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Old 01-09-2010, 09:49 PM
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its usually hot as hell here where i live. personally i use 10W30 with almost 115000 miles. i also like to let the car idle after a cold start to warm the fluids. seems to work for me. if you live in a colder climate, i'd go with the 5W30, maybe a 5W40 with the higher mileage. the "W" is the winter, or cold weight if you were wondering. particularly how it pours in colder temps, this is what multivisosity oils have been enginered to do to meet the tolerance specifications in modern vehicles engines.

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