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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 11-27-2007, 06:41 PM Thread Starter
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Was wondering what type of oil you guys put in your car. I've had my oil changed at the dealership every 5,000 miles due to them sending me coupons for oil changes for $20. However, they have stopped sending me those coupons. So now I will be going to a oil/lube place for this. The dealership has been putting 5W-20 semi-synthetic Quaker State in it for the past year. Probably will continue to use it, unless ya'll advise otherwise. Thanks!
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i use mobil 1 in both of my vehicles and havent had a problem.

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Royal Purple 5w20 full synthetic...

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I used Mobil1 in my '03 6i and now use it in my '06 6i. Never had a problem and actually seems to have picked up a MPG or so. It will cost you considerably more than $20 with Mobil1, though, but it's definitely worth it.

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I've selected, in order of preference, Havoline 5w-20 and Motorcraft 5w-20. I'm on a 5000 mile service and use whatever filter I feel like... except Fram, just because. The engine is not going to run worse or fail because I didn't run a synthetic, and the chassis will rust through before the engine wears out.
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Amsoil. Order it on-line and it arrives within two days. Excellent customer service and a great product.

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ive sadly got close to 70,000 miles on my car but have had no problems. I use castrol GTX full synthetic 5w-20. been working great for a good while.

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Amsoil. Order it on-line and it arrives within two days. Excellent customer service and a great product.[/b]
Yea, got a case ordered today.

Make sure you get the customer loyalty package or whatever... even if you get it for 6 months ( the 10$ one) it will easily pay for it self.

It made my case around $54 from $79 or something like that.

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Yea, got a case ordered today.

Make sure you get the customer loyalty package or whatever... even if you get it for 6 months ( the 10$ one) it will easily pay for it self.

It made my case around $54 from $79 or something like that.[/b]

Damn.. Didn't even know about that. Thanks for the info...

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I would highly recommend either Royal Purple 5w20 or Amsoil's newer 0w20.

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