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changing oil

How often do you guys change your oil, I change mine every 5k,my travel is mostly highway miles.

1997 F-350 CC Dually Power Hungry performance chip. DIY air intake ,4" Diamond Eye exhaust, Trans temp gauge,Pyrometer gauge 10,000 Lb. Warn Winch, 1 million candle power auxilary lights,black heavy diamond plate bumper/brushguard
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3K to 5K some where in there it depends on my schedual
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7500 miles or so

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Just wondering if I should change mine more often because it doesn't get driven near as much with the diesel prices so high. It gets driven less than 2k a year now.

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What kind of oil are you running?

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On average 7500 miles or so. I run 5w-40 Rotella full syn.
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I change mine every 5000

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Mine is my daily driver...I'm pretty good about changing every 3500 miles.

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every 3 thousand to 4 thousand miles

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Been using Rotella T 15W40 and changing every 5000 miles. Switched to AMSOIL 15W40 and AMSOIL filter. Going for 25,000 miles between changes with an analysis at 10,000 and 20,000 miles.

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