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#4777673 - 06/04/18 08:48 PM Oil choices and the ends and outs
Marco620 Offline

Registered: 02/25/14
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Loc: Deplorable Kansan,HK fan!
2015 Civic 162k mi.0w20 Redline/Archoil,HPS SRI,Yokohama/Moog links Borla Exhaust/Vibrant Resonator/Tein Suspension
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#4777772 - 06/04/18 11:01 PM Re: Oil choices and the ends and outs [Re: Marco620]
bbhero Offline

Registered: 03/20/15
Posts: 4616
Loc: Virginia
I thought the expression of "organic" oil was funny... Makes me think of organic vegetables. Which I do buy some of those by the way. But I don't buy "organic" oil. Even conventional oil is a bit high these days. And "organic" oil has to beore expensive than synthetic even LOL
Nissan Altima 3.5 Coupe Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic 5w30 Federated Auto 4612ex
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#4777804 - 06/05/18 12:01 AM Re: Oil choices and the ends and outs [Re: Marco620]
TheLawnRanger Offline

Registered: 03/18/18
Posts: 386
Loc: Mississippi
I usually put free range 5w30 in my truck.
'99 Cavalier 5w 30 SuperTech conventional
'11 Impala 5w 30 Magnatec full synthetic
'12 Colorado 5w 30 Magnatec full synthetic
*regular Wix oil filters for all

#4778076 - 06/05/18 11:19 AM Re: Oil choices and the ends and outs [Re: Marco620]
ARCOgraphite Offline

Registered: 05/17/09
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Loc: N.H, U.S.A.
Crude Oil has been organic for a while ... ask any organic Chemist smile
2014 Nissan Rogue S CVT, OC#9 41392mi-QSUD10W30 + M110A CHAMP Filter; 2017 Subaru Crosstrek CVT OC#2 ?? mi-SOA/Idemitsu 0w20 + SOA Filter

#4778094 - 06/05/18 11:35 AM Re: Oil choices and the ends and outs [Re: Marco620]
beanoil Offline

Registered: 10/17/04
Posts: 2951
Loc: Midwest, Illinois
I had to get special organ oil once for an old Hammond B3. Was a long time ago though.....
I'll have to look and see if anyone has any bottles labelled NonGMO. Maybe Valvolite.

Edited by beanoil (06/05/18 11:36 AM)
beanoil: Tough under heat, real dirty afterwards.

#4778398 - 06/05/18 05:36 PM Re: Oil choices and the ends and outs [Re: Marco620]
DGXR Offline

Registered: 01/21/11
Posts: 119
Loc: California
"Pick between organic or synthetic, get the right weight, and then buy whatever's on sale at your local auto parts store."

This is very sound advice, assuming we have already settled questions like detergent/non-detergent, high mileage oils, diesel oils, etc. For some it is too easy to grab a bottle of Rotella, not knowing it's designed for diesels. Although it would not make your car blow up.

Otherwise a good article for the masses.
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