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Old 06-27-2013, 01:03 PM   #1
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Oile changes-what's more important?

miles or time? I only about 5k miles per year in the Camaro.
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Old 06-27-2013, 01:04 PM   #2
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Check the manual that came with the car. If I recall correctly, it says to change the oil at least once per year regardless of mileage. Don't quote me on that however.
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Old 06-27-2013, 01:07 PM   #3
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I just go by the OLM

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=145143
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Old 06-27-2013, 01:09 PM   #4
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For you its the time that the oil been in there so yeah once a year is top

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for me Ive had only 3oil changes since I owned the car at 10k almost @ 40k its been
14months but I do more driving then you

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Going by the olm its been around 10-20% left

What does yours say op?
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Old 06-27-2013, 05:10 PM   #5
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Thanks for the info.

Manual says at least once a year and I'm coming up on a year
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