Is Amazon Basics better than Liqui Moly? Let's find out!

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  • Published on: 08 April 2019
  • The oil competition series intensifies as Amazon Basics competes against Liqui Moly. Is the low-priced AmazonBasics full synthetic 5W-30 motor as good or better than Liqui Moly's Top Tex 4200 5W-30 full synthetic motor oil? I am not sponsored by Liqui Moly or Amazon Basics. I purchased both of these products using my own money. I am not sponsored by Amazon, Liqui Moly, or by any product manufacturer. 100% of Project Farm videos are ideas that come from those leaving comments. So, thank you very much for requesting this video!

    In the previous episodes, Amsoil won over Royal Purple and will advance to next round in the oil championship series.
    https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=E2zS8MyvJxU

    Red Line won over Walmart's SuperTech and will also advance: https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=zwqt5vI0o1A

    The testing methods outlined in this video are my own and not performed using expensive oil lab testing equipment or following the ASTM, SAE or API testing standards. The three tests outlined in the video include tests for viscosity at varying temperatures, film strength, and evaporative testing. In my opinion, the testing approaches used in this video provide consumers with valuable information on choosing the right motor oil for their specific application. Hope you enjoy the rest of the video and thank you very much for supporting the channel by watching the commercials and through Patreon support. https://www.patreon.com/projectfarm

    This video is only for entertainment purposes. If you rely on the information portrayed in this video, you assume the responsibility for the results. Project Farm LLC
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COMMENTS: 40

  • Khang Xiong
    Khang Xiong   1 weeks ago

    This is really interesting comparison. Was it just me or did the liquimolly seem to run a bit more thin and watery like?

  • Shaun Stander
    Shaun Stander   1 weeks ago

    Hey, have u heard of the brand Bizoil 507 5w30? I ordered some of this online here got it for 50% of the price of brand names. Wonder what u think bout it. Im gonna be using it in my 2013 Hyundai i20 diesel. It calls for Api SM or C2 and thats what it meets apparently. Do you think its a ok brand?

  • David Campos
    David Campos   1 weeks ago

    I enjoy this more than most sports hahahaha

  • LTPF
    LTPF   1 weeks ago

    AmazonBasics vs SuperTech?

  • mark warnberg
    mark warnberg   1 weeks ago

    I believe this testing shows that one oil refinery has a better quality control that the other, the quastion is "which refinery did the oil come from?"

  • o Rebelo
    o Rebelo   2 weeks ago

    Please do the lubrication test with cooked oil I'd love to see that

  • karstgeo 72
    karstgeo 72   2 weeks ago

    Love the testing! Would like to see a Euro showdown of the VW502.00 approval oils used commonly across many popular VWs. Liquimoly Leichtlauf High Tech 5W40 (typically purchased from online Euro part retailers) vs. Mobil 1 and Castrol 0W40s (available at Walmart). The LM is much more $$ and is often considered the gold-standard for VW enthusiasts. Cheers!

  • Mike Jones
    Mike Jones   2 weeks ago

    It amazes me how some people can't say anything good about anything. If these tests do nothing else it shows how the products compared compare to each other. And that is a lot of good information.

  • Aiden Corona
    Aiden Corona   2 weeks ago

    can you do a similar view after oil has broken down due to heat and cold ( after use in other words) because oil breaks down with time, heat, and cold. doing fresh oil testing I feel like can be misleading. Oil in a car does not stay fresh though 5,000 miles it breaks down so I'm wondering how does amazon preform after some oil breakdown maybe 2500 miles or equivalent ( or 5,000 Miles if you do 10,000 mile synthetic oil changes)

  • Americo Rodriguez
    Americo Rodriguez   3 weeks ago

    Woohoo I'm up $3k, put them oils back in the stable until the next race!

  • Digitolman
    Digitolman   3 weeks ago

    I love your videos! You're very good at what you do

  • VIVEK LAL
    VIVEK LAL   4 weeks ago

    Please do Liqui Moly Vs Motul 300V2 test .

  • Neon diamonds Aquaberry

    Not surprised to see the Germans losing yet another engineering test , overpriced and garbage just like their cars

  • AWP_BOSS
    AWP_BOSS   1 months ago

    You should test Liquid Moly Molygen. supposed to be their top of the line oil

  • Intissar Mohamed
    Intissar Mohamed   1 months ago

    Germany oil is the best I tested in my car it becomes younger in spite of it Had 10 years

  • Miguel Ortiz
    Miguel Ortiz   1 months ago

    is german liqui moly in germany diferent than the one sold here in usa???

  • Maj Wor
    Maj Wor   1 months ago

    Suggestion...How about adapting a rope and pulley of some kind on your oil pour test...or pouring the oil in different tubes to eliminate human error. It seems to me that the oil to the fartherest left on the viewing screen seems to start pouring first in the 2 videos that Ive watched.Also how about doing a bearing lubricosity test on the cooked oil.

  • Matthew Finley
    Matthew Finley   1 months ago

    Will you perform a competition between Victory/Indian motor oil, Spectro Golden 4 semi-synthetic, and Amsoil synthetic V-twin? All 20w-40 wt. This would help settle a great debate among the Victory and Indian motorcycle community! And probably garner a lot of views from the many links to this comparison that would come from those in the forums. I would be willing to purchase and ship the oil to you! Or I could just pay for the oil.And if you could throw in Rotella T with Triple Protection 15W-40, that would a bonus!!!

  • Justin Chamberlain
    Justin Chamberlain   1 months ago

    Amazon basic full synthetic versus liquid Molly non full synthetic. You should have used liquid Molly blue container 5W30 full synthetic. On that Gray liquid Molly bottle I can't see anywhere on there that it says full synthetic but on the bottle that I use it says big letters full synthetic on the light blue bottle and when I use that link will Mali on my car I get much better gas mileage because of the additives that it has in it with friction reducer. It should have been in this test

  • wmauijahdan
    wmauijahdan   1 months ago

    Could you please test Liqui Moly Molygen 5w-30!

  • andydurbs
    andydurbs   1 months ago

    Can’t get the Amazon oil in the UK via Amazon 😒

  • Francois L
    Francois L   1 months ago

    Yeah... but liquimolly is 507, one of the only oils allowed to use on VW TDI's so that it doesn't ruin the DPF and exhaust syste.

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  • Dan
    Dan   1 months ago

    How about a test of Liqui Molly Longlife III 5W30 vs another Longlife III cheap oil? For example Total Quartz Ineo Longlife, costs around 25 dollars for 5 litres (Amazon costs 22 for 4.7 lit), so basically same price. I just did my oil change with Total it in my Audi 3.0 TDI instead of the usual oils for this car (castrol. Liqui, Mobil) and am interested how good/bad this oil is.

  • Polo Sucks
    Polo Sucks   1 months ago

    Good oil is thick doesn’t freeze quick n don’t burn up quick lol

  • Polo Sucks
    Polo Sucks   1 months ago

    Ok I get it u work wit them loo

  • Owen E
    Owen E   1 months ago

    Can you do a test with BMW oem oil 0w30 against other non bmw branded euro oils???

  • randy arceo
    randy arceo   1 months ago

    Can’t wait till the last 2 go head to head for oil superbowl 😆

  • Kwoods
    Kwoods   2 months ago

    Have you tested conventional motor oil Instead of synthetic?

  • Eric Judd
    Eric Judd   2 months ago

    Just chenged my oil today with mobile 1 full senthic decros. It's a used car 5 years old. The person I bought it off of what's all they used but after whating the video makes me think twice. Great video