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#3330093 - 04/01/14 08:52 AM Re: Please help me choose the best car for my oil [Re: Zako2]
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It may be an April Fools joke, but it is also a dead-on parody of BITOG.

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#3330099 - 04/01/14 08:58 AM Re: Please help me choose the best car for my oil [Re: Zako2]
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Truly, I almost did this on my last car purchase thinking of buying some German or French car that used a 5w40 "real oil". Then I thought twice ... .
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#3330117 - 04/01/14 09:16 AM Re: Please help me choose the best car for my oil [Re: Zako2]
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#3330188 - 04/01/14 10:38 AM Re: Please help me choose the best car for my oil [Re: Zako2]
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#3330283 - 04/01/14 12:12 PM Re: Please help me choose the best car for my oil [Re: Zako2]
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I have decided that 20 grade oil does not protect my Focus well enough.

I am going to run 30-70 year round!
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#3330316 - 04/01/14 12:52 PM Re: Please help me choose the best car for my oil [Re: Zako2]
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Originally Posted By: Zako2
just pour the superior a 5W30 or even 10W30 oil without voiding the warranty.



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#3330338 - 04/01/14 01:14 PM Re: Please help me choose the best car for my oil [Re: Zako2]
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I have 2 of these, a 1986 GLHT and a 1987 NA. Will run forever on any oil, even used oil in a pinch. Just change the head gasket every 100k miles or so.



The Omni and Horizon were the first front-wheel drive cars in the Dodge and Plymouth lineup, the first front-wheel drive transverse engine production car in the North American market, and among the first American built front-wheel drive cars to sell in large numbers. The Omni almost reached the 1 million unit mark, but production stopped in 1990; with a total of 961,508 Omni/Horizons assembled.

More info at:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dodge_Omni

Wayne
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#3330365 - 04/01/14 01:41 PM Re: Please help me choose the best car for my oil [Re: Oldmoparguy1]
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Which were, of course, attempts by Chrysler to clone the already popular Volkswagen Rabbit. Chrysler purchased Rabbits and disassembled them in order to reverse engineer whatever they could. Chrysler didn't have a four cylinder engine they could use at first, so they purchased Rabbit engines for several years until they could build an engine of their own.

I owned a 1979 model, a two-tone green four door. It was without a doubt the worst quality vehicle I have ever owned. Except for the Volkswagen engine, that wasn't too bad.

Originally Posted By: Oldmoparguy1
The Omni and Horizon were the first front-wheel drive cars in the Dodge and Plymouth lineup, the first front-wheel drive transverse engine production car in the North American market, and among the first American built front-wheel drive cars to sell in large numbers. The Omni almost reached the 1 million unit mark, but production stopped in 1990; with a total of 961,508 Omni/Horizons assembled.

More info at:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dodge_Omni

Wayne
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#3330389 - 04/01/14 02:10 PM Re: Please help me choose the best car for my oil [Re: RedOakRanch]
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Originally Posted By: RedOakRanch
A serious answer to a silly question: anything with a GM 5.3, check out my UOA in that forum. Same oil, great results.

There was nothing serious about it smile
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#3330486 - 04/01/14 03:42 PM Re: Please help me choose the best car for my oil [Re: RedOakRanch]
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Originally Posted By: RedOakRanch
A serious answer to a silly question: anything with a GM 5.3, check out my UOA in that forum. Same oil, great results.


Well if we want to split hairs the new 5.3 specs 0w20.

I call [censored] on any 5w30 being the best. Vival la 10w40 dino in a prius in northern canada in February!!!!


Edited by jhellwig (04/01/14 03:48 PM)
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#3330495 - 04/01/14 03:48 PM Re: Please help me choose the best car for my oil [Re: Zako2]
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Great thread, and I've nearly posted same before...if I buy a case of TGMO, does that justify me buying a BRZ Subaru ?

Had similar thoughts at work yesterday when one of my co-workers was talking about his dyno forays...in my words, he'd achieved "tyre pressure boost crossover"...more pressure in his manifold than in his tyres...32psi in his Mitsubishi on E85.

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#3330499 - 04/01/14 03:51 PM Re: Please help me choose the best car for my oil [Re: 2015_PSD]
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Registered: 05/04/03
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Originally Posted By: 2010_FX4


Viola!



You are crazy. Yugo specified 20W40. I know it because I had one. Sadly, that was before I knew about BITOG and used 10W40 instead.

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#3330540 - 04/01/14 04:37 PM Re: Please help me choose the best car for my oil [Re: friendly_jacek]
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Originally Posted By: friendly_jacek
Originally Posted By: 2010_FX4


Viola!



You are crazy. Yugo specified 20W40. I know it because I had one. Sadly, that was before I knew about BITOG and used 10W40 instead.

For starters, check the date on the calendar...
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#3330613 - 04/01/14 06:38 PM Re: Please help me choose the best car for my oil [Re: kschachn]
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Registered: 01/21/05
Posts: 5135
Loc: Charlotte, NC
Originally Posted By: kschachn
Which were, of course, attempts by Chrysler to clone the already popular Volkswagen Rabbit. Chrysler purchased Rabbits and disassembled them in order to reverse engineer whatever they could. Chrysler didn't have a four cylinder engine they could use at first, so they purchased Rabbit engines for several years until they could build an engine of their own.

I owned a 1979 model, a two-tone green four door. It was without a doubt the worst quality vehicle I have ever owned. Except for the Volkswagen engine, that wasn't too bad.

Originally Posted By: Oldmoparguy1
I have 2 of these, a 1986 GLHT and a 1987 NA. Will run forever on any oil, even used oil in a pinch. Just change the head gasket every 100k miles or so.

The Omni and Horizon were the first front-wheel drive cars in the Dodge and Plymouth lineup, the first front-wheel drive transverse engine production car in the North American market, and among the first American built front-wheel drive cars to sell in large numbers. The Omni almost reached the 1 million unit mark, but production stopped in 1990; with a total of 961,508 Omni/Horizons assembled.

More info at:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dodge_Omni

Wayne


The Dodge Omni/Plymouth Horizon was designed by Chrysler Europe, the former Simca and Rootes; most of the engineering appears to have been done in France, where Simca made best-sellers and the inspiration for the Volkswagen Rabbit.

(Full story on its development - as told by the design team).
http://www.allpar.com/omni/horizon-c2.html

With the 2.2 liter engine and a manual transmission, they were quick, but as economy cars, they did not have a reputation for speed. The Omni GLH and GLHS would change that - for those in the know.

Check it out. Facts are facts....

Wayne
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#3330614 - 04/01/14 06:42 PM Re: Please help me choose the best car for my oil [Re: Zako2]
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I often peruse craigslist looking at Fords for my FL-400S and other equivalent oil filters. I do not have a ford.


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