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Old 12-14-2006, 12:55 PM
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10W30 or 10W40 would be your best bet. There is absolutly no reason to run a straight weight oil except for maybe during engine break in. In a tight (freshly rebuilt ) engine 20w50 can actually hurt you more than helping.
i didnt notice where you were from before I replyed but if you are in a cold reigon 20w50 really sucks on a cold morning. We had a car towed in a few years ago with 20W50 on a 0 degree moring. Would not turn fast enough to start.

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it gets pretty miserable here in june,july and especially august not to mention the humidity
I've driven through Ohio...........the roads are pretty miserable, that's for sure.

About the oil, as an engine gets older and clearances increase, a thicker oil may help.......I use 10w-40 in my well worn engines....15 years since rebuilt.
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I've driven through Ohio...........the roads are pretty miserable, that's for sure.

About the oil, as an engine gets older and clearances increase, a thicker oil may help.......I use 10w-40 in my well worn engines....15 years since rebuilt.
thats our republican governor for ya about the roads
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