77 chevy 350 4x4 187000 miles 10w30
65 bsa thunderbolt milage unkown do to no spedo mobil 1 10w30
2000 yamaha roadstar 1600 17000 miles mobil 1 10w30
87 yamaha tw200 10w30 whatever is on sale
85 yamaha bw200 10w30 whatever is on sale
92 gmc sierra 4.3 167000 quaker state 20w50 <--- Engine do for rebuild 20 k
96 chevy tahoe 71000 mobil 1 10w30
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You might want to watch out for sythetic conversions in a motor that
old. I was reading a page (look on google for engine or motor oil
bible) and they made a coment that if you give an engine a good cleaning
out (running 0W-20 for twenty minutes to clean the engine out) had an
effect of killing older engines because it got rid of some of the crap
that held some of thouse old gaskets and seals. you might want to try
to break the motor over to synthetic oil by replacing one quort of dino
with one synthetic at a time.
On 04 Oct 2003 12:55:17 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.org (CCred68046)
We have hundreds in our fleet with over 100K and quite a few with over
200K. They get 10W30 oil changed every 6000 miles. Most of the
transmissions last the same length with fluid & filter changes ever
30K. All makes, Ford, Chevy, Dodge. Taurus, Luminas, Caprices,
F150s, 250;s, 350';s, S10s, Rangers, etc.
1980 Chevy Van 30, 350 engine. Has 2.100 km on it, in fact the odometer
turned from 99.999 to zero last month. But since it has no 6th digit
there's no way to know if it has been doing 102.100, 202.100 or 302.100
etc. I use 15w40 during the summer and 10w40 in winter.
#1 1991 3/4 Ton suburban
10w30 used all year around
daily driver and used for towing
143k (still almost new) :-)
#2 1983 3/4 Van (full size)
15w40 all year around
daily driver and light towing when necessary
435k when the speedo broke (will fix when I can find a new speedo
this is Turtle.
I have 2 trucks / van i use in my HVAC /R commercial Service Business and
buy second hand truck or van in Chevy or GMC and run them to 300K+ and dump
them. I have been doing this trade off thing for years. If i get away from
the GMC or Chevy i get in trouble with repairs for I'm hell on a service
truck. Also i use nothing but castrol 20-W-40 year round.
1) 1993 1 ton Chevy crago van 350 ci -- Use castrol 20-W-40 year round --
change Oil + filter every 4K miles --i have 168K on it now --- i have
another 150K or 3 years left to dump it. i put about 50K a year on them
2) 1993 GMC 1/2 ton SLE 350 ci. -- use nothing but castrol oil 20-w-40
year round -- change oil + filter every 4K miles -- I have 155K on it and
about 3 years or 150K left before dumping it.
i seem to have trouble out of the Chevy or GMC with the 350 ci. after 300K+
on them. They messed me up now with the 327 ci. for i don't know about them
or have not seen them in the long haul to stand up to the 300K+ . Has
anybody seen the 327 ci. go the 300K+ and hold up like the old 350 ci. ?
I have drove a 2002 1/2 ton 2 wheel drive chevy with the 327 . I have
now idea about 300,000 miles this only had about 12,000 on it when i
drove it. it seemed like a spiffy engine but i recently test drove a
2004 3/4 2500HD with the 6.0 which i believe is actually a 368 ci it has
some serious get up and go. The price after rebate on this 04 W/T in
Iowa was about $26,000 it's a 4X4 ex-cab(quad doors), tow
package,am/fm,air,automatic. and that's about it. pretty basic truck but
has everything i would need for daily hauling. anyone own one of these?
Hvae a Great One !
1996 Chevy S-10 Reg Cab Pickup Short Box
106,000 Miles on truck.
5W30 Valvoline Oil used exclusively, Oil changed every 7500 miles (As per Long
Trip Maintenance Schedule)
Truck is a daily driver, firewood retriever, home building supplies carrier.
I do not tow with this truck.
Doesn't leak or burn a drop of oil, runs great...looking to put another 100k on
1991, S-10, 4.3 6, bought it with 30,000 miles on it in 1994. Mileage as
of today 193,650.
All original parts except for the basics and the only expensive repairs
so far heater core and a starter (if that is considered expensive).
I lose maybe less than a half of quart of oil between changes and change
the oil at or a little over 3,000 miles.
Oil: Summer 10w30
Never used any additives
Love the truck, most reliable vehicle I ever owned. I am currently
looking for a car and most likely will buy one within the next week or
so but the truck is mine or soon to be my sons. The only real issues I
am battling right at the moment though is the body, paint in terrible
shape and rust in some areas. My overall plan for the truck is once I
get something new is to park it and start working on the body and
interior. Then get a nice paint job and give it to my son who will be
driving in a another year and 5 months. He really likes it and already
has plans for what he wants to do with it.
Castrol 10 W 30
Castrol 5 W 30 ( under 50 degree temps )
Changed Every 3000 miles with filter.
Oops, sorry I forgot this is the truck newsgroup .
1991 Pontiac Bonneville LE
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