Motor Oil Myths & FAQs Mineral versus Synthetic

01 December 2016

Angry Anderson explores Motor Oil Myths & FAQs - Mineral vs Synthetic Choosing the best, whether synthetic or mineral, engine oil is highly contentious and debated Motor oil is surrounded with myths questions and misconceptions Independent Oil Anlaysis Laboratory at CAV Power helps answer the following What do the numbers and letters we find on bottles mean ? What does the term Viscosity Index mean ? Why should I change my engine oil ? What is the typical composition of motor oil ? Should aftermarket oil additives be used ? What does synthetic oil mean ? Can you mix synthetic oil with mineral oil ? Can synthetic oil be used to run in an engine ? What is sludge and what causes sludge ? Why should I use the viscosity grade that the manufacturer recommends ?