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Fine print = Splitting hairs.
Granted on my engine there had to be a mechanical problem for the leak to develop. Either a bad gasket, o-ring, what ever.
I merely stated that the leak was not apparent when using dino oil but was obvious after switching to synthetic. No, the synthetic did not cause the mechanical problem that eventually lead to the leak. When the synthetic did do was to squeaze through the very small mechanical problem when the dino oil did not.

In conclusion, I agree that sythetic oil will not cause a leak where one does not exist, but it will tend to leak out in places where dino oil will not.

Where I live there is a small temperature swing from winter to summer so my SC has never been run when it was below 55 degrees outside so I don't have a clue if anything I experienced was temperature related.
Old 01-28-2004, 09:35 PM
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