Car Facts

Engine Oil Additives – Buy It or Know It?

Engine oil additives are substances that are soluble in oil. They are added to improve the engine oil’s performance as they alter its chemical or physical properties. Every manufacturer uses additives, however these additives should not be confused with those …

Mineral Oil vs. Synthetic Oil: Know The Difference

The main differences of synthetic and mineral oil explained simply: Different Production Mineral oil is produced by refining crude oil. Ideally, the manufacturer is able to get rid of the impurities and only keeps the homogeneous molecules. Synthetic oil is …

LongLife Oil: Myths & Facts

A so-called LongLife oil is a fuel-efficient engine oil, typically with SAE areas from 0W-30 to 0W-40. If you drive a car with LongLife Service regime (e.g. some vehicles by Volkswagen or Audi), you have to use LongLife oil.

The Engine Oil Shelf Life

You may ask: What’s the shelf life of motor oil? Here is the answer. Engine oil stays stable for quite some time if you store it in a closed container. However, the storage time should generally not exceed 3-5 years,

Adblue – The ultimate guide

Where to buy Adblue? So far, special Adblue (or DEF – Diesel Exhaust Fluid) pumps are only available at a few gas stations. Most of the time, these pumps are suitable solely for trucks. However, at various shops Adblue is …

What Engine Oil Do I Need?

Which engine oil you should choose depends first and foremost on whether you have a gas or diesel engine. A gasoline engine requires a different engine oil than a diesel engine, as for example, the combustion temperature is different. Car …