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Everyone has their preferred brand of oil. So I wanted to find out what is your favorite brand or what brand would you use and possibly why you chose that brand?
 

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ive always used mobil 1. whether its conventional or synthetic. i always stick to mobil 1. never had a problem with before so no reason why i should change.
 

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I have been using Castrol ever since I started doing my own oil changes. Never read a bad review about them and its worked really well for me so far. I try and get the German made Castrol as its a much better grade than the North American made Castrol.
 

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I always use synthetic, sometimes Walmart generic, sometimes Pennzoil Platinum. I've never had a problem based on oil choice.
 

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Sticking to OEM Honda oil for the time being, I have a buddy that works at Acura and I might as well stick to that oil if i can get it for cheap!
 

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I vouch for Motul and Amsoil for being a hundred percent synthetic. And if you can afford more then Motul 300v.

We run Motul 300V in our Dinan S62 Z3 M Coupe and regular Mobil 1 full synthetic in our DP with the same motor. No real difference to note. Both are great oils however Motul 300V's cost difference would not be worth it on a DD.


All that really matters is that you stick with a quality oil of the same brand and type throughout the life of your engine. There is reason to believe that competing brands additives actually have a canceling effect on each other which leads to a higher chance of wear early after an oil change. Nothing is conclusive on this however and more research is needed.
 

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We run Motul 300V in our Dinan S62 Z3 M Coupe and regular Mobil 1 full synthetic in our DP with the same motor. No real difference to note. Both are great oils however Motul 300V's cost difference would not be worth it on a DD.


All that really matters is that you stick with a quality oil of the same brand and type throughout the life of your engine. There is reason to believe that competing brands additives actually have a canceling effect on each other which leads to a higher chance of wear early after an oil change. Nothing is conclusive on this however and more research is needed.
The general consensus is just run a quality oil (many brands) don't bother on comparing between the best oils. Just get what is accessible and change your oil often. I run on a 3000 mile drain interval personally.

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Coming up on 10K ,probably by March ;we'll be doing a tranny fluid replacement too.
Every 5k on the engine and every 10K on the tranny; for me it's cheap insurance
 
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