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Q. Can synthetic lubes extend the life of transmissions, axles, etc.?

February 7, 2013

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A. Yes. Properly formulated synthetic drive line lubricants can offer extended lubricant service and component life compared to mineral oil or conventional type gear oils.

Consult with your drive line manufacturer to find out what the lubricant and service recommendations are for your vehicles.

However, there are different designs and compositions of synthetic oils and just because an oil is listed as synthetic, it may not automatically provide optimum performance for either lubricant service or component life. Ask the supplier what type of synthetic base is used to produce the synthetic drive line oil.

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  1. 1. race tuner [ August 12, 2013 @ 06:26AM ]

    We have had ample failures, even with some synthetics, until we started using 2 ounces of Oil Extreme Concentrate for each quart capacity in our driveline lubes. We now also use it in the engines with measureable & drastic drops in ppm count of wear metals by using engine oil analysis testing.
    Then we learned that it is now being strongly endorsed by David Vizard, the race engine expert.

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