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0w-20 motor oil

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by TacoDawgfan, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. Nov 12, 2011 at 10:45 AM
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    TacoDawgfan

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    Where can I buy 0w-20 oil? Just went and had my wife's oil changed at the Honda dealer since it takes this and can't find it anywhere. I usually do my own oil changes and they charge $50 for it. :mad: Of course their price for the oil isn't much cheaper than the cost of the change so buying from them is pointless. Also they recommend synthetic blend and not full synthetic, not sure why. But it seems easier to find the full sythetic. If I can't find it cheap enough I guess I'll just keep taking it to Honda, I hate changing oil in cars anyway, too hard to get under them.
     
  2. Nov 12, 2011 at 10:49 AM
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    The1youluv2hate

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    I use to buy it for my Camry at Walmart ( Mobil 1) look their

    Around $25 for synthetic I believe
     
  3. Nov 12, 2011 at 10:51 AM
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    I've never seen 0w-20 at Wally World. But not sure I should run full synthetic anyway, based on what Honda says.
     
  4. Nov 12, 2011 at 10:54 AM
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    Amsoil also makes a few 0W-20 (full synthetic) oils. According to their web site, retail prices range from about $6/qt (for their OE line) to about $11/qt (for their Signature Series).
     
  5. Nov 12, 2011 at 10:57 AM
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    Walmart by my house stocks it But I have yet to try the 0-20 I go with the 5-20
     
  6. Nov 12, 2011 at 11:03 AM
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    Her Accord takes 0w-20 synthetic blend, any idea why they suggest not going full synthetic? They said because the oil is so thin they wouldn't go full syn. WTF? I thought the thinner the oil the more likely you want to go full syn.?
     
  7. Nov 12, 2011 at 11:15 AM
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    I'd think you'll be ok with full syn
     
  8. Nov 12, 2011 at 11:17 AM
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    What year is the Honda . Ramps are nice to have .
     
  9. Nov 12, 2011 at 11:20 AM
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    2011 I have jack stands and a floor jack. It's not that big of a deal, just if I'm only gonna spend $10 more or so than the cost of the oil then maybe I'll just let them do it. They have done it twice now and done a good job, more than I can say for my "free" service from Toyota. :rolleyes:
     
  10. Nov 12, 2011 at 11:26 AM
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    Then Sounds best if the dealer does it .I dO my full syn oil changes myself even though I have toyotas free oilchange plan
     
  11. Nov 15, 2011 at 12:18 AM
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    im running 0w20 Mobil 1 full synthetic in my truck. from walmart.
     
  12. Nov 15, 2011 at 1:52 AM
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    suprisingly toyota dealership only charges about $6 per litre of 0w20 full synthetic.
     
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