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#1417842 - 03/28/09 03:45 PM Re: WTF? 5w20 in the Ford Ecoboost Turbo! [Re: RISUPERCREWMAN]
demarpaint Offline


Registered: 07/03/05
Posts: 28311
Loc: NY
I seriously doubt Ford would spec a 20 grade oil if they felt they would have problems. I'm sure they tested the engine, and are certain it will work properly on a 20 grade oil.
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#1417848 - 03/28/09 04:02 PM Re: WTF? 5w20 in the Ford Ecoboost Turbo! [Re: demarpaint]
kustomizingkid Offline


Registered: 04/23/07
Posts: 53
Loc: NorthBranch
Can someone here explain the exact reason why 5w20 would be an inappropriate weight oil for that motor?
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#1417860 - 03/28/09 04:31 PM Re: WTF? 5w20 in the Ford Ecoboost Turbo! [Re: kustomizingkid]
Happy Birthday crinkles Offline


Registered: 05/28/07
Posts: 5557
Loc: earth
nice looking car.

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#1417881 - 03/28/09 04:50 PM Re: WTF? 5w20 in the Ford Ecoboost Turbo! [Re: crinkles]
ThirdeYe Offline


Registered: 02/23/07
Posts: 8114
Loc: Grand Rapids, MI
 Originally Posted By: crinkles
nice looking car.


I agree, I don't think it looks too bad. Almost reminds me of a cross between the new Accord and the new Lancer.
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#1417893 - 03/28/09 05:17 PM Re: WTF? 5w20 in the Ford Ecoboost Turbo! [Re: ThirdeYe]
demarpaint Offline


Registered: 07/03/05
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I like the looks!
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#1417901 - 03/28/09 05:24 PM Re: WTF? 5w20 in the Ford Ecoboost Turbo! [Re: demarpaint]
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Registered: 06/17/05
Posts: 4941
Loc: Billings, MT
5W-20 > *
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#1417904 - 03/28/09 05:29 PM Re: WTF? 5w20 in the Ford Ecoboost Turbo! [Re: ThirdeYe]
bradepb Offline


Registered: 12/12/08
Posts: 1148
Loc: Clinton Twp. MI
why would 5-20 be a suprise? ford has used 5-20 ln most gas engines since 2001 and all gas engines since 2004 including super duty trucks with the v-10. with possibly one or two exceptions.
I can see the point some people have about older engines that were originally run on 5-30 being changed to 5-20 with no modification but if this is a new engine design you better believe I would run the specd oil
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#1417906 - 03/28/09 05:30 PM Re: WTF? 5w20 in the Ford Ecoboost Turbo! [Re: demarpaint]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 47158
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
 Originally Posted By: demarpaint
I like the looks!


I agree.

1) It's a Taurus.
2) It's the best looking Taurus model ever.

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#1417911 - 03/28/09 05:36 PM Re: WTF? 5w20 in the Ford Ecoboost Turbo! [Re: demarpaint]
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Registered: 03/03/08
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I want one real bad!!!!!!
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#1417913 - 03/28/09 05:38 PM Re: WTF? 5w20 in the Ford Ecoboost Turbo! [Re: demarpaint]
Smokescreen Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 3072
Loc: Alberta, Canada
 Originally Posted By: demarpaint
I seriously doubt Ford would spec a 20 grade oil if they felt they would have problems. I'm sure they tested the engine, and are certain it will work properly on a 20 grade oil.


IMO, The car only has to last the expectant life consumers think it deserves. Gone are the days where we keep cars for more than 150,000 miles before we either expect to do repairs, it gets totalled, or we feel its just about worn out anyways, so we sell it, or toss it away and get a new one. If they (the car manufacturers) calculate that it can meet this expectation by cutting corners on various items, everyone perceives the process hasn't failed. Marketing is a powerful tool, the more credentials, qualifications (low maintenance, CAFE approved etc)you can put behind your product the better it is perceived.

My :2cents:


Edited by Smokescreen (03/28/09 05:39 PM)
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#1418141 - 03/28/09 08:55 PM Re: WTF? 5w20 in the Ford Ecoboost Turbo! [Re: brian12]
440Magnum Offline


Registered: 02/01/09
Posts: 8651
Loc: Texas
 Originally Posted By: brian12

God that car is god awful ugly. It seems like the American manufacturers are trying to copy the japanese manufacturer's horrible styling.


Well, they can't ALL be Dodge Challengers I suppose...
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#1418148 - 03/28/09 09:00 PM Re: WTF? 5w20 in the Ford Ecoboost Turbo! [Re: 440Magnum]
buster Offline


Registered: 11/16/02
Posts: 30302
Loc: NJ
I think it's going to be a complete failure unless the price is competitive with the Accord or Camry. It will have to be [censored] good to succeed in a class above.
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#1418267 - 03/28/09 10:59 PM Re: WTF? 5w20 in the Ford Ecoboost Turbo! [Re: buster]
SnakeOil Offline


Registered: 02/09/09
Posts: 211
Loc: USA
In case anyone missed it, this engine has twin turbos. It makes over 100 per liter. The SHO is the performance model. It will likely be tracked by some.

The oil and engine coolant are used to cool the turbos. Exhaust gas can reach well over 1,000 degrees. Before I get all the posts about how great 5w30 is...

Someone please tell me ONE application of CONVENTIONAL 5W20 in a factory turbo'd vehicle. When you can't think of one, don't bother replying.
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#1418270 - 03/28/09 11:02 PM Re: WTF? 5w20 in the Ford Ecoboost Turbo! [Re: SnakeOil]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
Posts: 47158
Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
Why would you put conventional oil of any viscosity in a turbo?

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#1418294 - 03/28/09 11:50 PM Re: WTF? 5w20 in the Ford Ecoboost Turbo! [Re: Pablo]
Nickdfresh Offline


Registered: 03/15/06
Posts: 5493
Loc: Buffalo, NY
Check this photo...



And the pic means nothing. Who knows what they'll spec?

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