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Old 12-13-2013, 02:27 PM   #86
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Hi,
I've been using Mobil 1 because that's what GM put in our cars. I was tempted to use Valvoline SynPower (synthetic) oil because it was a bit cheaper than Mobil 1, BUT:

I don't know if this has been asked - I was reading the 'additional' instruction manual and it states that for V6 use GM6094 certified oil. For V8, use GM4718M synthetic oil.
When I read the labels on Mobil 1 and Valvoline SynPower, only Mobil 1 states that it meets both GM 4718 and GM6094. Valvoline only has 'GM6094'.

Should we be using Valvoline SynPower for the SS Camaros?



I did go to the Valvoline Website to find if it can be used in our Camaros, and this is what it said: "Because your CAMARO is a performance vehicle.....we recommend that you use Valvoline's SynPower Full Synthetic Motor Oil. SynPower delivers superior engine protection by fighting the 3 major causes of engine stress: heat, deposits and wear. SynPower provides outstanding high and low temperature wear protection, superior cold start properties and powerful detergents to help prevent deposits and sludge."

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Old 12-13-2013, 02:48 PM   #87
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That is because AMSOIL does not offer a cartridge filter for the V6. The Wix 57060 and the Ea15K50 are for the V8.
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Old 12-13-2013, 03:22 PM   #88
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That is because AMSOIL does not offer a cartridge filter for the V6. The Wix 57060 and the Ea15K50 are for the V8.
Good catch. I didn't notice he was a V6.
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Old 12-14-2013, 06:18 PM   #89
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I use Pennzoil Platinum 5-30 full synthetic and AC Delco filter. There is a good write up on Camaro5 about cleaning agents and this was the best.
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Old 12-14-2013, 08:47 PM   #90
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Schaeffer Oil: #9003 Supreme 9000™ Full Synthetic SAE 5W-30

#9003 Supreme 9000™ Full Synthetic SAE 5W-30 is recommended for use in all gasoline fueled automobile and light duty truck engines including those that are turbocharged and supercharged. #9003 is API SN, Resource Conserving, ILSAC GF-5 and GM dexos-1™ Compliant.

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And I change it myself!!!!



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Old 12-18-2013, 11:21 AM   #91
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Hi,
I've been using Mobil 1 because that's what GM put in our cars. I was tempted to use Valvoline SynPower (synthetic) oil because it was a bit cheaper than Mobil 1, BUT:

I don't know if this has been asked - I was reading the 'additional' instruction manual and it states that for V6 use GM6094 certified oil. For V8, use GM4718M synthetic oil.
When I read the labels on Mobil 1 and Valvoline SynPower, only Mobil 1 states that it meets both GM 4718 and GM6094. Valvoline only has 'GM6094'.

Should we be using Valvoline SynPower for the SS Camaros?



I did go to the Valvoline Website to find if it can be used in our Camaros, and this is what it said: "Because your CAMARO is a performance vehicle.....we recommend that you use Valvoline's SynPower Full Synthetic Motor Oil. SynPower delivers superior engine protection by fighting the 3 major causes of engine stress: heat, deposits and wear. SynPower provides outstanding high and low temperature wear protection, superior cold start properties and powerful detergents to help prevent deposits and sludge."

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Old 12-19-2013, 11:58 AM   #92
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Old 12-20-2013, 08:24 PM   #93
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Mobil 1 Extended Performance 5w-30 and purolator oil filter L12222.
Whatever my dealer puts in as it came with free oil changes to 24K miles. Will roll over 10K next month and am taking them the Mobil 1 Extended Performance to put in. My last Chevy V6 went 7yr and 165K trouble-free miles on Mobil 1. Hoping for the same from this one.
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Old 12-20-2013, 09:24 PM   #94
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Old 12-20-2013, 10:11 PM   #95
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Hi,
I've been using Mobil 1 because that's what GM put in our cars. I was tempted to use Valvoline SynPower (synthetic) oil because it was a bit cheaper than Mobil 1, BUT:

I don't know if this has been asked - I was reading the 'additional' instruction manual and it states that for V6 use GM6094 certified oil. For V8, use GM4718M synthetic oil.
When I read the labels on Mobil 1 and Valvoline SynPower, only Mobil 1 states that it meets both GM 4718 and GM6094. Valvoline only has 'GM6094'.

Should we be using Valvoline SynPower for the SS Camaros?



I did go to the Valvoline Website to find if it can be used in our Camaros, and this is what it said: "Because your CAMARO is a performance vehicle.....we recommend that you use Valvoline's SynPower Full Synthetic Motor Oil. SynPower delivers superior engine protection by fighting the 3 major causes of engine stress: heat, deposits and wear. SynPower provides outstanding high and low temperature wear protection, superior cold start properties and powerful detergents to help prevent deposits and sludge."

Thanks,
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BL,

That's good info you provided for us/me. Just bought about 4 months ago my first 2013 Camaro/RS and with current mileage of only 3800K I'll be changing over to Mobil 1 5W-30 and a Delcon filter in about another 5 months I fugure.

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Old 12-21-2013, 11:05 AM   #96
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So, the V8's came with Mobil 1 from factory. My LFX came with a blend, so Mobil 1 could be better for my engine in the long run? I'm all about taking good care of my ride!
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Old 01-24-2014, 02:19 AM   #97
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I use Mobil 1 full synthetic 5W-30 with Mobil 1 filter.
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Old 01-24-2014, 12:39 PM   #98
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Old 01-24-2014, 10:55 PM   #99
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Old 01-25-2014, 08:29 PM   #100
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Old 01-25-2014, 08:51 PM   #101
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Old 01-26-2014, 10:12 AM   #102
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