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September 14, 2012

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Nov12 The this statement: Use sitnhetyc oil in your car. It doesn't use fossil fuels, it increases your fuel economy by 2-3%, and it lowers your emissions by 2-3%. Is not 100% true. Yes fuel economy goes up, and emissions go down due to reduced friction. That part that is not true is sitnhetyc oil is made from crude oil. A quick search on yahoo answers I have found this: Synthetic oil is made from oil but has been chemically changed into a much more durable molecule. It can resist higher temperatures without thermal breakdown and resist much higher shear forces than conventional oil. and Synthetic oil is oil consisting of chemical compounds which were not originally present in crude oil (petroleum) but were artificially made (synthesized) from other compounds. Synthetic oil could be made to be a substitute for petroleum or specially made to be a substitute for a lubricant oil such as conventional (or mineral) motor oil refined from petroleum. When a sitnhetyc oil is made as a substitute for petroleum, it is generally produced because of a shortage of petroleum or because petroleum is too expensive. When sitnhetyc oil is made as a substitute for lubricant refined from petroleum, it is generally because of superior properties of the sitnhetyc oil. Synthetic motor oil is often synthesized from reactants (feedstocks) derived from petroleum, but the compounds in the sitnhetyc motor oil have different molecular structures from those originally in petroleum.So yes the sitnhetyc oil is good old fashioned crude oil with additives. Wikipedia will show similar results as well, as a true sitnhetyc oil is not suitable to be used in a automobile engine.

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