Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - View Single Post - Oil of choice?
Thread: Oil of choice?
View Single Post
Old 01-18-2013, 11:12 AM   #15
cbdallas
Focus Addict
 
cbdallas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Fan#: 100296
Location: Wylie, TX
What I Drive: 2014 ST

Posts: 929
Points 3,668, Level 38
Points: 3,668, Level: 38 Points: 3,668, Level: 38 Points: 3,668, Level: 38
Level Up 12% Completed
Level up: 12% Level up: 12% Level up: 12%
Forum Activity 3%
Activity: 3% Activity: 3% Activity: 3%
FF Reputation: 3 cbdallas Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
There's no reason to use a 10W-40 oil in anything besides a lawn mower. You don't want an oil that's thicker at startup than a 5W. If you live in a very hot climate and temps never drop below 70 degrees, it won't make much difference. But up north, stick with 5W & 0W where allowed by the application.

A 5W-40 would also be good for a turbo application, as by the time it shears, it'll be down to a 30 anyway.
cbdallas is offline  
    Reply With Quote