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Old 10-01-2010, 11:36 PM
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When i go to service my 5.7L Hemi what oils should I use, also anything else I should keep an eye on service wise???
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You'll get alot of different advice on oil. The main thing is to make sure it complies with the owners manual. Personally I use 100% Amsoil with a Wix filter.
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Keep all receipts of services for warranty purposes, assuming you're covered under warranty.
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see by me we dont have wix i use frame never had one problem knock on wood
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I use Royal Purple and absolutely love it.
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Ive compared Royal Purple and man its not worth it to me, I use full synthetic Valvoline 5W30, ever since i started using it my "Hemi Knock" is gone. I also use a K&N Oil Filter. It costs like 12 or 13 compared to a fram at like 3 or 4, but worth it to me. Ive been doing it for a while, and my motor is quiet and smooth... you know... other than the screaming from my intake and exhaust =P
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Ive compared Royal Purple and man its not worth it to me, I use full synthetic Valvoline 5W30, ever since i started using it my "Hemi Knock" is gone. I also use a K&N Oil Filter. It costs like 12 or 13 compared to a fram at like 3 or 4, but worth it to me. Ive been doing it for a while, and my motor is quiet and smooth... you know... other than the screaming from my intake and exhaust =P

Do a search on the internet...........there is tons of evidence that Royal Purple is totaL CRAP. The problem is with heat the oil thins out drastically. It has been tested by several different non-biased sources which all show the same results.

I too like Valvoline synthetic!
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Do a search on the internet...........there is tons of evidence that Royal Purple is totaL CRAP. The problem is with heat the oil thins out drastically. It has been tested by several different non-biased sources which all show the same results.

I too like Valvoline synthetic!
Really!! I gonna have to check that out cause i just bought RP and noticed the price has gone up.. And if this is the case i'm definatly switching back to Valvoline. Thanks for the info!!
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Really!! I gonna have to check that out cause i just bought RP and noticed the price has gone up.. And if this is the case i'm definatly switching back to Valvoline. Thanks for the info!!
$8.99 a quart at O'rielly's!
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$8.99 a quart at O'rielly's!

Holy crap! It was expensive enough to begin with! So you guys really like valvoline synthetic? Do they make it in 5W20?
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