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Mobil 1 47 28.14%
Royal Purple 10 5.99%
Amsoil 10 5.99%
Valvoline Full Synthetic 13 7.78%
Pennzoil Synthetic 9 5.39%
Castrol Synthetic 12 7.19%
Quaker State 10 5.99%
Havoline Synthetic 1 0.60%
Whatever the shop sticks in 1 0.60%
Synthetic Blend (specify in a post) 6 3.59%
Rotella 10 5.99%
Conventional (dino) oil (specify in a post) 38 22.75%
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Old 11-14-2009, 09:49 PM
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Default Motor Oil

The most commonly argued topic concerning engines of all time.

What kind of motor oil do you use and prefer?

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Old 11-14-2009, 10:21 PM
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Currently using NAPA brand dino oil, but I will convert to synthetic when money allows for $50 vs $15 oil changes.

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Old 11-14-2009, 10:22 PM
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Royal purple is GREAT...if your willing to take care of those leaks that develop.
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Old 11-14-2009, 10:29 PM
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Just plain old Castrol 10-30 with a splash of Hyper Lube and a Mopar brand filter.

I have 130K+ and see no reason to run anything else.
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Old 11-14-2009, 10:52 PM
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i use Mobil 1 Synthetic 10W30 Extended Performace, and replac a quart with Lucus Synthetic Oil Stabilizer, and use a Mobil 1 Filter. Ive used many oils, and this by far is the best. Ive taken a class on Mobil 1 oil, so iknow the benifits. This oil Cleans out the motor of sludge as well.
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Old 11-15-2009, 12:50 AM
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i use mobil 1 awesome oil too keep that motor turning

durango 117k 5.9 has fi airgap,1.7hs,52mmfastman,14x3 and sct tuned!

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Old 11-15-2009, 01:00 AM
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Valvoline Durablend synthetic blend 10W-40, seems to work good
Old 11-15-2009, 01:14 AM
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Castrol gtx 10w30 also with a napa gold wix fliter
Old 11-15-2009, 01:46 AM
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i clicked the 4x4 oil because its quaker state but i actually run quaker state horsepower 10w30.

Airgap. HS 1.7s. 50mm DIY TB. Superchips 3815. 14x2 K&N round air filter. 4.10 Yukon gears. Detroit Truetrac-both axles. Front hitch. Rear hitch lights with skid plates. Westin nerf bars. 33" Nitto Terra Grappler G2 tires.
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I generally run Mobil 1 10w-30 fully synthetic with 1 quart being the lucas oil stabilzer. Recently I have switched over to Valvoline high mileage synthetic blend 10w-40.
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