Oil Sense

A thin film of lubrication is all that ensures a long life for all those complex mechanical components on your 4×4. Oil specs have changed to match the many advances in technology, but often your local service agent finds it easier to stock just one or two standard oils. Bad idea…

How to read an oil can label

That’s not as stupid as it sounds. Know the codes and know how to check that your 4×4 service agent is putting your interests first.

The Label Game

Base oil quality is the key to understanding the terms mineral, semi-synthetic, synthetic blend, synthetic technology and fully synthetic.