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I've done a search on here but nothing sprung up other than a thread from Pud/Dan planning to relocate his oil filter - which got me thinking about that as well.

Anyway has anyone here used royal purple oils in their v6? If so what grade, as they don't do a 10w-60 multigrade. Looking at the properties for a 20w-50 grade that looks close, albeit a little thinner at 100C, although not by much and nowhere near as thin as a 10w-30 or 10w-40.
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I wouldn't use 20W50, it would be too heavy when cold, especially in Scotland!
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I wouldn't use 20W50, it would be too heavy when cold, especially in Scotland!
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If they do a 10w-40 version that is what I would use.

I was reading in a motorcycle mag today, and it said a 10w-40 oil is perfect for a UK climate, and that was for cars and bikes.

Unless the engine has wide clearances, is air cooled or has a slow oil pump.
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go 10W-40 or Mobile 1 5W-50 if you need something temperature stable.
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Probably end up sticking with the Gulf Competition 10w-60.
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If you want to stick to a 10w-60, Redline do one too.
Red Line Synthetic Oil - Motor Oil - 10W60 Motor Oil
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Yep redline have one, millers have one. Silkolene are about to produce one. All imo better quality and value against the royal purple.

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