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GREAT thread as I am thinking of getting mine done in the spring on my 2015 90k on the clock !
I have a SLT and looks like I have the BW44- 45 ! No 4x4 Auto only lock !
 

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No, no, no - 75W-85 was just another lame brain attempt by FCA to shave another billionth of a percentage point of full consumption off for US EPA CAFE requirements. If they don't meet, they have to pay a bunch of fines based on their labeled EPA mileage and how many vehicles of type sold per year.

75W-90 is fine.

I dealt with EPA for 20 years.
 
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Leave the RP alone, don't use lucas or mopar either, study hear.

Amsoil is good because they have bags, no need to get a pump. Redline or m1 great as well. @Hemi395 has used a couple different options in his ram without using that b44 unicron ****. Do a search on that, no reason to buy that stuff.

Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys or ever let them use royal purple gear oil I think is a famous song.


Looks like AMSOIL smoked them all by a long shot.


Thanks @Burla

At least for the Severe Gear 75W-90


Is there any tests like this for engine oil?


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Looks like AMSOIL smoked them all by a long shot.


At least for the Severe Gear 75W-90
That it an Amsoil "brochure" on an Amsoil site. I don't trust anything Amsoil puts out about their products. They have a long standing reputation of misleading information and "studies" that use meaningless or skewed metrics. I'm not saying it's a bad product, but I would not believe it is the best either, especially based on their own tests.

EDIT: And make sure the product is actually API certified, if that concerns you, and not just labeled as "meets API specs".
 
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So based on this looks like I have the BW 44-44.

Again thanks for the guidance, very much appreciated.


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Dang that's a nice-looking interior! You're like a king up in there.
Decisions on which lubricants to use have such a large percentage of personal judgement in them that navigating the sea of options can be daunting, but with enough information, you can start to make sense of it all. Glad you found what works best for you and your peace of mind.
 

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Thanks fellas went with AMSOIL for the front and rear.
will go to the dealership and get rear additive and transfer case BW 44-44 68089195AA tomorrow.




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Got the good stuff right there. Good choice. The baggies are life changing. Oh and the fluid is good also!
 

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That it an Amsoil "brochure" on an Amsoil site. I don't trust anything Amsoil puts out about their products. They have a long standing reputation of misleading information and "studies" that use meaningless or skewed metrics. I'm not saying it's a bad product, but I would not believe it is the best either, especially based on their own tests.

EDIT: And make sure the product is actually API certified, if that concerns you, and not just labeled as "meets API specs".
I agree. Amsoil claimed their 2 stroke oil was certified TCW-3 compatible with other 2 stroke oil. I checked with the certification agency, bald faced lie. Agency went after them and they removed that claim but three years later they put a modified version back up and it still isn't certified by the agency. You can check the website, still not listed.

This from Amsoil porduct bulletin. No longer says it is certified, but it still strongly indicated it is with the wording used.

Synthetic 2-Stroke Injector Oil​




APPLICATIONS
Use in two-stroke outboard motors and snowmobiles that require
API TC or TC-W3 two-stroke oil,
including those made by BRP*/
Evinrude*/Johnson*/Ski-Doo,* Polaris,* Mercury,* Arctic Cat,*
Yamaha,* Suzuki,* Kawasaki,* Mariner* and Force.*
Use as injection oil or 50:1 pre-mix (2.6 oz. per U.S. gallon
of gas).
For Evinrude factory-lean setting, use AMSOIL HP
Marine® Synthetic 2-Stroke Oil.
COMPATIBILITY
AMSOIL Synthetic 2-Stroke Injector Oil is compatible with most
conventional and synthetic two-stroke oils; however, for best
performance, mixing oils should be minimized.


You guys are free to do as you like but I don't deal with companies that lie or mislead their customers through artful wording. I do not know which claims to trust thus I don't trust any of Amsoil's claims and I won't use their oil because of it. All of their first place results are from Amsoil paid studies, reminds me of the Tobacco companies funding "independant" cancer studies.
 
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