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Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2007 7:18 pm 
Parts Gopher

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xf 1985 4.1 new rebuild engine with ACL rings/pistons crow cam been to castrol oil web site and they recommend castrol magnatec 10w-40 or GTX 3 15w-40 for 3.3/4.1 ulp engs 1986-88 is this right i was thinking more along the lines of GTX 2 25w-50
Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2007 8:43 pm 
Stock as a Rock

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QLD, Australia

interesting, penrite suggests hpr30 which is 20w60
don't overlook this brand, good oil
also have a read of the "oil" sticky at top for comments on the various types



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Posted: Tue Sep 11, 2007 12:17 am 
Tyre Shredder
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what would be the oil experts out there recommend for my xf, had a acl full rebuild

only done approx 10,000kms since then....



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