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Old 07-07-2008, 05:58 PM
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Default Reader's Poll: your oil brand and weight

OK everyone, let's see what you have for the following:

1. Brand of Oil (please specify if Synthetic, regular or semi (Castrol Syntec appears to be such).

2. Weight of Oil

3. Mileage on your Engine

4. Average Low and High temperature where you live.

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Old 07-07-2008, 06:01 PM
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1) Castrol non synthetic

2) 10W-30

3) engine has about 4400 miles on it

4) while I might drive the car, the temps range from 30 in the late Fall at night to 90 in midsummer - New England. Mostly the car sees mid 70s and leads an easy life.

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Old 07-07-2008, 06:36 PM
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1. Castrol XL, regular

2. 20-50

3. Speedo shows 46,000 but more likely 146,000, smokes a little on kick-down on hills.

3. 26F degrees to about 90F degrees (-5C to +35C or so)
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Old 07-07-2008, 08:26 PM
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Penzol

10-W30

Speedo show 86000 most likely 186000

Temp Winter 30 Summer 80's

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Old 07-07-2008, 10:37 PM
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1. Valvoline regular oil
2. 10w30
3. Approx 2500 miles since I re-built it completely.
4. Temps when I am driving the car range from 50 to 90 degrees. I live in Michigan, so only driven from late spring to early fall. Otherwise, it gets really cold when in storage.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by danowens3 View Post
1. Valvoline regular oil
2. 10w30
3. Approx 2500 miles since I re-built it completely.
4. Temps when I am driving the car range from 50 to 90 degrees. I live in Michigan, so only driven from late spring to early fall. Otherwise, it gets really cold when in storage.
That's about identical to my situation... except NY.
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1. Brand of Oil - regular Quaker oil

2. Weight of Oil - 10W30

3. Mileage on your Engine: 98,000 (approx 10K or less on rebuild).

4. Average Low and High temperature: Winter 30 - Summer 99
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Old 07-08-2008, 09:17 AM
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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. My car has 58,500 miles and I only drive it from May to October here in Michigan, approximately 50 to 90 degrees temp.
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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
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I use penzoil or havealine: 10w-30w
77,000 original miles on a 390

temps are from about 50 to 115 today.

But , I only drive her between April and October.

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