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Do you like to work on your car or truck? Are you a seasoned pro or new to Do-it-Yourself car care? Either way, we've got you covered. There's plenty of interesting information and ongoing contests conveniently grouped together here at Car Care.
This Winter, Don’t Get Your Car Stuck Before It Gets Started
Notes From The Road
Engine Protection through 454,155 Miles
By the Mobil 1 Interview Team

Loyal Mobil 1™ Oil User Sees Proof of Performance Firsthand in 454,155-mile Engine -
 


In early December 2013, Kernersville, N.C. resident and former automotive mechanic Don Sawvel began the process of replacing the engine in his family’s 2000 Toyota Camry. The dependable daily driver had clocked 454,155 miles since the Sawvels purchased it used nearly a decade prior. Although the car and engine were in great condition and had received regular Mobil 1™ 5W-30 oil changes, Don just figured it was time to consider replacing the engine in the well-traveled vehicle.          Also watch the video.
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Pontiac Bonneville | Using Mobil 1™ Synthetic Oil
Winner, September 2014
Silver Bonneville
"Silver Bonneville"

Vehicle: 2002 Pontiac  Bonneville SSEi
Owned by: John Boudler, Avon, OH

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Bolt Torque
Do-It-Yourself Projects
Thread Repair 101
By Jim Smart/autoMedia.com
Fixing Stripped Threads and Broken Bolts -
 
If you've been working on automobiles for any time at all, you've probably experienced the letdown of stripped and damaged threads. Go to tighten a bolt and there's the sinking feeling of a bolt that won't twist. It pops and just keeps going round and round. Although thread repair or replacement is intimidating for the novice, it doesn't have to be. Be it iron or aluminum, you have choices on how to repair or restore damaged threads in your home garage without having to resort to a machine shop.
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Question of the week
Question of the Week
Which Mobil 1™ viscosity is recommended for the Chevrolet Camaro Z/28?
Mobil 1™ 0W-20
Mobil 1™ 0W-30
Mobil 1™ 5W-30
Mobil 1™ 15W-50
Need for a Shortened First Drain Interval After Switching to Mobil 1 Extended Performance?
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Replacement Oil for Lucas Hub Oil 10088

Oil Change Intervals When Racing Motorcycles

Replacement for Gear Case and Chain Case Oils

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Car Care | Frequently Asked Questions

Car Care FAQs
Why do you have to change your motor oil on a regular basis?

Is a "straight weight" oil synonymous with a non-detergent oil?

What role does viscosity play in a motor oil?

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Used Oil Recycling
Used Oil Recycling
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Adventure Driving - Mongol Rally

“After driving nearly 18,000 kilometers, on a 1.3-liter engine, it’s pretty clear we made the right call to use Mobil 1,” said adventure driver Scott Brady after completing the Mongol Rally. See how this exciting adventure that took them halfway around the world in a Suzuki Jimny relied on Mobil 1.
Zinc/ZDDP Levels in Motor Oil

We receive many questions about zinc levels in today's motor oils from the owners of racing or high-performance vehicles.  See our answer to this question in our regular feature, Ask Mobil, and a table for comparing the phosphorous levels in Mobil 1.
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