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ggroller
12-12-2006, 05:36 AM
Hi Folks,

I'm new on this forum and new to Mastercraft boats.

This is the first oil change in my new Prostar 197. My marina is closed for the winter and I'm having a hard time finding Pennzoil 15W40.

Will Shell Rotella 15/40 do the job?

Thanks much,

Garrett

X-45
12-12-2006, 06:19 AM
Go to Wal-mart and look over by the fishing supplies.

bigmac
12-12-2006, 07:47 AM
Hi Folks,

I'm new on this forum and new to Mastercraft boats.

This is the first oil change in my new Prostar 197. My marina is closed for the winter and I'm having a hard time finding Pennzoil 15W40.

Will Shell Rotella 15/40 do the job?

Thanks much,

Garrett

Any 15W40 oil that meets or exceeds API specification CH-4/SJ will be fine. The only thing that differentiates Pennzoil from Rotella T, or any of the other diesel-spec oils in that service classification, is the marketing agreement that Indmar/MasterCraft has with Pennzoil.

Be aware that that concept does not apply to oil filters. The Pennzoil PZ-3 oil filter that Indmar recommends is made by Fram and is not a good filter. Better to get a good filter like the Wix 51069 or the NAPA 1069 (same filter). NAPA carries those.

ggroller
12-12-2006, 08:32 AM
Thanks bigmac.

BrianM
12-12-2006, 09:55 AM
Hi Folks,

I'm new on this forum and new to Mastercraft boats.

This is the first oil change in my new Prostar 197. My marina is closed for the winter and I'm having a hard time finding Pennzoil 15W40.

Will Shell Rotella 15/40 do the job?

Thanks much,

Garrett

As BigMac said any of the oils that meet the requirements are fine. I run the Shell Rotella 15w 40 and the Napa Gold 1069 filter. I pick it all up at my local NAPA.

rspiecha
12-12-2006, 09:57 AM
Autozone has the Penzoil 15w-40 motor oil. I haven't been able to locate the Penzoil 15w-40 marine oil mentioned on all the stickers on the engine and owners manual.

Rob

bigmac
12-12-2006, 10:36 AM
Autozone has the Penzoil 15w-40 motor oil. I haven't been able to locate the Penzoil 15w-40 marine oil mentioned on all the stickers on the engine and owners manual.

RobPennzoil Marine is the same oil as the Pennzoil Long Life Heavy Duty engine oil (http://pennzoil.com/products/LongLife/pickups.html).