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Re: 0w8? [Re: 1978elcamino] #5124886
06/04/19 08:25 AM
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Just an observation here but this thread went much farther than I expected.


2018 F150 5.0
2016 Ford Fusion 2.5
Re: 0w8? [Re: StevieC] #5125188
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Originally Posted by StevieC
Originally Posted by 1978elcamino
Cruising youtube and came across some videos with discussion of oil companies developing 0w8 oil. Any truth to this?


Yes and it will cause widespread engine destruction unless a 0w40 is used. It's meant to implode engines right after the warranty to encourage built in obsolescence. LOL


All the cool kids will mix it 50/50 with 15W50 !!

Re: 0w8? [Re: 1978elcamino] #5127241
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This oil has been in use in Japan for a long time.

Re: 0w8? [Re: 1978elcamino] #5127255
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Why not just run straight Marvel Mystery Oil? It can’t be much thinner.

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