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Old 02-18-2013, 11:20 AM
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I usually run what is recommended, in a full synthetic and change every 5,000 miles on the dot...have done so for years and years on multiple trucks and cars (and motorcycles) and haven't seen a lubrication related issue to date...
I think the lighter oil is mainly needed for the MDS...if you shut it off then I don't see an issue bumping up to 5W-30 personally. I don't normally keep a truck over 6 years (90,000 miles) but I may need to this time...so certainly something to think about. I will keep an eye on this thread.
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