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1BADSNAKE
11-25-2003, 11:06 AM
I HAVE A 2003 COBRA, WHAT OIL DO YOU GUYS SUGGEST?
JUST WANT TO SAY :D , THIS CAR IS GREAT:thumbsup:

1ST GEAR , WHEN THE CHARGER COMES IN IT JUST WANTS TO SPIN, ONLY 1400 MILES AND SEEMS TO BE GETTING STRONGER.

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akaeric
11-26-2003, 08:27 PM
There should be a Cobra supplement manual in you manual package sapperate from your mustange manual[can't spell worth a dam tonight] I would go with what they say. Now some people swear on Mobel one but the fact be found out there are only a hand full of oil manufactures that label under differant names and Mobal 1 just had a great ad campain with expensive cars so it would give you that feeling you are using high class oil I would stick with a well now brand name I have stuck with Havoline but now Shell has bought them out but the oil is the same and never had any internal engine problems and I did have a 91 300zx twin turbo pumping out 600h.p and had 130,000miles with no problems and I gave that car hell. long story short go with a well known brand and the weight that they recommmend in the Cobra manual.

steve
11-27-2003, 02:58 AM
I use REDLINE synthetic oil, it's the best in the business, period. Look up redline at www.redline.com. I guarantee, you won't be disappointed. Your car will thank you for it.

Later
steve :thumbsup:

steve
11-27-2003, 03:02 AM
Sorry, I gave you the wrong website. It's www.redline synthetic oil .com. Check it out, especially the testimonials.

Later
steve:rotf:

steve
11-27-2003, 03:05 AM
Man, I'm losing my mind. Let's do this one more time. It's www.redlineoil.com.
Latersteve:baby:

akaeric
11-27-2003, 08:18 AM
Happy Thankgiving!:p
steve
Thats a insurance site I'm interested you say redline oil? and you can use the edit button. Just a friendly suuggestion.:thumbsup:

cydewaze
11-28-2003, 12:05 AM
I use Mobil1, 0W-20.

jjraiser
12-16-2003, 03:07 PM
I have asked a lot of guys on this, mostly Ford service guys. They strongly urged using the factory recommended weight of 5W-20. Only Ford offers such a weight in semi-synthetic. However, recently Mobile 1 offers 0W-20 in fully synthetic.

The weight of the oil is most important; not mineral, semi, or fully synthetic. The reason they explained the weight as most important is because the tighter tolerances and oil channels require such a light-weight oil. One guy even said if Ford had an engine failure and found the wrong weight in the motor, they might not honor the warranty. Whatever.

In any case, I recommend the Mobil 0W-20 Fully Synthetic oil. You'll get safer starts than Ford's oil, maintain the factory viscosity, and have a fully synthetic oil for the high temps of a supercharged engine. Also, NOTHING beats regular oil changes! Clean oil is the equal to the right weight!!!

Just my opinion. :cool:

1BADSNAKE
12-16-2003, 04:15 PM
Thanks for the advice, That sounds like the way to go. I was un-decided on synthetic or non. I have always heard once you start using fully synthetic you can't change. So that worries me, It is actually my sons car ( I just spend a lot of time with it , Kind of a father and son thing ) I want to make sure if I begin with this oil he will continue it later. Thanks!

redsnake99
12-17-2003, 08:17 AM
I've been using Mobile 1 synthetic 5W-30 since I got the car in 99. Now has 96,000 miles on it, supercharged. I drive it every day, to many SCMC events. Take care of it, don't push it too hard (big boost, etc.) and it will last a long time.