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
  • Runtime : 10:14
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COMMENTS: 40

  • Speadraser
    Speadraser   2 days ago

    On your next shootout I’d be interested to see how Petosin, which I believe is another German brand stacks up against a new lineup. Also if your interested you should check out the following site which is a blog by an oil enthusiast that is supposedly independent. It has been what I use to determine the best oil for me before seeing your videos. Keep up the great work!!https://540ratblog.wordpress.com

  • daydrinker187
    daydrinker187   2 days ago

    A lot of us are still waiting for The Super Tech vs Amazon Basics test! I know it’s coming eventually, I’m just very much looking forward to it. Thank you for doing these!

  • Ben Adams
    Ben Adams   3 days ago

    Can't believe I got excited at oil racing tests!!

  • kevin schrader
    kevin schrader   1 weeks ago

    Please test the Havoline Full Synthetic 5w30 Pro DS

  • Trespasser
    Trespasser   1 weeks ago

    You know what will convince me? When you buy a Porsche and fill it up with Amazon basics exclusively. Give me an effing break! It's so easy to show how your tests are irrelevant, I won't even bother. This is the stuff of infomercials. I bet you turn your light off in your house with 'clap off'.

  • Tbone T
    Tbone T   1 weeks ago

    The only person on the planet that can get me excited about oil racing. What a cool dude 😎

  • Nick Itoh
    Nick Itoh   2 weeks ago

    Mmm the only question that should be asked here is how much money did this fraud guy got from Amazon...? (can't even type Top Tec properly in the description)...

  • Yasira Mohammed
    Yasira Mohammed   2 weeks ago

    Hi, does the same oil brand deliver the same performance for both car and motorcycle engines. As in , if Amsoil has won the car oil test does it mean it's also the best for motorcycle as well. Will it be possible for you to do a similar test in motorcycle oil as well. Especially the 10w40 or 10w50 which seems to be the widely used motorcycle oil grade. Thanks in advance.

  • raider762
    raider762   2 weeks ago

    If i remember right Warren distribution oil is also branded as MAG1.

  • botzspeed
    botzspeed   3 weeks ago

    I use motul 5-40 on my subaru wrx. Thinking of trying amazon basics 5-40 idk

  • AjI2017
    AjI2017   3 weeks ago

    I think its funny how this guy is seeming to make the cheaper ils always win on here against proven well rated oils

  • jasrod2012
    jasrod2012   3 weeks ago

    From you tests it would seem that the slow moving liquid molly would leave more film on engine parts once the engine stopped moving. Upon cold start this film is important to lubricate parts. Not sure how much sense your conclusion makes. Also your test proves nothing about detergents that are required to keep engines clean especially with the poor quality fuels we have in North America. I think this entire experiment needs a rethink.

  • saakshar skill
    saakshar skill   3 weeks ago

    Please do it against HP Neosynth 5W30 A5/B5 , Motul Xcess 5W40 against LM 5W40& Delvac 5W40

  • Juni S.
    Juni S.   3 weeks ago

    Great oil comparison video again. Could you do motul 8100 x-clean vs amazon basic?

  • Geezle Puss
    Geezle Puss   3 weeks ago

    It is certain that the old saying, 'YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR," is a fallacy. Those who think that fall under the Barnum saying, ~"THERE'S SUCKER BORN EVERY MINUTE". Paying a higher price does not imply getting a better product! Wake up ye fools! Project Farm is just great!

  • Ken Call
    Ken Call   1 months ago

    German people don't make anything thats poor in quality.

  • darkhorse2reign
    darkhorse2reign   1 months ago

    Have you cross referenced all the data from the oils? Meaning compare the data ACROSS the board so that Brand A can be measured vs an oil it did not actually run head to head against?

  • LightToTheWorld
    LightToTheWorld   1 months ago

    Project FarmPlease I beg you, test CERMA store products, are they holding any true to the claims. I am beyond intrigued, if I am not in the wrong, by buying anything from them.You have a good experience testing things, I don't think I can find out more about CERMA stuff, through testing, than you can undig. They are claiming ridiculous stuff, and I am lost wondering, please disspell it, please!

  • 1robmal
    1robmal   1 months ago

    Will like to see how it compares to the new liquid Molly Gen. The one that is green.

  • Ciprian T.
    Ciprian T.   1 months ago

    Motul 8100 x-clean efe 5w-30 ? Can u test this oil? Is it good?Is Motul better than Liqui Molly? Thanks 👍🏻

  • davids myname
    davids myname   1 months ago

    I went From Mobile1 back to the "Basics".... Get it , Basics

  • frankv64
    frankv64   1 months ago

    Is there any way to do a comparison between Amazon Basics and Supertech? I hear they are the same oil

  • Isreal Perez
    Isreal Perez   1 months ago

    I have use Liquid Molly 540 i own 04 BMW it made the car drive better I can't really explain it but I've tried others I wouldn't switch over anything else

  • THOMAS ROBERTS
    THOMAS ROBERTS   1 months ago

    Okay, let's go with the comparison between Amazon Basics and SuperTech!

  • Khang Xiong
    Khang Xiong   2 months 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   2 months 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   2 months ago

    I enjoy this more than most sports hahahaha

  • Felix Nunez
    Felix Nunez   2 months ago

    Do you have one on motorcycles oil?

  • LTPF
    LTPF   2 months ago

    AmazonBasics vs SuperTech?

  • mark warnberg
    mark warnberg   2 months 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 months ago

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

  • karstgeo 72
    karstgeo 72   2 months 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!