Sign In Join

All Categories

7:46 PM
08/03/2010

Do You Still Change Your Oil Every 3,000 Miles?

You have probably heard that you need to change your motor oil every 3,000 miles. In fact, your mechanic has probably told you so, and it may even say so in your car owner's manual (depending upon your vehicle's age), but do you really need to change your oil that often? Over the last decade or so, many people have begun to wonder if this recommendation is nothing more than certain industries trying to bilk you out of more money. So, let's explore the question a bit.

There is no doubt that changing your oil regularly is important to the continued maintenance of your vehicle. However, with the today's automotive and motor oil technology, there may no longer be a need to change it as often as in the past.

One of the main reasons that it was originally recommended to change your oil so frequently was because of the dirt and grime that your engine oil accumulated. Once "gunk" starts to build up in the oil, it makes it less effective as a lubricant, as well as reducing its ability to move throughout the engine with ease. However, the combination of greater automotive engine efficiency and cleaner running and more robust oils has lead to the possibility of steadily increasing oil drain intervals (even if many oil companies and quick lubes don't wish to acknowledge that fact).

"The Motor Oil Bible" offers a MUCH more thorough discussion of this question, giving you a much more informed position from which to evaluate your own situation and the oil drain intervals you SHOULD be using or might LIKE to use, if you chose a better oil and/or filter.

If you are still using the guideline of changing your oil every 3,000 miles, you may want to reconsider that strategy. Under OPTIMAL conditions, newer vehicles could possibly travel up to 10,000 miles without an oil change, even without a premium oil. Technology has brought us a long way, and by taking advantage of it, you can save money and time on your oil changes.
Posted By: motoroilbible
Filed Under: Cars
5:50 PM
12/02/2010

Getting the Most from Your Car's Performance - The Right Oil is Essential

Our cars are some of our most prized possessions. We sink a lot of money, time and energy into our cars, so it's only natural that we expect them to operate efficiently. When some people get a new car, it's almost like a relationship. They treat the car gently and do everything they can to keep it running well, but they rarely keep up these efforts over the long haul.

While you may not have the time or energy to pamper your car all the time, you can take some simple steps to keep it running great. When it comes to a car's performance, motor oil has to be one of the biggest considerations. So, even if you can't baby your car forever, you can take good care of it by simply putting some thought into the kind of oil that you use.

If you ask most of the employees at the oil lube shops what you can do to improve a car's performance, motor oil changes are always going to be the first tidbit of wisdom they have to offer. You, on the other hand, need to think a bit deeper and consider not only changing the oil in your car, but also choosing the right oil for your unique situation.

The make and model of your car, how often you drive it and how long you plan to own your car, all factor into making the best oil choices. Don't expect the oil shop to tell you this, though, they simply want you to come back regularly, so they keep making money. Take the time to learn a bit about the things that go into choosing the right oil for your car, and you will be doing your part to take better care of it over the lifetime of your ownership.
Posted By: motoroilbible
Filed Under: Cars
1:13 PM
11/08/2010

Motor Oil Secrets Revealed

What if you found out that there was information available that could potentially save you thousands of dollars every year? If you're like most people, you want to know what this secret is, so you can benefit from it. As you know, information is essential and having the right information about your car's oil could save you a lot of money on fuel costs, maintenance costs and repairs. The Motor Oil Bible is a manual that gives you surprising, much-needed information about choosing the best oil for your car.

Exposing Myths

It's important to know the myths and lies that most of us believe about oil to fully grasp how powerful the information in the Motor Oil Bible really is. For years, car owners have believed that as long as they put a name brand oil in their cars, there's nothing more to be concerned about. In this enlightening motor oil reference book, you'll discover how believing the "every oil is pretty much the same" myth could be costing you a ton of money every year.

This reference manual really is like a Bible of car ownership and oil knowledge. Reading this book will arm you with knowledge about motor oil that few people are ever made aware of. The book is available online and is an essential guide for every car owner. You don't even have to be a mechanic to appreciate this book. It is easily understood by anyone and is packed with amazing facts about oil that you'll never hear from your own mechanic.

Oil is the lifeblood of your car. Choosing the right one is essential. This book equips you with the knowledge you need to make the right motor oil choice and save thousands of dollars every year.
Posted By: motoroilbible
Filed Under: Cars
8:30 AM
09/14/2010

Regarding Performance Motor Oil

Have you heard about high or extended performance motor oil? How does it work? Is it right for you?

Today's car engines need high performance lubricants, and synthetic oils are really the only ones that will do. Why? First, because of their purity and stability, synthetic motor oils do a better job of lubricating and protecting your engine, thereby improving its performance. This in turn extends the life of your engine and your vehicle. While petroleum-based oils have served us well for years, today's high performance engines are better served by synthetic oils.

In addition to being better for your engine, today's high performance motor oils such as Mobil 1 Extended Performance, Castrol Edge, AMSOIL and others offer extended drains. This means oil changes at durations as long as 15,000 miles or one year. Some oils have offered even longer drain intervals, for example, 25,000 miles. For years such practices were avoided because it seemed as though no one was doing it. But the fact is extended oil drains have been used with corporate fleets for years with excellent results. The advantages are twofold - less money spent and less harm to the environment.

Nevertheless, even the manufacturers of synthetic, high performance motor oils are reluctant to recommend very extended drain intervals. Why you might ask? Because they still make most of their money selling petroleum-based oils. Imagine if everyone switched over to synthetic oils and started changing their oil at intervals between 10,000 and 25,000 miles (depending on the oil). With recommended drain intervals for petroleum-based oils at 3000 miles, many people are changing their oil 5-8 times a year. This would all change - a frightening thought for oil companies and quick lube outlets. The fact is, however, extended or high performance motor oil is here to stay, and it offers distinct advantages over petroleum-based oils, advantages one would be a fool not to take heed of.
3:24 PM
07/18/2016

ENEOS Motor Ouil

Hello everyone, My name is Javier Vera I am the new ENEOS Sales Agent for the West Coast. Please reach out to me regarding your next car event so I can attend and maybe bring out our ENEOS booth with promotional items.

We are also looking for retailers who might be interested in carrying our oils and transmission fluids.

Thank you

Javier Vera
ENEOS Motor Oil
j.vera@jxnoeusa.com

Loading...
#overlay-actions

Top