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PostPosted: 30 Nov 2014 00:17 
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HEY I was just reading threads and came across your servicing sticky.
I put fully synthetic oil into my 1g mivec, I'm currently swapping into GLXi so have not started it yet. Will this eat away my seals as stated clearly on your sticky? And if I haven't started my engine will I be able to just drain it if so?


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PostPosted: 30 Nov 2014 09:44 
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sounds a bit far fetched to me but i could be wrong, i've been running fully synthetic in my mirage all race season with no issues


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PostPosted: 30 Nov 2014 14:27 
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Awesome. That's all I want to hear, a background voice agreeing with me.
As far as I remember I put fully synthetic in aaages ago when first got car, and it never gave me grief. And I only put it in as the book said it was original fluid used


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PostPosted: 30 Nov 2014 16:21 
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You'll be fine. Been running 5w40 synthetic for a while now


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PostPosted: 01 Dec 2014 02:22 
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Back in the 1970's when "fully" synthetics first emerged, they didn't suit the rubber seals as much, as they didn't allow them to swell sufficiently, so leaks were seen, especially around the crank.

The problem in modern times with synthetics is that when used on older, high mileage engines, some sludge/particulate matter may be blocking tiny pores/cracks in the seals. Changing to a synthetic can (not always) lift some of the sludge and in turn reveal a point for oil to leak from.


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PostPosted: 02 Dec 2014 02:48 
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hi
i have proton wira fule injector with 4g15 motor
12 valve 1500 cc

please help me

my car is at 100000 km

i want to know wich kind of oli i must use for my car

mineral???
semi synthetic???
full synthetic???

and then

10-40???
or
20-50

thank u


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PostPosted: 02 Dec 2014 10:16 
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10w40 semi-synthetic will do fine.


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PostPosted: 03 Dec 2014 00:44 
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Mitsubitchy wrote:
10w40 semi-synthetic will do fine.


thank u

and so

for always???

winter and summer???(cold or hot weather???)

there is no difrent?


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PostPosted: 06 Dec 2014 15:08 
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ramintala wrote:
Mitsubitchy wrote:
10w40 semi-synthetic will do fine.


thank u

and so

for always???

winter and summer???(cold or hot weather???)

there is no difference?


10W40 will do for the year. Unless you're going heavily modifying the car and taking it on a track.


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