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Old 08-29-2016, 10:33 PM   #1
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So what brand of motor oil do you prefer in your V-10.. I found out today that NAPA oil is made by Valvoline but just put in their bottles.. Are many of the other brands done the same way?? Our 2016 364 calls for 5w30 and I always use synthetic in our MH's and used the Motorcraft the first time
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Old 08-30-2016, 04:47 AM   #2
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So what brand of motor oil do you prefer in your V-10.. I found out today that NAPA oil is made by Valvoline but just put in their bottles.. Are many of the other brands done the same way?? Our 2016 364 calls for 5w30 and I always use synthetic in our MH's and used the Motorcraft the first time
Personally I would stick with the Motorcraft oil, however any oil which meets the specifications requirements noted in your owner's manual will be fine. I run the NAPA oil in my wife's Honda - there are some great sale prices on that stuff sometimes!
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Old 08-30-2016, 05:16 AM   #3
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Curious on mileage between oil changes. My first MH, 2015 377xl. We have approx 2500 miles so far. Have 5 or so more trips before end of year which will get us over 3500 miles...
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Motorcraft... my local Ford dealer does the oil changes.

3500 miles between changes is reasonable, especially for a first oil change. Do it right at the end of the year before you put the RV away for the winter (if you do that). IIRC according to the manual 3500 miles is the recommended interval for heavy use changes.

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Old 08-30-2016, 10:07 AM   #5
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I usually buy whatever is the cheapest semi-synthetic at Wal Mart, 5W20 for my 2011 GT. One oil change a year near the end of the season accounting for under 4K miles for the season.
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Old 08-30-2016, 01:20 PM   #6
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Well I just bought Mobil1 and have the job done.. On sale for $5.50 a quart.. With filter cost $50.00 which is a lot better that $250.. I forgot the price of the oil I supplied on the first post.. The worst part was breathing in all the smoke from the 24000 acre fire just 7 miles away..
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Old 08-30-2016, 02:27 PM   #7
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I buy the least expensive 5w30 I can find and change oil at 5000 mile intervals.
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