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Switching to synthetic #264070 Aug 31, 3:20pm Aug 31, 3:20pm
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Switching to synthetic
Well Ih ave 21,500 miles on my 03 GT and I am going to switch over to mobil 1 synthetic... my question is since i'm going to be going from normal oil to synthetic what will i need to do to get the old oil out? can i just change oil and filter then fill with mobil 1 or do i need to get ALL of the old oil out by flushing it out with some something?


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Re: Switching to synthetic [Re: Erick022121] #264071 Aug 31, 3:54pm Aug 31, 3:54pm
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Its a fallacy that sythetic and regular oil do not mix. Sythetic oil is regular oil, just distilled with different portions of the various temperate ranges used for motor oil.

Just do and oil change.

Re: Switching to synthetic [Re: Erick022121] #264072 Aug 31, 4:48pm Aug 31, 4:48pm
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thumbsup Tight dude!


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Re: Switching to synthetic [Re: cegonaxman] #264073 Aug 31, 6:02pm Aug 31, 6:02pm
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dont worry about it, just put the new oil when you do ur oil change that simple thumbsup

Re: Switching to synthetic [Re: ikin] #264074 Sep 1, 6:58am Sep 1, 6:58am
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and keep it w/synthetic from now on, there is turning back...

Re: Switching to synthetic [Re: ragingpaseo] #264075 Sep 1, 12:50pm Sep 1, 12:50pm
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Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
and keep it w/synthetic from now on, there is turning back...


Yes there is. If you don't want synthetic, don't put it in.

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