GM Truck Club
THE PREMIER CHEVY TRUCK & SUV FORUM
Founded in 2004 ~ We're the #1 Chevy Truck & SUV Forum.
Silverado & Sierra | Tahoe & Yukon | Suburban & Yukon XL | SUV & CROSSOVER
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Synthetic Oils

  1. #1

    Default Synthetic Oils

    I've used synthetic oils for years (Mobil 1, L/E, etc.) in various engines, but I've never done anything with the transmission, transfer case, or differentials.
    Does anyone have any feedback on whether or not changing to synthetics in these is worth the trouble and expense?
    Thanks!

  2. #2

    Default

    I have had my truck for a year, and I and the guy before me just ran the factory recommended oil in it. I've never had any oil-related problems

    '01 Chevrolet S10
    -custom air intake
    -painted dash
    -footwell lights
    -Strange Performance stickers
    -exhaust coming soon
    -Xplod Head Unit with iPod connectivity
    -12" Sony Xplod woofer
    -Majestic 400 watt amp, bridged

    If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving is not for you.
    :party:

  3. #3
    Sr. Apprentice
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    Avondale, AZ
    Posts
    42

    Default

    I guess it really all depends on how you are running your truck... if you're hammering on it I would switch to a synthetic, but if you're just commuting and and occasional hauler, conventional is fine. Maybe just some reassurance to go synthetic if you have a few more dollars to throw down on it.

Similar Threads

  1. used 01 suburban, what oils, fluids, etc. to put in it?
    By appraiser77 in forum General Chevy & GM Tech Questions
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-24-2010, 07:37 PM
  2. Axle Oils?
    By gustheiceman in forum General Chevy & GM Tech Questions
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 09-15-2009, 02:34 AM
  3. Amsoil Upgrades Their CJ-4 Diesel Oils!!!
    By 1st Synthetics in forum 1st Synthetics
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 06-27-2009, 05:32 AM
  4. GM Approved Engine Oils
    By Dr_Zero in forum General Chevy & GM Tech Questions
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 05-24-2009, 06:55 PM
  5. synthetic oils
    By MN_Burbon in forum Chevy Suburban Forum (GMC Yukon XL)
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 12-23-2008, 03:14 PM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •