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View Poll Results: Quarts of oil between changes?
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Old 07-29-2014, 05:15 PM   #1
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I understand it comes with the territory, but how much oil do you folks burn? I've managed as much as 2 quarts in 2500 miles or so with my 96 PI swap. While I do drive like a jackass on occasion, this seems like a lot. I was curious what the kind of usage the rest of you see. Want to jump on this if it's a mechanical issue. Car runs great otherwise. and apologies if I'm in the wrong section, it wouldn't let me post in tech
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Old 07-29-2014, 05:49 PM   #2
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None....but my pony is but a few years old.
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Yeah I would expect a Coyote to need minimal maintenance and checkups. I assume it's a coyote, they're still a ways out of my price range so I haven't read up on newer mustangs too much
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Voted, I'm around 2 quarts because of bad valve seals. I'm also to lazy to fix it right now.
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Old 08-01-2014, 06:16 AM   #6
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Yeah I would expect a Coyote to need minimal maintenance and checkups. I assume it's a coyote, they're still a ways out of my price range so I haven't read up on newer mustangs too much
The 2010 he mentioned is actually a 4.6, not a Coyote. My built 4.6 burns about 1/2 quart every 1k or so. Switching to a thicker oil though.
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I burned a quart when the car was new, but nothing since them.
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Old 08-01-2014, 03:34 PM   #8
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Ha it sounds like a case of "your mileage may vary". anyone with a 99-04 that drives like an ***?
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Old 08-04-2014, 03:19 PM   #9
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I clicked "0". My '13 certainly uses less than a quart between changes, but I'm not sure it's really 0. Only 9500 miles so can't be totally sure, through it certainly does not seem excessive in any way.
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Haven't noticed any oil usage on mine yet. I've only had it since April and I'm just now at a thousand or so. Welcome to the forum.
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