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hey guys i just bought a new red touring coupe 350 i just want to know when i should get my oil change ..... is it at 500 miles? for the z? should i start with mobile 1 syn? and what's the diff between 10w30 and 5w30 which one you guys recommend?
 

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You can just do it between 2500-3000 miles for your first then every 3000 after. Do your first with regular then you can go with synthetic. I would use 5w30 as recommended.
 

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congrats mike,
i would recomend reading your manual there is a ton of info there. i agree with dave on the viscosity.i also use mobil one full synthetic since my first change. even though i use synthetic i still change it every 3k.
have fun welcome to the forum.
mdzowner
 

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Welcome aboard. The big difference between 5w30 and 10w30 is the temperature restrictions placed on them. Here in Jersey, I use 5w30 in the winter and 10w30 the rest of the year
 

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I'm stickin with non-synthetic, but only because it's what Nissan recommends, and I let Nissan do my oil changes when my car needs them.
 

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Oh yeah, and welcome to the forums and congrats on the new car!
 

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Welcome to the supreme world of Z cars.
 

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Welcome!
Correct me guys if I am wrong but isn't the first oil change supposed to be at 2750? Or is that something else? I'd go and look at my service manual (the little one) but Lucy is actually gettin her oil changed as we speak....I am using Mobile 1 super syn 10w30 now, for winter we will switch to 5w30 like DiRN said...
 

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Yeah, but you can't have too many oil changes.

I think I did mine at about 2000 first time around. Got about 2500 on it since, time to put synthetic in. Once i get the synthetic in, then I'll still do it every 3000 miles. Better safe than sorry.
 

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Wait, is it 2750 or 3750? Seems like I thought it said every 3750.
 

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I'm pretty sure the first one was 3750. I only remember because I thought it was strange to wait more than 3000 miles for the first oil change.
 

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Thankyou guys a lot for the info on the oil. the car i had before when i got my z was a honda prelude sh, it was a nice car but it's nothing compared to the Z. after i test drove the z i felt like i just made love to the hottest chick in the world. the power of rear wheel drive is far more superior than front wheel drive. and now i own the chick hehe! this forum gives a lot of support that's the reason why i think this forum is one of the best but anyways i would like to end this with a quote "if you can't beat them, at least you still look good in the Z"
 
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