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Old 09-21-2012, 08:35 PM   #11
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Old 09-22-2012, 11:28 AM   #12
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Don't mean to hijack the thread but I'd like to go with heavier weight oil in my stock motor but never do. I keep hearing mixed things about using such an oil with stock clearances. What oil would you suggest be used for an aggressive DD? I'm constantly shifting at high rpms
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no thread jack just figured id ask while its here , are you sayin tom, you use 20w 50 in engines O.o,im using 10w-30 synthetic ,my bottom end rocks and knocks till its warmed up,but it also has forged rods and pistons(diffferant expansion rates,than cast block ),but would this 20w-50 help with cold starts ,mind you i live in washington i hit below freezing ,again sorry no thread jack ,just curious ? my cars trbo charged also not stock
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no thread jack just figured id ask while its here , are you sayin tom, you use 20w 50 in engines O.o,im using 10w-30 synthetic ,my bottom end rocks and knocks till its warmed up,but it also has forged rods and pistons(diffferant expansion rates,than cast block ),but would this 20w-50 help with cold starts ,mind you i live in washington i hit below freezing ,again sorry no thread jack ,just curious ? my cars trbo charged also not stock
You shouldnt be having any noises from a cold start with an engine mods , I would do 10-40 winter and 20-50 summer if your in cold areas

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You shouldnt be having any noises from a cold start with an engine mods , I would do 10-40 winter and 20-50 summer if your in cold areas

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what about hot areas like AZ ? it is 120 at summer time ...?
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