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      Lightbulb Conventional Oil vs Synthetic Oil: What Do You Prefer?

      Recently I've decided to switch back to conventional oil after alternating between the two over the last few years. It's more affordable and our cars were designed with conventional oil in mind. Paying more for synthetic in my opinion is a waste of money when there is little benefit. (I am referring to the Aveo T200; perhaps other models have different requirements.)

      Anyone else have any insight or opinions on this, feel free to chime in.


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      So long as you change the oil religiously, it doesn’t matter which you use. Period. ��

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      That's fair. I do agree with changing oil religiously, I've been pretty good with that over the years. Finally started changing my own oil recently too. A very easy preventative maintenance task that can make or break a car.
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      And when you do it, you know it’s done right.

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      well synthetics will give less wear have longer drain intervals! I'm motorcycle no new term powersports mechanic taken more motors apart than most and the ones using synthetic has less wear life of a motor is oil and filters best air filters are oil impregnated paper





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