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Old 12-04-2012, 07:00 PM   #47
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Originally Posted by TerraPhantm View Post
Not quite. The other advantage to synthetics is that they can be exposed to higher temperatures without degradation. An engine that's designed to run on synthetics may have a few localized regions of high temperatures.
Not high enough to coke conventional oil. You need way higher temps than any regular old street car engine can produce.
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