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Old 05-24-2010, 07:56 PM   #1
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oi in my svt

i am approaching 9k miles on my svt and am wanting to change the oi my ownersmanual says 5w20 i was wondering if its alright to move to 5w40


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Old 05-24-2010, 08:16 PM   #2
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Is 5-40 on sale or something?

Stick with 5-20 or 0-20 for the best economy.
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Old 05-24-2010, 08:18 PM   #3
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the 40 will not flow properly till it is really hot, I see engine damage.
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Old 05-24-2010, 08:48 PM   #4
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Not sure about engine damage, but it's definitely not ideal.

5w20 is the way to go.
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Old 05-24-2010, 09:25 PM   #5
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i meant 5w30 my bad because i can get 5 quarts from my buddy for 20 bucks full synethic motul
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Old 05-24-2010, 09:32 PM   #6
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5w30 is fine.
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9K only? or do you mean 90k? I would stick with 5-30 at the thickest
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I thought the svt's took a different grade of oil than the standard zetec powered focus's.
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I thought the svt's took a different grade of oil than the standard zetec powered focus's.
Nope, ours just take more oil than a regular focus
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Old 05-25-2010, 12:00 PM   #10
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what about 10-30 mobil 1 for a 104000 mile svt
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