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Old 11-28-2009, 03:12 PM
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Re: I used 5w30 instead of 5w20???

Joe where ya been. I thought you induced yourself into a coma till Monday at 3pm. LOL J/K
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Old 11-28-2009, 03:14 PM
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Re: I used 5w30 instead of 5w20???

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Joe where ya been. I thought you induced yourself into a coma till Monday at 3pm. LOL J/K
Been busy my man.

Yeah I was thinking of doing that. LOL!!!!
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Old 11-28-2009, 03:25 PM
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Re: I used 5w30 instead of 5w20???

I was thinking the same thing Joe ... That you would be in a coma till then or probably browsing the web for every single srt8 mod out there and making a wish list that exceeds 10 pages lol
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Old 11-28-2009, 04:01 PM
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Re: I used 5w30 instead of 5w20???

So you just put a heavier weight oil in than whats needed. The last number is the number it will be at operating temps. So you will be at a higher viscosity, which I dont see hurting the motor one bit.

And it really does take 5W-20??? Mine takes 5W30, but its an 05 3.7.
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Old 11-28-2009, 04:22 PM
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Re: I used 5w30 instead of 5w20???

Yup. On the oil cap where you add the oil to the engine it says use SAE 5w20
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Old 11-28-2009, 04:28 PM
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Re: I used 5w30 instead of 5w20???

Well, your fine anyways. You used a 5W which is the minimum viscosity at cold start ups, and since you used a 30 weight it just means its a little thicker at operating temps. But between the 20 recommended and the 30 weight you used you wont see any performance difference and will not harm the motor, it will in fact be somewhat better because its not as thin. You are fine.
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Old 11-28-2009, 04:42 PM
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Re: I used 5w30 instead of 5w20???

good info here fellas! thanks
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Re: I used 5w30 instead of 5w20???

Hey guys i went to Mcdonalds and got a hamburger with extra cheese think i should take it back ??? Killing me nate-dog lmao...
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Re: I used 5w30 instead of 5w20???

Is this the talk about anything thread???? lol
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Old 11-28-2009, 10:30 PM
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Re: I used 5w30 instead of 5w20???

Well it is a good thread actually. Incase people like Nate actually put 5W30 in their engine what would happen.

Nate you should be find. Your protected for the WINTER!
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Old 11-28-2009, 10:32 PM
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Old 11-29-2009, 03:11 AM
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Re: I used 5w30 instead of 5w20???

Ok, I think you have your answer, using 5W-30 instead of 5W-20 is fine. Just pay attention to what your grabbing off the shelf next time.
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