Some of the disadvantages of oil are that it is a nonrenewable resource and creates air pollution. It also is often produced by countries who are unstable politically, and it can be harmful if spilled in the ocean or some other wildlife habitat.Continue Reading
Renewable resources are ones that regenerate themselves, such as wind or solar power. Oil is a nonrenewable resource because there is a limited supply in the world. When burned, the sulfur in oil turns into compounds that cause acid rain.
Oil spills are both costly and deadly. Cleaning up an oil spill uses resources, and many animals in the area can be harmed by the spill. Animals can ingest the oil, and birds' feathers can become coated in oil, causing them to lose buoyancy.Learn more about Engine Oil
Engine oil prices vary depending on the vendor and type of oil. The most affordable type of oil is conventional oil, often used in bulk at dealerships. Popular engine oil brands include Mobil, Valvoline and Castrol. As of October 2015, the cheapest brands on Amazon.com are Pennzoil, Peak and Delo.Full Answer >
A 50-to-1 mixture of gasoline and oil for two-cycle oil takes 50 parts gasoline to one part oil. This ratio can use any form of liquid measure; using 50 ounces of gasoline, for example, requires 1 ounce of oil to meet the criteria.Full Answer >
The Cummins L10 engine has an oil capacity of 38 liters, or approximately 10 U.S. gallons. The filter has a capacity of approximately 2.6 liters (0.7 gallons), and the oil pan has a capacity of approximately 35 liters (9 gallons).Full Answer >
The cost of an oil change at Kwik Kar varies depending on the type of vehicle and the oil required, but generally fall in the range of $35 to $100. Kwik Kar Lube and Automotive Service Centers are independently owned and operated, so prices can also vary by location.Full Answer >