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Old 06-25-2010, 02:44 AM   #1
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Another V6 Oil Question

There's a guy selling 0W-40 Mobil 1 pretty cheap. Any ups or downs to running this weight? Possible warranty void? Can somebody point me in the right direction?
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Old 06-25-2010, 02:46 AM   #2
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Use 5w-30.
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Old 06-25-2010, 09:04 AM   #3
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don't use it.....its not what is recommended, if you go the CHEAP route, you will be sorry in the end.
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Old 06-25-2010, 09:28 AM   #4
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yup, go 5w-30, as recommended by the manual.
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Old 06-25-2010, 09:34 AM   #5
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only 0w-30 Mobil 1 is stated on the bottle to meet warranty requirements of 5w-30.
0w-40 no.
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Old 06-25-2010, 09:35 AM   #6
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Old 06-25-2010, 09:41 AM   #7
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You don't cheap out when it comes to oil. You can cheap out when it comes to floor mats but that is the only thing on a car you can cheap out on.
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Old 06-25-2010, 09:49 AM   #8
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Too bad -- that was the ONLY oil allowed in my old Crossfire. It's not cheap, it's actually much more expensive. An oil change in the Xfire cost me $125.

Great cars by the way. You can pick one up for under $10,000 now. I should have kept mine as a "beater!"

In short, find someone with a Mercedes or an Xfire -- they'll thank you for the 0w 40 Mobile 1.
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Old 06-25-2010, 11:10 AM   #9
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Never save on motor oil unless it is the exact oil that the manufacturer recommends. It is false economy.
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Old 06-25-2010, 11:18 AM   #10
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Old 06-25-2010, 04:18 PM   #11
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A full oil change with mobil one cost me 27$ yesterday...... How much cheaper can you get then that?
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Old 06-27-2010, 09:51 PM   #12
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0-40 is what the SRT 6.1 Hemi calls for. Where is it on sale I could use some?
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