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Synthetic Oil....

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Lentsnh, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. Mar 30, 2009 at 4:50 PM
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    Lentsnh

    Lentsnh [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Its been 5,000 miles since the last oil change. Light came on this morning. How many more miles can I go? My dad says I can go another 1,000 miles.
     
  2. Mar 30, 2009 at 5:02 PM
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    Brunes

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    There are folks who only change filters ever 5K and will drive 15 or 20K on the same oil.

    The question is: Do you want the engine to keep running?? You could go for a long time before you have a major failure....prolly go another 5K without major damage...another 1 or 2K won't be a huge deal....but why do that to your rig??
     
  3. Mar 30, 2009 at 5:08 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    Yeah My plan is to keep my Taco ALL the way through College or at least through HS.

    My dad has done it in all of his cars...... I wouldnt though jsut because when the truck tells you that you need to change whatever you need to change........ CHANGE IT!!!!!
     
  4. Mar 30, 2009 at 5:19 PM
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  5. Mar 30, 2009 at 5:22 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    Thank you. Looks like a great site. I will get more into it tonight
     
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