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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-23-03, 01:46 AM Thread Starter
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Mixing engine oil?

Whats the general consensus on mixing engine oils?

I have to top up my gf's VS but I have no idea what oil is in it currently.. And I don't feel like giving it a full change either..

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Re: Mixing engine oil?

well low oil is worse than mixed oil, still u should try to avoid mixing sythetics with minerals

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Re: Mixing engine oil?

As mentioned,better to mix it than have it low..Just go with a 15/40 or 20/50 oil .
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Re: Mixing engine oil?

it takes less than 10 minutes to do a quick oil change, just change it.
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I would just change it too.

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-26-03, 03:10 AM
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Re: Mixing engine oil?

If you really can't be assed changing it - put in a semi-synthetic in to top it up.
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