In this article, we will try to understand why there is no oil better than all the others.
One of the easiest car components to replace, and to monitor, is definitely the engine oil. Almost all car enthusiasts know very well how to check the oil level and see if it is necessary to top up.
Simply open the hood and check, using the dipstick, that the level is between the minimum and maximum.
However, observing the online data, relating to the searches carried out by Italians, it can be seen that there is always a greater research linked to the "best # oil for cars".
In fact, on the net there are dozens of researches, on which is the best oil for your car. This aspect allows us to understand how reality is quite confusing and how people are not in possession of precise information.
Browsing also within the social groups, we observe how this demand is very present, with a growing trend. Almost all of the time, however, it is the end customer who requests this information, as he is not aware of a whole series of aspects.
There is a great deal of confusion, first of all, about the different brand and also the different gradation.
We begin to enter into the merits of the speech.
Almost all cars suffer from deterioration over time, and after a few years and a few kilometers, they begin to consume more oil than in the first corners. One reason for this is the use of the turbo or reasons related to anti-pollution technology.
The primary aspect, which must always be read and studied, is clearly the car's use and maintenance booklet, in which the manufacturer indicates the type of oil (and often also the brand).
Each manufacturer, in fact, has its own specification, that is a set of data and information that must be communicated to the customer. Each oil producer, on the other hand, develops an oil with some and certain specifications.
These technical specifications of the oil, of course, vary from manufacturer to manufacturer, with the same oil grade, depending on the base and on different defined additives (even in different percentages).
We can compare the creation of oil as the creation of a good pasta with tomato sauce. Everyone has their own recipe and everyone knows their percentages, but clearly a pasta with tomato sauce will never be the same as a second pappa al pomodoro, made by another person.
This is why, therefore, we connect to the discourse that there is no better oil or a better brand.
The same engines are different from car to car. Even if the cars are produced in series, it can happen that there are different percentages of use of certain materials, which leads to certain variations in terms of power. Those who are active in the field of engine preparation know very well how they can also have 10 different powers (very close to each other), but distinct, always within the same car production line. Even the individual driver drives the car differently depending on the day of the year… and therefore we should not be surprised if a Fiat # 500 has a different engine than the same Fiat 500 produced a month earlier.
An important aspect, and we want to make a small difference on this, is also the performance of the engine and the oil consumption which affect the driving style with the same vehicle and engine.
A notable difference occurs especially if the person drives in the city, or a drive in extra-urban or motorway. This last type of distance is also indicative of the mileage, between one start and the next. If a specific person turns on the car in Milan and turns it off after 4/5 hours, it has a different impact in cumulative terms of engine management, compared to the same person who turns the car on and off every km, or makes city laps .
Oil is also heavily affected by temperature and atmospheric conditions. If the driver lives in Trentino, he does not have the same conditions as an inhabitant of Calabria.
Here then, why, a single person will not be able to have the same performing oil compared to other realities.
The secret of everything .... is in fact to follow the instruction and maintenance booklet, as the manufacturer will be able to indicate when it is necessary to go and put the oil inside the engine ... and above all what type.
In this way, of course, we will replace the previous one. But be careful! During the drainage phase, there will always be a minimum of old oil, which could create minimal encrustations in the most porous parts. Replacing the engine oil at home could therefore expose the latter to problems, as it may be advisable to clean the engine with special products in order to improve the duration and yield of the new oil.
So how do you go about solving the problem? There is clearly no better oil than ever, as we have said. Our primary advice is to rely on a professional, through the YouDriver app. Based on a careful analysis of the car, its condition and mileage, the professional will be able to carry out an oil analysis, as well as a cleaning of the engine, also recommending an oil based on these parameters.
Only the professional is able to deliver the machine in perfect working order, by virtue of all those types of situations that we have seen previously, namely driving style, customer needs and geographical area in which he lives.
A good quality oil, of course, helps to preserve the life of the engine and therefore its duration. We are speaking not only of technical duration, but also of economic duration, as it profoundly affects consumption.
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