Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - View Single Post - synthetic oil disappears?
View Single Post
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 10-14-2002, 07:24 AM
4 Jaw Chuck's Avatar
4 Jaw Chuck 4 Jaw Chuck is offline
Hotrodders.com Moderator
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Age: 46
Posts: 4,951
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 2
Thanked 88 Times in 71 Posts
Post

All engines use oil, if your engine is not using oil then it is being replaced with fuel and blowby residue and water. It is entirely normal for an engine to burn oil, don't worry about it and just check it more regularly.

I actually found my engines burn less oil with synthetic. How long was it since you last checked your oil? 1/4 litre per 600 miles is normal and some manufacturers even say 1/2 litre per 600 miles is normal. When an engine stops using oil that is a sign of wear.
__________________
Outlawed tunes from outlawed pipes
Reply With Quote