Synthetic Vs. Conventional Oils?

Answer The topic of many automotive-related debates focuses on synthetic oils versus conventional oils. It has been a hot topic since the 1970s when synthetic oil was first introduced. Meanwhile, the chem... 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 »

How to Mix Mobil Gear Synthetic Oils With Nonsynthetic Oils?

The longstanding duel between synthetic oil and conventional oil has a long history that lends credence to the assumption that the end is nowhere near in sight. Synthetic oil is basically a molecul... Read More »

Synthetic Oils Vs. Paraffin Wax Oils?

Paraffin wax oils and synthetic oils act as engine lubricants; they also neutralize acids and dissolve tar buildup in the engine. Paraffin wax oil is a mineral oil with added paraffin and wax, whil... Read More »

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 »