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  1. General Technical Chat
    I have a Focus 2004 first gen which needs a service (over due). The oil ive been using is Mobil Super 3000. Theres been no issues with that (the 3-4 times that ive topped it up). I know they say go by the manual or as long as it meets specs. Are there any mechanics on here that work for Ford...
  2. General Technical Chat
    Noticed my 03 SPI using a little oil the last month or so. Has 141,000 miles on the old girl. Its had good engine maintenance with regular oil and filter changes. I use the car 90% up and down the highway at 55 to 60 mph. I get my best fuel economy at those speeds. I always set it on crusie...
  3. DURATEC Performance (2008-2011)
    I have a quick question. My 2.3 Duratec has 99,900 miles, I was thinking of running a little thicker oil than the recommended 5w-20. The guy at Autozone told me to try 10w-30, but I think that might be a little thick, especially seeing as it's cold out up here now during winter. Those auto...
  4. DURATEC Performance (2003-2007)
    Has anyone ever tried a heavier weighted oil in their PZEV Duratec? I feel like with 5W-20 I may as just save money and dump in some vegetable oil, it's SO thin! Obviously Ford recommends it for a reason, and I haven't had any probs for 95,000 miles with it, but I feel like the engine might...
  5. DURATEC Performance (2003-2007)
    i just got a mechanical oil pressure guage. i need to know were the hookup to the motor is for the duratec i can follow the diagram from there. all ive seen is how to's for the ztec. and i really havnt had time to mess with it lately. does anybody know were to do it for the duratec. thanks. [?|]
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