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Oil for 66 283 V8 automatic
#1305210 Fri Mar 29 2019 10:49 PM
Joined: Mar 2019
Posts: 22
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I have read on some other forums that folks change weight for summer and winter. I live in Houston and was wondering what other Texas folks think about changing weight. Also, what brands, or weight you guys are using? What brands of oil filter do you guys like or prefer?

This is my first old truck!

Thank you in advance

Re: Oil for 66 283 V8 automatic
JFBerg713 #1305247 Sat Mar 30 2019 04:08 AM
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 1,680
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I am running Brad penn 30weight in my 216 (with Babbitt bearings) year round. I have driven close to 2500 miles since July in it. Has no oil filter.

As long as it’s not tired, you should use whatever the manual states. That is what I am doing.


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