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Old 01-30-2008, 04:43 PM   #1
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Best oil to use?

What does everyone suggest? I'm coming close to my first 5,000 miles and wanting to change the oil myself. I've heard Amsoil and Royal Purple mentioned as the best, also Motorcraft. I'm sticking with the factory recommended 5W-20, no matter what anyone says. Just what brand does everybody suggest I get?


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I just changed my 10k mark from Motorcraft full synthetic to Mobil-1 full synthetic. I think the Mobil-1 is a bit nicer.
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amsoil is very very good oil. when i get done breaking in my cams ill be putting 0w20 fully synthetic amsoil back in my block.
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Asking what the best oil is like asking what is the best bottle water to drink. Its heavily influenced by opinion.
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i love my RP 5w20
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Whatever my Ford dealership puts in. Motorcraft 5W-20 I believe. 13,000 miles and running as smooth as day 1.
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Motorcraft 5w-20 full synthetic, I work at ford and get it cheap PLUS actually felt a good difference between royal purple and the MC.
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i use 5w-20 mobil 1 cuz its got 19 patents and its $20 for 5 quarts at wal-bogs
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I changed at 7k with Valvoline Synth 5w30 (less ticking) and a FL-910 filter - no problems...
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