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Whats everyone's favorite oil to put in these beauties? I went with Pennzoil Platinum 5W30. Whats your guys' oil of choice? I used that oil in my old chev and loved it! I know some people use a thicker oil in colder weather too.
 

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Nothing wrong with that. Some people like Shell Rotella T6 5W/40 diesel oil or Motul 8100 5W/30; any top-shelf full synthetic is fine. Mobil 1 5W/30 has a bad reputation, not sure it's merited. I used the stuff for years before switching to T6.
 

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Nothing wrong with that. Some people like Shell Rotella T6 5W/40 diesel oil or Motul 8100 5W/30; any top-shelf full synthetic is fine. Mobil 1 5W/30 has a bad reputation, not sure it's merited. I used the stuff for years before switching to T6.
I see the Rotella 5w-40 being run in XT's, but seen recommended against for NA versions. Any reason?
 

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Most people only run it in the Turbo versions because it stands up to the blow by/thinning over time that seem to plague some oils on turbo motors. All I have run in my turbo subaru's for the last 6 years I have owned them (my 02wrx 100k+ now sold and 05 xt 30k and climbing) is rotella t6 5w/40.
 

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I've been using PP 5w30 in my H6 but I think I might switch to PP Euro (not Euro L) because it supposedly has a higher HTHS. It's only a couple bucks more.
 

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Also rotella is regularly sold for $21gal with a $5 mail in rebate. So hard to beat that price for what you get. Keep in mind if you do that though that you will need to either buy and extra quart or another gallon jug as 1gal is not enough oil for our motors.
 

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