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Old 04-13-2004, 07:37 PM   #1
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Hey guys, simple question. How much oil does my 92 SE require, and what weight ratio?

Oh, and any thoughts on synthetic (Mobil 1) advantages...

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i add 4.5 quarts with filter change..........(thats on my 94)

the cap on my car says 10w-30........but i've ran 5w-30 in the cold winter monthes before
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I run Mobile 1 10w30 all season long. Mine is a 95 SSEi and it takes a little under 5 quarts.
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4.5Q or 4.3L
Mobile one is fine if you've always used it but switch after many miles of regular oil is not needed. Stick with your regular oil, change every 5000 miles.
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Well, i've always had the dealership change the oil... So I'm not sure what brand they've used. Other than the expensive Mobil 1, what would you recommend?

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You might wanna try valvoline max life 10w30. Thats what i used in my last car.
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dont change over to sythenic you have so many miles stay with convential oil i use maxlife(vavoline) 10-30 year round
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With that concensus, I shall try the Maxlife.

What about filter? suggestions?

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