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Old 05-08-2002, 05:00 PM   #1
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Question What Motor Oil Do You Use?

Im about to set an appointment for an oil change and I was wondering whats a good motor oil to use?? Any recommendations? TIA
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Old 05-08-2002, 05:15 PM   #2
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Castrol Synthetic 5W-30. I won't use conventional oil.

Only synthetic is good enough for this baby!
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Old 05-08-2002, 06:31 PM   #3
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Mobil 1 is also ok.

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Old 05-08-2002, 10:03 PM   #4
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5-30 Mobil 1 synthetic for me.
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Old 05-08-2002, 10:09 PM   #5
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I use Royal Purple, 7 qts., that **** is expensive like $7 a quart.
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