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Which engine oil are you using?

  • 0w40 (OEM)

    Votes: 91 40.8%
  • 5w30

    Votes: 3 1.3%
  • 5w40

    Votes: 17 7.6%
  • 5w50 (motul)

    Votes: 42 18.8%
  • 10w40

    Votes: 7 3.1%
  • 10w50

    Votes: 18 8.1%
  • 10w60 (Shell Helix extreme)

    Votes: 9 4.0%
  • 15w50

    Votes: 17 7.6%
  • 15w60

    Votes: 1 0.4%
  • One of these mixes or not listed

    Votes: 18 8.1%

  • Total voters
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I need to know which engine oil I need on a mapped car.

And what engine oil you are using at the moment.

If not listed e.g. 10w60 60% and 5w50 40% mixed please write a reply.

I want to change to 10W60 any objections?
 

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I think the 10w60 is too heavy for a street / track day car, I have used the 5w50 Motul Sport for 16 months now on both of my GT-Rs and it performs very well and is not much heavier on a cold start than the 0w40 Mobile oil.
 

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I think the 10w60 is too heavy for a street / track day car, I have used the 5w50 Motul Sport for 16 months now on both of my GT-Rs and it performs very well and is not much heavier on a cold start than the 0w40 Mobile oil.
SVM (Amar) recommends me to use shell Helix Extreme 10W60 SM/CF oil as my car is mapped and not standard.
 

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Fuchs Titan Race Pro R 15w-50. Hope this helps :)

* Never mind, didn't notice it was for R35 oops! *
15w50 is heavier than 10w60 I think. So Will this 10W60 be better than the OEM oil?

Willall use 10w60 and SVM recommends me to use it. I guess I can try change oil to 10w60?
 

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Using the motul 5W-50, have driven about 1,300mls on it and from dip it seems to be holding up well, still has some lightness to it which is suprising as it's a 650r, by comparison I changed out the OEM Mobil1 approx 400mls after the HPC service , only did a few logs on it for Ben and was completely blackened, it didn't smell particularly burnt but was supprised it had completely blackened so quickly. I'll be sticking with the Motul from now on and will probably change out every 2,000-2,500mls if less then 6mthly, won't be going to Nissan HPC from now on anyway.
 

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You can normally buy these oils from Opie and save a few ££ - Lichfield are happy for me to supply own fluids which they have recommended.

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This thread popping up is quite timely, should I run with Motul 5/50 for a car running somewhere between 620-650bhp and a fair amount of track time?

With the mods planned I think engine warranty is out the window, so I want the best oil for engine longevity at increased power.

Anders
 

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This thread popping up is quite timely, should I run with Motul 5/50 for a car running somewhere between 620-650bhp and a fair amount of track time?

With the mods planned I think engine warranty is out the window, so I want the best oil for engine longevity at increased power.

Anders
That's what i'm running but i don't track my car.

Eddie tracks his quite a bit and i believe he's running motul 5/50 - well he's the one i got the idea from.
 

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That's what i'm running but i don't track my car.

Eddie tracks his quite a bit and i believe he's running motul 5/50 - well he's the one i got the idea from.
I've ordered some Motul 5/50, thanks
 

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I'll be sticking with the Motul from now on and will probably change out every 2,000-2,500mls if less then 6mthly, won't be going to Nissan HPC from now on anyway.
 
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