Recent Topics
Wiper insert spring steel
by SHOZ
05/04/16 01:52 PM
BMW X1 / N20 2.0L Turbo - what oil ?
by Ndx
05/04/16 12:02 PM
1999 RANGER 3.0 SYNTHETIC OIL SUGGESTIONS
by AUTOTECH89
05/04/16 10:56 AM
Oil spec questions
by IllinoisSparky
05/04/16 10:43 AM
Amazing Rendition of the U.S. National Anthem
by MolaKule
05/04/16 10:37 AM
So many detailing products........
by buster
05/04/16 10:00 AM
Why is Mobil Delvac 1 so expensive?
by pb379
05/04/16 10:00 AM
2017 F-150 3.5 twin turbo V6
by OneEyeJack
05/04/16 09:45 AM
Fort McMurray Fire 80,000 evacuated
by Smokescreen
05/04/16 09:40 AM
Apparent dilution ratio discrepancy????
by Sayjac
05/04/16 09:31 AM
Ceramic brake pads
by bigdom
05/04/16 09:24 AM
how to verify oil in a manual transmission
by yvon_la
05/04/16 09:21 AM
Newest Members
NatedeScate, Bogie69, Cali, Fyko, Palmer
57794 Registered Users
Who's Online
81 registered (2015_PSD, 69GTX, 2009Edge, Andrei, AntsinmyEyes, 2010Civic, 14 invisible), 0 Guests and 1 Spider online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
57794 Members
66 Forums
248457 Topics
4063238 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#2486183 - 01/07/12 08:52 PM Oil Recommendation For Ford V10
atc250r Offline


Registered: 03/02/11
Posts: 100
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?

Top
#2486184 - 01/07/12 08:53 PM Re: Oil Recommendation For Ford V10 [Re: atc250r]
OVERKILL Offline


Registered: 04/28/08
Posts: 31386
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Are you going to be towing with it?
_________________________
02 Expedition
06 Charger R/T
14 Charger SRT-8

Top
#2486251 - 01/07/12 10:04 PM Re: Oil Recommendation For Ford V10 [Re: atc250r]
atc250r Offline


Registered: 03/02/11
Posts: 100
Loc: Manitoba, Canada
Nope

Top
#2486258 - 01/07/12 10:10 PM Re: Oil Recommendation For Ford V10 [Re: atc250r]
OVERKILL Offline


Registered: 04/28/08
Posts: 31386
Loc: Ontario, Canada
See if you can get Petro Canada Supreme Synthetic 0w30.
_________________________
02 Expedition
06 Charger R/T
14 Charger SRT-8

Top
#2486264 - 01/07/12 10:15 PM Re: Oil Recommendation For Ford V10 [Re: atc250r]
volk06 Offline


Registered: 10/04/10
Posts: 4515
Loc: Iowa
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.
_________________________
2011 F-150 Ecoboost
2012 Focus S
2001 Taurus

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


Registered: 03/02/11
Posts: 100
Loc: Manitoba, Canada
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

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


Registered: 12/05/09
Posts: 18011
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.
_________________________
Plain, simple Garak.

2008 Infiniti G37 coupe - Mobil Delvac 1 ESP 5w-40, Wix 51358
1984 F-150 4.9L six - Quaker State GB 10w-30, Wix 51515

Top
#2487107 - 01/08/12 06:44 PM Re: Oil Recommendation For Ford V10 [Re: Garak]
45ACP Offline


Registered: 04/03/11
Posts: 1271
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...............

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


Registered: 09/17/02
Posts: 3494
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.

Top
#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.
_________________________
09 Nissan Versa S Hatchback - Mobil1 SN 5w-30 and NAPA Gold filter
08 Ford Mustang GT/CS - Castrol Edge 5w-30 and Motorcraft filter

Top
#2487250 - 01/08/12 08:33 PM Re: Oil Recommendation For Ford V10 [Re: atc250r]
Garak Online   content


Registered: 12/05/09
Posts: 18011
Loc: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
If 5w-20 is okay in the Ford V-10, then there's absolutely no reason why 0w-20 could not be used.
_________________________
Plain, simple Garak.

2008 Infiniti G37 coupe - Mobil Delvac 1 ESP 5w-40, Wix 51358
1984 F-150 4.9L six - Quaker State GB 10w-30, Wix 51515

Top