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    Oil change question

    I only drive about 2-3k miles every 6 months. I use GTX High Mileage 5w30. Should I still change it at 6 months or can I go longer safely? My car is a 2000 Toyota Camry LE with the 5SFE 2.2L. Known for sludge issues. But mine doesn't have sludge at all. I have 225k miles on the car now.
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    Valvoline MaxLife ATF safe in 214k rebuilt trans?

    2000 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L 4 speed auto This trans was rebuilt by a shop around 90k miles. It now has 214k miles total on the car. I bought some MaxLIFE ATF to put in it, the power steering, and diff. It says full synthetic and I assume this is the right one? I saw another that said stop leaks...
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    Just picked up a 2000 Camry LE 2.2L with 214K mile

    Just picked up a 2000 Camry LE w/leather,sunroof 2.2L due to me loosing my job. Has 214k miles was well maintained for the engine oil change and most maintenance. After a full buff and detail inside and out here is a good pic of her. Sadly it started to leak badly on oil. So it went in a...
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    About to buy a 2000 Camry Le with 2.2l 4 and 214k

    I am about to go purchase this car, but have to look at it before I do a final decision. The guy mentioned the only issue the car has is a small oil leak. They never have to add oil to the car, but he is unsure where it's coming from. I can look at all the other stuff on cars as I am well...
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    2012. Acura TL SH-AWD 3000 mile factory fill

    Here is mine from my new car factory fill drained at 3k and m1 ep was put in. Had 60% life left on meter. Tell what you guys think. <img src="" alt="" />
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    2012 Acura TL 3.7L SH-AWD oil recommendations?

    Have the car in the signature subject. Has 3k miles on it now. Factory fill. At 60% oil life indicator. I drive highway 90% of the time 10 miles one way to work daily. What's good for this engine in synthetic. I want it to last many miles. Also this engine does not have the cylinder cut...
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    Pickin gup my new 2011 VW GTI 2.0T DSG

    Any recommendations on the oil for it? I normally use Penzoil Ultra on my cars and this one comes with 3 years of free maintenance. Should I just let the dealer do it every 10k? Little bothered about every 10k on whatever oil they use though. Let me know your experience and thoughts on this...
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    PP vs M1 vs Castrol Edge which one to go with?

    I just picked up a new to me 07 Acura TL Type-S and it has 31k miles. I would like to switch it to synthetic and wanted your opinions on which of the two to go with? I used PP on my 350z and liked it. I went away from M1 many years ago when their formula changed for the worse, so I wanted to...
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    Isn't Quakerstate and Penzoil the same company?

    So wouldn't that mean their oils are exactly the same in the bottles? Like Penzoil Platinum vs the Quakerstate alternative?
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    Royal Purple false claims taken down

    If this has been posted already please delete. I couldn't find it in a search. ---- <a href=",b1M25KBSe" target="_blank">,b1M25KBSe</a> Truth in Advertising: BP v. Royal...
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    How come no one discusses Motul on here?

    They have excellent oils. Just wondering.
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    PP at Walmart was 28 bucks!!

    I was like did it go up more? The 5 quart jugs. Castrol Syntec was $25. Now Syntec is looking better for the price.
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    New 370Z Overheating with mild track time....

    Let's see what you guys think about this. There have been several cars including the G37 that are having oil temp problems and overheating when taken to the track compared the 3.5L HR engines these cars use to have. Here is a copy and paste of a sample post and also a copy and paste of a...
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    Switching from Amsoil due to costs

    Guys, I wanted your recommendations. I still want to use the best oil I can buy from the store but Amsoil prices have gotten a bit too much for my taste now. Cost is near $90 shipped for a case. I am considering PP, Castrol Syntec, and M1 again. M1 use to be what I used before Amsoil, but it...
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    BMW 335 Factory Fill Test with 19k miles..Not good

    YOU MUST GET PERMISSION FROM TERRY DYSON TO POST ONE OF HIS ANALYSIS' ON HERE. PM Sent. Here is the link to the test that was done on a BMW 335 with the factory oil. Not my car but another guys. He went till the maintenance reminder told him to replace the oil. Not good at all. BMW owners...
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    2001 F150 Lariat 5.4L loosing oil with Amsoil

    A friend has had this truck since 15k of miles. The trunk ran on Mobil 1 5w30 since he got it. He did around 5-7k oil changes and filter. The truck started to use oil around 80k, and he switched to Amsoil around that time as well. (It was using Mobil 1 oil as well). He would hope Amsoil...
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    Amsoil 5w20 vs PP 5w20

    I have been a Amsoil guy for the past few years and lately I have been thinking is it really worth it? I mean we know its great protection. I change my oil every 6k (or when the life montior shows on my Acura TL). I really want absolutely no wear on the engine and want the best oil I can get...
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    How important is it to change the oil filter for oil breakdown reasons?

    I was having a little arguement with someone I know that was saying the Oil filter is the main reason why the oil doesn't break down. I basically told him the oil filter is very little of the reason. I said conditions the car is driven in, the type of oil used, the condition of the car, all...