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Oils ain't oils

Dazza1980

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What's the best grade of motor oil and brand i should use for a oil change on a '99 VT with 220000km on the clock?
 

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Try searching, 1000+ threads already on this.
 

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As above

And if it was me id chuck in some nulon 10w40 or royal purple 10w40

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15w60 Penrite. covered in extreme heat and 15w is rated down to -25° used for years in both my cars.
 

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Anything that's on sale. Close to 15w 40 or 20w 50. Full synthetic if you want to feel warm and fuzzy inside, but truth is you probably won't notice any difference. Change it every 10000km, this is far more critical.
 

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As above

And if it was me id chuck in some nulon 10w40 or royal purple 10w40

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Why on earth would you waste royal purple like that?

I wouldnt go anything below a 15w. Youll probably be better off looking for something around the 20w50 mark.
 

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What's the best grade of motor oil and brand i should use for a oil change on a '99 VT with 220000km on the clock?
Anything really. By now at least 3 owners of neglect have sealed the fate of your car.
 

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15w60 Penrite. covered in extreme heat and 15w is rated down to -25° used for years in both my cars.
this, it's now fully synthetic it's so good i now change at 7k intervals

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Personally, I use Penrite, but there isnt anything wrong with the Castrol product either.

15w40, as mentioned above, should be ok. If it seems to use oil after the change, pop for a thicker blend next time around.
 

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Valvoline XLD 20w50. Its cheap enough to change more regular, and will do the job. As stated, syn is a bit of a wank in a V6 with those ks.
 
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