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-   -   Reader's Poll: your oil brand and weight (http://squarebirds.org/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=4886)

bcomo 07-08-2008 04:04 PM

1. Brand of Oil - Castrol GTX (regular oil)

2. Weight of Oil - 10W-30 (beginning at first oil change)

3. Mileage on your Engine: 400 Miles.

4. Average Low and High temperature: Winter 40 - Summer 100

FeFranco 07-08-2008 06:26 PM

Castrol GTX 10-30 with a K&N oil filter (very important).
About 3000+ on rebuild and I drive only when weather is
cool (max in the 80s). Oil pressure range after warm-up
is 25 at idle upto 60+ cruising with a high volumn oil pump.
I take oil seriously.

Dan Leavens 07-08-2008 06:27 PM

Hi guys just to chime in on this thread.

1) Penzoil Synthetic

2) 10w-30

3) 6200 miles on the rebuilt motor

4) Temp range from 0 winter to 90 in the heat of the summer. Weekly driver between May - October. Also Calgary is 4200 feet above sea level.

Dano Calgary,Alberta Canada

El Guapo 07-08-2008 11:29 PM

Castrol GTX High Milage

10-30

95,000 on the car.. 61 390 bottom ? 58 352 heads 1500

Oil press...35 to 60

Seattle's 35 to 95 average.

TChicken 07-09-2008 07:54 AM

Motorcraft 5W40 Synthetic Blend Motorcraft 1A filter
76,000 on engine
I only drive it to the golf course once a week.It is usually about 75 when I leave at 0700 and 90 when I get home at 1200.
Lowest temp I drive it in the winter about 50

YellowRose 07-10-2008 12:33 AM

Reader's Poll: your oil brand and weight
 
1. Brand of Oil - Castrol GTX (regular oil)

2. Weight of Oil - 20W-50 (If I remembered correctly!)

3. Mileage on your Engine: 26,000 Miles but that is probably 126,000.

4. Average Low and High temperature: Winter 40 - Summer 100

Anders 07-10-2008 06:47 PM

Brand: 76 Super
Weight: SAE 10W-40
Mileage: No clue. Engine ( 401 ) rebuild 2004.
Av. Low and High temp: From 50 to 95

byersmtrco 07-11-2008 08:28 PM

Ditto !!!!

Quote:

Originally Posted by RustyNCa (Post 23036)
1. Brand of Oil - Mobile One

2. Weight of Oil - 10W30

3. Mileage on your Engine: Unknown, about 6k a year

4. Average Low and High temperature: Winter 45 - Summer 100

But we are at 95 already at 7:30, supposed to hit 114 today :(


JohnG 07-12-2008 08:22 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by FeFranco (Post 23061)
Castrol GTX 10-30 with a K&N oil filter (very important).
About 3000+ on rebuild and I drive only when weather is
cool (max in the 80s). Oil pressure range after warm-up
is 25 at idle upto 60+ cruising with a high volumn oil pump.
I take oil seriously.

Franco, what can you tell us about your high volume oil pump???

john

JohnG 07-19-2008 07:25 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Gold Bird (Post 23027)
Just put in Royal Purple, 15-40. This weight has twice the amount of zinc in it which is supposed to protect our cam,lifters.

Would you be so kind as to enlighten the rest of us as to a little more about Royal Purple and its benefits??

Am about to post the results of the survey...

thanks!
john


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