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Old 12-04-2013, 12:40 PM   #1
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New JK owner! Need some input! What type of oil should I use for first change and plan to stick with? Synthetic, non syn, brand etc. I have been told that the 3.6 requires timely changes for longevity!

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Old 12-04-2013, 12:43 PM   #2
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Jeep recommends Mopar, Shell or Pennzoil 5-20.

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Old 01-01-2014, 06:34 PM   #3
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Jeep recommends Mopar, Shell or Pennzoil 5-20.
Sounds thin. Is this for summer and winter?
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Jeep recommends Mopar, Shell or Pennzoil 5-20.
Jeep RECOMMENDS...pretty straight forward. Don't they provide operator manuals anymore? In the "old days" these manuals had tons of information about fluids, service timelines, how and when to use 4wd...
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May sound thin but it has to do with engine tolerances and clearance on bearing journal.
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May sound thin but it has to do with engine tolerances and clearance on bearing journal.

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The days of straight 40 weight went the way of sheet metal dashboards and Rochester carburetors.
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This. The days of straight 40 weight went the way of sheet metal dashboards and Rochester carburetors.
Nothing wrong with a Rochester, especially if you gots three of them all hooked up in progressive.

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