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Preventing Causes of Engine Oil SLUDGE Brands matter, quality matters and frequent oil changes will not alter this. It’s all based on the additive quality and it does effect the price. Engine sludge occurs when oxidized oil and contaminants build up on engine surfaces. It can restrict the flow of oil to the point of […]

Engine Sludge Is Easily Avoidable John Baker & Associates |Jul 24, 2019 4:20 PM Engine sludge. It’s a back gelatinous substance that wreaks havoc in engines. And long before the engine’s demise, engine sludge can foul engine sensors and interfere with performance. Some mechanics call it the “black death.” How does motor oil, which is […]

Where Oil Goes and What it Does A typical engine contains hundreds of parts, none of which could function properly without oil. Far from a simple commodity, oil is a dynamic enabler of performance. It must lubricate, cool, protect, seal, actuate components and more. And it must do it all while exposed to tremendous heat […]

Perfect Pairing:Signature Series Motor Oil and Ea® Oil Filters Complete engine protection is a team sport. The long-term effectiveness of a quality motor oil is often hindered by poor filtration. At the same time, the superior capabilities of a premium oil filter remain unrealized when combined with a sub-par motor oil. A pairing of top-quality […]

New Motor Oil Specs are Coming Josh Kimmes|May 02, 2017 9:11 AM As engine operating conditions grow more severe, so do the demands placed on your motor oil. New engine hardware such as turbochargers, direct injection and variable valve timing (VVT) place increased stress on your engine oil. You may find yourself asking, why do […]