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Should I use Synthetic Oil, or Conventional Oil?

Should I use Synthetic Oil, or Conventional Oil?

What's the deal with motor oil? Why synthetic over conventional? You’ve probably already heard that regular oil changes in Calgary, and any city for that matter, are extremely important for the health of your vehicle’s engine. That’s sound advice. But what you might not know is when it comes to motor oil, the real thing may not be the best thing for your engine. I know, if you're here in Alberta than this might sound crazy! But let us explain. There are different types of motor oil: Conventional oil, extracted from the ground and refined. Synthetic oil, manufactured from high-quality base oils and artificially-made chemical compounds. Synthetic oil blend, a mixture of conventional and synthetic oils. The first thing you need to know is that most new engines require synthetic oil.  If synthetic oil is recommended for your car – you MUST use it. For the rest, there are many advantages to using synthetic oil over conventional oil. Synt ... read more

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