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Old February 16th, 2013, 07:16 AM
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oil question

I have a 110 with a TD5 in it and the manual calls for 5-30. I would assume that this is recomended for areas where the temperature range varies a good bit. Here in Costa Rica you cannot find 5-30 and most mechanics say for the tropics where the temperature dosnt fluxuate they use staight 40. Any opinions?? I want to do oil change but at 10bucks a quart I want to do whats best for the life of the motor. Also not a newbee , been around for years changed email and forgot old password.

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Old February 16th, 2013, 07:23 AM
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I wouldn't mess with Land River recommendations if I was you.

Contact the mods about your old user I'd and pw. They may be able to help.

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Old February 24th, 2013, 08:09 AM
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Good question, any ROW defender people out there with an opinion.
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