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Old 10-20-2008, 09:52 AM
desertdriver desertdriver is offline
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Originally Posted by MARAUD View Post
The entire argument of conventional vs synthetic oils really cracks me up. As desertdriver pointed out, they are both hydrocarbon based lubricants.... But what you're missing is this: without DynoOil there is no "AmsOil".... Synthetic oil is simply a "more perfect" derivative of what would be created by standard refinement. Synthetic oil is the AHHHHNALD of conventional oil.

Some people dont know that crude oil contains MANY components, like thousands different molecules. Motor oil(dino) just is basically a boiling fraction of the crude. Aliphatics, olefins, aromatics, yes even esters exist in crudes. Synthetics are better controlled in the chain length and functional group variations, so they behave more consistently with a range of temps, but this doesn not mean they dont have a temperature dependence or viscosity index.
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