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Re: Why use Amsoil insead of Mobil 1?
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org> Jason Aamodt writes:
> I know some of the folks that work there (they are based here in Tulsa), and
> each recommends that Synthetic oils, although providing superior
> lubrication, probably will not last much longer than non-synthetic oils.
> Therefore, the oil-change interval shouldn't be increased even for
> synthetics. You don't get longer oil life, you get better performance.
> What do you guys think?
My thoughts are rather that both of my I5 engines are old - one 13 years,
one 11, and combustion products getting into the oil is probably the
greatest single effect I have. I use VAG's synthetic (Synta Gold) in
the ur-quattro, and their blend (Synta) in the Passat.
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