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Old 05-05-2007, 01:04 AM   #1  
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my 5.0 burns a quart every500 miles or so. how much oil does your 5.0 drink through?
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Old 05-05-2007, 01:05 AM   #2  
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None..or not enough to make a huge difference.
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Old 05-05-2007, 01:10 AM   #3  
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my last motor went through mabye 7 litres in 3000kms, but there was no rings on the #8 piston.

the new rebuilt motor burns no oil
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184k miles on the motor and I burn about a quart between oil changes.
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My car burns nothing...but that is because it aint broke

But my '86.......that thing went throuhg a quart a week!

Between the leak in my rear main seal and the ton of smoke that came out of my pipes I was a major contributor to the whole global warming thing
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i have a valve cover gasket leak but thats about it. i thought it was normal for 5.0s to drink oil a lot?
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Old 05-05-2007, 02:13 AM   #7  
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Mine burns a quart every 1k miles. What that means is that I could go 1500 or so miles before the oil light would come on (ifI wanted to), and that in three thousand miles, I add two quarts before changing the oil. It seems to go that way like clockwork, and hasn't gotten any better or worse.
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mine doesnt eat a drop atleast not enough to notice and when ever i do an oil change always right at 3k or before the oil is very very clean still
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I use about a quart every 1000 to 1500 miles. I also noticed, if it is full, I will use a quart faster than if i keep it a little low...kinda weird.
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Hey, 5.0Stanger, how many miles have you personally put on your car altogether. Has the rate of oil consumption changed during that time?
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