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Quick Stupid Question... What weight oil should I put in a 2005 997 C2S?

 
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Quick Stupid Question... What weight oil should I put in a 2005 997 C2S?

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OEM Spec is 0W40
 
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My dealer switched me to Mobile 1 5W/40W about a year ago.
 
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Wonder where he's buying 5/40 Mobile 1 unless it's the kind for diesel engines. I thought the 5/40 was only available in Europe.


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My dealer switched me to Mobile 1 5W/40W about a year ago.
 
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Wonder where he's buying 5/40 Mobile 1 unless it's the kind for diesel engines. I thought the 5/40 was only available in Europe.
It does say Euro on it.
 
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Wonder where he's buying 5/40 Mobile 1 unless it's the kind for diesel engines. I thought the 5/40 was only available in Europe.
No I actually bought Mobil 05/40 synthetic today at Pep boys. $8.29
 
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for street car in cold winter stay with 0w40, for summer - 5w50, mobile 1. they are both approved by manufacturer.

those who track car a lot use 15w50 as engine runs much hotter on a track. street car does not need it.
 
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Originally Posted by BSB911TT View Post
No I actually bought Mobil 05/40 synthetic today at Pep boys. $8.29
Curious, does it have the A40 approval on it and say anything about made to the specs of Benz, Volkwagen or Porsche? Or 'european formula'?
If Mobil 1 5/40 is now here in the States I think I would switch to it.
 
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Curious, does it have the A40 approval on it and say anything about made to the specs of Benz, Volkwagen or Porsche? Or 'european formula'?
If Mobil 1 5/40 is now here in the States I think I would switch to it.
Why switch - problems or just a need to try something different?
 
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Mobil?
The aforementioned info is certainly correct. If you look at the underside of the rear hood/engine cover you'll see a mobile 1 sticker with the details from the factory.
 
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Originally Posted by utkinpol View Post
for street car in cold winter stay with 0w40, for summer - 5w50, mobile 1. they are both approved by manufacturer.

those who track car a lot use 15w50 as engine runs much hotter on a track. street car does not need it.
I am, as is the OP, located in CA so we don't really have winter per sť. I just stick with the 5w/40w all year.
 
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OEM Spec is 0W40
Off subject, but your new Pcar looks fantastic!
 
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Off subject, but your new Pcar looks fantastic!
Thank you, it is awesome! Dyno'd today at 380 at the wheels.
 
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