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    OCI really soon and I need my car on the road

    For the money I don't think you can beat using M1 EP for a 15K OCI.
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    0w-20 and VII use

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: tig1</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Regardles, some here are doing 15-20K OCIs with M1 0-20 AFE with great results. I do 10K and my engines are performing very well also. What ever the difference is between the two...
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    Corvette Z06 Oil Woes

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: GiveMeAVowel</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Quite an agenda you have.... BTW BMWs, Mercedes, ect use UNION labor as well to build their products.</div></div> There is a lot of documentation about how little the GM...
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    Can Mazda SkyActiv engines do 10k OCI?

    According to the <a href="https://www.mymazda.com/MusaWeb/pdf/maint_schedules/Mazda3H_View_Full_Maintenance_Schedule.pdf" target="_blank">US Mazda3 Maintenance Schedule</a> their is an OLM with will go for up to 12 months and 10,000 miles.
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    Mazda vs subaru

    I have experience with three different Imprezas and own a 2014 Ford Focus (very similar to last generation Mazda3). Dollars/mile I would expect the Mazda to come out ahead. It will be faster and more fun to drive IMHO. I would consider test driving a manual transmission Ford Focus while you are...
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    08 ford escape oil

    Don't forget all of the other fluids.
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    Oil Cunsumpsion ?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Camprunner</div><div class="ubbcode-body">...the car seems to drink a full quart of oil every 3,000 miles and I don't know if this would be considered excessive or not?</div></div> Unfortunate, but not excessive...
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    Oil at Walmart

    I buy Mobil1 which has a foil seal. I buy my Motorcraft filters online (sometimes from Walmart, sometimes from Amazon).
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    2005 Saab 9-2x (Subaru Impreza 2.5) factory OCI

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Padawan</div><div class="ubbcode-body">You'll note that the owners manual actually recommends the following viscosities for high temperatures or "heavy-duty" usage: SAE 30, 40, 10W-50, 20W-40, 20W-50.</div></div> It...
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    2005 Saab 9-2x (Subaru Impreza 2.5) factory OCI

    Whoops, of course I find it as soon as I post a thread: <a href="http://www.cars101.com/subaru/subaru_maintenance.html" target="_blank">Subaru suggested maintenance schedules 1990-2009</a> Looks like 7,500 miles or 7.5 months.
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    2005 Saab 9-2x (Subaru Impreza 2.5) factory OCI

    Does anybody know what the factory OCI for a 2005 Saab 9-2x 2.5 NA is? Google hasn't really helped me. Also, suggestions for filters fully welcome, I'm used to using OEM filters for Ford and Honda.
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    why use synthetic when Dino is so good

    I also drive a 2014 Ford Focus. I'm not going to use anything worse than the SynBlend factory fill, and I'm happy to spend an extra $7/fill for Mobil1 since I probably spend ~$7k/year to own and operate the car.
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    focus using oil

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Merkava_4</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Let's see -- you're using watery thin oil and you're wondering why you have consumption? </div></div> I use 0W-20 AFE in mine and it doesn't use a noticeable amount (still full...
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    Mobil / Mobil1 - most user friendly brand?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: wemay</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> Has the best website with oil selector included Always professional on the phone and return emails in a timely manner</div></div> I use M1, but they have yet to reply to a question...
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    Recommended oil for an old oil burning engine

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: MetalSlug</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I have an 85 mustang gt 5.0 , its low miles, but for being park for month and month without driving, after so many year, I think it damage the valve steam seal... and this year...
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    2003 Jeep 4.0 burning oil

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: 84zmyfavorite</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Following home after picking up at body shop(1481 miles ago, end of November 1014), saw Blue in exhaust when taking off from stops....What to Do? </div></div> This is almost...
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    My friend's car has been overfilled for 150k+ KM

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: HKPolice</div><div class="ubbcode-body">300ml overfill isn't harmful but who knows how overfilled it was before he got it, because the dipstick is wrong and 5L reads full when it should be 4.3L max.</div></div> A lot...
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    5w30 in a 5w20 specd focus

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: RGR</div><div class="ubbcode-body">My 2014 Focus drank the 5w-20, but not the 5w-30. I used 5w-20 for the first 15k or so I believe, and 5w-30 for the next 20k. Never noticed any difference in the car, mileage, startup...
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    5w30 in a 5w20 specd focus

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Eddie</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Interesting that some car manufactures recommend 0w20 in the US & Can, but, 5w30 everywhere else.</div></div> Yup, which makes you think that it really doesn't matter one way or...
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    5w30 in a 5w20 specd focus

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: tig1</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I use 0-20 in my 07 Focus. Works great.</div></div> Me too (Mobil 1 0W-20 AFE). As far as I can tell the cam variators work better with thinner, not thicker oil. But YMMV.
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