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I have a 2008 dodge ram 1500 with 5.7 HEMI with about 120,000 miles what oil and filter I was thinking about 10w30 Mobil 1 non synthic with mopar filter but just want to be sure
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5w-20 is the recommended weight and Mobil 1 is a great brand. If you don't want to use a Mopar filter, Wix or Purolater are also good choices.
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even with that many miles??
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5-20 and any good quality filter, Mopar, Wix etc. Synthetic if you have no pre-existing oil leaks.
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5-20 and any good quality filter, Mopar, Wix etc. Synthetic if you have no pre-existing oil leaks.
I'm curious as to why you believe previous oil leaks is relevant to using synthetic. Could you elaborate, please?
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even with that many miles??
Mileage is irrelevant to the weight of the oil you're running.
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Check out our thread on Amsoil. It is all synthetic but it quite possibly the best oil money can buy. http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=128076
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