Does it take synthetic oil, or regular? And if regular, what kind? It has 62500 miles on it.
any API certified 5W20 oil meeting material standard MS-6395 will do. although not specifically required, many prefer synthetic or synthetic blend.
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What he said ^^^^^^^^
05 Magnum Mineral Grey RT Hemi Reg# 00310
2006 Dodge Magnum SRT-8 (Brilliant Black) - Arrington/FRI'D 426, Tuned by A.J. (Hemituner)
Paramount Performance HTC NAG1 + Dominator 4400 (pending install) + Flex Plate, 1K HP DSS Axles, Quaife LSD, 3.06 gears
Other Engine: Arrington 90mm TB, LMI True CAI, Kooks LT headers/mids, JBA Catback
Wheels/Susension: 22" Vossen VVS078, BCR Coilovers, Hotchkis F&R Sway Bars, Complete Pedders Bushings kit, Drake Billet Strut Brace
BT GOODIES OUT THE YING-YANG
And what oil filter do you guys recommend? And can I buy the oil filter some place besides the internet? (e.g. Pep Boys)
I use either WIX or NAPA gold for filters and Pennzoil Platinum for oil. Even when I dont do it myself I will take my preferred filter and oil in with me.
I recommend www.bobistheoilguy.com for some info.
Be very cautious of the larger chains and stealerships. Very often the lowest guy on the totem pole is the "LOF" guy (lube, oil, filter).
Only if you can see it, and NEVER take mystery oil from that pipe that goes out back to an unmarked drum!
06 300C SRT8
Best ET-12.794, trap 110.9 All stock in negative D/A
Good to know.
But do you guys know of a good place to buy one of the recommended oil filters and synthetic oils from? How many quarts of synthetic oil do I need to buy?
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2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L 4x4
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1999 Dodge Intrepid SE
Good filter info here:
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Thanks, I'll probably go to Wallmart and get the oil. But does anyone know what store to buy one of the recommended filters at? I don't want to order it off the internet since that'll take too long.
And what does "lube" mean in the term lube, oil, filter? Please, no innuendos/jokes-I have to figure out what this means and if an auto-place will do it if I bring my own oil/filter for an oil change.
http://www.wixfilters.com/ and type in your zip on the left side and it will list stores that carry the filters. Lube is what I would consider greasing the chassis. I am not sure if there are any factory locations that need this but I could be wrong. Hope that helps.
06 SXT AWD Magnum, Silver Steele Metallic: Chrysler's Red headed stepchild!!!
I drive mine like I just left the bank after an unapproved forced permanent loan ...
LOL.. I'm watching a documentary on Walmart on TV right now as I'm typing this.. they're like taking over the world... and they do OIL CHANGES now?! Wow.
I think I'll get the Napa filter at a Napa auto parts store nearby since that seems like a safe bet. I need the #1085, no? (I drive a 2005 5.7)