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PassmyGas
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2013 12:51:25 PM

Right now I can go about 20,000 miles until I change the oil in my cars engine.
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ricker2332
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2015 6:01:37 PM

5000 to 7000 miles
k7lvo
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2015 5:47:07 PM

I change it when the dash indicator says it's time.
46chief
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2015 5:19:22 PM

3 - 4,000 miles
Buddy2264
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2015 11:16:02 PM

3 to 6 months depending on miles driven.
kennyman
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2015 10:53:27 PM

6.000 kms
46chief
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2015 7:47:19 PM

3 - 4,000 miles
GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2015 5:00:15 PM

Every 5000 to 7000 miles...
RadarIN
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2015 5:56:21 AM

yearly
Thumper52
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2015 5:43:10 AM

About 5000 kms
speedy700
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2014 7:52:01 AM

6000 miles
tiny1oh
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2014 7:00:39 AM

5000 miles
tiny1oh
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Message Posted: Dec 26, 2014 7:49:34 AM

5000 miles
klutz347
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2014 7:25:13 AM

Somewhere around 5k miles.
Thumper52
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2014 5:46:38 AM

Every 5000 kms
46chief
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2014 8:13:48 AM

3,000 miles
sheba24
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2014 8:00:53 AM

3000 miles
Seekingone
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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2014 7:41:19 AM

3000
EmoJackPine
Champion Author Ontario

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Message Posted: Jul 9, 2014 7:40:03 AM

Usually around 15,000 kms. When ever the computer says its time, or just before it does.
mohrorless
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Message Posted: Jun 25, 2014 6:00:19 AM

3000 miles.
NoGasLeft
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Message Posted: Jun 20, 2014 7:51:32 PM

Around 3,000 miles but no more than 4,000 miles....
Gabilondo
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Message Posted: Jun 20, 2014 7:31:32 PM

a year
dave43
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Message Posted: Jun 20, 2014 3:38:42 PM

3-4k
twt
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Message Posted: Jun 20, 2014 3:41:10 AM

Between 3,000 and 4,000 miles.
ScottAdams5
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Message Posted: Jun 20, 2014 2:41:59 AM

25,000 miles or one year, whichever comes first. AMSOIL synthetic motor oils have saved me thousands of dollars over the years!
SpeedyGonzoMD
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Message Posted: Jun 20, 2014 1:52:16 AM

Around 4k miles
dieselpower2014
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Message Posted: Jun 20, 2014 12:12:58 AM

10,000 miles. VW standards
Mikeyl
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Message Posted: Jun 19, 2014 9:49:38 PM

When the indicator comes on, I visit the oil change place. Some crazy algorithm that balances temperature, distance, engine stress, and other "proprietary stuff."
contiki
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Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 8:07:36 AM

Less than 3000km on both vehicles...........
cv
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Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 5:53:52 AM

5-7k miles for my vehicles.
Thumper52
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Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 5:43:46 AM

8000 Kms in the summer, 5000 kms in the winter
Thumper52
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2014 5:43:42 AM

5000 kms
NickoliMB
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2014 10:52:10 AM

Around 5000km
Thumper52
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2014 5:45:14 AM

5000 kms
The_Waysiders
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2014 10:29:35 AM

6000 miles.
Jake92876
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2014 10:19:36 AM

Usually around 5,000 miles
nichols
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2014 10:16:37 AM

what the car asks
Maxer105
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2014 6:23:05 AM

old car 3,000 ; new car 5,000
Thumper52
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2014 5:47:06 AM

5000 kms
mohrorless
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2014 5:45:10 AM

3000 miles
Buddy2264
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2014 11:43:46 PM

4 or 5 months at least now and similar in mileage.
antonbubba
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2014 11:29:35 PM

about 6k
espo85
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2014 8:09:26 PM

5k
myst999
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2014 7:41:17 PM

It is about 8,500 on the Honda.
blaman
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2014 9:34:56 AM

Whatever is recommended for the vehicle.
mhradecky
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Message Posted: Jan 19, 2014 8:49:13 AM

50% - 66% oil life.
SpeedyGonzoMD
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2014 1:46:46 PM

Usually 4k miles
randy3116
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2014 1:41:35 PM

5k for my car; 4k for my truck
BobP1950
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2014 1:34:16 PM

3000 TO 5000
Serenity 03
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2014 10:19:16 AM

I use to go 3,000 - 3,500 miles not I change it when the dummy icon tells me lol
Gabilondo
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2014 9:56:05 AM

Once a year with the Amsoil.
loroco1
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Message Posted: Jan 18, 2014 9:45:45 AM

I use synthetic oil so I stretch it to 5K miles.
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