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May 11, 2009, 2:41 pm

Jerry B
 

Question: which type and kind of oil to use in 1948 packard conv.

which type and kind of oil to use in 1948 packard conv.


May 12, 2009, 5:46 pm

Elizabeth K
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Any brand will do, as the specs that modern oil is manufactured to is much higher than they were in 48. As long as it's an internal combustion, 4 stroke engine, you choose the motor oil based on the outside environment. You can probably get away with a 10w-40 no matter where you are, this time of year.


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