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Old 11-01-2009
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best oil to use in my 3.0?

Main question is 10W30 - 5W30..
what is better for this time of year??

and what kind do you guys use??
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since you are up in canada, I'd go with 5w30, especially in winter to help with cold cranking.

I've had great luck with Valvoline 5w30 MaxLife Synthetic Blend.

I believe there was a thread about a month or two back about what oils everyone used.
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5w30....thats what it says to use under the hood....mines a 4.0...but that doesnt matter.
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i use 5w20 motorcraft brand everytime
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i use 5w20 motorcraft brand everytime
Same here paired with a Motorcraft oil filter.
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sweet, yeah I wen't with 5w30 semi-synthetic, w/ an oil filter on aswell.
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you could use amsoil. i use 5w30

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Same here paired with a Motorcraft oil filter.
me too lol i just forgot to include that part
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