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  1. Synthetic blend or full synthetic?

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Hey everyone. I have a 2006 Mustang GT. I was at the track recently and it was about 100 degrees out and i saw my oil pressure drop from 65 to around 50. From what i have gathered around the internet its because the oil is starting to get to high of viscosity do to heat. I heard full synthetic...
  2. How do you break in a rebuilt 1971 302?

    Classic Tech
    Hi, I'm new to the forums still. I have a 1968 mustang that was swapped to a 302 2 owners before me. that owner also rebuilt the engine to a much higher performance engine. I have just performed a rebuild on it myself and am coming to the point where i will start it up. but i need oil. i have...
  3. Oil Expert Opinions Wanted!!! Synthetic Blend Replacement...

    2011 - 2014 Mustang GT Tech
    My last oil change with 8 quarts of synthetic blend cost $88. After research, I found that the mixture of regular oil to full synthetic oil is 3 to 1 to achieve the same synthetic blend. On the GT, that means I can attain the exact ratio by using 6 qts regular 5w20 and 2 qts 5w20 full synthetic...
  4. Safe to use 10W-30 instead of 5W-20?

    V6 Talk
    Hey guys not sure if this topic has been discussed on AFM or not but heres my question. I own a 2001 V6 3.8L and usually when i change my oil i put 10W-30 in it even though the recommended is 5W-20. Do you guys think that this is a bad choice and will affect my engine Negatively (besides MPG...
  5. Performance oil banter! RP vs AMSOIL vs REDLINE

    4.6L Tech
    Title speaks for itself!! Shout your opinions and objections! Money not an option, under personal experience and/or provable cited benchmarks, which synthetic oil is to be considered best! Let's hear what you got !! :grinroll:
  6. oil change suggestions... synthetic, blend or non synthetic !?

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    hey guys ! hope all is ok.. have a question that im sure has been posted b4 but i need a little more in depth info* i just ordered my C&L racer intake and the sct x3 from bama and its getting to the time to change my oil in my 06 mustang 5 speed GT, i always put the full synthetic oil in my...
  7. 1994 Mustang GT-synthetic or conventional oil

    5.0L Talk
    i just got a 94 mustang gt and its getting time for me to change the oil. i think what is in it now is just conventional and i was wondering if i should just stick with it or switch. my friend tells me to stay with conventional because the seals are saturated with convintional and because...
  8. Topside Oil change

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Hey guys.Has anyone heard of a topside oil changer?It's this device that pumps the oil out through the dipstick area using vacuum instead of having to get under the car and un-bolting.I've read good reviews,and might consider it,since I stripped some threads last oil change.So has anyone ever...