RE: [DML] Re: What motor oil to use.
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RE: [DML] Re: What motor oil to use.



 
There are lots of posts about oil in the archives (LOTS... as I recall), but I'll "third" Dave and Joe's comments.  I've been using the 15-50 Mobil 1 in 1063 for almost 30,000 miles.  I change it every 6,000 miles and it drains a transparent brown.  Definitely the cleanest oil I've ever seen drained from an engine.  -And the PRV doesn't use a drop.
 
I don't know if that says more about the oil or the PRV (or the Purflux filter), but I'm sticking with all three!
 
Jake Kamphoefner
PS. --> My local Walmart carries Mobil 1 15-50 in a 5-quart jug, making that 7-quart fill a snap.


Joseph Kuchan <josephkuchan@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I "second" Dave's choice of Mobil1 15W-50. Actually, if you look at the 
detailed specs for that oil and other "competing" oils, you 'll see little 
difference in the "pour points" of the synthetic 15W-50 and most 
conventional 10W-30 and even 5W-30 oils. What does that mean? It means don't 
be too scared to use Mobil 1 15W-50 oil even in moderately low temps. Mobil1 
15W-50 also excels at high temps. (As do some other oils, especially 
synthetics.)
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