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Tan, MerCruiser Certified Technician
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Experience:  40 yrs. experience with complete engine repairs both inboard/outboard and MerCruiser Certified Technician.
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What type of engine oil does the manual recommend 2005 5.0L

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What type of engine oil does the manual recommend for a 2005 5.0L MPI ALPHA ( 260 PHP ) MCM STERN DRIVE
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 1 year ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

Here is the recommendations from the manual. I use a good name brand grade of engine oil with these specs. Castrol, Valvoline etc.etc.

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