In normal use, impurities that include dirt, grime, metal catalysts, varnish, chemicals and water can easily become mixed into engine oil. Unfortunately, this means that, in time, the product may no longer be able to perform to desired expectations. Eventually, there will come a time when this used engine oil must be replenished with a new or re-refined lubricant so that it can serve the engine it is Continue reading Best practices for handling used engine oil
ExxonMobil, under its Mobil lubricant brand, has released a new passenger car engine oil that is specially designed for sports Continue reading Mobil launches new oil for SUVs
In many ways, diesel and gas engine oils are a similar type of lubrication that are designed to serve the same purpose. They are both engineered by blending a base oil with a specialised additives package in order to achieve a specific set of performance properties. However, from this very basic definition, they begin to alter course. In the following sections, we’ll examine each lubricant type’s required performance for the Continue reading What is the difference between diesel and gas engine oils?
Lewis Hamilton’s claim that the Red Bull Formula 1 team has introduced an upgrade to its power unit has been denied by Christian Horner, Red Bull’s Team Principal. He said the observed difference in power could be attributed to a combination of the introduction of a new lubricant and the Mercedes power units Continue reading Mobil oil credited for Red Bull’s power advantage
Oil is the lifeblood that keeps cars running, but unlike our bodies, which can purify blood and create all-new blood cells, a car requires its oil changing over regularly. Having insufficient oil levels in your engine or oil that has become degraded can result in damage and even destruction of vehicle engines, not to Continue reading A beginner’s guide to car engine oil
Valvoline has added a new product to its range in the form of Valvoline High Mileage 150k. The new passenger car engine oil has been specially developed for engines that have travelled over 150,000 miles and seeks to address many of the unique issues that can arise in Continue reading Valvoline launches new oil for very-high-mileage engines
While engine oils from world-class manufacturers like Mobil and Fuchs are specially designed to endure, regardless of quality, all lubricants will lose their potency over time. To ensure it always delivers premium levels of protection for the engine it serves, an oil must be Continue reading Why does engine oil require regular changes?
A British-based brand of lubricants serving both automotive needs and industrial sectors, Castrol has now become a household name, synonymous with premium performance and dependability. Today, Castrol manufactures an extensive and diverse range of greases and oils, along with many other Continue reading Exploring Castrol lubrication
Changing the oil used in your engine regularly is crucial to keeping it operating efficiently. The key purpose of engine oil is to ensure any internal components keep cool and can move freely. Without effective lubrication, these individual parts move far less smoothly, grinding against one another, resulting in Continue reading Exploring engine oil and its role
From classic cars and motorcycles to harvesters and tractors, vehicles with vintage engine designs have different needs to their modern incarnations. Older engines often feature far Continue reading Which engine oil is best for vintage vehicles?