Petroleum to Synthetic Oil at 175k

Nicholas Barbagallo
35

Asked by Oct 29, 2012 at 11:24 PM about the 2001 Acura Integra

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 175k on my 'teg but my mechanic is still putting in conventional oil, I read up on how synthetic oil should be put in after about 90k.  Is it too late to switch?  Or should I go ahead and make the transition?

2 Answers

Eric Edson
135

I've never heard of switching. My 98 has 173K and I still use 5W30. It does burn oil though, so maybe the synthetic would help with that? I've driven about 3100 miles in 6 months.

Chet Sawa
85

Go with a thicker viscosity n add some lucas oil treatment.. i wouldnt switch to syn or even a blended version. Due to high mileage the molecular structure of syn is smaller than reg oil , in plan terms it will slip thru gaps quicker than conventional oil

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Acura Integra Questions

Acura Integra Experts

#1 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 170
#2 Logan Saunders
Logan Saunders
Reputation 150
#3 Michael Konopka
Michael Konopka
Reputation 140
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Civic"
1,003 Great Deals out of 54,325 listings starting at $995
Used Acura RSX"
14 Great Deals out of 577 listings starting at $2,500
Used Honda Civic Coupe"
324 Great Deals out of 14,541 listings starting at $1,500
Used Acura TL"
224 Great Deals out of 6,411 listings starting at $1,999
Used Honda Accord"
1,230 Great Deals out of 74,318 listings starting at $995
Used Honda S2000"
10 Great Deals out of 359 listings starting at $7,500
Used Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution"
19 Great Deals out of 844 listings starting at $12,999
Used Ford Mustang"
726 Great Deals out of 39,927 listings starting at $1,450
Used Acura NSX"
79 listings starting at $37,699
Used Mitsubishi Eclipse"
49 Great Deals out of 1,749 listings starting at $2,300
Used Honda Prelude"
3 Great Deals out of 131 listings starting at $2,991
Used BMW 3 Series"
1,372 Great Deals out of 38,355 listings starting at $1,000

Used Cars For Sale

2001 Acura Integra For Sale
16 listings starting at $3,450
2000 Acura Integra For Sale
26 listings starting at $3,495