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Trying to decide a good schedule to change the oil and rotate tires at the same time but don't want to extend the interval on either to an unacceptable time frame. Would 7500 miles be a good number? Plan on switching to full synthetic.
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Depending on which synthetic you go with, you can go at least 7,500 miles before a change is due. Tires it is generally recommended to rotate at 5-6K intervals, but considering many forget or overlook tire rotation 7,500 miles I would imagine is fine as well. I just rotated mine at 6K.
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I change my oil at 8000km(5000 miles) with normal oil and rotate tires every 2nd oil change. Tires have almost 80000km(50000 miles) on them and still have about 50% of tread left.
I will be doing that when my new truck arrives too.
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7500 is a good number, im doing the same with synthetic. Could go a little further on the oil but shouldn't on the tires so its a nice compromise.
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