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Old 12-08-2012, 10:48 AM   #217
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Originally Posted by broncobowsher View Post
I have read enough that the synthetic oil changes the feel of the clutch enough that I am not interested in it.
Couldn't tell any signifcant functional difference in clutch operation between Rotella synthetic 5W-40 and petroleum-based 15W-40, myself, but that doesn't mean it's not there.

The two lubricants may have different lubricities, and different engagement characteristics, but--I don't consider synthetic oil (within manufacturer's recommended specifications) necessarily harmful; YMMV!
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