Engine Oils

Why Engine Oils?

The primary function of engine oil is to reduce metal-to-metal contact resulting in less friction and wear. Friction generates heat, which causes more wear and tear on moving engine parts.

Engines change with age.

After 75,000 klm, it is even more important to choose the best oil  to maximize the life of your engine. Valvoline MaxLife High Mileage 5W-30 Motor Oil  is specially designed to fight the four major causes of engine breakdown:

  • leaks
  • deposits
  • friction
  • sludge.

It also minimises:

  • Power reduction
  • Increased fuel consumption
  • increased Oil Consumption where you need top ups between servicing.

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Valvoline Motor Oils

What makes synthetic oil different from conventional oil

Additives added to the base oil are what give the oil the characteristics needed to do its job. Although additives are typically only 15 to 25 percent of the make-up of motor oil, they can impact a lubricant’s performance much more than the base oil.

Highmileage oils have ingredients to take care of older engines,Typically they use a viscosity modifier that is durable and won’t lose viscosity very easily. These oils need to stay thicker longer to protect engine parts.

The recommended frequency of oil changes varies from manufacturer to manufacturer and also sometimes between models

At BJM Mechanical we are up to date with all the recommendations from each manufacturer.

We use Valvoline oils because they are the best available

The company has been in business for over 150 years and are in the forefront of designing the best engine oils for the care of your engine. They are a global company and have products for commercial and private vehicles and also high performance models.

Valvoline will make your engine perform better and last longer

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