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Old 08-05-2012, 11:38 PM   #1
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How often do you change your oil?

Having never owned a car with an oil life guage, I'm new to the whole not changing the oil after x amount of miles. Reading the manual it said the car could go a year or more without having the oil changed, though you should change it and the filter every year.

So do I change my oil per the norm or listen to my oil life guage?

What say ye?
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Old 08-05-2012, 11:41 PM   #2
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You will hear a multitude of opinions on this. I say just follow the owner's manual.
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Old 08-05-2012, 11:50 PM   #3
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I do it around 6k
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Old 08-06-2012, 12:14 AM   #4
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Every 5000 miles if it needs or not.
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Old 08-06-2012, 12:25 AM   #5
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I did the first oil change around 1500 miles and the second change was about 4500. Now I do changes every 5000-6000 miles. Is it a waste of money to do changes at less than 6000? General consensus says yes....
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Old 08-06-2012, 12:25 AM   #6
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every day whether it needs it or not.

make another oil thread tomorrow and I will take pics of the change since it's too late today, i already did it.
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Old 08-06-2012, 12:27 AM   #7
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Old 08-06-2012, 01:19 AM   #8
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I agree with 6K, depends on where you live and how u drive also.
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Old 08-06-2012, 01:20 AM   #9
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Heavy traffic, heavy pedal. 5K


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Old 08-06-2012, 01:21 AM   #10
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for sure once a year. or 5-6k miles with royal purple. its hard to believe i only put like 5k a year on this thing. the winter months is what gets me lol.
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Old 08-06-2012, 02:52 AM   #11
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Old 08-06-2012, 05:07 AM   #12
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Old 08-06-2012, 06:15 AM   #13
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Old 08-06-2012, 08:37 AM   #14
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Between 5-6k for me.
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