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    GM Oil Life Monitor

    I wait for the oil life monitor to come on on the '04 Chevy Express 3500 van I have. It has the 6.0L in it. The truck is 85% highway and always comes on every 14k-16k km's between changes. I use Mobil 1 10w-30 since new and the truck has 61,000 km's on it so far.
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    Mobil 1 Formulation Change

    <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by MSF: <strong> I am ~1200 miles into my third M1-5W30 (15,000 miles, '03 Tundra V8)oil change and it is turning orange. Anyone else noticing this? </strong><hr /></blockquote>Turning orange? I hope your red antifreeze isn't mixing in there.
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    Where Can I Find Mobil 1 0-40>???

    <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by Patman: <strong> For the Canadians on the board, you can find it at Parts Source locations now. </strong><hr /></blockquote>Thanks Patman.
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    Amsoil vs M1 2003 Vibe 15000km

    <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by berge: <strong>I thought I was stretching it with 10000km's on M1.</strong><hr /></blockquote>I also run 15,000 km's with Mobil1 on a 6.0L 2004 Chevy Express Van. Excellent oil for the price!
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    Delvac 1 no more at Wal-Mart...

    Or you can go at your local truck stop, or truck dealer parts department.
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    German Castrol Users Check In with OCI!

    <img border="0" title="" alt="[Confused]" src="images/icons/confused.gif" /> I'm suppose to change the oil? Just kidding, I have about 3k miles on it now and i'm going to change it @ 7k. -'95 Ford Taurus SHO <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="images/icons/grin.gif" />
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    2003 Pontiac Vibe 11429km Amsoil 0w30

    <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by Quattro Pete: <strong> One year and already 93k km? And 80% of that city driving? Wow! You must do nothing but drive around town all day. <img border="0" title="" alt="[Smile]" src="images/icons/smile.gif" /> Silicon is a bit high but other...
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    Toyota Long Life Coolant (Red) same as GM Dexcool?

    I have also used the Toyota Red antifreeze in my '95 Taurus SHO with great results. I have had it for a about 2.5 years 20k milesin there now, when is it a good time to change it?
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    New- Castrol GTX Start Up

    I'll bet it's green too! <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="images/icons/wink.gif" />
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    What is your OCI and brand of oil being used?

    1995 Ford Taurus SHO 3.2L Castrol Syntec(GC): 0w-30 Filter: Motorcraft FL-400S OCI: 5,000 miles or 6 months; whatever comes first.
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    Anyone Find Mobil1 0w-40 In Ontario Canada...?

    I found some Mobil 1 0w-40 in most Esso gas stations here in Montreal. Check there....
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    2002 BMW 325Ci - 2 years without an oil change...

    <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by quadrun1: <strong> Here in the United States, BMW will change your oil for you "gratis" once a year if you don't drive the mileage specified by the maintenance computer. Best oil for this engine? Undoubtedly, German Castrol 0W-30! See <a...
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    2002 BMW 325Ci - 2 years without an oil change...

    My friend has what he calls "his baby" a BMW 325Ci. He rarely drives this thing and it shows with only 3,000 km's on it. He takes it out about twice a month on the highway to strech its legs and thats about it. He bought this car brand new and has had this car for little over 2 years. I was...
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    1994 Pontiac Grand Am 3.1L V6 Castrol GTX 5W30 4,198/4,443 miles

    <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by gtm245: <strong> I'm pretty sure GMs worst engine was the mighty HT4100 found in mid-80's caddys. The chevy 3.4 DOHC V6's weren't the best either. </strong><hr /></blockquote>.....add the V8-6-4 engine Cadillac had in the early '80's.
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    New "red label" syntec 0W-30

    Please post the pictures. Thanks.
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    G05 or toyota coolant in my Mazda Miata

    The Toyota red coolant has been in my '95 Taurus SHO 3.2L for a few years now with no problems.
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    300 hp Vortec 6000 V8 engine, what oil?

    <blockquote>quote:<hr />Originally posted by heyjay: <strong> I have a 2000 GMC Sierra with the Vortec 5.3, similar to the Vortec 6.0. Due to concern for me extreme cold temps, I run Mobil 1 0W-30 in winter and Mobil 1 10W-30 in summer. This combination seems to work well for my truck...
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    300 hp Vortec 6000 V8 engine, what oil?

    Hello everyone, I just put an order in for a 2004 Chevrolet Express 3500 Cargo van and it will have the 300 hp Vortec 6000 V8 engine in it. <img border="0" title="" alt="[Smile]" src="images/icons/smile.gif" /> I will be using dino oil for the first 2 oil changes and i'll be switching to...
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    What do the Taxi Companies Run?

    My uncle in NYC had a fleet of 10 yellow taxi cabs (Chevrolet Caprice's)in the late '80's. He changed the oil every Sunday on all the cars using dino Mobil 10w-40 for winter and 20w-50 for summer. I remember he had a '86 Caprice with over 600k miles on the original motor. Only reason he took it...