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    Thumbs up Oil Change Intervals

    Do you have a set Oil Change Interval?

    If So How Often Do You Change Your Oil?

    How Many Times a Year Does That Equal?

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    i usually buy all my oil when i catch it on sale. i bought 19 quarts of penns oil platinum at $5 a quart, so i am good for a while. i change every 8000 miles. the time duration varies due to me not knowing when i will be driving or riding into work. i am however, thinking about seeing if my uncle will buy all my penns oil so i can switch to amsoil!
    2000 silverado with a 5.3l v8, shorty headers, upgraded plugs, 10 mil wires, magnaflow high flow cats, flowmaster 80 series muffler(2 in 2 out) w/ 18 inch stainless silverline tips. i have a k&n CIA. its a 4x4 z71 offroad package. Ls model.
    extended cab 160k miles, truxedo low profile bed cover, diablo sport predator tuner.
    reman tranny @ 130k miles
    Chris

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    well for me Protection is everything, i change it myself, about ever 3-4000 miles with synthetic oil

    5W-30 something.
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    Yeah I want to start usin AMSOIL!!!

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    I did a synthetic test a year ago in my commuter car and I checked it every so-often, started at 3,000 - oil looked fine. Then looked again around 5,000 - oil still looked good. Then again at 7,500 miles, oil started to look darker a little bit. By the time I got to 10,000 miles not only was it much darker, I had either burned some up or developed a leak (which I don't see because there are not any slicks on my driveway at all) ... the dipstick read way below minimum, so it was probably down a full quart and 1/2 maybe?

    Since then, I said WHA?? and have been getting conventional oil and changing out around 5K and have not seen much loss during the last change or two.

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    02 Chevy Trailblazer LS (110K+ miles - loaded except for 4WD - WRECKED!)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve View Post
    I did a synthetic test a year ago in my commuter car and I checked it every so-often, started at 3,000 - oil looked fine. Then looked again around 5,000 - oil still looked good. Then again at 7,500 miles, oil started to look darker a little bit. By the time I got to 10,000 miles not only was it much darker, I had either burned some up or developed a leak (which I don't see because there are not any slicks on my driveway at all) ... the dipstick read way below minimum, so it was probably down a full quart and 1/2 maybe?

    Since then, I said WHA?? and have been getting conventional oil and changing out around 5K and have not seen much loss during the last change or two.

    What synthetic blend were you running Steve?

    No Synthetic blend is designed for 10K miles that I know of.

    Check this out 409,000-Mile Oil Drain Brochure
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    Quote Originally Posted by 1st Synthetics View Post
    What synthetic blend were you running Steve?

    No Synthetic blend is designed for 10K miles that I know of.

    Check this out 409,000-Mile Oil Drain Brochure
    I forget the specifics of what it was and was not supposed to do, how many miles, etc. I think it was Mobile 1, and perhaps it was something in my engine for all I know. I didn't think that it was worth the extra expense and trouble for what was essentially a commuter vehicle that I only drove 4 days per week to work and back home when it didn't seem to perform much better than what I was currently doing.

    My goals now are to keep the vehicle running for at least 125k (it's at 90k now), get the interior/exterior cleaned up a bit and just keep rolling so I don't have another car payment for the next 2 years give/take.

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    02 Chevy Trailblazer LS (110K+ miles - loaded except for 4WD - WRECKED!)
    99 Chevy Cavalier LS (105K+ miles - commuter car)
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    Ya Mobil 1 is only good for 5k to 7.5K depending on witch line it was. Good oil just can not do the extended drain interval with it.
    2008 GMC Sierra 2500HD Ex. Cab, Fire Red, 6.6L Duramax LMM Equipped with UTG Rocker Pods


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    I run Royal Purple full synthetic 10w 30. With a KN oil filter.
    I chanded filter and added a quart @ 4,000 miles then at 8k I will do the same, then @ 12k completly change everything.
    Its about 46.00 w a filter for all 6 quarts when I started on sythetic.
    Ryan

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    36inch SuperSwamper TSL.
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    2inch Daystar Leveling kit
    single dumped Flowmaster 40 sieries exaust(removed)
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