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How often do you change your oil?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by DylansBase, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. Dec 27, 2013 at 9:23 AM
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    ^^^ Ya same here...I do it within 50 miles of the 5,000 mark. Although one time I miscalculated with my 33s (don't have a Scanguage) and was 250 miles before the 5,000 mark. oh well
     
  2. Dec 27, 2013 at 9:25 AM
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  3. Dec 27, 2013 at 9:27 AM
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    Psh, I don't calculate for the larger tires, I just go by the odo. It makes life easier for me.
     
  4. Dec 27, 2013 at 9:28 AM
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  5. Dec 27, 2013 at 9:29 AM
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    Ya know, I never thought about checking my actual miles vs when the 5k light comes on..... Glad u brought that up!
     
  6. Dec 27, 2013 at 9:30 AM
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    well not taco yet but as of right now every 5k with M1 full synthetic and wix filter
     
  7. Dec 27, 2013 at 9:30 AM
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    This guy brought it up, I just reiterated. :D It's worth it to me just to change at the 5k mark, the truck didn't actually travel the full 5k miles before the change either so I'm good both ways.
     
  8. Dec 27, 2013 at 9:36 AM
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    :spy: I do like to see what MPGs i'm getting...it's like a little game for me so I do calculate that every time I fill up
     
  9. Dec 27, 2013 at 9:38 AM
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    I calc my MPGs every fill up but I don't compensate for the larger tires. It's really going to be off when I go to 35s.
     
  10. Dec 27, 2013 at 9:40 AM
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    So you must be getting like 20 MPGs + woo hoo! :cheers:
     
  11. Dec 27, 2013 at 11:19 AM
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    Mobil 1 Syn and a Fram filter every 3,500 miles.


    I also drilled the oil drain plug and installed a strong magnet. It's surprising how many super fine iron particles it pulls out of the circulating oil.
     
  12. Dec 27, 2013 at 11:24 AM
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  13. Dec 27, 2013 at 12:05 PM
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    I can't believe you guys would change your oil at 3500 miles when using Mobil1. Total waste of money. You could do 10000 miles and change ur filter every 5000. If you do an oil analysis after 16000 km it would still show lots of detergents left.
     
  14. Dec 27, 2013 at 12:09 PM
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    you realize that synthetic is formulated to go 15k between changes if you really wanted to push it right?


    change mine every 10k castrol 5w30 synthetic and a frame. No internal issues have 172k on the odometer.
     
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    Peace of mind is worth $50.
     
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    damn if you are just going to throw money away I will set up a paypal that you can donate to when ever you want.
     
  18. Dec 27, 2013 at 12:19 PM
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    I believe in hard work to get what you want not hand me outs.

    :rolleyes:
     
  19. Dec 27, 2013 at 12:19 PM
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    Every 5-7k with Mobil 1 and Toyoya filter.
     
  20. Dec 27, 2013 at 12:35 PM
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    LMAO, I believe in not throwing money away. So whenever you want to sign up I will link you;)
     
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