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Synthetic or stay with regular oil ?

I was wondering if it would be good to switch my 96 Paseo over to synthetic oil or stay with the regular oil ?

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I would not change to synthetic. The Paseo engine is not designed for it, and the benefit of synthetic oil will not be realized. Save your money, and stay with the regular oil.

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