How to Tell a Grade of Motor Oil?

Answer The motor oil grade reflects the viscosity of the oil. Viscosity refers to how easily the oil covers the engine parts when the vehicle is started in a specific temperature. The rating is sometimes ... Read More »

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How to Select Which Grade of Motor Oil to Use?

Selecting the right motor oil is a difficult and confusing process. With all of the strange motor oils competing and their confusing labels, you need to know how to quickly get the right motor oil ... Read More »

How to Use Single Grade Motor Oil?

There are two types of motor oils available: multigrade and single grade. Once common, single or mono viscosity oil has been mostly replaced by multigrade types. In fact, virtually all modern inter... Read More »

What is more powerful for a vacuum cleaner motor a 12 amp motor or a 110 watt motor?

A 110 watt motor is equal to a 1 amp motor... Versus a 12 amp motor, the 12 is more powerful. You've probably confused 110 watts with volts, as a 1 amp motor could not be used in a vacuum (it's too... Read More »

What Makes High Mileage Motor Oil Different From Regular Motor Oil?

Dozens of different motor oil formulations are available on today's market, and each claims that it's a better value than the others. In a sense, they are all correct. Modern engine oil is very dif... Read More »