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Old 10-30-2013, 07:22 AM   #31
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Do these JKs come with break-in oil? I thought all engines are broken-in at the factory these days.

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Old 10-30-2013, 07:31 AM   #32
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Chrysler uses no special break in oil, they use assembly lube which protects the engine when it is fired up for the very first time. You can change it at 1000 miles and switch to synthetic oil if you desire. Just be sure to use a synthetic oil that meets the Chrysler spec.

I won't touch the change the FF early or leave it in argument. I've been down that road and would rather not go down it again. But if you want some interesting reading check out Used Oil Analysis for new engines, vs. broken in engines.

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Old 10-30-2013, 08:26 AM   #33
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Originally Posted by gecko4 View Post
Just trying to keep you from raining on the parade, sunshine. A lot of useful information gets exchanged throughout the entire thread. Useless posts like yours are no help. If you don't like it, don't bother reading.
Ok, pumpkin. Your recent reply had absolutely no value to the discussion whatsoever. If you do not like my retorts to your snide remarks I suggest that you not make them in the future, at least not to me.
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Old 10-30-2013, 09:39 AM   #34
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Originally Posted by RoadiJeff View Post
Wow, two new oil threads on the same day and it's only Tuesday. At this rate we will easily break the 3 oil threads per week rate before Sunday.

For the record, "my" oil thread was directed more towards curiosity on the "mystery break-in oil" rather than starting a debate on which oil is best. I know that's a loss cause, and that's why I will only run Liberty Gold Plus or Bullseye Automotive in my Jeep!

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