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Date: 5/5/16 - #23

Topics:
  • What is synthetic oil?

Questions:
  • Should I use manufacturer's oil in my car?
  • How to know what oil is actually in the bottle?




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Date: 4/6/16 - #22

Topics:
  • What to ask when getting an oil change
  • Owners manual oil requirements
  • Light weight motor oil
  • Auto warranty concerns
  • Transmission fluids
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Date: 3/2/16 - #21
 
Topics:
  • Why oil quality matters  
  • How oil specs have changed over time
  • What oil specs mean

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Date: 2/10/16 - #20

Topics:
  • GM oil specs   
  • Variable valve timing
  • Difference between motorcycle and automotive oil
  • Marine engine oil

Questions:
  • Which oil should I use in a European car?
  • Should I use thicker oil in hot climates?

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Date: 11/4/15 - #19

Topics:
  • Appropriate prices for synthetic motor oil

Questions:
  • Can Amsoil really go 25,000 miles on 1 oil change?
  • Low mileage Toyota oil recommendation?
  • Will synthetics cause oil leaks?
  • How often should the filter be changed?

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Date: 10/7/15 - #18

Topics:
  • Debunking man-made climate change
  • Why quality motor oil matters   
  • Using the right weight oil   
  • Small engine oil
  • Preventing rust in your engine

Questions:
  • Which oil for an older boat motor?

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Date: 09/23/15 - #17

Topics:
  • Climate change and the Keystone Pipeline
  • Petroleum oil levels of quality
  • What is fracking?

Questions:
  • Did I cause damage by not changing oil often enough?

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Date: 09/16/15 - #16

Topics:
  • Diesel turbochargers and injectors   
  • Exhaust systems and warranties for diesel vehicles
  • Amsoil motor oil tiers of quality

Questions:
  • Oil for a variable valve timing engine

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Date: 09/02/15 - #15

Topics:
  • Light weight oils
  • Fraudulent oil claims and labeling
  • Aftermarket additives
  • Turbo oil   

Questions:
  • Should I run a thicker or thinner oil?

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Date: 08/19/15 - #14

Topics:
  • Understanding oil filter specs

Questions:
  • Bypass oil filtration systems

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Date: 08/12/15 - #13

Topics:
  • European oil standards

Questions:
  • Service life of Mobil 1 oil filter?
  • Switching to synthetic motor oil after break in period?
  • Using 2-stroke marine oil in lawn equipment?
  • High mileage transition to synthetic oil?
  • Oil filters for high mileage vehicles

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Date: 08/05/15 - #12

Topics:
  • Synthetic vs petroleum motor oil
  • Light weight oil
  • Oil change intervals

Questions:

  • Can I switch my diesel truck toy hauler transmission fluid to synthetic?

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Date: 07/15/15 - #11

Topics:
  • Mixing synthetic and petroleum oil
  • Switching to synthetics in a high mileage vehicle
  • Oil for old compressors
  • Motorcycle roller bearings in v-twin Harley motorcycles
  • Diesel particulate filters and injectors

Questions:
  • Did low quality oil kill my turbo?
  • Can I use modern oil in my hot rod?

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Date: 07/11/15 - #10

Topics:
  • Understanding ACEA and API motor oil specs
  • Asphaltic vs paraffinic petroleum oils
  • What makes synthetic motor oils different
  • Engine oil and moisture

Questions:
  • What is the difference in types of anti-freeze?

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Date: 05/13/15 - #9

Topics:
  • How synthetic oil is defined
  • What synthetic motor oils are made from
  • Using synthetic oil in a high mileage car

Questions:
  • Will my car leak oil if I switch to synthetic oil?
  • Can I use synthetic lubricants during the break in period for an air compressor?
  • What is the best oil for a 1950's Ford 312 engine?
  • Using full synthetic motor oil in a car with 400,000 miles

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Date: 05/05/15 - #8

Topics:
  • Oil base stocks, additives, and the chemistry of motor oil
  • Things that cause oil failure
  • How temperature affects motor oil

Questions:
  • How long can I drive before I have to change my oil and filter?
  • What is the puff of smoke when I start my high mileage car?
  • Rough shifting problems with overdrive

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Date: 04/15/15 - #7

Topics:
  • Gasoline octane ratings
  • Diesel cetane ratings
  • 2-stroke oil

Questions:
  • How do I change transmission fluid and drain the torque converter?
  • Which oil should be used in antique cars?
  • Why do engines consume oil?
  • Which oil should I use in my turbodiesel engine?

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Date: 04/11/15 - #6

Topics:
  • Diesel oils
  • Oil change intervals on lawn mowers
  • European car oil specs and warranties

Questions:
  • Why is my oil turning dark quicker?
  • Which oil should be run with turbochargers?
  • What about generic branded oil?
  • Gear lube: synthetic or conventional?
  • How does Mobil 1 rate?

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Date: 03/04/15 - #5

Topics:
  • Synthetic Oil vs Petroleum Oil 
  • Synthetic oil categories 
  • Amsoil Z-Rod oil 
  • Motorcycle oils 
  • Marine Engine Oils

Questions:
  • What is the proper layup regarding fuel for Craftsman Snow blower 
  • What is the right oil for a rebuilt engine with flat tappet system?

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Date: 02/11/15 - #2

Topics:
  • API oil classifications  
  • How are oil classifications determined 
  • Why do oil classifications change over time 
  • Motorcycles oil and the importance of zinc and phosphorous 

Questions:
  • Any benefit of changing to synthetic oil with 88,000 miles?  
  • How to deal with oil leaks in Honda Motorcycle 
  • Why not use 20W-50 and stay away from 20 or 30 weight oils?
  • Why use synthetic ATF, its more expensive? 

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Date: 02/04/15 - #1

Topics:
  • Understanding API and SAE information ON OIL bottles  
  • Fraudulent Oils 
  • 20 Weight Oils – Safe or NOT 
  • Variable Valve Timing 

Questions:
  • What is Zinc used for in motor oil 
  •  How do you know which multi-grade oil to use 
  •  Why do I have to use a special ATF in my Lincoln

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Date: 12/03/14 - #4

Topics:
  • Reading the oil bottle label
  • What does 5W-30 mean

Questions:
  • When changing ATF should you flush and how do you get all the old fluid out?
  • What is the best oil for small engines?  
  • Should you change ATF in transmission with high mileage?
  • Toyota requires synthetic for warranty, does it matter which synthetic?
  • Why do you have to change oil based on time and not just on mileage?
  • I have an old diesel engine is it worth it to change to synthetic oil?

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Date: 6/29/14 - #3

Topics:
  • Fraudulent Oil – Not what is on the label
  • Substandard Synthetic - Too cheap to believe
  • Inadequate ATF – Not meeting the spec’s ‘Suitable’
  • High Mileage oils, additives good or bad vs standard oil
  • Synthetic vs Petroleum – Uniform molecular structure
  • Explanation of Refined synthetic vs Chemical synthetic
  • Diesel technology discussion

Questions:
  • Any benefit of using High Mileage oils?
  • 5W-20 and variable valve timing requirements

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