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Old 12-28-2010, 05:35 PM
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Question Does anyone still use 5W-20W Oil ?

I allways wondered if anybody used the recommened 5W-20W oil Ford says to put in all their Ranger engines.
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Old 12-28-2010, 05:36 PM
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Default Re: Does anyone still use 5W-20W Oil ?

never, lightest I go is 10w30
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Old 12-28-2010, 05:38 PM
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i use 5w 30
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Old 12-28-2010, 07:31 PM
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Default Re: Does anyone still use 5W-20W Oil ?

I always use 5 20, its what the tolerances in our engines call for.
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Old 12-28-2010, 07:36 PM
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Default Re: Does anyone still use 5W-20W Oil ?

I use whatever my engines call for. Both happen to call for 5w 20. I use Amsoil.
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Old 12-28-2010, 07:46 PM
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Default Re: Does anyone still use 5W-20W Oil ?

I use 5w20 as well
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Old 12-28-2010, 07:58 PM
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I use 5/20 Mobile1 also
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Old 12-28-2010, 08:02 PM
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I use 5w30 Motor craft oil and Filter.
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Old 12-28-2010, 08:02 PM
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I always use 5 20, its what the tolerances in our engines call for.
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I use whatever my engines call for. Both happen to call for 5w 20. I use Amsoil.
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I use 5w20 as well
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I use 5/20 Mobile1 also
and this! I use what ford recommends, no reason to use any other weight oil.
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Old 12-28-2010, 09:47 PM
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Default Re: Does anyone still use 5W-20W Oil ?

I use 10W-30 High Mileage in mine. If I use anything different then it will burn 1/2 quart between oil changes
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Old 12-28-2010, 10:32 PM
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for my 2001 4.0 SOHC ford recommends 5W-30
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Old 12-29-2010, 07:00 AM
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Default Re: Does anyone still use 5W-20W Oil ?

i believe the mechanic uses 5W30, i'll have to check the sticker.
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Old 12-29-2010, 07:15 AM
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for my 2001 4.0 SOHC ford recommends 5W-30
^^ castrol 5w-30 FTMFW
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Old 12-29-2010, 07:45 AM
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Default Re: Does anyone still use 5W-20W Oil ?

Both my vehicles recommend 5W-30, so that's what I use. I do buy whatever synthetic is on sale at the time and a better filter.
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Old 12-29-2010, 08:00 AM
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Default Re: Does anyone still use 5W-20W Oil ?

Synthetic 5W30 I believe . I Changed to Synthetic at or around 1500 miles .
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