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Old 02-24-2008, 12:48 PM   #1
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Oil Grades?

Does anyone know the difference in the oil grades and when is the best time to use the different grade. A friend of mine gave me some oil and I want to make sure I use the right stuff.

Agip - 5W40
Mobil1 Syn - 15W50
Mobil1 Syn - 0W40

What should I use when?
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Old 02-25-2008, 11:52 PM   #2
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no one knows the difference???
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Old 02-26-2008, 12:16 PM   #3
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I'm not an expert but I'd say you can use the 5W40 or 0W40 year round.
Use the 15W50 in the summer months.
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Old 02-26-2008, 12:35 PM   #4
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Does anyone know the difference in the oil grades and when is the best time to use the different grade. A friend of mine gave me some oil and I want to make sure I use the right stuff.

Agip - 5W40
Mobil1 Syn - 15W50
Mobil1 Syn - 0W40

What should I use when?
My owners manual has a chart that shows the grades of oil and the max & min temps to use it in. Check ur manual to see if you have this too.

But yeah, lower grade for winter, higher (thicker) grade for summer.
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Old 02-26-2008, 06:27 PM   #5
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I don't have a manual. Thanks guys.
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Old 02-28-2008, 04:30 PM   #6
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I use 5W30 in the winter and 15W50 in the summer.... Mobil Synthetic
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