The Truth About Cars » mobil 1 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:27:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Piston Slap: Synthetic Oil’s Historic Race to The Bottom? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/piston-slap-race-bottom/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/piston-slap-race-bottom/#comments Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1093025   TTAC Commentator RS writes: How much Synthetic Oil is actually in Semi-Synthetic Oil?  Why is that info so hard to find? Sajeev answers: Why?  Relevance and (by definition) minutia’s lack of importance. I personally think manufacturers should publish vehicle’s torque curves, drag coefficients, frontal area dimensions and all gear ratios on their websites. Damn near everyone […]

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  TTAC Commentator RS writes: How much Synthetic Oil is actually in Semi-Synthetic Oil?  Why is that info so hard to find? Sajeev answers: Why?  Relevance and (by definition) minutia’s lack of importance. I personally think manufacturers should publish vehicle’s torque curves, drag coefficients, frontal area dimensions and all gear ratios on their websites. Damn near everyone […]

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Hammer Time: What’s In Your Oil? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/hammer-time-whats-in-your-oil/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/hammer-time-whats-in-your-oil/#comments Wed, 30 Apr 2014 11:00:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=812554 Two hundred thousand miles. It’s a beautiful moment for many a car owner. As for me? Well, I admit that I cheated when I saw that number flash by in my wife’s car back in March. Like many an enthusiast, I had bought it used and was planning on keeping her daily driver for the […]

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Two hundred thousand miles. It’s a beautiful moment for many a car owner. As for me? Well, I admit that I cheated when I saw that number flash by in my wife’s car back in March. Like many an enthusiast, I had bought it used and was planning on keeping her daily driver for the […]

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Piston Slap: The Cavalier’s Not-So-Silent Ricochet http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/07/piston-slap-the-cavaliers-not-so-silent-ricochet/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/07/piston-slap-the-cavaliers-not-so-silent-ricochet/#comments Wed, 13 Jul 2011 15:55:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=402143 TTAC Commentator Silent Ricochet writes: Hey Sajeev, it’s been a long time since I sent my first email about my 2002 Cavalier Z24 making rattling noises at low RPM. The noise has since then gotten slightly more noticeable and I finally decided to take some action and really look into it. As a quick refresher, […]

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TTAC Commentator Silent Ricochet writes: Hey Sajeev, it’s been a long time since I sent my first email about my 2002 Cavalier Z24 making rattling noises at low RPM. The noise has since then gotten slightly more noticeable and I finally decided to take some action and really look into it. As a quick refresher, […]

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