Why use synthetic oil?
Why Use Synthetic Oil?
Oil does more than just reduce friction and wear. Oil serves as a vital coolant in an engine, by keeping parts cool and well lubricated we enable the compenents to last longer - so we spray oil on our valve springs, camshafts and pistons to keep them cool. The high temperatures on these parts would cause conventional oils to breakdown much faster than synthetic oil.
- Conventional base oils can handle up to 320°F operating temperatures, but synthetic base oils can handle up to 554°F operating temperatures.
- The improved thermal stability of synthetic oil provides increased oil longevity. These shear stable oils allow us to safely run lower viscosity oils that increase horsepower - without the danger of viscosity breakdown.
Driven racing oils maintain their viscosity even after 500 miles of competition, so our parts stay cool and well lubricated.