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Old 07-03-2009, 03:38 PM   #1
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oil change made big difference

i changed the oil yesterday at 1545 miles and i swear it feels like it has 50 more h/p.i know it prob. did'nt make that much diff. but it sure feels stronger. and no i'm not some teeny-bopper who does'nt kwow jack about cars.
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Old 07-03-2009, 03:55 PM   #2
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If you cut the exhaust off right after the Headers it will sound like a 50 hp increase....

I'm sure Clean oil does help some.....

I don't live far from you....

Just down the road on 1010 hwy...
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Old 07-03-2009, 04:57 PM   #3
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Clean oil is happy oil and happy oil makes happy cars........
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Old 07-03-2009, 08:35 PM   #4
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I changed mine yesterday with 620 miles on it. I too feel that it woke the car up. I also have seen a major gain in Fuel Mileage. 14.2 to 17
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Old 07-03-2009, 08:37 PM   #5
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what oil did yall use?
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Old 07-03-2009, 09:52 PM   #6
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Did you guys stick with the Moble 1 oil?


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Old 07-03-2009, 09:56 PM   #7
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i changed the oil yesterday at 1545 miles and i swear it feels like it has 50 more h/p.i know it prob. did'nt make that much diff. but it sure feels stronger. and no i'm not some teeny-bopper who does'nt kwow jack about cars.
Good job dude. You're the first person on here that I've read about who has stuck it out for 1,500 miles. Even read a post of some dude changing the oil after 250 miles.

I feel a difference between the first day I drove it, and how it drives now. Only has maybe 400 miles on it though. Might be another month before I hit the 1,500 mile mark.
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Old 07-04-2009, 03:42 PM   #8
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If you cut the exhaust off right after the Headers it will sound like a 50 hp increase....

I'm sure Clean oil does help some.....

I don't live far from you....

Just down the road on 1010 hwy...
i actually bought my car at smithfield chev.maybe i'll see you around
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Old 07-06-2009, 11:29 AM   #9
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What about waiting 3K miles? too long? This is my first new car, the whole "break in process is new"

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Old 07-06-2009, 03:00 PM   #10
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I am having mine changed today @ 2050K. Will let you know if I feel any difference.
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Old 07-06-2009, 09:32 PM   #11
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WHEN I get my car I'm going to change the oil after 200 or 300 miles just to make sure none of those nasty shavings get a good chance to do any damage and then I'll switch to a good synthetic around 1500 miles.
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Old 07-06-2009, 10:25 PM   #12
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Old 07-07-2009, 07:32 PM   #14
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Had to take the car to the dealer to check a defective tire pressure monitor and to fix a door nick from the trucking company so I asked them to change the oil while the car was there. I have 760 miles on the car but changing the oil certainly isn't going to do any harm to the engine.

Be prepared for the cost though, $114! The Mobile 1 oil was $9.60/quart!

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