The Difference Between Synthetic & Regular Motor Oil?

Answer Regular motor oil, sometimes called traditional or mineral-based motor oils, have been around for centuries. Synthetic motor oils were introduced in the 1970s and offer some advantages over traditi... Read More »

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Is it OK to Mix Synthetic & Regular Motor Oil?

There was a time when mixing synthetic oil with regular (conventional) motor oil could damage an engine. However, due to changes in the synthetic oil content, it's OK to mix the two. In fact, man... Read More »

Synthetic Motor Oil Vs Regular Oil?

Since synthetics first appeared in mechanics' garages and on the shelves of auto parts retailers, there has been debate about whether synthetic or conventional motor oil is more beneficial to prolo... Read More »

How to Change From Regular to Synthetic Motor Oil?

Unlike regular oil, synthetic oil is man-made. Synthetic oil is more stable at extreme high and low temperatures and is a superior lubricant, which prevents cold starts. Vehicles using synthetic oi... 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 »