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Frankenbrew oil change #4592423
12/02/17 09:33 PM
12/02/17 09:33 PM
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Cave City KY
jakewells Offline OP
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I used mixed quarts of what i had around to change the oil on my f150 it's quiet the blend
2 qt pennzoil 10w30 SN, 2 qt of motorcraft diesel 10w30 CJ4, and 1 quart of supertech 10w30 SM used a supertech st8 filter.
So far it still runs since changing it this morning and i got rid of odd ball quarts running quiet as it usually does.


1994 Ford F150 302 4R70
Chevron Delo SAE 30 CF/SL Fram XG8A

1978 Chevy Nova 250 I6 Borg Warner T5
Rotella 10W40 Fram XG5

Re: Frankenbrew oil change [Re: jakewells] #4592433
12/02/17 09:38 PM
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Since it all 10W30, you're not going to break anything! maybe pick a standard or shorter OCI
on the other hand since it's a '94 you likely got piles of miles on it, so go standard OCI.

Re: Frankenbrew oil change [Re: i_hate_autofraud] #4592440
12/02/17 09:43 PM
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Cave City KY
jakewells Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: i_hate_autofraud


Since it all 10W30, you're not going to break anything! maybe pick a standard or shorter OCI
on the other hand since it's a '94 you likely got piles of miles on it, so go standard OCI.

181,000 miles


1994 Ford F150 302 4R70
Chevron Delo SAE 30 CF/SL Fram XG8A

1978 Chevy Nova 250 I6 Borg Warner T5
Rotella 10W40 Fram XG5

Re: Frankenbrew oil change [Re: jakewells] #4592484
12/02/17 10:24 PM
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San Antonio, TX
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Iíve done that in my F150.


1984 Mercedes-Benz 300SD - 100k
1995 F150 XL 4.9 reg cab 5MT - 251k 5w30
2016 Mazda6 Touring 6MT - 57k 10w30
2006 Buick Lucerne CXL 3.8 31k 5w30
Re: Frankenbrew oil change [Re: jakewells] #4592490
12/02/17 10:37 PM
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Florida
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Oil brew sound be fine.

That oil filter = puke


2014 Mazda 3 Hatch 2.0L & 6spd - Idemitsu 0w20 Synthetic @ $0.75 a quart. (thanks Advance Auto Parts for the awesome deal)
Re: Frankenbrew oil change [Re: Artem] #4592501
12/02/17 10:54 PM
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Cave City KY
jakewells Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: Artem
Oil brew sound be fine.

That oil filter = puke

My usual filter is a wix 51515.


1994 Ford F150 302 4R70
Chevron Delo SAE 30 CF/SL Fram XG8A

1978 Chevy Nova 250 I6 Borg Warner T5
Rotella 10W40 Fram XG5

Re: Frankenbrew oil change [Re: jakewells] #4592591
12/03/17 01:29 AM
12/03/17 01:29 AM
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Down Under
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That looks like a fine brew to me, the CJ-4 HDEO should add a bit of extra zinc and dispersants / detergents to the mix.


Penrite Vantage 10W40 SN & A3/B4 + Wesfil-Cooper Z154
Re: Frankenbrew oil change [Re: SR5] #4592768
12/03/17 09:19 AM
12/03/17 09:19 AM
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Oshawa, Ontario Canada
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Oil brew will be fine. Imagine the number of people that are afraid of brewing and have that oil sitting around not being used.


2015 Grand Caravan SXT Plus 5w-20 PPPP/Fram Ultra Filter
1997 Honda Civic CX 5w-30 Shell Conventional/Fram Ultra Filter
Re: Frankenbrew oil change [Re: jakewells] #4592773
12/03/17 09:24 AM
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That reminds me, I have about 8 quarts of 5W-25 Valvoline Synpower (because I was mixing 20 and 30 for some reason). I am not sure if I should use it in my new Fiesta which calls for 5W-20, or use it in the beater truck which probably won't have enough oil pressure. Or I can use it in the lawnmower, over the next 8 years ...


2017 Ford Fiesta 1.0T - Valvoline SynPower 5W-20, Motorcraft FL910S
1988 GMC K1500 4.3/700R4 - Supertech 15W-40, Fram TG3980
1986 Ford Ranger 2.0 - uhh
Re: Frankenbrew oil change [Re: eyeofthetiger] #4592801
12/03/17 09:49 AM
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Champlain/Hudson Valley
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I don't know about putting a 0W-20ish oil in a lawn mower. I'm assuming an air cooled engine.

They ask for straight 30, no? When the Briggs turned 35 I went to straight 40.

Just sayin'.

Ha-Ha, what about, "Without pictures, it didn't happen". Do I even own a lawn mower??????

Re: Frankenbrew oil change [Re: eyeofthetiger] #4592884
12/03/17 10:54 AM
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AZ
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Use it in the beater truck.


2003 Dodge Caravan 140.000 miles
1992 Ford f-250 217,000 miles
Re: Frankenbrew oil change [Re: ron17571] #4592926
12/03/17 11:44 AM
12/03/17 11:44 AM
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South Carolina
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Originally Posted By: ron17571
Use it in the beater truck.

Maybe I can use it as the top off oil, since it uses about a quart every 1000 miles. Yeah, that's what I'll do.


2017 Ford Fiesta 1.0T - Valvoline SynPower 5W-20, Motorcraft FL910S
1988 GMC K1500 4.3/700R4 - Supertech 15W-40, Fram TG3980
1986 Ford Ranger 2.0 - uhh
Re: Frankenbrew oil change [Re: E150GT] #4593203
12/03/17 05:24 PM
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Originally Posted By: E150GT
Iíve done that in my F150.

Me too


2009 Galant-ultra oil and filter
1987 Ford F-150 302
Smittys 5-30
Motorcraft filter
Re: Frankenbrew oil change [Re: eyeofthetiger] #4593517
12/03/17 10:35 PM
12/03/17 10:35 PM
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Cave City KY
jakewells Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: eyeofthetiger
That reminds me, I have about 8 quarts of 5W-25 Valvoline Synpower (because I was mixing 20 and 30 for some reason). I am not sure if I should use it in my new Fiesta which calls for 5W-20, or use it in the beater truck which probably won't have enough oil pressure. Or I can use it in the lawnmower, over the next 8 years ...

Add a bottle of lucas to it and use it in your truck.


1994 Ford F150 302 4R70
Chevron Delo SAE 30 CF/SL Fram XG8A

1978 Chevy Nova 250 I6 Borg Warner T5
Rotella 10W40 Fram XG5

Re: Frankenbrew oil change [Re: jakewells] #4593536
12/03/17 11:01 PM
12/03/17 11:01 PM
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South Carolina
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Originally Posted By: jakewells
Originally Posted By: eyeofthetiger
That reminds me, I have about 8 quarts of 5W-25 Valvoline Synpower (because I was mixing 20 and 30 for some reason). I am not sure if I should use it in my new Fiesta which calls for 5W-20, or use it in the beater truck which probably won't have enough oil pressure. Or I can use it in the lawnmower, over the next 8 years ...

Add a bottle of lucas to it and use it in your truck.


I don't know it I want that goop in my engine. I don't know what it really does.


2017 Ford Fiesta 1.0T - Valvoline SynPower 5W-20, Motorcraft FL910S
1988 GMC K1500 4.3/700R4 - Supertech 15W-40, Fram TG3980
1986 Ford Ranger 2.0 - uhh
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