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Posted By marturo

The smoke is clearing.

So If I get this right. Since I don't have any trouble starting in winter with 20-50 oil. The 20 -50 oil would be better for me as an all season oil than a 30# for winter and a 40# for summer.

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Posted By marturo

We are going to break some recors soon.

Thanks Dan,

I can see oil is not as basic as I had once thought. The 20-50 being a 45# seems that it might be too heavy for cooler weather.

Yet 10-30 may be a better choice for cooler...
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Posted By marturo

Smile Pre oiling before start.

Sciguyjim
Thanks for the info on the oil weights, I have a lot of thinking ahead. You asked about the cold start wear & this is where I have allways heard is the danger time also.

My 74...
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Posted By marturo

20W50

Why am I using 20 W 50? Well I am using a 1974 350 engine that went 150,000 miles then a complete overhaul with blue printing and balencing. I got just a little carried away with the roller cam &...
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Posted By marturo

In the begining the question was.

How it all started :)
First question: I'm thinking about changing to synthetic oil in my '96 Corsica. Does synthetic make a significant difference in the life of your engine? Do I change the oil...
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Posted By marturo

Smile Just more ????

Dan said:
As far as oil filters, you may have noticed that the filters on cars are getting smaller and smaller. The ONLY purpose the oil filter serves is to catch the nuts and bolts that fall off...
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Posted By marturo

Common ground

Cheese tells me that the K&N filter may not be as good as some paper filters. Ok I know Cheese will share that with us if he finds it.

For me Just the fact that cheese told me he saw it, is...
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Posted By marturo

A few things to consider.

I know that oil made today is far better than we had just 15 years ago & can go longer than 3000 miles.

When we factor in that not every engine has a K&N air filter and K&N valve cover...
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Posted By marturo

Oil is your engines life blood

I hope this doesen't gey out of hand Joe. You remember the last time lol :)
If you want to pay allmost $5.00 per QT for oil and dump it every 2,500 to 3,000 miles then I say go for it. I...
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