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Old 03-09-2013, 09:21 PM
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Default Break in oil (factory fill) or routing change?

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Originally Posted by rjmlakota View Post
So I just rolled 3000 miles, should I change my oil now, or wait till 5000 miles? My oil life shows I believe 71% still. I'm going to use the mobile 1 synthetic. Should I have any issues using this oil, or should I use something different?

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RJ
If you are on break in (factory fill) oil, YES change the oil now and switch over to synthetic if you can afford it. Mobil 1 synthetic is fine, while not the absolute best synthetic, it's perfectly good. Mobil 1 Extended Performance is just a tad more robust. But use a good oil filter (avoid FRAMS) Mobil 1 filter, K&N filter or Amsoil oil filter.
Oil is not the place to pinch pennies on any personal expense item - anywhere.
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