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Here is the link to a article written about different types of motor oils. Hope you find it interesting. I still vote for synthetics to use. Maybe the club could take a vote on who uses what type of motor oil. Here is the link. http://www.informationsavvy.com/motor-oil/ More oil info: http://www.valvoline.com/synpower/articleviewer.asp?pg=ccr20011002sbinfo. More and more info; http://www.chevron.com/products/prodserv/nafl/auto/content/motoroils.shtm another link for info: http://www.havoline.com/products/na/motoroil_smo.html Another view: http://www.utextension.utk.edu/publications/spfiles/SP268-Q.pdf oil http://www.chris-longhurst.com/carbibles/engineoil_bible.html

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I have worked on and raced motorcycles and cars for roughly 45 years now, a lot of that in deasert conditions. Driven untold miles in all kinds of conditions, and temps ranging from around -25, to +110. I completely understand all of the arguments for synthetics, including Marty's field test of a couple of years ago in AK. winter temps. I do not doubt the value of their composition. However, I have never had an engine failure due to oil breakdown problems. Just about everybody I know has been running syn's for years now, but I am still running dino oil in everything, cars, cycles, tractors. Just too old fashioned I guess. My stationary power plant did come with the recomendation for syn. so I am using it there. The engine is a generac, so I believe it to be a vanguard.

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