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My 99 LT is getting prepped for long, hot Summer rides here in Texas and the GA Mountain Rally next month. What would be forum's recommendations for the proper oil weight. I am getting some unusual engine noise (sounds like lifter knock) since my last dealer oil change. I suspect a lighter weight oil was used and I may not be getting good lubrication to the value lifters... any insight would be appreciated.
 

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20W 50 will work just fine.
 

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I use the gold label mobil 15/50. I would suspect the stock 20/50 would be fine. I am sure someone can correct me if I am wrong but thats what I would use.
 

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Your receipt should list the oil they used.

I use 20X50 year round. I could probably go with straight 50, but the 20X50 works fine.

Bob
 

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20WX50 also in South Tejas and I even use the "bad" oil.
 
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