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Old 03-28-2015, 04:35 PM   #1
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Oil Change???

I have a 2010 SS and only average around 1400 miles per year. How often should I change the oil? I've heard about 10 different answers but would like to hear what other Camaro owners are doing. Also I only use Mobile 1 full synthetic.
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Old 03-28-2015, 04:40 PM   #2
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Yearly unless those 1400 miles are racing miles.
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Old 03-28-2015, 04:41 PM   #3
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My aircraft manuals say once a year…
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Old 03-28-2015, 04:49 PM   #4
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You will get different opinions here too. With that said, I would change the oil once a year. Just check oil level regularly. The old "3 months or 3,000 miles" rule really only applies to old cars on conventional oil and loose tolerance engines. Modern engines with modern synthetic oils have much longer maintenance intervals.
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Old 03-28-2015, 05:05 PM   #5
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I'm in the habit of changing the oil when I put it away each fall. I average about 1500 miles a summer on it. A few trips to the track, the rest just cruising around.
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Old 03-28-2015, 08:42 PM   #6
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Change the oil in the fall before you put the car up for the winter . The blowby from the combustion process creates acids in the oil which attack the internals of the engine when it sets for long periods of time . Have the same issues with Motorcycles .
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Old 03-29-2015, 09:35 AM   #7
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I'll stick with once a year like I've been doing. Thanks
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Old 03-29-2015, 10:32 AM   #8
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I'll stick with once a year like I've been doing. Thanks
I'm with you. Average about 2500 a year. Change it every spring.
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Old 03-29-2015, 01:40 PM   #9
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Every month during the Summer and every two weeks while it's in storage. I drive my car everyday, 75,000 miles in 4 years, I never change it, because I drive it so much.
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