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What's the best oil for 97 F150 4.2?

I have right at 80 thousand miles on a near perfect truck. Have never, ever had to add a single drop of oil. I go a year between oil changes because I drive only about 3500 miles per year. Thinking about going to Synthetic 5w30 oil. I've always ran 10w30 regular oil. What do you think?

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  • kensterfly Feb 05, 2009

    I live in Texas... I think I'll keep 10w30 but switch to synthetic.




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Basically depends what climate you are in... 5W30 is pretty good for cold climates... 10W30 usually seems to work best tho

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