Amsoil dealers/enthusiasts - need help

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Which Amsoil engine oils are Group IV engine oils and which are Group III? I think the XL-75's are Group IIIs but everything else is Group IV?
 
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Easy to tell by looking at the bottle. The Gr. IV all say 100% SYNTHETIC They are (product code) Series 2000 20W-50 Racing Oil (TRO) Series 2000 0W-30 (TSO) Series 3000 5W-30 (HDD) 5W-30 (ASL) 10W-30 (ATM) 10W-40 (AMO) [ May 25, 2003, 08:19 AM: Message edited by: Mike ]
 
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Mike wrote:
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No, only a few are 100% Synthetic. Series 2000 75W-90 Gear Lube Series 2000 75W-140 Gear Lube Series 2000 Racing Grease
Not sure Mike is coming from a position of knowledge, but I can assure you that all the other gear oils, ATF and greases are synthetic base oils (not group III or lower).
 
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As Paul said, greases and gear lubes are Group IV (possibly some Group V added). On the other hand, don't know what group the synthetic in the semi-synthetic Bar and Chain Oil is, nor in the Semi-Synthetic EP Slideway, Chain and Gear Oil. But no-one else has asked about it. I'd guess that 99.4% of consumers don't know and don't care. Why else would the guy with the new Mercedes be out looking for the $11.95 oil change special??
 

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Why did Amsoil choose to do this for the gear oil and grease? For $7+/qt of non-series 2000 gear oil you'd assume it would be a Group IV. Also, I assume that their universal ATF is also a group IV and not a group III or II/III blend?
 
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