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Old 07-12-2008, 06:06 PM
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Engine oli change

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I just bought a 260z and don't have the owners manual(downloaded service manual). Could some one tell me how much and what type of oil to use when I change the oil on my z? Or somewhere to download the owners manual would be even better. Thanks, Jeff

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Old 07-12-2008, 06:44 PM
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Your local parts store will have the specs, or you could just google it. In the 240z-260z Haynes manual it says 10.7 pints or 5.35 quarts.

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Old 07-13-2008, 02:17 PM
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Well I know...that 10w 30 is a good overall weight for a healthy engine. Also depends where you are at climate wise. It should be the same grade like my 280zx. But I need to use thicker oil..because of my bad cylinder. I use 20w 50 in mine. Because I leak and burn oil. But yeah...10w 30 should be a good overall grade for your Z.
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Old 07-13-2008, 04:29 PM
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Like WildmaN said, 10W-30 should be fine. Also, I'd stick with non-synthetic....synthetic oil can cause problems with older engines (if its never been used before).
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