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Synthetic motor oil offers a far superior level of efficiency and durability for an automobile's engine in comparison to conventional motor oil. Where conventional motor oil is a derivative of petroleum, synthetic oil is... More »

Synthetic and regular engine oils are completely compatible and can be combined without causing problems, as long as the engine is compatible with synthetic oil. Both synthetic and regular oils are refined from crude oil... More »

Synthetic blend motor oil is more effective than regular oil because it lasts longer and can withstand higher temperatures without breaking down. Synthetic motor oils can improve vehicle horsepower and efficiency because... More »

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