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post #1 of 23 Old 07-14-2010, 03:23 PM Thread Starter
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Question bout oil in 7.3

How often do you guys change your oil in your truck??? I changed my oil for the first time yesterday and Ford is saying change it every 2k miles... But thing is im not towing anything and drive a total of 30 minutes a day thats going and coming..
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Every 2K!!!!! No f'ing way. I go every 5K and that has always worked for myself and my customers.
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I go every 5,000

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Every 5K on the dot and Blackstone agrees.

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5000k here as well.

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Every June. About 17,000 miles and the lab says it is still good to go. Oh yeah it is AMSOIL.

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12k with bypass filter change at 6k. Running Amsoil.

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4-5k depending upon duties of the truck if i pull it a couple times it gets changed at 3k just to play it safe

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