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Re: synthetic oils

On Nov 4,  2:26pm, Daniel Hussey wrote:
> Subject: Re: synthetic oils
>     Well, when I first bought my car, the first thing my
> mechanic told me to do was to switch to a synthetic motor oil.
> This is a very good idea.  I first tried Mobil 1, but I thought
> it was really thick (overkill IMHO unless you are on
> the track a lot), but seemed to work fine.

Huh?!?!?  "Really thick"???  Are you sure you didn't have
a quart of Grade A Medium Amber instead?  Mobil 1 pours
like water!  OK, that may be an exaggeration, but it
is quite noticably thinner than most any motor oil, and
certainly thinner than standard "dino" oils.

Dan Masi
'96 A4Q