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Old 02-19-2013, 09:35 AM   #15897
Tigers R great.
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Originally Posted by swimmer View Post
sorry, yes, 5-40.
I would suggest that 5W is, maybe, (I am speculating a bit here) too low for the cam chain tensioner to work properly when really cold. I wouldn't use any oil that's outside the recommended viscosity (10W-40) when a vital part needs oil pressure to work.
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