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August 31, 2010, 3:54 am


Question: Amount of oil

I have installed a 215 v8 in this MGB. This engine came out of a 62 or 63 Buick ,I think. I need to know what type and what amount of oil should be used in this engine. I always change the filter so what would be the amount I need. The dip stick is not for this engine.

August 31, 2010, 10:11 pm

Richard W
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Most old V8 take 5 Quarts. But that mite take more. You really need to get the right dip stick for the engine. But 5 Quarts should get you buy for now. I wouls use a 10/30w oil for the car.

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