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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-22-2019, 08:53 AM Thread Starter
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Question Synthetic question

I am switching to full syn, what are others doing about run time? 25 hours is kind of short Ok for dino but syn should go longer,


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I run snowblowers at 5-20 full synthetic ( pulls easy in cold weather) and lawn tractors at straight 30 wt HD dino. Change the oil depending on usage
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With small engines, you can certainly go longer with synthetic based on hourly usage, but it's not a good idea to leave oil in for more than a year or so because of condensation and contamination. OPE engines have small sumps, so it's cheap insurance.

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I use synthetic on everything since the early 90s after I read a story from a NSACAR crew who related that after running cars with synthetic when they open them up the parts looked like they never touched each other. So I never had a lube problem. Just saying.
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