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Old 02-20-2014, 02:20 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by nyrfan View Post
I agree but I run with 7.5 quarts. I've notice this to help with the lifter tick as well.

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Yessir, that is correct. OEMs typically over-spec the oil capacity on purpose. Suzie Q. Housewife and Johnny Q. Public typically do a poor job of keeping tabs on their oil level. OE doesn't want to deal with the headache.
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