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Old 06-11-2009
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My bad i was skimming the thread minutes before I had to leave for work
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Originally Posted by BlutoBodine View Post
If I used just plain conventional oil for 100k I'd probably be more inclined to go with a "High Mileage" synthetic or HM synthetic blend instead of a regular full synthetic, if I wanted to try something new.
Hmm, something to think about - haven't tried the high mileage synthetic or synthetic blend yet.

I used conventional for the first 30,000 kilometers or so (about 20,000 miles) - since then I've run primarily (full) synthetic, though I have interchanged that with conventional oil, or synthetic blend on occasion.

So far, so good - no major engine problems, still doesn't burn a drop of oil, still no leaks, with over 325,000 kilometers (a bit over 200,000 miles) on the clock.

Main thing is, I change the oil and filter every 5,000 km/3,000 miles like clockwork.
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