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Old 05-06-2008, 04:20 PM   #1
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I just bought my type s a few months ago and i performed an oil change but put 10w-30 instead of the 5 it ask for. Didnt realize it since the guy i bought it from said he just changed it with 10-30. Am i loosing horsepower with higher weight oil in there? If so apx how much? Any other comments would be helpful
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I use 10-30 in the summer months. I live in Florida. I believe 5-30 is for all temps and 10-30 is above freezing.
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I use 5w-30 amsoil.
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I use 10-30 in the summer months. I live in Florida. I believe 5-30 is for all temps and 10-30 is above freezing.
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My engine won't idle in the winter with 10w-30
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I use the recommended (5w20).
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Old 05-08-2008, 12:58 AM   #7
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royal purple 5w-20 here in my ep.

use whats suggested by honda.
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