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#3286156 - 02/18/14 12:17 PM Re: Any car owners with bypass and huge mileage? [Re: alexeft]
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Registered: 01/21/05
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Loc: Charlotte, NC
biron,

Congrads on your GC. Watched your youtube vid, nice looking van. You must take good care of it.

Wayne


Edited by Oldmoparguy1 (02/18/14 12:18 PM)
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G-05, if you do a 100% flush and replacement, is really closer to a universal coolant. Wilhelm_D

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#3289928 - 02/21/14 07:33 PM Re: Any car owners with bypass and huge mileage? [Re: alexeft]
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I have an OilGuard EPS10 on my !echo! that was installed early on in the life of the car; This was all prior to my extensive reading on BITOG; If I had to do it all over again, I wouldn't bother or if I did, I would get a dual Amsoil setup. There really isn't any room under the hood and it would require removing the front bumper. Right after I bought it the filter prices skyrocketed so I don't bother changing the filter element unless it plugs or malfunctions. (2 have malfunctioned)

That being said 300K+ miles and I'm just coming around to dnewton's way of thinking.

My car consumes 1qt/1-2K now which is actually a blessing in disguise when we are going on a few months without a dry day to do an OC.

I run M1 EP filters in the winter so I don't have to bother changing the filter during an OC, I just drain and refill (5 minute OC)
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