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Old 12-30-2008, 02:34 AM
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with every oil change i do, i use mobil 1 full synthetic 10w30 and add a bottle or lucas additive to make sure its sticky but the thing you have to watch out for when doing the oil changes is the conditioners and other additives they add in the oil like for instance i work for a shop and we use kendall oil and with every viscosity you want from 0-20 to a high mileage the only problem is, i know it may sound wierd but it is true when for long period of time using one brand then switching to another can cause problems ive seen a ram that used only thatq horse power for a long time and then had us for the last 3 oil changes use a regular 5w20 which is what allot of rams take then started causing a blow-by because the valve guides were taking a crap but just be careful in what you use try if you can yourself taking like a drill bit against metal and use a few different oils you can see the difference in the lubricant but good luck and its not dumb asking those questions, oh and i prefer fram filters the only difference from it to a k&n is you tightn the k&n with a wrench and your paying more and i go 6k miles to every oil change and have gone roughly little over 7k miles but post by the way

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