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Old 01-14-2013, 12:43 PM
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I know the oil change subject has been beat to death on here, but I didn't find exactly what I was looking for. I have an '03 Ram with a 5.7L. I am going to start doing my own oil changes and have decided to go with WIX filters and Mobil 1 oil. My question is what weight would be best for my truck. I live in SW PA so it does get cold in the winters. Thanks!
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Check out my thread, I am an Amsoil dealer, on choosing the proper weights and other great info on oil and filters. http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=130589. Click on the first pdf file and give it a read, its quite informative.
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Thanks for the info
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Your manual will tell you what weight to use and for given operating temperatures. I always defer to the manual for the various maintenance requirements.
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The manual calls for 5w-30 I believe, but I would go with 0w-30 in your area. It will give you better start up.
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