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Old 04-30-2013, 09:49 AM   #1
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What kind of oil do you use?

Time for an oil change. I don't use synthetic, typically I go to Goodyear here in my town and have always had a good experience. What do you guys use and do you do it yourself?
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Old 04-30-2013, 09:51 AM   #2
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mobile one full synthetic.....
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Old 04-30-2013, 09:53 AM   #3
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Do it myself with Mobil 1. I will be changing to Pennzoil Platinum in the future as it's getting better results on lab test and helps to quite the lifter tick on the SS.
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Old 04-30-2013, 10:37 AM   #4
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i only use Mobil 1 5w-30 Extended Performance, and i also use purolator oil filters
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Old 04-30-2013, 10:45 AM   #5
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Old 04-30-2013, 10:59 AM   #6
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What comes stock in the 6.2L engine?
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Old 04-30-2013, 11:00 AM   #7
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Old 04-30-2013, 11:03 AM   #8
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What comes stock in the 6.2L engine?
Mobile 1 synthetic 5w-30


That's what I use. As long as you haven't added an aftermarket cam with springs and stuff you should be okay. Otherwise I would consider Valvoline VR1 (non-synthetic).
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Old 04-30-2013, 11:04 AM   #9
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Old 04-30-2013, 11:11 AM   #10
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Old 04-30-2013, 11:16 AM   #11
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Old 04-30-2013, 11:20 AM   #12
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Old 04-30-2013, 11:25 AM   #13
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Old 04-30-2013, 11:27 AM   #14
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I picked up some Mobil 1 fuel economy, it was less buying synthetic than it was getting them to do it by just doing it myself.

I was under the impression synthetic was really expensive
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Old 04-30-2013, 11:35 AM   #15
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Old 04-30-2013, 11:38 AM   #16
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Old 04-30-2013, 11:40 AM   #17
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Mobil 1 for me.
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Old 04-30-2013, 11:42 AM   #18
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I was under the impression synthetic was really expensive
You don't consider $6+ per quart expensive, times 8 quarts per oil/filter change?
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Old 04-30-2013, 12:35 PM   #19
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Old 04-30-2013, 12:40 PM   #20
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Old 04-30-2013, 12:43 PM   #21
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I just had mine changed last week to Penz Platnium. The engine idles very smooth with it and seems to perform well.
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Old 04-30-2013, 12:45 PM   #22
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Old 04-30-2013, 12:45 PM   #23
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Valvoline VR1 SAE30 conventional. Got rid of 85% of my lifter tick.
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Old 04-30-2013, 12:46 PM   #24
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Mobil 1 full synthetic, look at the oil filler cap on Ferrari, Mercedes, Audi, etc etc, you'll find Mobil 1 written on the cap.
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Old 04-30-2013, 12:46 PM   #25
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Mobile 1 full synthetic 5W-30 DEXOS with a Wix filter.
You should be using full synthetic.
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