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2-stroke Amsoil Dominator unpopular?

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Noticed in oil threads that the Amsoil Dominator 2-stroke oil is unpopular.

I used this as my first bottle in my newtome 99 yz250. Got it for 9.99 a quart....much cheaper than everything else.

Most use 927, h1r and klots R-50.

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i prefer amsoil. it's just a little harder for me to locate. nice low flashpoint makes it burn nice and clean. $32 a gallon about a 1/2 hour away. beats $48 for super m and some of the more popular suff that's close by.

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Great oil, i ran my NSR250 for over 5k miles on it without a rebuild. That was after being piped and semi pissed off 65hp.

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Amsoil is good stuff, I use Maxima K2 mainly do to availability, but I'd be just as confident to run Amsoil. For the woods riding I do, I'd probably use Amsoil Interceptor over Dominator. Both are top 100% synthetic oils, the Dominator is designed for extended high RPM use, the Interceptor should run cleaner at lowert RPM levels.

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I stopped using Dominator after I noticed my crank bearings had a slight rusty paste on them after running that oil. Even though they were covered in oil, and the bike had only been ridden mx.

I looked into it a bit and heard stories from other people who have had the same issues, and a good thread somewhere about it being a big issue in some outboard engines.

For the same price as the Dominator, I just buy Motul 800.

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On a two stroke, the crank is lubricated by the pre-mix oil, not by the oil you pour into the trans.

Trans oil only lubricates the trans / clutch.

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Use to run it in all my 2-strokes at 50:1. Never had a problem. I use it in my sons PW50 pre-mix. Trust me that bike never sees a closed carb. Wide open all the time. Never had a oil related concern.

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wouldn't that be a gear oil/atf issue?

No, the crank right beneath your piston. It gets lubricated by the pre mix. The only bike that has the crank lubed by the transmission oil is the GasGas TXT300 pro trials bike. All others receive lube from Pre-Mix. I would buy Interceptor for woods work because it has a lower flash point AND my highly scientific poll proves it's popular.

http://www.thumpertalk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=879382&highlight=

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The only synthetic oil I have available locally is amsoil dominator, so that's what I've been running for a few years now. Never had a problem. Everything always looks good when the motors are torn down.

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Thats all I use in my bikes for many years and I never had any motor issues. I use Amsoil in everything my truck's, cars, wood splitter, generator, moto bikes, harley, and snowmobile's. Amsoil is awsome!!!

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I have used Amsoil Dominator for serveral years and have had zero oil related problems. I use Amsoil in my Tacoma as well, and have never had a single problem with it. After I rebuild my top end on my 200, I am going to switch to using Amsoil Interceptor. Either way I have complete faith in all of Amsoils products! :banana:

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I am about to try out some interceptor. I can get it for $9 a quart compared to like $16 for Torco or motorex...

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