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Dads Everywhere Are Falling for the "Olive Oil in Your Car" Prank and It's Hilarious

By Mustafa Gatollari

If there's one thing dads get very, passionate about, it's the maintenance of their automobiles.

I, personally, was never all that interested in cars or car care. But for some reason, now that I have two kids, I find myself comparing ratings, reviews, and personal user experiences on car forums for different types of motor oil.

It's absolutely mental.

Maybe it has something to do with the fact that dictated by long-standing gender norms that as the father and patriarchal figure I'm more and more concerned with the care and safety of my family, which extends to frugal financial decisions. I can't be allowing our home to be compromised, and our belongings fall under that umbrella.

But please tell me why I'm so obsessed with upper cylinder lubricant and squeezing the most mileage out of my used car while protecting the engine?

Why am I so entranced with the low low cost of Marvel Mystery Oil and so exuberant about expressing to everyone in the world at how well it works? 

It's a mystery that has yet to be solved, all we know is this: dads love car maintenance and affordably, tried-and-true automobile maintenance products.

Which is probably why this "olive oil in the car" prank is catching so many dads.