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#2486183 - 01/07/12 08:52 PM Oil Recommendation For Ford V10
atc250r Offline


Registered: 03/02/11
Posts: 98
Loc: Manitoba, Canada
Just bought a 2004 Ford F350 with the V10 and 32,000 miles from its original owner in California. I live in Canada and will have the truck way, way up north. What oil do you all recommend? Engine gets a very cold start every morning, idles all day.

Should I use an HDEO?

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#2486184 - 01/07/12 08:53 PM Re: Oil Recommendation For Ford V10 [Re: atc250r]
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Registered: 04/28/08
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Loc: Ontario, Canada
Are you going to be towing with it?
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#2486251 - 01/07/12 10:04 PM Re: Oil Recommendation For Ford V10 [Re: atc250r]
atc250r Offline


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Loc: Manitoba, Canada
Nope

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#2486258 - 01/07/12 10:10 PM Re: Oil Recommendation For Ford V10 [Re: atc250r]
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See if you can get Petro Canada Supreme Synthetic 0w30.
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#2486264 - 01/07/12 10:15 PM Re: Oil Recommendation For Ford V10 [Re: atc250r]
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Ford recommends 5w-20 for that engine now days, but when it was first introduced it was spec'd for 5w-30. You still have the 2 valve version, the 3 valve engine came out in 2005. If your going to be towing a lot id use M1 0w-30 or petro canada 0w-30. The 0w will help a lot in extreme cold temps. If it's going to be idling alot and not towing with extreme cold, a 0w-20 would be ok.

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#2486675 - 01/08/12 11:35 AM Re: Oil Recommendation For Ford V10 [Re: atc250r]
atc250r Offline


Registered: 03/02/11
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Would this oil be a bad choice? Only available in 0W30, not 0W20...

http://www.imperialoil.ca/Canada-English/Files/Products_Lubes/IOCAENCVLESEsso_Xd-3_extra.pdf

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#2487065 - 01/08/12 06:15 PM Re: Oil Recommendation For Ford V10 [Re: atc250r]
Garak Offline


Registered: 12/05/09
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Loc: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Originally Posted By: atc250r
Would this oil be a bad choice? Only available in 0W30, not 0W20...


It is a very good oil, but I believe it's been superseded by Mobil Delvac Elite 222. I'm not sure if it's the identical product, but it is highly regarded. It won't be cheap, though.

The Petro-Canada 0w-30 PCMO will likely be substantially cheaper.
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#2487107 - 01/08/12 06:44 PM Re: Oil Recommendation For Ford V10 [Re: Garak]
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Registered: 04/03/11
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Loc: Dallas Texas
Originally Posted By: Garak
Originally Posted By: atc250r
Would this oil be a bad choice? Only available in 0W30, not 0W20...


It is a very good oil, but I believe it's been superseded by Mobil Delvac Elite 222. I'm not sure if it's the identical product, but it is highly regarded. It won't be cheap, though.

The Petro-Canada 0w-30 PCMO will likely be substantially cheaper.



Actually, Dr Haas says 0W-20 is ok even in the Ford V-10 in an Excursion or a van.

Im not joking.

He even says it says it is ok in the Ford manual. I dont know, never had one, but.. now im wondering.

Sooo...............

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#2487237 - 01/08/12 08:23 PM Re: Oil Recommendation For Ford V10 [Re: atc250r]
MNgopher Offline


Registered: 09/17/02
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Loc: Lakeville, MN
5w-20 in any flavor would be the recommended weight from Ford. Use any 0 or 5w20 or 30 motor oil with confidence. For Manitoba, a 0w20 or 0w30 would be a good choice in the winter.

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#2487244 - 01/08/12 08:29 PM Re: Oil Recommendation For Ford V10 [Re: atc250r]
semaj281 Offline


Registered: 01/07/10
Posts: 359
Loc: Suwanee, GA
Originally Posted By: atc250r
Nope

0w20 it is then.
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#2487250 - 01/08/12 08:33 PM Re: Oil Recommendation For Ford V10 [Re: atc250r]
Garak Offline


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If 5w-20 is okay in the Ford V-10, then there's absolutely no reason why 0w-20 could not be used.
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