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camarossrs2150 06-23-2009 07:11 PM

what is the recommended first oil change
 
looking to see when everybody is doing there first oil change . im using royal purple .some oils state 2000 miles or more before you add there product . im not sure why . any info will help thanks not sure if posted allready . now that i got my car i cant find time to browse . thanks again i have 700 miles on it now

Foster26 06-23-2009 07:33 PM

rings don't seal and valves don't seat very well with synthetic oils. Motors should be broken in with conventional oil as a little wear is needed for these things to happen. I plan on changing mine to Amsoil after 3K miles.

franknbeans 06-23-2009 07:43 PM

Dude, the car comes with Mobil 1 in it.

camarossrs2150 06-23-2009 09:12 PM

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Originally Posted by franknbeans (Post 613490)
Dude, the car comes with Mobil 1 in it.

are we saying we cant mix and match .spoke to alot of guys at car shows they like purple over mobil 1 . and they all drive high end cars . if you guys dont agree with purple i will switch, did not do change yet . still can return

ibznu2010 06-23-2009 09:27 PM

owners manual saids 1500.

diggermike62 06-23-2009 10:04 PM

Oil change
 
I plan on going by the factory recommendation, GM says the car will tell you when to change the oil, and they are given it a 5 year 100,000 mile warranty they probably have their ducks in a row. I have almost 3000 miles on my SS2 and I have not used a drop of oil. good job Chevy. Lets put some faith in our american engineering.

diggermike62:happyanim:

Legend 06-23-2009 10:08 PM

Changed mine at 500 and some change and again at 1500 miles...sitting at a little over 2K now!

Manual says 1500 and then the computer will tell you each time it's needed again...follow the manual or do like a lot of folks have...follow your gut feeling.

franknbeans 06-23-2009 10:10 PM

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Originally Posted by camarossrs2150 (Post 613811)
are we saying we cant mix and match .spoke to alot of guys at car shows they like purple over mobil 1 . and they all drive high end cars . if you guys dont agree with purple i will switch, did not do change yet . still can return

No I was telling Forester that the car comes with synthetic, thus is comment is wrong.

camarossrs2150 06-24-2009 03:30 PM

after early change i put in a magnetic oil drain screw .so if any other particles fall free it will stick to magnet

lakers171 06-24-2009 04:47 PM

im sitting at close to 1k miles and i wanted to get an oil change already but they didn't have the filter in stock so i will wait till the end of the week and if they have it great but if not go to a different dealer.

copterdoc 06-24-2009 04:51 PM

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Originally Posted by diggermike62 (Post 614042)
I plan on going by the factory recommendation, GM says the car will tell you when to change the oil, and they are given it a 5 year 100,000 mile warranty they probably have their ducks in a row. I have almost 3000 miles on my SS2 and I have not used a drop of oil. good job Chevy. Lets put some faith in our american engineering.

diggermike62:happyanim:

I would not trust your computer to tell you when to change the oil. Mine came from the factory set on 10000 miles on the display. At 3000 miles it said that the oil life had 70% left.:iono:

Rogue Leader 06-24-2009 04:52 PM

Mobil 1 Filter M1-113 is the correct one, just in case you cant get a delco one...

camarossrs2150 06-24-2009 05:23 PM

what are the dealers charging for an oil change .

Riderover40 06-25-2009 11:10 PM

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Originally Posted by camarossrs2150 (Post 616639)
what are the dealers charging for an oil change .

It depends .......... lol ! :confused0068: My dealer is throwing the first oil and filter change ! :confused0068:


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