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firstname.lastname@example.org (Harrison Sapir) writes:
>sad story here: before i knew any better, I added a quart of Castrol
Syntec to my
>5000tq when it was down a quart. not knowing that the chemicals in
>actively repel those of standard oil, I drove on. One mile later the
>the system blew up an oil return line on the turbocharger. Oh, sometimes
>things the hard way.
My understanding is that synthetics and dino oil can be mixed with no problem.
I can't figure out how adding a quart of synthetic would raise the pressure
in your system. That line would have gone whether you added synthetic oil
or dino or 3-in-1.
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