[Author Prev][Author Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Author Index][Thread Index]

RE: Synthetic Oil Change Intervals?

> Personally, I like changing oil more often (app. 3,000 miles), but on
> the other hand I've heard that since synthetic oil practically never
> breaks down, you can just leave it in and 7,500 miles is certainly not a
> very long interval in any case. For longevity's sake (and peace of mind)
> I'll stick with my 3,000 mile intervals.

If I recall, it's the gradual acidifying of engine oil that will become a
problem later on. Granted, normal dino oil does use a lot of viscosity
modifiers, etc. that would not withstand usage than synth. Although I hear
synth has more stability in acidity, would you like to take a chance?

------------- clip here with virtual scissors --------------
Send any interesting roadkills to honge@creighton.edu!
Keyboard stuck error. Press F1 to continue.
Fax (402) 593-8975
  Just say "Your lights are on" to DRLs.