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How Many Miles Do You Put On Your Ride In a Week? #4647245
01/26/18 05:12 PM
01/26/18 05:12 PM
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Mississippi
Speak2Mountain Offline OP
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Mississippi
2nd part: What oil do you use (mostly)

3rd part: Are you happy w/your motor oil choice or will you switch to another oil

Thx

Re: How Many Miles Do You Put On Your Ride In a Week? [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4647249
01/26/18 05:16 PM
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USA
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USA
about 300 miles per week

Castrol Edge 0w30

Yeah it's a good oil, but I got some Rotella T6 5w30 for free from Shell as part of a giveaway thing that they were doing to BITOG members (they private messaged some people on here, asked for an address, and it came in a few days). But had I not received this free Rotella, I'd keep using the Castrol smile

Re: How Many Miles Do You Put On Your Ride In a Week? [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4647252
01/26/18 05:21 PM
01/26/18 05:21 PM
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NJ
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NJ
Approximately 50 miles per week.

Mobil 1 0w20 (car has only had EP 0w20/AFE 0w20 and AP 0w20)

I like Mobil 1. They were ahead of the game with LSPI/DI engines. However, I like Valvoline's Instant Oil change centers. In time when I don't feel like changing the oil anymore I will go there. I take gf's car there now.

Re: How Many Miles Do You Put On Your Ride In a Week? [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4647267
01/26/18 05:54 PM
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Texas
Bud Offline
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40 to 50 miles per week.

Mobil 1 0w20 afe with no plans to switch.


2016 Honda Pilot EX-L with NAVI.....Mobil 1 0w20 AFE and Honda OEM Filter
Re: How Many Miles Do You Put On Your Ride In a Week? [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4647270
01/26/18 05:56 PM
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About 50 miles a week. I plan on using Valvoline Advanced Synthetic or Valvoline Modern Engine for my go to oil changing it every 5000 miles or one year.


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Re: How Many Miles Do You Put On Your Ride In a Week? [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4647276
01/26/18 06:02 PM
01/26/18 06:02 PM
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Crown Point, IN
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Crown Point, IN
You people do not drive enough.

Depends on where I do but i would say about 300 miles a week. I have been using Castrol Magnatec lately because I bought all the clearance oil from Advance. I have a bunch of Idemitsu oil next.


15 Accord Coupe EX-L V6 Navi
Castrol Magnatec 0w20

Re: How Many Miles Do You Put On Your Ride In a Week? [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4647304
01/26/18 06:25 PM
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Canada
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Canada
About 10 miles a week.

Whatever the OP put in the car before I purchased it. I think he said something about running this oil:
http://www.eneos.us/products/eneos-fully-synthetic-motor-oil/eneos-5w-30/

I'm not going to stick with it. Considering my minimal driving I'll just use a cheap syn that meets the OEM specs.


06 Lexus IS350- Wife
88 BMW 325is- Mistress
Say "no" to Turbo!
Re: How Many Miles Do You Put On Your Ride In a Week? [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4647324
01/26/18 06:42 PM
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Huntington WV
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Huntington WV
Wife puts 500 miles a week on her A4. Castrol Edge 0w-40
I put 1250 miles a week on my company van Chevy 2500 4.8 vortec with 266K. Castrol 0w-40.
No plans to change oil brands. Run both on 10k oci.


2011 VW JETTA Castrol Edge 0W-40
2012 FORD TRANSIT CONNECT Castrol Edge 5W-20
2016 HONDA CIVIC COUPE Frankenbrew 0W-20 to 5w-40
2017 AUDI A4 Castrol Edge 0W-40
Re: How Many Miles Do You Put On Your Ride In a Week? [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4647325
01/26/18 06:42 PM
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Oshawa, Ont. Canada
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200 kms a week for work and whatever else I end up doing on my 3 days off? Winter time, if I am not snowmobiling and traveling to snow, it isn't a whole lot more, but in good snow years, I can easily rack up 3-400 kms in a week.

When summer comes, it is that same 200, plus another 250 kms traveling back an forth to our trailer.

I am currently using PP and my wife is using PUP, 5-20 and 5-30, and I have zero plans to change that going forward as it is great oil, based on the UOA's that have been posted here, and with neither vehicle consuming any oil, there is no reason to switch, imo.
I usually find it on sale as well, which is a plus, and it's usually less expensive than another popular oil on here. wink


2017 Chevy Impala 3.6 L.
2013 Ram 5.7 L Hemi Bighorn QC 4x4
2008 Chevy Malibu 2.4 L Ecotec
Pennzoil Platinum and/or Pennzoil Ultra Platinum in all 3.
Re: How Many Miles Do You Put On Your Ride In a Week? [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4647335
01/26/18 06:51 PM
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North Carolina
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About 500mi a week on both cars. I use Euro 0W-40s right now. Have 10 quarts each left of Pennzoil and Mobil 1 0W-40.

I'm planning on buying 5 gallon buckets of Mobil Delvac 1 ESP 5W-40 and running that in errythang.

I run 5k intervals.


"Zed's dead baby, Zed's dead."
Re: How Many Miles Do You Put On Your Ride In a Week? [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4647351
01/26/18 07:01 PM
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Texas
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Maybe 8-10 miles a week. Delvac 1 ESP.


06 E320 CDI 98k miles
14 Sienna 33k miles
96 E300 297k miles Donated
Re: How Many Miles Do You Put On Your Ride In a Week? [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4647360
01/26/18 07:11 PM
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OH
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OH
I do around 400 miles a week and my wife does around 300.
We take my car on most weekend shopping and Cincinnati excursions since, as I always tell my wife, we may as well take the one that already has door dings.
I've used HGMO, TGMO, PP and SSO in the '12 Accord over it's now 82K and it's on AFE ATM, as is the '17 Forester on its first run after the FF.
I don't see a great deal of difference between these oils in actual use although the Amsoil might have been smoother at the end of its run than I've seen with other oils.
You can split hairs over NOACK and MRV/CCV as well as moly treat rates along with other adds, but probably any 0W-20 would do about as well as anything I've used.


18 Accord Hybrid FF
17 Forester 18K VME 0W-20
12 Accord LX 96K SSO 0W-20
09 Forester 95K M1HM 10W-30
01 Focus ZX3 118K PP 5W-20
96 Accord LX 104K T5 10W-30
95 318i
Re: How Many Miles Do You Put On Your Ride In a Week? [Re: dan_erickson] #4647372
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Originally Posted By: dan_erickson
You people do not drive enough.

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I used to drive 300 miles a week and sometimes 500. Since I’ve retired I don’t need to drive like that. I’ll leave that to you youngsters.


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Re: How Many Miles Do You Put On Your Ride In a Week? [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4647412
01/26/18 08:11 PM
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South Carolina
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South Carolina
I drive at least 420 mi/wk just commuting to work(s).
I mostly drive the Fiesta, which continually gets near 40 MPG without even trying, and is running Valvoline SynPower 5W-20 on it's first oil change.
The oil meets Ford's requirements, has low potential for intake valve deposits based on NOACK and that other thing that I forget, and is readily available at a good price. No plans to change.


2017 Ford Fiesta 1.0T - Valvoline SynPower 5W-20, Motorcraft FL910S
1988 GMC K1500 4.3/700R4 - Supertech 15W-40, Fram TG3980
1986 Ford Ranger 2.0 - uhh
Re: How Many Miles Do You Put On Your Ride In a Week? [Re: Speak2Mountain] #4647415
01/26/18 08:14 PM
01/26/18 08:14 PM
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Wet side WA
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Wet side WA
On average for the last 19 weeks 232.84 a week.


2004 Corolla 128202
Out: VML 5w-30 TG4967 OCI 5007 Miles
In: EDGE EP 5W-30 Bosch 3311 122537 7-18-18
2006 Duramax 74615
Out: T6 5W-40 M1-303
In: T6 5W-40 XG9100 73705 4-22-18
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