Date: 09 Oct 1999 14:51:43 GMT
From: saab85900nopsamcom (Saab85900)
Subject: Re: Synthetic Oil

>There is one thing I forgot the mention, based on the problem of lack of oil on >the moving parts of a cold engine when it starts. Diesels have a pre-heater to >make starting easier, so why can't you have an electric "pre-pump" to get the >oil moving before you start the engine? >Is it not worth the expense? Is it not worth the hassle of maintenance, more >places to leak? Or, would it make engines last too long, thereby reducing the >number of new cars sold because the engine wears out in the old car? Actually, they are available. However, in most cases, it just isn't an economical solution to a virtually non-existant problem<g>. Use a good synthetic oil, and it will pump up very rapidly. The film clinging to the metal will provide sufficient protection. When you get right down to it, there are really very few engines which wear out in passenger cars if they get decent maintenance.. Dick in Falls Church Using and selling AMSOIL (First in Synthetics) over 22 years

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