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great gear oil study/results

http://www.synthetic-oil-tech.com/Ge...te%20Paper.pdf

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Unless Im reading the results wrong, Mobil 1 Synthetic Gear oil came in 2nd!!!




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Not to discredit the study....necessarily. But if Amsoil ran the study would you expect anything other than to have them in first place? If Mobil had run the test I would bet that they would be first. Not because they can lie but because they can manipulate the test to make it so their product performs best under certain conditions. I find it hard to take anything from these studies when there is a company name on the cover page. If I were to get anything from that, it would be that Amsoil does not think too highly of Lucas Oil.

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Not to discredit the study....necessarily. But if Amsoil ran the study would you expect anything other than to have them in first place? If Mobil had run the test I would bet that they would be first. Not because they can lie but because they can manipulate the test to make it so their product performs best under certain conditions. I find it hard to take anything from these studies when there is a company name on the cover page. If I were to get anything from that, it would be that Amsoil does not think to highly of Lucas Oil.
Good catch. I didnt even realize that the study was done by Amsoil. I just scrolled down to where the results were. lol




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