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#2650294 - 06/10/12 01:24 PM Re: dino vs synthetic [Re: Zeus103363]
sicko Offline


Registered: 09/22/08
Posts: 632
Loc: Virginia
Most people would be perfectly fine on dino oil (myself included), however I use synthetic but only buy it when there's a great deal so it's much closer in price to dino.

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#2650350 - 06/10/12 02:40 PM Re: dino vs synthetic [Re: Zeus103363]
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Registered: 02/11/12
Posts: 166
Loc: Louisiana
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Synthetic 20 = Dino 23
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#2650381 - 06/10/12 03:45 PM Re: dino vs synthetic [Re: Zeus103363]
ottotheclown Offline


Registered: 06/21/09
Posts: 2037
Loc: new york
So many of the reasons are based on oil fill holes, blot tests, butt dinos, and how it feels. So for the most part this is the guy in the diner talk, not much else that can be really looked up.

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#2650438 - 06/10/12 05:00 PM Re: dino vs synthetic [Re: ottotheclown]
Zeus103363 Offline


Registered: 02/11/12
Posts: 166
Loc: Louisiana
Originally Posted By: ottotheclown
So many of the reasons are based on oil fill holes, blot tests, butt dinos, and how it feels.



Most true!
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#2650442 - 06/10/12 05:03 PM Re: dino vs synthetic [Re: Zeus103363]
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Registered: 04/08/12
Posts: 183
Loc: texas
Synthetic not for extended oci's but for better protection!
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#2650525 - 06/10/12 06:47 PM Re: dino vs synthetic [Re: Zeus103363]
cb_13 Offline


Registered: 07/24/11
Posts: 301
Loc: Missouri
Dino. I can't make myself go past 6 months/5000 miles on an oil change. I don't think there is any SN certified oil that would not last that long under normal conditions.
synthetic 21 dino 24

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#2650713 - 06/10/12 10:01 PM Re: dino vs synthetic [Re: Zeus103363]
JasonBraswell Offline


Registered: 07/24/10
Posts: 122
Loc: Mckinney, TX
Synthetic- because I have money to burn banana
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#2650803 - 06/11/12 12:39 AM Re: dino vs synthetic [Re: Zeus103363]
CATERHAM Offline


Registered: 11/18/05
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Loc: Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Synthetic because they have the best technical spec's.
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#2650806 - 06/11/12 12:44 AM Re: dino vs synthetic [Re: Zeus103363]
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Registered: 11/27/06
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Synthetic-use it for the winter months and in the drag car,good enough reason for me.
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#2650939 - 06/11/12 08:51 AM Re: dino vs synthetic [Re: Zeus103363]
zerosoma Offline


Registered: 08/12/11
Posts: 2192
Loc: south dakota, usa
It's a tie at 24. Both have 24 votes. Anyone wanna be a tie-breaker?
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#2650993 - 06/11/12 10:06 AM Re: dino vs synthetic [Re: jimmy87]
lexus114 Offline


Registered: 05/12/08
Posts: 5974
Loc: Easton, PA
Originally Posted By: jimmy87
Synthetic not for extended oci's but for better protection!



This cracks me up the "better protection" stuff. Engines today will out last the rest of the friggin vehicle on the quality conventional oils we have now. You really want to be concerned about something on your vehicle? The automatic transmission is where you should place those concerns. Not the engine.


Edited by lexus114 (06/11/12 10:07 AM)
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#2651102 - 06/11/12 12:35 PM Re: dino vs synthetic [Re: zerosoma]
4ever4d Offline


Registered: 01/02/10
Posts: 791
Loc: North Carolina
Originally Posted By: zerosoma
It's a tie at 24. Both have 24 votes. Anyone wanna be a tie-breaker?

Conventional! Cuz my engines run smoother on it and i don't pass 6k oci's except on the GM with the olm.
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#2651103 - 06/11/12 12:39 PM Re: dino vs synthetic [Re: lexus114]
jimmy87 Offline


Registered: 04/08/12
Posts: 183
Loc: texas
Originally Posted By: lexus114
Originally Posted By: jimmy87
Synthetic not for extended oci's but for better protection!



This cracks me up the "better protection" stuff. Engines today will out last the rest of the friggin vehicle on the quality conventional oils we have now. You really want to be concerned about something on your vehicle? The automatic transmission is where you should place those concerns. Not the engine.


All ready there! Changed my factory fill ATF at 15k and now I'm going to do it every 30k or once a year, full synthetic valvoline Dexron VI, and of course filter and gasket as well.
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#2651586 - 06/11/12 08:29 PM Re: dino vs synthetic [Re: Zeus103363]
Smokescreen Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 2200
Loc: Alberta, Canada
Syn: 1
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All with mpg > EPA

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#2651602 - 06/11/12 08:47 PM Re: dino vs synthetic [Re: Zeus103363]
Pop_Rivit Offline


Registered: 02/09/08
Posts: 3260
Loc: Midwest
Conventional in everything I own.

I don't see the need to waste money on a synthetic when every engine that I own will outlast the rest of the vehicle when I use a conventional oil. I don't need to feel warm and fuzzy about oil or engines.

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