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Originally Posted by derekuk930owner View Post
im also confused about the fully synthetic argument ?
Anecdotally some people have noticed that if you switch from dino oil to synthetic, oil leaks may appear (or worsen). Conceptually the slipperiness of the synthetic is so good, it slips through cracks and crevices that dino oil would not have.

I used to run Rotella, but as I can't find it with the old formulation any more I've switched to the Valvoline VR-1 that was on sale for $2.50/qt a couple months ago. I've got a few cases in the garage for the future. I've also got a case of Brad Penn sitting on the workbench. All 20w-50.

Of note, the regular Mobil 1 is not considered "good enough" anymore. The V-twin stuff is acceptable, but I think it's almost $10/qt.

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