi-Purpose Grease &
    Synthetic Heavy-Duty Grease
    1986 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (GL-4)
    1987 Spin-On By-Pass Oil Filters
    1987 20W-40 Synthetic Natural Gas
    Engine Oil
    1989 Synthetic Polymer Food Grade Grease
    1990 Dual-GARD By-Pass Filter Mount
    1990 BE-100 & BE-110 Spin-On By-Pass
    Oil Filters
    1990 Rain Clear
    1991 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil
    1991 2-Stage Air Filter
    1991 Biodegradable Synthetic 2-Cycle Oil
    1992 Dual Remote By-Pass Filtration System
    1992 Cetane Boost Diesel Fuel Additive
    1993 Pumice Industrial Hand Cleaner
    1993 Propylene Glycol Antifreeze &
    Engine Coolant
    1994 Non-Pumice Industrial Hand Cleaner
    1995 Series 2000 Synthetic 20W-50
    Racing Oil
    1995 Lure Gard Aqueous Rust Preventative
    1995 Multi-Purpose Synthetic Spray Grease
    1995 Pure Power Plus Multi-Purpose Cleaner
    1995 Water Resistant Synthetic Grease
    1995 Series 2000 Synthetic Racing Grease
    1996 Miracle Wash
    1996 Silicone Spray
    1996 Series 2000 0W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil
    1996 Air Freshener Spray
    1996 Pro-Formula Vinyl and Leather Cleaner
    1996 Pro-Formula Vinyl and
    Leather Protectant
    1996 Pro-Formula Metal Polish
    1996 Pro-Formula Briteside
    1996 Non-Flammable Rust Preventative
    1996 Series 3000 5W-30 Synthetic Heavy
    Duty Diesel Oil
    1997 AMSOIL Undercoat
    1997 Pure Power Spot and Stain Remover
    1997 PI Quick Shot
    1997 Synthetic 5th Wheel & Open
    Gear Compound
    1997 Series 2000 75W-90 Synthetic
    Gear Lube
    1997 Synthetic Powershift Transmission Fluid
    1997 XL-7500 5W-30 and 10W-30
    Synthetic Motor Oils
    1998 Series 2000 75W-140 Synthetic
    Gear Lube
    1998 Series 2000 Octane Boost
    1998 Gasoline Stabilizer
    1998 Series 2000 Synthetic 2-Cycle
    Racing Oil
    1998 Series 2000 Synthetic Chaincase
    1999 Heavy Duty Metal Protector
    2000 Fuel Filter/Water Separator
    2000 Synthetic Motorcycle Oils
    2000 Universal Synthetic Automatic
    Transmission Fluid
    2001 Shock Therapy Synthetic
    Suspension Fluid
    2001 Synthetic Supershift Racing
    Transmission Fluid
    2001 Formula 4-Stroke Synthetic Motor Oil
    2001 XL-7500 Synthetic 5W-20 Motor Oil
    2002 T-6 Cleaning Solution
    2002 Motorcycle Oil Filters
    2002 SCRUB Hand Cleaner
    2003 XL-7500 Synthetic 10W-40 Motor Oil
    2003 Slip-Lock Differential Additive
    2003 INTERCEPTOR Synthetic 2-Cycle Oil
    2003 Torque-Drive™ Synthetic Automatic
    Transmission Fluid
    2004 DOMINATOR Synthetic 2-Cycle
    Racing Oil
    2004 HP Injector Synthetic 2-Cycle Oil
    2004 Saber Synthetic 100:1 Pre-Mix
    2-Cycle Oils
    2004 5W-40 Synthetic European Motor Oil
    2004 Power Sports Air Filters
    2004 SCRUB Hand Cleaner with Pumice
    2004 AMS-Oiler™ Pre-Charger
    2004 SEVERE GEAR Synthetic
    75W-90 and 75W-140 EP Gear Lubes
    2004 Long Life Synthetic 75W-90
    and 80W-140 Gear Lubes
    2004 Marine Dual Remote Filtration System
    2004 Foam Air Filter Cleaner
    2005 Universal Synthetic Marine Gear Lube
    2005 Synthetic Synchromesh
    Transmission Fluid
    2005 Synthetic Manual Transmission
    and Transaxle Gear Lube
    2005 Formula 4-Stroke Marine
    Synthetic Motor Oils
    2005 Ea Air Filters
    2005 Ea Oil Filters
    2006 Ea By-Pass Filters
    2006 Engine Fogging Oil
    2006 Ea Air Induction Filters
    2006 Formula 4-Stroke Synthetic
    Small Engine Oil
    2006 Ea Motorcycle Air & Oil Filters
    2006 Diesel Concentrate
    2006 Diesel Cold Flow Improver
    2006 Synthetic 5W-40 Premium Diesel Oil
    2007 Severe Gear Synthetic 75W-110 EP
    Gear Lube
    2007 0W-20 Synthetic Motor Oil
    2007 10W-40 Formula 4-Stroke Synthetic
    Scooter Oil
    2007 Ea Racing Air Filters
    2007 Ea Crankcase Breather Filters
    2007 Signature Series 0W-30 Synthetic
    Motor Oil
    2007 Ea Pre-Filters
    2008 Series 500 High-Performance DOT 3
    & Series 600 DOT 4 Racing Brake
    2008 Severe Gear SAE 190 & SAE 250
    Synthetic EP Gear Lubes
    2008 Injen/AMSOIL Power-Flow Diesel
    Air Intakes

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