Conventional Oil Vs. Synthetic Motor Oil Ratings?

Answer Motor vehicle manufacturers set performance characteristics and standards for engine oil that petroleum companies are expected to meet. As of 2011, engine oil ratings for gasoline engines have chan... Read More »

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How to Mix Synthetic & Conventional Motor Oils?

Oil companies distill conventional motor oil from naturally occurring crude oil found underground. The same companies engineer synthetic oil in a laboratory and mass produce it. While synthetic oil... Read More »

Is There a Significant Difference in Performance of Conventional vs. Synthetic Motor Oil?

Deciding whether to use conventional motor oil or synthetic oil to lubricate your vehicle’s engine depends on the age and condition of the car and whether the region where you live is subject to ... Read More »

Can You Use Synthetic Oil in a Car That Has Used Conventional Oil?

Switching the oil in a car from conventional oil to synthetic oil is a safe practice. While there used to be some concerns with making this change, the problems have been corrected.

Synthetic Oil Vs. Conventional Oil?

When you go to the automotive store or an oil changing service, they ask you what kind of oil and what weight you use. To most of us, this is a confusing question because we really don't understand... Read More »