quote:For a $1 or so more a quart that's only about $4.50 more an oil change.Probably overkill since my cars are driven very easily, mostly by my wife.Matter of econimcs basically since the deals on the Maxlife and M1 bring the price down to a point that makes them easy on the wallet of an almost poverty stricken state employee and there might be a little advantage in gas mileage and protection of the syn over dino. The emphasis on the word "might" since there is no real evidence that is the case.$4 will get you a meal at McDonalds.$5 will get the lunch buffet at the Golden Corral including all you can eat steak.Best comparison I could come up with.
Originally posted by salesrep: By the way what's the difference between semi-synthetic and synthetic blend? A matter of semantics? Same Same farrafan. Why do you buy synthetic oil instead of 1.50 dino?
quote:Calculated a 2-5% gain can be very difficult. Even with several engines let alone one.
Good read salesrep. Should have phrased that differently.Strike the "no real evidence" part and replace with " for every one that states they saw an increase of x% gas mileage when they swithched to synthetic,
quote:Value and performance. I am intrigued by the Schaffers for example but I am turned off by the dificulty in obtaining it. I am a clearance Isle oil buyer with an eye on performance oil for good prices. I am not all that brand loyal, I am loyoal to the content and performace and if a brand provides that at a good value they have my business.
Originally posted by salesrep: Why do you run syn or syn-blend oil. Performance? Longevity? Savings?