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Old 04-05-13, 14:27   #1
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Vy ss engine oil viscosity

What engine oil viscosity does the vy ss use?
Car has 178000 on it
Been told there's a few types to use
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Old 04-05-13, 14:30   #2
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10w 30 or 40 is factory.

I know a lot run a 10w 50 or 60 for engines that cop a bit of a hiding.
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Old 04-05-13, 15:07   #3
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Shell helix any good or valvoline engine armour
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Old 04-05-13, 17:10   #4
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I use Nulon, plenty of people swear by Royal Purple/Penrite/Castrol Edge etc
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Old 04-05-13, 18:22   #5
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I use 5w-30 synthetic in standard cars but you could go a bit thicker if its getting a hard time.
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Old 04-05-13, 18:35   #6
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HPR 10 for me
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Old 05-05-13, 19:53   #7
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Alot of the LS1 forum guys use Castrol Edge 10W 60.

In my VY SS. I just use the recomended 10W 30 Oil from Holden. I use the genuine GM branded oil and filter.
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Old 06-05-13, 19:42   #8
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i use HPR10 aswell, loves limiter bashings on this stuff, mines done 184xxx now, not too expensive either compared to edge ect
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Old 15-05-13, 20:26   #9
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Thanks guys
Done the service runs heaps better
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