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Old 06-09-2011, 07:21 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by az bound View Post
..... It calls for 6.4 qts
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Old 06-10-2011, 06:24 AM   #30
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I use the Delco PF1218 1qt oil filter so it takes 7 qts even. Never had to add oil between changes. But I'm anal about that and NEVER go more than 3k before I change it.

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Old 06-10-2011, 07:14 AM   #31
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Originally Posted by Perry White View Post
Was it in an RV? Was it an 8.1? Let's here from 8.1 owners and how many miles they have on the maintenance free engines.
There is no such thing as a maint. free engine! An inturnal combustion engine has to us a small amount of oil to lubricate the cylinder walls.
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My 8.1 after an oil change will go bout 3K miles before I need to add oil but after that it uses about a quart every 1K miles. My MH has 30K miles on it and I changed the oil every 3K miles untill It got 20K miles on it. I now change my oil every 5K miles because all I do is hyway driving and thats not as hard on an engine as city driving.
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On vehicles using 5W20 oil, the oil will often vaporize a quart in 1 or 2 thousand miles. That leaves what's left thicker.
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[QUOTE=iRV4FUN;874239]Wish I could get a cheepo 36 buck oil change! I'd hand the mechanic Mobile1 and smile

Walmart Mobil1 $25.98 5 quart container 1 quart extra $4.98 = $30.96
do it yourself; can't beat that price.
Add a filter for $5.00 and your ready to go.
Buy a grease gun; and grease for about $10.00 grease it yourself,
save yourself enough to buy a couple of gallons of gas.

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