Oil Guides

How Long to Let Your Engine Cool Before Checking The Oil

How Long to Let Your Engine Cool Before Checking The Oil

The best time to check the engine oil level is when either slightly warm or cooled. If recently run, turn off and wait for it to cool

Can You Mix Different Weights of Oil?

Can You Mix Different Weights of Oil?

Can you mix different weights of oil? Generally, mixing oils with different viscosity ratings is not recommended.

Treating Wood With Used Motor Oil

Treating Wood With Used Motor Oil

Naturally, a few questions arise when it comes to treating wood with used motor oil, including can and should you do it. Let's dig in!

Are Oil Filter Magnets Worth It?

Are Oil Filter Magnets Worth It?

Filtering oil is essential to keep your vehicle working optimally. One option is an oil filter magnets, but are they worth it?

How Do You Remove a Stuck Oil Drain Plug?

How Do You Remove a Stuck Oil Drain Plug?

How do you remove a stuck oil drain plug? There are several steps to follow. Let’s take a look at what you can do to free the plug.

Can I Change Oil Without Changing The Oil Filter?

Can I Change Oil Without Changing The Oil Filter?

You may be wondering, “Can I change oil without changing the oil filter?” Does it matter if the filter is a little dirty?

What is the Main Function of Motor Oil?

What is the Main Function of Motor Oil?

The main function of motor oil is to protect your engine from damage and corrosion by lubricating the moving parts and reducing friction.

Is Motor Oil Flammable?

Is Motor Oil Flammable?

Did you ever wonder how accurate movie scenes were where oil ignites at the drop of a cigarette? This assumes that motor oil is flammable.

Is Motor Oil The Same as Engine Oil?

Is Motor Oil The Same as Engine Oil?

“Is motor oil the same as engine oil?” Sure, it might seem like a silly question, but there is much more to it than you might think!

Switching to Synthetic Oil in Higher Mileage Vehicles

Switching to Synthetic Oil in Higher Mileage Vehicles

Synthetic oils are a popular alternative to conventional mineral oil. But should you switch to synthetic oil in a higher mileage vehicle?