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well its been in the 100's lately in socal, and im up for my summer oil change.
i normally use 10w30 mobil1 synthetic, but i hear 10w40 is better for hotter weather? is this true?
 

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Re: whats a good oil for SoCal HOTHOT summers? (ninja_van1sh)

Don't quote me on this but I think the higher the second number the more heat it can withstand because its thicker (again I could be wrong). Anwyways I'm running Mobil1 15w50 right now and its been in the 80's and 90's out here lately. I know that doesn't compare to Cali, but still its been pretty hot.
Edit: BTW you best user name ever, lol



Modified by Letsgopens13 at 10:57 AM 7-2-2003
 

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Re: whats a good oil for SoCal HOTHOT summers? (Letsgopens13)

Thicker oils like that will make it run hotter. 5W40 synthetic seems to be good here, I'm sure 10w40 will be fine there.


Modified by sdriver at 11:22 AM 7-2-2003
 
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