Just wanted to contribute by saying that this has proved to be an unreal combo before I asked questions. I just picked it up with 110k miles and it now has 113k miles. I use it to go 26 rural/suburban miles round trip every day to the commuter lot. I changed the oil 3k ago and the dipstick is always full lol. This would probably apply to any vehicle that uses the BP motor (1st generation protege lx to name another). My B8 SOHC protege was another story, burned oil like no tomorrow...but I got it like that. I am getting sick gas mileage with this car combined with good driving habits. A/C and heater work good to and the body is in wonderful shape. The car is so fuel efficient that I have put off any thoughts of getting a Geo Metro XFI or Civic VX. I don't have to live without the HVAC either. (Not sure about the Civic HVAC setup but I know that the XFI means no A/C from the factory). What I really like is that I don't have to go hunting all over town to get a prime example of either car. The only thing holding me back from fuel sipping paradise is the 4.10 Final Drive Ratio. Oh well, I know that when I am late for work there will be less issues. Any thoughts on how far I could push oil changes lol? Any objections to this oil weight/brand in this vehicle? Anyone else bored? lol I like making happy posts, it is so rare for me to be able to. Thanks!