Heh...heh... reminds me of that Visa commercial, only the punch-line is, "watching a M1 debate on BITOG? Priceless!!!:
Sheesh, turns out all these years of playing with synthetic oils is actually killing my motor? Who knew??? Wait, that's why I went back to PYB conventional on my Honda, it was quieter! And lets be honest, don't we all like quiet engines better than clattery ones? Good thing I dumped that fill of Penzoil Ultra early... all the bad stuff it was probably doing in there... Hope my bearings weren't destroyed.
Course, after reading BITOG, I always look suspiciously at that M1 I have in my stash. Noisy and dissolves the engines (high Iron), right? I pawned off the jug of TDT on my son. The 5/40 weight masks the damage he is likely doing to the engine
The problem is I still have some 10/30 and EP to get rid of... hummm... maybe his girl-friend? Wonder if I'd be liable for the damage...
Honestly though, I love to read through these threads, lots of good information combined with some funny opinions. Please take my post with humerus intent. I love M1 0w40 in my wife's Audi. And I do run my Honda on conventional for noise reasons. But my opinion is synthetic protects better.