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Old 09-22-2022, 05:15 AM   #15
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I have 165,000 on my LFX, V6 (I know, you are asking about the V8s), but I've been using AMSOIL XL 5W30 and Wix filters since I bought the car with 24,000 miles and no oil issues.
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Old 09-22-2022, 09:32 AM   #16
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Yeah, so, I use Wally World oil (SuperTech) on all of my vehicles. Have been for years and have not had a single oil-burning issue on any of them. It's all about routine maintenance, not magic bullet oil products.


Trying to protect an engine that wasn't maintained properly is another issue, one in which I am not qualified to answer.
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Old 09-22-2022, 12:34 PM   #17
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Yeah, so, I use Wally World oil (SuperTech) on all of my vehicles. Have been for years and have not had a single oil-burning issue on any of them. It's all about routine maintenance, not magic bullet oil products.


Trying to protect an engine that wasn't maintained properly is another issue, one in which I am not qualified to answer.
I use super tech on my daily and wife’s minivan. It’s a solid oil for the price.

My camaro is a weekend warrior car now with 82k miles. Just been rebuilt crank up and have always used 5w30 Mobil one and Mobil one filter or acdelco. I change the oil every couple of months and usually around 500-750 miles driven. But I do drive hard at times.
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Old 09-22-2022, 01:07 PM   #18
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Saw independent tests done on those Supertech filters and they scored very well.
Supertech oil tested very well also and it's what I run in my daily and daughters car.
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Old 09-22-2022, 01:27 PM   #19
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Mobil1 High Mileage 5W30 and A/C Filter = 280,000 miles with no engine issues.
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Old 09-22-2022, 05:24 PM   #20
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Saw independent tests done on those Supertech filters and they scored very well.
Supertech oil tested very well also and it's what I run in my daily and daughters car.
I think super tech oil is/or at least used to be, Valvoline rebranded.

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Old 09-23-2022, 12:02 PM   #21
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My tuner, Vengeance racing suggest ls30 joe gibbs racing oil,purple filter. I have 101k miles on cammed 2011 l99
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Old 09-23-2022, 01:13 PM   #22
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Do you guys find it more affordable or satisfying doing the oil change outs yourself? or going to a place to have the service provided for the oil change?
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Old 09-24-2022, 10:06 AM   #23
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Old 09-25-2022, 07:09 PM   #24
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Do you guys find it more affordable or satisfying doing the oil change outs yourself?

Yes. It's cheaper, more reliable, and still enjoyable. Then again, I'm on the good side of 50. Ask me when I turn 70 and I'm sure my tune will change. We'll all probably be stuck in EVs at that time, anyway, so it may be a moot point.
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Old 09-25-2022, 07:50 PM   #25
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Do you guys find it more affordable or satisfying doing the oil change outs yourself? or going to a place to have the service provided for the oil change?
I’ve always done my own oil changes. I used to work for a dealership and see the oil that used to come to us to put into cars. That oil looked already dirty going in and the tins we used where nasty. But also giving some place the oil and filter to do it, I can’t see paying someone to do it when I do it in my driveway in 5 mins.
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Old 09-25-2022, 10:55 PM   #26
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Old 09-26-2022, 07:47 AM   #27
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Do you guys find it more affordable or satisfying doing the oil change outs yourself? or going to a place to have the service provided for the oil change?
Yes, it also gives me a chance to roll under the car and check out everything else. And check all the other fluids, hoses, belts...
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