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Got a new 2017 Silverado 1500 with 5.3 V8. Owner's Manual and on oil fill cap says 0W20 oil (Dexos of course). Seems awfully light to me but must follow mfr recommendation to not void warranty. Guess I use Mobil 1 0W20. 8 qt capacity so that will be an expensive change when it comes.
 

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Yes, I hear ya. I just checked on our 2016 Jeep GC 3.6 V6, and same thing 0W20. I've been really impressed with Quaker State Ultimate Durability. Best thing is they have it at Walmart and it's like $20 for a 5qt. jug.
 
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That, and closer tolerances.
My '01 Tahoe says 5W30, been using it every 3000 miles for 260,000 miles. No problems, no oil useage, still full at each change.
 

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Lighter weight oil also helps all that oil controlled valve train stuff work better.
 
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Does that have the Dexos label so it meets GM requirements for warranty?
I have no idea...the Camaro in only one week old and Dealer does all req'd service for 1st two years.
 

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My 02 1500 HD took 5W30 when new, I used Mobil 1 from the first oil change and it doesn't use any oil to this day with 118,000 miles on it. It was my tow vehicle while I showed my 86 Monte Carlo SS as far away as Decatur, Illinios.
 

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Tell us about the Camaro. SS, V6, ZL1? Color, pics?
I'm more interested in your new truck...;) What 'ya buy??
 

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I'm more interested in your new truck...;) What 'ya buy??
Nothing special. Silverado 1500 LT 2WD Double Cab. 5.3 V8, All star Edition, 18" wheels, Siren Red Tintcoat. Now, about that Camaro?
 

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Cool truck...I remember looking at the All Star editions on the dealer lot.

50th Anniversary 2017 Camaro SS, white w/ black & white leather interior, 8 speed auto, black 20" wheels, Goodyear run flats
I'm done with Chevelles...
 

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Sounds like a neat Camaro. I'd love to have one. You're done with Chevelles?
 

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Yeah, unfortunately...I couldn't even open the hood on the '72SS I recently sold. :(
 

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Sorry to hear that. Have to open the hood one-handed?
 

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Yeah...left arm not up to full strength yet but we're working on that.
I drive one handed too. The Chevelle was a manual...

You enjoy that new truck!!
 

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Congrats on the new truck Von! Staying with red. :thumbsup:
 

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Congrats on the new truck Von! Staying with red. :thumbsup:
It's actually burgundy, close to the same color as the old one. Just a newer version of the old truck with 2 more doors.
 
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