Industry News

April 2011 Issue

Oil Supplements: Worth it for Many

We canít guarantee CamGuard or AvBlend will save you money over the long haul. But both seem to have real merit, albeit with different strengths.

Oil leads a tough life. Itís supposed to lubricate, seal, clean and cool the running engine. After shutdown, itís supposed to protect metal surfaces so the next start doesnít scrape off corroded material thatís ultimately replaced from your wallet via a premature overhaul. Oil companies will improve the oil as best they can, but their choices to market a case of oil at the right price might not match your preference for long-term investment in your engine. The bottom line is this: Is it worth up to an extra dollar an hourómaybe $2000 over the life of an engineóto beef up your oil?

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