Originally Posted by zmanm3
Don't listen to these guys, oil changes are just a gimmick that big oil and car companies use to get you to spend more money. Engines don't even need oil anymore because most engine builders coat all the parts in Teflon.
You forgot the [/sarcasm on] and [/sarcasm off/] for that comment!
And that is a long time between oil changes OP. While you don't have to change it every 3,000 miles (4828 KM) like the oil change places would like, you do need to change it more often than 24,854 miles!