What kind of oil do you run in your stang?

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  1. Twista

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    I'm mainly talking about the weight, but post the kind and weight if you want.

    From the previous owner a sticker on my front window says, '5-30" , but we run 5-20 or 5-20 SAE.

    What do you run?
     
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    Mobil1 synthetic 5-30
     
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    royal purple 5w-20..i use to run 5w-30...but i dont know why but my sister's 03 is suppose to run 5w-20 but mine is suppose to use 5w-30... :dunno: so i just used the 5w-20 since that it what americanmuscle sells.
     
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    Quaker State 5w-30
     
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    valvoline 10/40 with additive to shut up my bad valve guide seals. After head swap I'm goin mobil 1 5w30
     
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    Ford switched to the 5w-20 in the late 90's to help with the CAFE standards...the thinner oil is better for gas milage.

    i run 5w-30 amsoil or royal purple or mobile1 synthetic depending on what i can get on sale that time of year.
    i'm also going to switch to amsoils long life oil filters...supposed to be good for 10k miles
     
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    my friends dad owns one of those buy here pay here used car lots...he puts 50 weight in all the cars so they don't make any noise while people are test driving them. :eek:
     
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    haha..that sounds messed up
     
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    That wouldnt be the place on rt 9 now would it? lol
     
  11. STNG_96

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    Quaker state 5/30
     
  12. Mobil 1 FTW!

    I run it in everything... tractors, mowers, go kart, cars, trucks... everything... best oil...
     
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    Royal Purple 5w-20
     
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    Mobil Clean 5000 5w 30. I'll run conventional oil until somebody convinces me otherwise.....
     
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    Mobil 1 10w30 and a K&N oil filter.
     
  16. Gtnut1996

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    5 quarts Mobil 1 10w30 with a quart of lucas. i will not put on anything besides a wicks oil filter.

    I had a test on all the oil out about 2 years ago. Mobil and Mobil 1 did the best.

    Napa gold oil filters are suppose to be made by wicks. supposely a wicks with a different name. just dont run a fram.
     
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    6 quarts castrol snytec 5W-30
     
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    10W40 Pennzoil. I use it in the Mustang and the Taurus.I've never used anything but Pennzoil,it got me over 200,000 in my 5.0 T-Bird and it never gave up in any of my Turbo Coupes either.I second the motion on the conventional oil.There's been plenty of old school hot rod racers and builders long before my time that never had anything but and they got along just fine so,it's good enough for me. :banana:
     
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    my car ran perfect no noises with 5/30 i just run heavier so it doesn't blow out clouds of smoke on startup and after idling... amazing what little seals the size of your fingertip can cause
     
  20. We bought some penzoil ONCE!

    It seized the 302 9n our 87 f150
    seized the motor in the tractor
    and killed our lawn mower...