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I have a 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 with the 318, was bought new by my Dad and has  only 121000 original miles and never been  abused and regular 3000 mile oil changes with conventional oil. Part stores here in NC are now phasing out conventional oil and pushing synthetic.  
what are your thoughts on using synthetic at this point on a very well maintained truck?

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As long as it doesn't leak or burn oil it should be fine. But if it does either it will probably lead more and burn more oil due to the lightness of the synthetic oil

No oil burn. Rear main is just starting to weep. The truck wasn’t driven much in the past year. I inherited it at my Dads passing and while checking it over I discovered a small drop of oil coming out of the converter cover. Went on Amazon to order the polymer you use, and it’s not available. Can you recommend an alternative?
Thanks.

No oil burn. Rear main is just starting to weep. The truck wasn’t driven much in the past year. I inherited it at my Dads passing and while checking it over I discovered a small drop of oil coming out of the converter cover. Went on Amazon to order the polymer you use, and it’s not available. Can you recommend an alternative?
Thanks.

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The rear main needs replacement.  Synthetic will aggravate the problem.  Any sealant you use is just a band aid, temporary fix, if it works at all.

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