Buffalo Milke makes a product called Bug Melt which works on any organic style mess. It emulsifies bugs. Also have used it on my mower decks to remove the grass stains. It cleans that so easy and does not strip the shine.
I work at a dealership for a forlift brand which is starting to market their own branded oil. It is from the DA Lubricant Co. Their 10w-30 is API CI-4, CH-4, CG-4 SL. It is to be used in their gas/LP, and diesel engine forklifts, construction equipment. Now the price, dealer cost $1.17 qt...
Has anyone seen the papers floating around from Schaeffers showing a comparison between engines using HD oil and theirs. They use a heat gun to measure heat coming off of each engine, real scientific. The test also fails to say if HD oil is synthetic like theirs.
Several years ago was at a AMSOIL meeting where they stated that the 100:1 was tested at 250:1 by the Soutwest Research Institute with no problems. This is also when they mentioned the test done with Stihl saw comparing Stihl at 50:1 vs AMSOIL 100:1. (this test was recently released)
How many give you a month & half notice of future price increases. I think most would just spring it on you. I'm sure Amsoil sales are hit hard after Aug.1. I know I will be ordering heavy next month. If I remember correctly they even announced the decrease well ahead of the deadline.