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Old 02-15-2011, 02:16 AM
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Originally Posted by 916Timmy View Post
When is a good time to switch to synthetic? I can do the oil changes on base in the auto shop...lift and all, so it would be easy to do! I only get my oil chnged at the dealer because they will buy my next set of tires, but I hate them and want 22's I have 8,000 miles and have had 2 oil changes done, getting close to the third...if you catch my drift
The earlier the better when switching to synthetic. But once you switch you cant go back to traditional oil. The reason you switch earlier is because when gaskets break down traditional oil fills the tiny cracks. If you switch to synthetic the synthetic oil will actually pull the traditional out of the asket and might cause a leak. So switch at the earliest time possible

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