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Old 06-03-2012, 07:57 PM
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What's a good oil for high mileage

I crossed 100K two oil changes ago and I've been using Valvoline Max Life Syn Blend. There is nothing wrong with it, I'm just wondering if it's a good oil or of their is better for high mileage.

I love that I can buy it for $17 for a 5 quart jug at Wal Mart

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Re: What's a good oil for high mileage

Mobil 1 Extended performance is what I use and I'm at 146k
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Re: What's a good oil for high mileage

That full syn? or blend?
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Re: What's a good oil for high mileage

I just rock the dino 5w30 penzoil from the bulk container at work every 3k miles... 189k miles.
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I just rock the dino 5w30 penzoil from the bulk container at work every 3k miles... 189k miles.
Haha Thats what I used to do. I actually(maybe mentally) noticed a difference when I switched to Valvoline.

But then again, I was doing a lot of mods at that time so who knows for sure...
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Re: What's a good oil for high mileage

Ive been running valvoline full synthetic 5w30 for the past 3 yrs now.


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Re: What's a good oil for high mileage

Mobil 1 every 5000K since new, almost 80K now and running better than new.
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Re: What's a good oil for high mileage

Shell Rotella T.
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Re: What's a good oil for high mileage

^^^That's what the subie guys in this area use.
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Re: What's a good oil for high mileage

Yep, just put that in my bike. They don't make that on my weight with synthetic
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Re: What's a good oil for high mileage

When I had my ZJ, I used Mobil One between 125K-195K miles with oil changes being done every 7500 miles with no problems. Before 125K, I used Mobil clean 5000 from about 115K-125K miles with oil changes being done every 5000 miles. My Camaro SS (14 YO at the time) that had 50K miles on it was using Mobil One between 50K-60K miles with oil changes being done every 3000 miles with no problems. I just changed the oil in my Honda that has 284K miles with Mobil One high mileage and I'm going to change the oil every 7500 miles. We will see how that is going to work out. Once I am done getting free oil changes from my dealer, my Escape will also get Mobil One.
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Yep, just put that in my bike. They don't make that on my weight with synthetic
I used whatever weight matched best for whatever I was running it in.
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