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Old 06-07-2013, 01:25 PM   #51
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Suppose someone is hitting the drag strip 2-4 times a month.....OR, they drive like they are on a drag strip when they are getting onto the highway etc. will the Mobile 1 extended life 5w-20 still hold up? Should I think about changing it out sooner....is it even the right oil for what I'm doing. I already cooked one barring and had it replaced under warranty (the whole motor) and I don't want to do that again.
If you daily drive pretty hard, i wouldn't run Mobil 1 Extend Life for the full 15,000 miles. I'd think 10,000 would be pretty acceptable though. Changing oil more frequently can do nothing but good for your engine.
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Old 11-23-2013, 10:48 PM   #52
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I been using Mobil 1 full synthetic for years in all my vehicles. I use the viscosity level recommended by the manufacturer.

The exception is my 2012 F150 EcoBoost......it's still under warranty and goes to the dealer for everything!
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Old 02-27-2014, 03:46 PM   #53
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A friend works as a fleet mechanic at a large utility company. He told me they are using Mobil 1 full synthetic out to 15,000 miles, and changing the filter every 5,000 miles. He seems to think it works as long as you change the filter often.
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Old 03-03-2014, 03:38 PM   #54
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I run Royal Purple in about all my vehicles except for my 77 granada beater only because the engine is wore and when you add synthetic to a wore engine you tend to loose more oil due to it's better lubrication properties.

This is also a really good deal well better than Walmart or any of the local auto parts store, sure wish I lived closer than 100 miles to Summitracing!

37.97 for 5 quarts what a deal
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/rpo-51530/overview/

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