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That is strange (archive)

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Posted by Esteves on August 03, 2001 at 09:50:03:

In Reply to: 2001 Oil Weight change...Now running HOT!!! (more) posted by Andy K. on August 03, 2001 at 09:44:44:

The 10W-60 oil is slightly thicker in viscosity than the 5W-30 oil, but I didn't think it would be THAT much to cause you to hit 260. That's weird.

I wonder if they put regular non-synthetic oil in your car by mistake. Though it says synthetic on the receipt, it could have happen (though I hope not).

Then again, even with non-synthetic oil, you shouldn't hit 260 on a normal drive home.

Questions?

What was the surrounding temperature when you were driving?

Were you driving your vehicle hard, speeding?

260 is something I usually see at the track, never on the street.





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