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      07-20-2010, 06:25 AM   #1
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How often should I change the oil?

I do at least one DE a month so I'm assuming the manufacturers schedule is not often enough? Should I change it after every event or two? 3000 miles? Or wait till the car tells me?

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      07-20-2010, 07:05 AM   #2
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I do an extra oil change in between the scheduled changes so about every 7500 miles.No issues so far,but I sure hope that after 42000 kms there would not be!
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      07-20-2010, 03:49 PM   #3
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Thanks TrackRat I just ordered a kit from Blackstone

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If you care... a Used oil Analysis, (UOA) for ~$25. will objectively tell you if the oil is still serviceable, i.e. can you leave it in longer or does it need to be changed sooner. Blackstone and Titan Labs are two popular UOA labs.
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      07-20-2010, 04:00 PM   #4
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ShadeD1- Do you do your DE's at MSR or TWS and with which orgs? I'm looking to do more events, and I'm interested in where the other locals are going.

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I'm plan on doing oil changes every 7.5k.


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      07-20-2010, 05:22 PM   #6
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I go with The Drivers Edge (www.thedriversedge.net) about once a month. We to to TWS MSR Cresson, Harris Hill San Marcos, and in Mid August we will be at MSR Houston. I think there are still slots open. I've been quite happy with the organization and have been using them monthly for a couple of years.

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ShadeD1- Do you do your DE's at MSR or TWS and with which orgs? I'm looking to do more events, and I'm interested in where the other locals are going.

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      07-28-2010, 03:08 PM   #7
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Evrey 5,000 miles worked for me
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I get mine done every 7500 miles
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