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 Post subject: What oil for 5.4L 3V??
Posted: Wed Sep 30, 2009 4:45 pm 
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i know this has probably been done to death but i'm a bit of a noob when it comes to different types of oil.
Basically i'm gonna service the ute coz i'm driving to Bathurst next week..
I just wanted to know what the best engine oil to use would be??
Its an '03 BA 5.4l 3V v8
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Posted: Wed Sep 30, 2009 6:37 pm 
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From memory its got 5w60 on the oil cap. It that good? Would there be an advantage/disadvantage if i ran 10w60 in it??
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Posted: Wed Sep 30, 2009 6:59 pm 
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I dont think its 5w60 (waaay too thick). Pretty sure they run 5w30.

 

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Posted: Wed Sep 30, 2009 7:16 pm 
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Check the oil cap 8-) .... like u said

 

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 Post subject: Re: What oil for 5.4L 3V??
Posted: Wed Sep 30, 2009 7:56 pm 
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lol just checked it when i got home.. 5w20.. way off lol
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Posted: Wed Sep 30, 2009 10:43 pm 
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It was 10W30 from new and then Ford changed it to 15W40 to reduce oil usage.

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