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hmmm oil!!

Discussion in 'Under the Hood' started by kdogg212001, January 1, 2005.

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    1. kdogg212001

      kdogg212001 Active Member

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      well its about that time of year again for me to change me oil, i usually put good old penzoil 10w 30 but recently i have heard that i probably shoudl use 10w 35 because i have 193k on my 94xlt well any opinions on that would be greatly appriciated thanks
       
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      uh... 10W-35 doesn't exist. If you want to use a thicker oil, you could try a 15W-40 diesel oil. Diesel oils have beefy additive packages, and would slow oil consumption if you are having a problem with the 10W-30.

      Another idea is to try a high mileage oil, which is on the thicker end of the 30 weight scale. These oils use esters to swell the seals and thereby slow oil consumption. Lots of oil companies make HM oils, you could give one a try and see how it works.
       
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      are you saying you only change your oil once a year?!
       
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      no i change it more frequently that once a year, LOL!! it was just that it is time to do it again i put alot of free way miles on my 94xlt so its not as bad with the oil rather than driving it in the city so
       

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