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#533424 - 09/08/04 05:42 PM Re: Engine oil
Colonel Offline

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Registered: 08/28/01
Posts: 12164
Loc: Louisville, KY
What oils (10-w30 etc) are available to you up there?

Quad-Cam Cop Engine, Bullet Proof Tires & Windows, Stab Proof Seats, Steel Door Beams, SuperCharger, Anti-Deer Harmonic Wheel Covers, Trunk Mounted Counterbalance System
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#533425 - 09/09/04 08:13 AM Re: Engine oil
MGM95 Offline

Registered: 05/15/04
Posts: 321
Loc: the Netherlands
We don't have 10W30 and 5W30.
So i put 5W40 in my 4.6 engine.
5W20 is alsoo a problem.
Mercury Grand Marquis LS HPP 1995
Tires front and rear: Bridgestone 960 A/S Pole Position. Installed: Feb 2007.

#533426 - 09/09/04 08:25 AM Re: Engine oil
metroplex Offline

Registered: 11/13/00
Posts: 49827
Loc: Motor City, USA
No 5W-20, 5W-30, or 10W-30.

I suspect they don't carry these oils because there's no EPA/CAFE regulatory BS in your country.

The Shell Helix Ultra 5w-40 you've been using is an excellent full synthetic engine oil not available in the US. The closest thing we have from Shell is Rotella T synth 5W-40 which is a Group III (not a true synthetic) oil.

Do you have Quaker State? They have a European-Spec Group IV synthetic in xW-40 if I remember correctly.

What other weights do you have?
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