When it comes to motor oil, you’ve got a lot of choices. Instead of risking putting the wrong oil in your vehicle, learn a few key facts about what appears on those labels. We know you love your car, so keep that Memphis car running beautifully.
An oil’s viscosity is how well it resists flowing. What you want is an oil that doesn’t thin out too much when it gets heated. Oil that’s too thin doesn’t have the same lubricating and sealing properties of thicker oil. So check out the viscosity ratings. You’ll see one for cold temperatures and one for hot. What you want is a higher second number, because that means it stays thick even when hot (like 20W-50 over 10W-30.)
Synthetic or Conventional
Choosing synthetic or conventional oil has a lot more to do with the car you drive than anything else. Some people claim that one is better than the other, but you need (more…)
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