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How often do you really need to change motor oil article?

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If you are going to do it, do it right - have it analyzed, and change it when the analysis says to......
I am with John, and IIRC BH posted he same for their trucks/semi-

I wonder what the usual cost is for an oil anlaysis and if it comes out more cost effective if the longer interval for oil change defrays the cost of the oil analysis.
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I wonder what the usual cost is for an oil anlaysis
and if it comes out more cost effective if the longer interval for oil change defrays the cost of the oil analysis.
Link to Blackstone Labs prices; Tests / Price List

And to Polaris Labs; Polaris Testing Kits


...both in Indiana(BS in Ft. Wayne and Polaris in Indy(about 5 mins. from my home)

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"more than 150 million gallons of motor oil each year – enough oil to fill 255 Olympic-sized swimming pools,"

Why, why, why does he want to fill swimming pools with used oil?
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"more than 150 million gallons of motor oil each year – enough oil to fill 255 Olympic-sized swimming pools,"

Why, why, why does he want to fill swimming pools with used oil?
Uh, one could swim faster due to the "slickness" of the oil?


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I wonder if they drain the Olympic pool oil using dipstick vacuum suction or drain plug method. Oops don't want to open that debate again!

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