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Offline DaveinNC

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Re: Engine Oil Spec Confusion
« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2019, 10:29:17 AM »
I think it has to do more with start up and warm up exhaust emissions than fuel mileage. It burns a wee bit leaner on startup due to less drag and gets up to operating temp faster. I still run 10-40 in my truck even though they keep trying to put some 0w-20 in it. The first time they did that I made them take it out, now they know. I broke my VFRX in with Rotella T4, as soon as I switched to Mobil-1 at 1000 miles I did notice easier starting and warm up. I guess like anything else you could run whatever oil you want for your climate as long as it is kept clean.
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Offline mick9879

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Re: Engine Oil Spec Confusion
« Reply #9 on: January 09, 2019, 02:38:35 PM »
Thanks for the replys guys. I have read all the posts and links to other posts...................really glad I asked.  :164: :034: :001:

Off to buy some 10W-30 now.

Mick.

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Re: Engine Oil Spec Confusion
« Reply #10 on: January 23, 2019, 07:24:57 PM »
Stick to genuine Honda oil filter - don't bother trying anything else !

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Re: Engine Oil Spec Confusion
« Reply #11 on: January 23, 2019, 07:30:11 PM »
Ok thanks man.

Mick

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Re: Engine Oil Spec Confusion
« Reply #12 on: March 17, 2019, 07:22:24 PM »
I have rotella 15w40 in mine. :002:

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Re: Engine Oil Spec Confusion
« Reply #13 on: March 18, 2019, 11:24:55 AM »
*Originally Posted by bloxham [+]
Stick to genuine Honda oil filter - don't bother trying anything else !

I don't disagree with you but probably for different reasons.  However, my curious nature begs the question "Why?"

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Re: Engine Oil Spec Confusion
« Reply #14 on: March 18, 2019, 04:02:39 PM »
I use it in my truck and mower to. I buy it by the gallon.

 


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