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    Default 5w30 or 10w30

    whats the difference btwn the 2? my owners manual recommends 5w30 but i have 10w30 in my garage, i heard it wont make a huge diff but what do u guys think?

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    Viscosity. The 10w30 will be thicker on average than the 5w30.

    for winter you want a lower viscosity so oil can get to your engine faster in cold weather.

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    My old 320 uses 20w50, and 10w40 in the winter. Crazy thick stuff.
    heloc that shit

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    Don't use 10w30 in the winter.... and NEVER use 10w30 on your Acura
    Why drive a cage when u can ride a bike?

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    my little baby takes 5 W 20!!! wooooo its like watching water flow!

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    Originally posted by TypeSly
    Don't use 10w30 in the winter.... and NEVER use 10w30 on your Acura

    Why not? are honda's only alowed to run 5w30? LOL

    summer time i use 15w40....

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