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Old 07-17-2009, 12:59 AM
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Engine oil (Recommended In Europe)

What engine oil is recommended by your Mazda dealership? to be added in your 8?
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over in the states, it is 5w-20. but alot of peeps use 5w-30. then there is the whole conventional vs synthetic
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over in the states, it is 5w-20. but alot of peeps use 5w-30. then there is the whole conventional vs synthetic
Ya but my question is what oil does Mazda recommend Rotary owners in Europe? B/c I've heard that in the U.S Mazda recommends rotary owners to use 5w-20 (this is jus to meet U.S emission laws) but in Europe and rest of the world I've heard that Mazda recommends rotary owners to use 5-30 (idk how far this is true). And I've also heard that 5w-20 is a super thin oil which does lubricate the rotors but they do not protect the rotor seals very well.

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http://forums.automotive.com/70/6210...lem/index.html

I've posted the same link before. Read the first Rotary owner's post his name is "Old timer" you will know what I'm talking about. If what this guy says is true I might as well stick with 5w-30 (if Mazda recommends 5w-30 to the rest of the world. Please clarify my question. Peace.
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You asked what is recommended in the states by the dealership. it is 5w-20. I am not saying it is the right oil, i was just answering your question
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Old 07-17-2009, 01:29 AM
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Originally Posted by xun4gvn4everx View Post
You asked what is recommended in the states by the dealership. it is 5w-20. I am not saying it is the right oil, i was just answering you question
You must have misunderstood me. B/c the title of this thread... "Recommended engine oil in Europe"

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Originally Posted by atruerx8racer View Post
What engine oil is recommended by your Mazda dealership? to be added in your 8?
I guess i did. since the title is as you spoke, and the underline was this. So from that I took it as this is what we do, so what do you do over there.
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Originally Posted by xun4gvn4everx View Post
I guess i did. since the title is as you spoke, and the underline was this. So from that I took it as this is what we do, so what do you do over there.
I live in the U.S, studying and I'm just trying clarify what oil rest of the world uses... to find out if the article that I've found is true about "Rest of the world using 5w-30" Hope you've read the article of which I've posted the link.
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I know the debate. But its late and my adderal has worn off, so I still have the article pulled up but can't read it until tomorrow. Good luck on your search and I will keep subscribed to hear the results
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Study this and make up your own mind.
http://ferrarichat.com/forum/showthr...light=oil+life
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I use 5w30 in my car over here in Europe
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5w30 is the recommended oil here in Europe. In particular 'Dexelia' is used by the Mazda dealers here and in the EU.
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Originally Posted by O'Renesis View Post
5w30 is the recommended oil here in Europe. In particular 'Dexelia' is used by the Mazda dealers here and in the EU.
Thanks for the answer! man. Appreciated.
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Originally Posted by atruerx8racer View Post
What engine oil is recommended by your Mazda dealership? to be added in your 8?
In Hungary they recommended 5W-30 Mazda Dexelia Ultra, I use this one.
But some Hungarian dealer suggest 0W-30 Mobile 1.
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