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Re: oil viscosity
I'm from CT (in the summers), and I use AMS Oil 20w/50 in the
summer months, and 10w/40 in the winter. On my hot drive across the plains
this suemmer, my car ran steadily at 120, and could get up to 130 w/ AC on
mid-day. Ack.. it was soo hot :) After 12 hours of driving, heat would be
*pouring* from the footwells.
On Wed, 9 Sep 1998, Feenix wrote:
> What does anybody run for oil viscosity? I live in southern New
> England(hot summers, cold winters) and run 20W-50 in summer and
> 10W-40(always synthetic) in winter. My oil temp is usually around 100
> degress cel. and up to 120 in traffic. I have yet to have any problems
> but am concerned about the damage at start up I am doing especially with
> overhead cams. Was thinking about switching to Castrol Syntec 5W-50. Any
> Feenix..."Damn this car runs hot!"
> 88 16V Rocco
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