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I don't use Amsoil because, it is over priced, and overhyped.

I won't use Amsoil because it is over sold. Sometimes by people who have no clue about what they are selling, and read from a book to make recommendations, but have no knowledge if they are making the correct recommendations. $35 gives anyone the right to sell the product to help make ends meet. Many of these people are not experts by any stretch of the imagination.

I won't use Amsoil because, I feel the warranty has more holes in it than the Titanic, making it extremely easy for Amsoil to jump ship in the event of a problem.

I won't use Amsoil because they made claims their so call 25,000 mile Honda and Toyota filters were proven at the expense of the consumer that they can't make 25,000 miles, even under conditions stated safe by Amsoil. A new filter and a pat on the back makes it OK if an oil light comes on. Meanwhile damage might have been done, and the whole thing is down played. No thanks!

I don't use Amsoil because their flagship top of the line products are not API certified. I'm not going to rely on their warranty or some law if I have a problem.


I don't use Amsoil because, I don't believe in the product, and I feel there are better products for less.

I don't use Amsoil because their PC fee is unethical. Some dealers can waive it, yet others charge it. To me it is a sucker tool for extra profits. That has been proven by comments in this thread that the fee can be waived and it is up to the dealer. BIG TURN OFF.

I will now never use Amsoil because of this thread. I have more reasons, but these are a few of the major issues I have.

JMO!!!!!!!!!!!

AD
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You will not believe this, I Googled "Tim Vipond" and I got Tim Vipond Banned to come up, if you are in disbelief, then go ahead and Google:

Tim Vipond Banned



http://boards.straightdope.com...wthread.php?t=526579

http://www.bmwlt.com/forums/sh...=132602&postcount=47

http://www.k-bikes.com/forums/showthread.php?t=12696

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Timmy has been banned from several automotive and motorcycle forums. ... Example: "Tim Vipond keeps trying to peddle his Amsoil product and ...
www.twtex.com/forums/showthread.php?p=708718
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Tim Vipond is online now ... The Ford Truck forum banned in eight days! WOW! ... Tim, how many forums have you been banned from? ...
www.twtex.com/forums/showthread.php?p=708792
Show more results from www.twtex.com

http://www.titanowners.com/for...index.php/t-162.html
http://bike-talk.com/forum/mot...ynthetic-oils-2.html

Randy
Apr 4th, 2008, 3:27 pm
I must say you offered him the chance to vendor up and he turned it down, that is HIS bad. FrownActually he did 'vendor up' and still failed to refrain from commercial postings within the general forums. We refunded his money and removed his vendor forum after he failed to play within the rules, even after repeated warnings.

He has had many, many warnings about using these forums to conduct business and has proven to be totally incapable of following the rules. While some might believe he provided a 'wealth of information', the majority of the time it was regurgitating information that was designed to present his product in a positive light. While the information may or may not have been accurate, it was most certainly presented to promote his products.

We authored a set of site guidelines that have served us quite well at keeping our community one of the best on the Internet. Among the guidelines is this:

No Commercial Postings: This is a private BBS designated for the use of its members. No commercial posts of any kind will be allowed. “For Sale” items from individual members will be allowed in the Classified forum only. Special announcements for dealers or other vendors will be allowed only if they are made by one of the forum Moderators or Administrators. Any posts to any forum that are deemed to be of a commercial nature will be subject to removal and the identity posting them may be blocked or banned.

Our rationale is simple - we do not want these forums to become an avenue for promotion of any brand or product. Nor do we want to let any individual member continually promote his business within these forums. We certainly gave Tim far too much latitude in this area. One of the Administrators even gave Tim's favorite brand name a 'time out', but as soon as we restored the usage of that word, Tim immediately began promoting it in his posts. We are going to try to be a little more aggressive at enforcing this rule, so as to be fair to our members and our supporting vendors and dealers and to make it perfectly clear we are not singling out any individual. We don't care if brand names are mentioned or even promoted by members, but as soon as we feel like a member is 'hawking' a particular brand or promoting it for personal gain, we will enforce the stated site guideline.

http://www.bmwlt.com/forums/ar...dex.php/t-34307.html
Very interesting Bear...What you will find here is that you can do anything, say anything, and be as many people, as you wish to be.

I mean for 5 years the moderators, 'if you wish to call them that' allowed Sinlube to use this site as an advertising forum. Kirk is allowed multiple identities, (He is currently a woman again).

The moderators on this site are worthless/spineless, so don't hold your breath looking for the turds to be banned...Thanks for the info though...
quote:
Originally posted by Nucleardawg:
Very interesting Bear...What you will find here is that you can do anything, say anything, and be as many people, as you wish to be.

I mean for 5 years the moderators, 'if you wish to call them that' allowed Sinlube to use this site as an advertising forum. Kirk is allowed multiple identities, (He is currently a woman again).

The moderators on this site are worthless/spineless, so don't hold your breath looking for the turds to be banned...Thanks for the info though...



The first person/only that should have been banned is you............NUKE........and you know that.

You have even "tested" the moderators,haven't you? That is why you call them "spineless",because they didn't ban you. They should have,a long time ago,and you know this.


We can use you as a benchmark as to how Looooowwwwww,one is allowed to Go around here,if anyone is curious. Most/none,will stoop to your dreary,useless,bottom feeding, level of existence.


The only "turd",as you like to say..........is you,and only you.

You claim to work in the Nuclear industry...............BULL!!!


I have never met/spoke/chatted with anyone claiming to be,or is a professional,yet acts like you do, as in............TRAILER TRASH,AND THE LOWEST FORM AT THAT!


I work everyday with professionals,and none of them would ever /post/chat/on your low level of existence.

In sum.........you win the..... "DARWIN LOSER AWARD". CONGRATULATIONS!!! When science gets around to some serious gene therapy/repair..........only then will there be hope for you and your serious defects!!!

We all expect now, for you to continuing showing/posting/displaying the usual Psycho- Babble,in the meantime that only you are capable of.
Good ol' Kirk


You all know Kirk...the one who implies he works for NASA...Kirk is it NASA or do you work for The USA?

come on Kirk....We all know your full of it. Please switch ID's I want to speak with the 'woman' side of you.

You know the Corvette afficianado who doesn't know their was a 53 production model.

The woman who only reads the 1st page of links and calls people 'Dude' JUST LIKE YOU.

Kirk I could care less what you believe about me or not believe about me.

Kirk your full of it. Kirk the NASA employee!! WHAT A LOAD...lol...
KIRK;;;Just so their is NO misunderstanding....

I could really give 2 sh**s what you think or believe about ME or anyone else for that matter. Are you such a dolt to believe that your opinion matters to me?

I do not believe anything you post.

Kirk you're a LIAR...

Kirk...You are MIRO and that is reason enough

to not believe annything you say.

In closing Kirk I have seen your pic...You are MIRO...You are a DOLT.
quote:
Originally posted by Nucleardawg:
Good ol' Kirk


You all know Kirk...the one who implies he works for NASA...Kirk is it NASA or do you work for The USA?

come on Kirk....We all know your full of it. Please switch ID's I want to speak with the 'woman' side of you.

You know the Corvette afficianado who doesn't know their was a 53 production model.

The woman who only reads the 1st page of links and calls people 'Dude' JUST LIKE YOU.

Kirk I could care less what you believe about me or not believe abbout me.

Kirk your full of it. Kirk the NASA employee!! WHAT A LOAD...lol...




Everyone on this forum/thread,including you,has used the term DUDE at least once............WHAT'S YOUR POINT.......DUDE!


WAIT.......'DUDE'... IS TOO GOOD FOR YOU......SO INSTEAD, IT WILL BE...........LOSER.....AS IN BIGGEST!

HAPPY NOW!



WHO I WORK FOR......................HOW ABOUT INSTEAD..........WHO YOU DON'T WORK FOR.......AS IN.........ANYONE,ANYTHING,OR ANYWHERE.........LOSER!
quote:
Originally posted by ADFD1:
quote:
Originally posted by Nucleardawg:
AD...I will keep quiet...I will let the DOLT Kirk speak...Or perhaps it's 'Wiggy' again...Who Knows with that Goober.


Bro- go for it, just watch the mods. I'd hate to see you go, that's all!

AD


Any......"real",Navy man as you claim to be.........would never support the likes of.......DAWG. AD,you disappoint me!


Those Navy guys are way to......PROFESSIONAL,at least after a few years like in your case. What's your excuse! You're a disgrace!

If you are in the Navy.......SHAPE UP,OR SHIP OUT! You are on the wrong side..................DUDE!



"US Navy. Helping keep us safe".......NOT WITH YOU AROUND.........AD
quote:
Originally posted by ADFD1:
LOL- Lets not bring that to a vote Kirk. I'm not here trying to scam anyone, or part of any shill team. I call it like I see it.


AD



And,I call it like.........."you speak it".

You claim to be in the U.S. NAVY......and yet you stand behind Dawg,after all of his NUT-JOB Posts to the N-th degree.

You might as well go stand behind enemy lines while you're at it!

I have not scammed anyone. Now you are a liar to boot.


Maybe Headline News is on to something......this might explain your behavior.AD

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/31...-msnbc_tv_commentary
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quote:
Originally posted by ADFD1:
You are a tool Kirk, a real tool.

AD


What would you expect from someone who quotes a two time loser like ole Pat, a confidant of Richard "I am not a crook:" Nixon.

Which is a stirring commentary to his ability to stay on the subject of the thread. As well as just how empty his own "insights" on oil are.
[QUOTE]Originally posted by Trajan:


What would you expect from someone who quotes a two time loser like ole Pat, a confidant of Richard "I am not a crook:" Nixon.


Nixon.............Wow..........your an old timer.........much older than I.

Since you brought it up(NIXON).............he is nothing like what's in office now.

Now we have crooks...........and Radicals! Makes Nixon seem like a Saint!
quote:
Originally posted by Trajan:
quote:
Originally posted by Captain Kirk:
[QUOTE]Originally posted by ADFD1:
You are a tool Kirk, a real tool.

AD



One hour........and that's your comeback line!


Maybe if you said anything of substance? /QUOTE]


Apparently I did speak with substance,and all too well.........Hence being called A "Tool".

I guess I struck a nerve once again by pointing out the Truth,and as always.......the truth hurts......so they resort to name calling,as usual.
quote:
Originally posted by Trajan:
Don't confuse me with the Bear my ignominious little troll.

As you have yet again failed to read the thread, I'll spell it out for you.

I don't use Amsoil because......... wait for it............ it is not on the BMW approval list. I listed it earlier.

I don't use Redline either because........... wait for it............it is not on the BMW approval list. I listed it earlier.

I don't use that synlube swill because.................wait for it..................it's a scam. Don't blame me that your tin god has fallen.




Well Trajan...........these guys have no issues with Amsoil.......and they all drive BMW,for real.

http://www.unitedbimmer.com/fo...05-amsoil-rocks.html

http://forums.bimmerforums.com...wthread.php?t=170530


Motorcyclists using Amsoil.

http://www.cyclespot.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4330


As for Synlube,and the "wise crack".........this guy has no issues with it...........


I used this stuff after reading an article in European Car. At least I think it was European Car magazine back then.... anyhoo...

I put it in my 1986 Jetta Diesel at 121,000 miles and installed a canton mecca remote oil filter at the same time. I changed the filter every 25,000 miles and added a quart of oil at that time.

I sold the car at 486,000 miles after it was rear ended by a Chevy Chevette doing 45mph. It still ran great and delivered a solid 42mpg in the city (redline to redline shifts) and averaged a healthy 52mpg at 70mph.

I did change the oil out every 50,000 miles as per there directions back in the early 90's and allthough extremly black it still was performing very well and there was no sludge build up anywhere.

I thought the company had fallen off the face of the Earth or had gone out of business. That is untill today when I came across a link to it from another website.

I will try it out first in our Ford Focus since it sees the most use. I will report back in 2 years when it had accumalted 50,000 miles and let you know the averages.
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quote:
Originally posted by Captain Kirk:
quote:
Originally posted by Trajan:
quote:
Originally posted by Captain Kirk:
[QUOTE]Originally posted by ADFD1:
You are a tool Kirk, a real tool.

AD



One hour........and that's your comeback line!


Maybe if you said anything of substance? /QUOTE]


Apparently I did speak with substance,and all too well.........Hence being called A "Tool".

I guess I struck a nerve once again by pointing out the Truth,and as always.......the truth hurts......so they resort to name calling,as usual.


Clocking time for a comeback? Sorry I had something important to attend to. I think in 46 pages, "Tool" was the first time I called anyone a name. It fit, for you.

Pushing your Swill again?

AD
Like I said, something of substance, not your usual thread poisoning crap such as below.


quote:
Originally posted by Captain Kirk:

These characters can't relate to those concepts,it makes too much sense to them,and has too much purpose,and meaning,such as,girls,nice cars,degree....no way, These forums would be their "wives",degree,and their lives.
quote:
Originally posted by Big Bear:
http://www.k-bikes.com/forums/showthread.php?t=12696

TimVipond TimVipond is offline
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Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Sugar Land, TX, USA
Posts: 15

I cannot seem to find anything on the Internet about either Gary Allan or Pablo being banned from any AUTOMOTIVE FORUMS.



Well then.......I guess Tim had better go to the, "Principal's Office"...for getting banned on automotive forums. OH....the shame of it!



Motorcyclists seem to like Amsoil....


http://www.cyclespot.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4330



And tractor Guys like it.........


http://www.tractorbynet.com/fo...-amsoil-100-1-a.html
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quote:
Originally posted by Trajan:
quote:
Originally posted by Big Bear:
http://www.k-bikes.com/forums/showthread.php?t=12696

TimVipond TimVipond is offline
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Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Sugar Land, TX, USA
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I cannot seem to find anything on the Internet about either Gary Allan or Pablo being banned from any AUTOMOTIVE FORUMS.


You posted that already Big Grin



Trajan.......Give us a "SCIENTIFIC" REASON why you won't use Amsoil in your Beamer when all the other Beamer owners I posted love it.

All that talk about certs is just.............an excuse,assuming of course you actually have a....Beamer!
R3DN1CK
01-20-2010, 07:10 PM
How long before Tim Vipond joins and tries to sell Amsoil?:yucky:
O-Fivecc
01-20-2010, 07:12 PM
5 mins 30 seconds
R3DN1CK
01-20-2010, 07:14 PM
bet you could do it faster if you used amsoil lubricants!
O-Fivecc
01-20-2010, 07:22 PM
Amsoil trumps everything....I take baths in it
nickspeed
01-20-2010, 07:38 PM
If timmy shows up he will be in for a rude welcome:ban:
Misfit
01-20-2010, 08:13 PM
Amsoil trumps everything....I take baths in it

lol

Is that like vette owners and Zaino?
mde's04Titan
01-20-2010, 08:44 PM
How long before Tim Vipond joins and tries to sell Amsoil?:yucky:

OOOOOOOOOH !! The man who can't go a single thread without shoving it down our throats....and doesn't even own a Titan. I knew this place was missing something!! I'll have to PM him!
quote:
Originally posted by Captain Kirk:
quote:
Originally posted by Trajan:
quote:
Originally posted by Big Bear:
http://www.k-bikes.com/forums/showthread.php?t=12696

TimVipond TimVipond is offline
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Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Sugar Land, TX, USA
Posts: 15

I cannot seem to find anything on the Internet about either Gary Allan or Pablo being banned from any AUTOMOTIVE FORUMS.


You posted that already Big Grin



Trajan.......Give us a "SCIENTIFIC" REASON why you won't use Amsoil in your Beamer when all the other Beamer owners I posted love it.

All that talk about certs is just.............an excuse,assuming of course you actually have a....Beamer!


Well, that's actually true. I don't have a beamer. Or a beemer. Don't know what the first is. The second is a BMW motor cycle. What I own is called a bimmer.

But, instead of trying to bait me with more of your cauterwalling nonsense, perhaps you ask yourself the following.

Why did your leader, when given the chance for me to use his swill, provided he supplied the engine, lacked the courage, the faith in his product, to do so?

More than likely because he knew it would expose it for the scam it is.

You're already been told why. More than once. If still beyond your comprehension it is, further explaination will make it no easier.

While you ponder that, ponder these as well.

1: Why your buddy, who attacked anyone who questioned your swill, is too afraid to use it?

2: Why thes other "beamer" owners don't use it either?

3: If you think amsoil is so great, why are yo not using it instead of that sham swill you do?
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Quote:
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I want to drive to my local auto parts store(Advance, Peps, Autozone) or to k mart, Target, Walmart to buy it.. Can I? No, and it is NOT easy to get. ...
I'd consider mail order, much safer:
Camden, located across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, has historically been considered the economic hub of South Jersey. Much of Camden's growth resulted from its location near Philadelphia, and its role as a transportation hub for the region. After World War II, Camden suffered a long decline due to a loss of its manufacturing base, and the outflow of middle-class residents to the suburbs. Based on 2006 data, Camden ranks as America's poorest city,[5] and Camden's high crime rate has resulted in it being ranked by Morgan Quitno Corporation as the most dangerous city in 2009.[6]


http://www.city-data.com/forum...hp?searchid=21804716


Trajan and AD, it seems Tim thinks Mail Order is much safer than driving to the auto parts store, I am sure you guys live in a safe area, but if anyone comes up to you as you are going to or leaving the auto parts store and you think they might attack you, just say " You better leave me alone or else I will have my buddy BIG BEAR beat you up "

They will either be laughing hysterically or just be so confused that they will not bother you guys.
The resident troll is amusing to me and surely others. I would term KIRK a disease...Or better yet...an infection. This infection was quickly recognized and irradicated at BITOG. Unfortunately here, the infection seems to have been allowed to take root.

The only means to control this KIRK infection at this point...is to ban it in all its putrid forms. The KIRK infection has mutated into other infectous forms such as 'Annie Oakley', and 'Wickedwiggy' where the infection has had its DNA seemingly changed, and taken up the 'female' chromosome.

In all forms the KIRK infection seems to cause the host, to lie uncontrollably and imagine themselves to be things which they are obviously not. Dreams of grandeur, and paranoia, quickly become evident as the host slips away from reality.


I would hope this KIRK infection is irradicated as KIRKS stench is starting to spread and become embarassing to the site.
Originally posted by Trajan.....

quote:
Well, that's actually true. I don't have a beamer. Or a beemer. Don't know what the first is. The second is a BMW motor cycle. What I own is called a bimmer.



Now I know you don't have a............"Beamer"..........because I did in fact use the correct terminology,which YOU,should have known had you actually owned one.........and the proof that....BEAMER is correct...........

http://www.google.com/search?h...i=&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=

http://www.merchantcircle.com/....Beamer.916-381-4269
quote:
Originally posted by Nucleardawg:
The resident troll is amusing to me and surely others. I would term KIRK a disease...Or better yet...an infection. This infection was quickly recognized and irradicated at BITOG. Unfortunately here, the infection seems to have been allowed to take root.

The only means to control this KIRK infection at this point...is to ban it in all its putrid forms. The KIRK infection has mutated into other infectous forms such as 'Annie Oakley', and 'Wickedwiggy' where the infection has had its DNA seemingly changed, and taken up the 'female' chromosome.

In all forms the KIRK infection seems to cause the host, to lie uncontrollably and imagine themselves to be things which they are obviously not. Dreams of grandeur, and paranoia, quickly become evident as the host slips away from reality.


I would hope this KIRK infection is irradicated as KIRKS stench is starting to spread and become embarassing to the site.



The only mutation is.........YOU....NUKE.... You have stated you're in the "NUCLEAR' industry,therefore..........

..........I believe you have exceeded your..."lifetime dosage of radiation" from standing too close to the..."reactor".

Mutation is something you know and understand very well,Remember,radiation ALSO mutates DNA,and kills brain cells too.....NUKE. SUCKS TO BE YOU!



One more thing, NUKE.............STENCH WAS MY LINE...........GET YOUR OWN MATERIAL!!!
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quote:
3: If you think amsoil is so great, why are yo not using it instead of that sham swill you do?



Actually,I do still use Amsoil.

I am currently running their tractor lube 5w-30 in my Transfer case.

Front Differential has the series 2000 75-140.

Rear differential has synlube.

Air filter is Amsoil/donaldson-nanotech

http://www.amsoil.com/graphs/eaa/eaa_flow_640px.jpg

Brake fluid is Dot 3,synthetic.

Currently have several brands of oil filters,including the Amsoil/Nanotech.


I would have no problem going back to Amsoil for the engine if I ever stopped using the synlube.

I will admit that the store brands(synthetic) are getting better now days,so who knows what the future holds with the over-the-counter stuff,especially if you can catch a good sale.


Kirk
You don't use it in the engine. No faith.

Also see that you can't answer the other questions.

For one who demands answers, you consistently come up a little....short.....shall we say.

Never seen anyone spell beemer that way. But then again, never had a reason too either. Not having a motorcycle....

Takes nothing away from the point that I have one, that I use mfg approved oil, and it burns you.
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This is a white paper study on Motorcycle oils for those of you that have bikes.

It looks like Amsoil did the best overall I would say in this study. I wonder how it reflects on their automotive oils?

Too answer a question above, I already stated in earlier post I used Amsoil in my engines with great results for many years. I only switched to synlube out of curiosity,and have not had any issues ever,so I have stuck with it,it also happens to be much cheaper in the long run............and super convenient to use because of less work/mess/cleanup!

Now for the amsoil white paper link.....


http://www.amsoil.com/lit/g2156.pdf



If any one here claims that Amsoil somehow had a hand in manipulating the results...............why won't the competitors mentioned in this study.......AND ALL THE OTHER STUDIES...........EVER.........COUNTER THE RESULTS with other studies???? Still waiting for that one!!



THIS IS THE GEAR LUBE WHITE PAPER STUDY IN A VETTE FORUM.....CLICK ON THE AMSOIL LINK AT THE BOTTOM

http://www.z06vette.com/forums...dline-amsoil-106796/



THIS IS A VETTE FORUM TALKING ABOUT REDLINE GEAR LUBE............YOU BE THE JUDGE ON THIS ONE!!

http://www.z06vette.com/forums...lube-chatter-102929/



Another Vette forum talking about the dreaded differential "chatter"..this is their take..

http://www.z06vette.com/forums...slip-additive-80592/
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