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#2638526 - 05/28/12 05:36 PM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
Stephen_G Offline


Registered: 04/12/12
Posts: 406
Loc: Mount Holly New Jersey
Friend's 1987 Ford Aerostar 3.0L

Peak 10W40 and Purolator 30001 filter (FL1A, takes a FL400S but there is a reason for the larger filter and different weight than OE 5W30)

We flushed the engine with gunk HM oil flush, and despite having jack stands, air tools, etc. it took us about 10 hours to do it, mostly due to the cramped conditions underneath, and not backing the trans off the engine. we did put it all back together properly in the end.

Now here is why we did that, the oil pressure gauge was erratic, even after he replaced the sender unit. So his idea was to dump gunk high milage engine flush into it, run it through for 5 minutes, let it sit for 20-30 minutes, and then remove the pan, clean out the pickup screen, replace the gasket, put it back together.

I did not fully approve of this, but i figured that without me he would mess it up more than i care to imangine.

After using the flush the internals of the engine looked pretty clean, at least what i could see on the underside through the oil pan that never came out fully, we used rags to clean the pan out from the flush.

Will i ever do this on a ford aerostar again...no way without 50 bucks in restitution. I did hte ugy a favor this time, but he is going to help me replace the valve cover gaskets on the sable, and flush the radiator.

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#2638536 - 05/28/12 05:42 PM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
ArtDart Online   content


Registered: 07/25/09
Posts: 341
Loc: Missouri
2009 Hyundai Accent SE 30k
Out & In
2.5 qts M1 0w30 AFE
24 oz M1 0w30 Racing
8 oz Lubeguard BioTech
Hyundai 26300 35503 filter
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'09 Hyundai Accent SE 1.6L - QS Defy 5w30/OEM
'95 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L - VML 5w30/Fram TG



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#2638584 - 05/28/12 06:29 PM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
craigq Offline


Registered: 05/21/05
Posts: 355
Loc: ON, CA
2007 Yaris 104,100 KM
Out: Mobil 1 5W30 (a little over 8,000 KM)
In: MotoMaster Formula 1 Conventional 5W30
Toyota OEM Filters
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2014 KTM Duke 690 - Motorex Cross Power 10W60
2014 Jeep Wrangler Sport - PP 5w20
2012 VW Jetta GLI - Castrol (BC) 5W40

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#2639159 - 05/29/12 10:52 AM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
Jordan_FX4 Offline


Registered: 07/05/11
Posts: 91
Loc: Southern IL
2004 Ford F150 5.4L 136,500
7,200 miles on oci
Out: Amsoil ASL 5w-30 and Bosch Distance Plus oil filter
In: Pennzoil Ultra 5w-30 and Purolator Pure One oil filter


Edited by Jordan_FX4 (05/29/12 11:01 AM)
Edit Reason: added info
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1966 Ford Mustang PYB 10W30

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#2639817 - 05/29/12 11:05 PM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
Hemi_Time Offline


Registered: 05/26/12
Posts: 17
Loc: Illinois
2006 Toyota Corolla 63,576 miles
6300 miles on oil
Out: Mobil 1 5w20 + Purolator PureOne PL14477
In: Pennzoil Ultra 5w20 + same filter (new)
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2004 Tahoe 5.3L 4x4, Mobil Super HM 5w30, PF61E filter
2010 Toyota Prius, TGMO 0w20, Toyota OEM filter

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#2639906 - 05/30/12 05:52 AM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
Garak Offline


Registered: 12/05/09
Posts: 11756
Loc: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
1991 Audi 200 Turbo, 268,000 km (no longer mine)
- out RP 10w-40 SL, Mann W 719/5
- in Mobil Delvac Super 1300 15w-40, Mann W 719/5
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Plain, simple Garak.

2008 Infiniti G37 coupe - Mobil Delvac 1 ESP 5w-40, Hastings LF113
1984 F-150 4.9L six - Quaker State GB 10w-30, Wix 51515

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#2640260 - 05/30/12 12:22 PM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
Garak Offline


Registered: 12/05/09
Posts: 11756
Loc: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
2008 Infiniti G37 Coupe, 68,080 km
- out PYB 5w-30 SN/GF-5, Wix 51365
- in PYB 5w-30 SN/GF-5, Wix 51365
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Plain, simple Garak.

2008 Infiniti G37 coupe - Mobil Delvac 1 ESP 5w-40, Hastings LF113
1984 F-150 4.9L six - Quaker State GB 10w-30, Wix 51515

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#2640711 - 05/30/12 08:41 PM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
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Registered: 04/28/08
Posts: 26705
Loc: Ontario, Canada
2000 BWM 328i, 262,925Km
Out: Redline 5w30, BMW Filter (MANN)
In: AMSOIL Euro 5w40 w/MANN Filter

Miles on oil: 4,544Km (2,823 miles)

Note: This is a "cleaning" OCI. Pic thread for reference.
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02 Expedition
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#2643182 - 06/02/12 02:33 PM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
fdcg27 Offline


Registered: 09/25/09
Posts: 9549
Loc: OH
'95 BMW 318iC, 127,992 car, about 3K oil

Out: Maxlife 10W-40, Purolator cartridge filter

In: Maxlife NG 10W-40, Fram cartridge filter

I put the oil I just drained in the car about 500 miles before I stored it for the winter. I still wanted to get 3K out of it.
I'll run the current fill 4K and then UOA it.
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09 Forester 64K PU 5W-30
02 Accord 127K G-Oil 5W-30
01 Focus ZX3 98K Synpower 10W-30
95 BMW 318iC 149K Defy 10W-40

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#2643190 - 06/02/12 02:55 PM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
MrBiglund Offline


Registered: 12/12/06
Posts: 131
Loc: Canada
'06 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L

QSAD 5liters+Carquest Red R85515 Oil filter@177,000km.

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#2643443 - 06/02/12 08:43 PM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: MrBiglund]
Malo83 Offline


Registered: 08/08/08
Posts: 1061
Loc: Cali
08 Malibu LTZ 3.6 VVT
5.5 qts Pennzoil Platinum
Wix oil filter 57060


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#2643456 - 06/02/12 08:55 PM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
r34dy2fly Offline


Registered: 11/02/08
Posts: 153
Loc: Fort Polk, LA
2005 Volvo S60 - 99,000 miles on car - 5000 on oil.

5.1 qts of Pennzoil Ultra 5W40: 1 qt of Pennzoil Ultra 5W20

OEM Mahle Filter.
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08 BMW M3 - Castrol TWS 10W-60
05 Volvo S60 - PU 5W-30

Past:
01 Porsche 911 Turbo
04 Mazda 3s
93 Mazda RX-7 R1

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#2643598 - 06/03/12 12:22 AM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
kb9skw Offline


Registered: 11/30/08
Posts: 21
Loc: Madison WI
Out:
Mobil Super Synthetic 10w30, 4,000 miles
Mobil 1 Filter, 9,000 miles

In:
4 quarts Shell Rotella T5 10w30
1 quart Shell Rotella T 15w40
K&N Filter that was laying around

The oil had been changed 9,000 miles ago with Super Synthetic and the above M1 filter and the oil again changed 4,000 miles ago. After only 4,000 miles this oil looked very dirty in the drain pan. I plan on cutting open the filter tomorrow.
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2008 Ford F150 XLT (Motorcraft 5w30)
2006 Ford Five Hundred SEL (Mobil 1 5w20)
2004 Chrysler 300M Platimum (Shell Rotella T5 10w30)

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#2643649 - 06/03/12 06:42 AM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
toneydoc Offline


Registered: 12/16/11
Posts: 1060
Loc: War Eagle
2010 Chrysler Sebring
18,150 on car 4,500 on oil

Out-Mobil Clean 5000 5w30 and Bosch oil filter

In- Valvoline NextGen 5w30 and Microguard oil filter
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1994 Jeep 136k Nextgen 5w30HM
2014 Camry 1k Toyo 0w20
2010 Sebring 32k NextGen5w30
2014 HD Ultra 3k HD20w50
2012 Toyota Rav4 13k Toyo 5w20

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#2644155 - 06/03/12 07:17 PM Re: Post your latest oil change [Re: Superbuick96]
Sonataman Offline


Registered: 01/15/12
Posts: 264
Loc: Ga
2011 Sonata
30,565 on car, 1,000 on oil
Out- Valvoline Durablend 5w20
In- PYB 10w30
Factory filter.
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2011 Hyundai Sonata
1994 KLX686
2004 Ninja 250

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