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Mike Jung
05-17-2006, 07:14 PM
Have a read about motor oil viscosity, over at http://forums.neons.org, thread:
can i use 5W-20 oil? (http://forums.neons.org/viewtopic.php?t=254042&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=0)

At Page 2 it gets good, when BlazerLT starts posting.

& then BlazerLT made a thread at http://www.bobistheoilguy.com
Oil is NOT thinner when cold. (http://theoildrop.server101.com/ubb/ultimatebb.php?ubb=get_topic;f=42;t=003816) lol

05-17-2006, 07:25 PM
too much readinggggg

too many idiots.

think of the W as winter, lol. 0 flows better than 10 for startup, but they are both thicker than 30 when warm

either way, GC 0w-30 was the best oil I ever used. I feel like an oil elitist when using it

though im using regular castrol syntec 5w-30 right now in my civic and my gas mileage is beyond awesome (38.75 today)

05-17-2006, 08:33 PM
When/Why did you get rid of the STI for a 96 Civic?

05-17-2006, 08:39 PM

towards the bottom.

05-18-2006, 06:40 AM
Whoa, I missed that, sorry to hear that Alex.

05-18-2006, 07:39 AM
Damn Alex, missed that as well....

05-18-2006, 10:08 AM
That STi has seen better days. The whole thing about oil can be very confusining, some rock solid info on it would be great. My dad has a bunch of 15W-40 in the garage but he uses that stuff in the boat, I use 5w-30 in my GA....I think.;crap