Oil for an Alfa Romeo

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Originally posted by Shannow: Doesn't look all that flash actually.
Why not? It meets FIAT spec 9.55535 [Confused] and it comes in the best looking oil can I've seen in years. [Big Grin]
 
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[Off Topic!] Yeah, I might accidentally grab that can while reaching for my olive oil when making a salad... [LOL!]
 

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Actually the salad dressing was exactly what the owner said it looked like as he poured the equivalent to half a day's pay into the sump.
 
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aha! another argument for running veggie oil in the crankcase [Big Grin] . Actually, this may be an outdated comment, but my old gtv6 2.5 liked its diet of castrol 20w50.
 
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...a well-respected Alfa and Audi Guru, a woman named April, claims Kendall Full Synth 5w-40 is great for her cars. You guys in Aussie Land don't get or need this oil, but maybe someone in the US will want to give it a try.
 
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Yep, my 78 Alfetta loved GTX 20w50. At least a 1/2 quart every 1000 miles. It loved gasoline too. 23 mpg was typical. I'm glad they don't sell Alfa's here. Too much hassle. Ducati's are bad enough, too much tempation.
 
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My '73 GTV (which had a few mods like a milled, ported and polished head, headers and free-flow exhaust) thrived on Castrol or Valvoline 20w50. I didn't know much about oil in those days though. I loved that car, but God, what an unreliable beast it was.
 
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