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Old 01-26-2013, 08:30 AM
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ok Synthetic Oil Flows FASTER at Start-up.

This is a huge plus
Oils of the same weight flow at the same rate regardless of synthetic, dino or blend.
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Old 01-26-2013, 09:04 AM
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Conventional oils in low weight start to develop flow difficulties at temps -13F and sooner from my experience in extreme colder climates and take considerably longer warm up periods to retain their normal flow rate where as synthetics oil flow rates develop no back lashes even as far down to -50F. Having relatives up north where temps can drop to as low as -47F is all the proof I need in choosing synthetic oils over conventional multi oils
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Old 01-28-2013, 08:13 AM
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I have personally dissassembled, inpected, and measured inside engines with over 300,000 miles. I can tell everyone here that synthetic oil will give you a cleaner engine with less wear. Not to mention synthetic has a much lower pour point for cold temp start up and a much higher break down temp.
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Old 01-29-2013, 06:58 PM
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Here's a link to testing various oils, educational and a real eye opener for sure.
http://speedtalk.com/forum/viewtopic...8874ac901c407b
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:09 PM
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Oil is not changed because it is dirty. Either the additive package is depleted or it is failing from thermal breakdown.
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Worth repeating. This is what synthetic oils are about.
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:18 PM
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Last summer I had occasion to have a head removed on my JD zero turn with 1500 hours on the engine. I'm used to feeling a "ridge" with a finger nail near the top of the cylinder. I've used synthetics since new and was surprised not to find a ridge at all inside the cylinder. Right or wrong, I interpret this to mean very little wear.
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Old 02-01-2013, 04:43 PM
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This is a good one.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejExtOcV5aI
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:04 PM
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Here is Part 2 to the original video. Comments?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zEBI1QndPo
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:35 PM
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Here is Part 2 to the original video. Comments?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zEBI1QndPo
Yeah. In the end the summary was the most important thing is to simply change the oil. I've preached that here for years.
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Old 02-04-2013, 06:40 PM
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I have guy who works part time and sells amsoil. I don't use it. To costly for me. I change mower oil 75-100hours regardless. Trucks go about 3500-4000 miles. That's gasser engines. I just can't see going 10-15k on oil changes or running 200-500hours on a small engine to save me 10minutes of time to drop oil out of mower. Just me.
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