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Have you guys ever wondered why you can’t change the oil in your car with cooking oil instead of engine oil? I mean what could possibly go wrong what would happen if you changed your car’s oil with vegetable oil instead of regular 5w30 engine oil?
Tastyfrzz · 61-69, M Best Comment
Olive oil has almost no lubricating properties suitable for a modern combustion engine. The engine bearings would be running metal on metal, scoring and abrading each other. The wear would be apparent within a few seconds, and within a minute or two of idle the engine would seize completely in smoking ruin. Lubricating oil is a class of refined products used to reduce friction and wear between bearing metallic surfaces. It is distinguished from other fractions of crude oil by its high (>340°C) boiling-point region.Motor oils made from paraffin-based crude have a reputation for causing deposits in the engine, because wax is one of its major components.The composition of a typical engine oil is as follows: 78% base oil. 10% viscosity improvement additive (to improve flow) 3% detergent (detergent substances which clean the engine).

AlyAngel · F
I had to decline someone an engine replacement a few months ago because they used fucking cooking oil on their fucking big-ass diesel truck! The fucking stupidity of people!
Dad34 · 31-35, M
@AlyAngel how did that work out for them?
AlyAngel · F
@Dad34 Well either they purchased a new engine for around 15,000 or they got their of their Truck. I don't know I closed their case out.
Nitedoc · 51-55, M
Really? Google oil viscosity.
LandOfOz · 61-69, M
You can use it as a fuel for diesel motors
Max41 · 26-30, M
Vegetable oil is less hydrogenated .
Tres13 · 51-55, M
Olive pure Virgin oil is best
SilkenMist · 46-50, F
Totally different type of oil.
plungesponge · 41-45, M
You might get ants
Fluffybull · F
Are you 16??!! 🧐😆😂

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