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Old 06-12-2012, 06:15 PM   #1
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Oil Change

I just purchased an '03 jeep wrangler with 61,000 miles on it. I was wondering what is the best oil brand and filter I should use to get the max life out of my jeep. I want to run this thing until it hits 300,000.

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Old 06-12-2012, 06:18 PM   #2
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I like mopar the best but will also use wix or napa. ( I have heard wix makes all of them!) for oil 6 quarts of any of the top brands in the correct viscosity. I like castrol, Amsoil, or royal purple. I change mine every 4 months or 3000 miles

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Old 06-12-2012, 06:23 PM   #3
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As far as synthetic and regular goes, people will swear by one or the other. I have not seen a difference to say for myself, just be sure to pick one and stick with it.
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Old 06-12-2012, 07:59 PM   #4
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Thanks I appreciate it. Like I said I am going to run this thing forever. Just bought it and I am addicted.
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Old 06-12-2012, 09:40 PM   #5
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A good used oil analysis came back from a 4.0L for 5k mile OCI and it came back great.

stuff seems to be exactly what your geared towards and is a super deal. 15 bucks for 5qt jug at walmart. its 50% group III synthetic and is a HM oil.

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Old 06-12-2012, 10:24 PM   #6
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I like penzoil and valvoline.

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