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Longer Lasting High Mileage Engine Oil

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Quite simply, I am skeptical of the latest new vehicle trend for increased servicing intervals e.g. 12 month or 15,000 kms. Admittedly, engine oils have improved in the past 40 years and there is ongoing R&D to meet motor vehicle manufacturer's engine demands.

In my internet travels, I came across the following article titled "Can Engine Oil Last 20,000 Miles? Here's How Engineers Test That Claim" with an embedded video by one of my favoured presenters.

http://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/car-technology/a14517942/can-engine-oil-last-20000-miles-heres-how-engineers-test-that-claim/

http://www.mobil1.com.au/products/product-oem-toyota.aspx

https://www.autobarn.com.au/mobil-1-syn-esp-formula-5w30-5l-dpf-engine-oil

Good to know that it is not all marketing hype. 

Pays to challenge your current thinking/bias based upon past practices of 5,000km oil change intervals to either reconfirm or consider a review of which oils to buy.

 

 

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The absolute maximum I will go is 6 month/10,000km(which I never get close).

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