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07-08-2013 12:39 PM
DallasJKU I decided to go with Pennzoil Platinum synthetic. I will still change every 6K miles just to be safe.
07-06-2013 07:09 PM
DallasJKU
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Originally Posted by RoadiJeff View Post

Autozone, Jiffy Lube, etc., are required to accept used oil for recycling. There is no charge. They won't take it if you have it in an antifreeze container, even if you told them you rinsed it out prior to putting the oil in.

Most of the places I've taken mine to have a 5 gal. per day limit on how much you can drop off.
Maybe I will just keep going to the place I have been going to. I trust them and I'm not sure the savings is worth my time and effort.
07-06-2013 07:05 PM
RoadiJeff
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Originally Posted by DallasJKU View Post
Plus if I change it every 3-4 miles then I can rotate my tires at same time.
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Originally Posted by RoadiJeff View Post
Isn't that a bit TOO frequent?
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Originally Posted by DallasJKU View Post
I just noticed I said 3-4 miles, but I guess that would guarantee clean oil and my tires would last forever.
You tires might last a long time but I don't know about your lug nuts.
07-06-2013 07:04 PM
RoadiJeff
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Originally Posted by DallasJKU View Post
They dispose of it for free??
Autozone, Jiffy Lube, etc., are required to accept used oil for recycling. There is no charge. They won't take it if you have it in an antifreeze container, even if you told them you rinsed it out prior to putting the oil in.

Most of the places I've taken mine to have a 5 gal. per day limit on how much you can drop off.
07-06-2013 04:56 PM
DallasJKU
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Originally Posted by RoadiJeff View Post

Isn't that a bit TOO frequent?
I just noticed I said 3-4 miles, but I guess that would guarantee clean oil and my tires would last forever.
07-06-2013 04:44 PM
m998dna You save $30 .. enough for three Big Macs, fries and large Coke.



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07-06-2013 03:28 PM
DallasJKU
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Originally Posted by WillDawg View Post

Drain into an oil pan fill up with new oil. Empty pan into the used bottles and take it to a oil change shop and drop it off.
They dispose of it for free??
07-06-2013 03:26 PM
WillDawg
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Originally Posted by DallasJKU View Post
I've never changed my own oil before and would like to give it a try. Where do I dispose of the oil??
Drain into an oil pan fill up with new oil. Empty pan into the used bottles and take it to a oil change shop and drop it off.
07-06-2013 03:25 PM
DallasJKU I've never changed my own oil before and would like to give it a try. Where do I dispose of the oil??
07-06-2013 12:46 AM
DallasJKU
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Originally Posted by RoadiJeff View Post

Isn't that a bit TOO frequent?
Can't be bad. Plus it keeps me on a regular schedule for tires.
07-06-2013 12:44 AM
RoadiJeff
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Originally Posted by DallasJKU View Post
I plan on keeping mine conventional because I think frequent oil changes are best. Plus if I change it every 3-4 miles then I can rotate my tires at same time.
Isn't that a bit TOO frequent?
07-06-2013 12:03 AM
DallasJKU I hate to bring this thread back up. I plan on keeping mine conventional because I think frequent oil changes are best. Plus if I change it every 3-4 miles then I can rotate my tires at same time. Makes it easy to remember.
06-15-2013 02:07 PM
SilverSport
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Originally Posted by Old Dogger View Post
YES, YES, my Alzheimer's caused a typo, shame on me, sometimes I just get so confused!
Thank you for correcting me, BEERHOLDER it is, in fact one in each hand even makes it better...., but not while driving my Wrangler...
Please understand, that I do not support driving intoxicated, for I am dangerous enough sober! I am just so shaky and my reaction time is just so slow, maybe that is why I run off of the road occasionally. When my Alzheimer's kicks in, well I get lost, and it is so sad! Have any of you ever felt lost in life, with no direction to turn too??? Boy is it ever a terrible feeling, OBAMA, I NEED HELP, PLEASE TAKE CARE OF ME..................
Perhaps a helmet with a beerholder on each side with flexible straws?
06-15-2013 01:05 PM
m998dna Old Dogger ...

This Buds for you ...

Budweiser and Pennzoil ... a winning combination.

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06-13-2013 12:03 PM
Old Dogger
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Originally Posted by tab22092 View Post
You mean BEERHOLDER..... Here we go again. Where is O.D? Lol
YES, YES, my Alzheimer's caused a typo, shame on me, sometimes I just get so confused!
Thank you for correcting me, BEERHOLDER it is, in fact one in each hand even makes it better...., but not while driving my Wrangler...
Please understand, that I do not support driving intoxicated, for I am dangerous enough sober! I am just so shaky and my reaction time is just so slow, maybe that is why I run off of the road occasionally. When my Alzheimer's kicks in, well I get lost, and it is so sad! Have any of you ever felt lost in life, with no direction to turn too??? Boy is it ever a terrible feeling, OBAMA, I NEED HELP, PLEASE TAKE CARE OF ME..................
06-13-2013 10:47 AM
Walkingstick
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Originally Posted by n00g7 View Post
NBA is boredom redefined.
X2.
I'd rather watch a camel spider and a scorpion fight.
06-13-2013 10:40 AM
CaptainCalf
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Originally Posted by SilverSport View Post
Synthetic sizzlin strawberry kool aid for me.
Save a dinosaur and drink the cool aid
06-13-2013 08:21 AM
SilverSport Synthetic sizzlin strawberry kool aid for me.
06-12-2013 10:22 PM
n00g7
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Originally Posted by tab22092 View Post
You mean BEERHOLDER..... Here we go again. Where is O.D? Lol

Speaking of beer, I just ordered my personalized license plate that reads "HLDMYBR" for my jeep and will order "NWCHTHS" for my car later this week and always park them next to each other.
06-12-2013 10:17 PM
n00g7
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Originally Posted by Old Dogger View Post
No not pis-ed, but very happy!
The spurs were sharp and cut James down to size last night, YA, YA,
I picked up a case of Budweiser today and am getting ready to indulge!

It's time for another oil war, YES, YES, I LOVE IT, let's do it.........
NBA is boredom redefined.
06-12-2013 10:16 PM
tab22092
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Originally Posted by Miser View Post

Agree, but common sense is in the eyes of the beholder!
What is common sense to one may not be to another!
Some of us are just more gullible to statements without proof than others.
That doesn't make us bad, or good, but rather just different!
You mean BEERHOLDER..... Here we go again. Where is O.D? Lol
06-12-2013 10:12 PM
Miser
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Originally Posted by SilverSport View Post
. I like to think common sense will sometimes serve to validate an idea without concrete proof always being required.
Agree, but common sense is in the eyes of the beholder!
What is common sense to one may not be to another!
Some of us are just more gullible to statements without proof than others.
That doesn't make us bad, or good, but rather just different!
06-12-2013 09:46 PM
SilverSport
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Originally Posted by Miser View Post
As to why Chevy and Ford use synthetics: Since I don't work for them, or represent them in any way, then any answer that I would give you would come from no substance and or validity. I would suggest that question be addressed directly to Chevy And Ford.

Does this mean that the benefits don't exist: I don't know of anybody, me included that can tell you that because I or somebody don't believe or agree in something, that a benefit in using it doesn't exist. But also weighed in the equation needs to be proof by somebody, or a way to measure/substantiate a issue to make it clear and valid to everybody.
Just making a statement without something tangible to support it, leaves a lot to be desired!!!
I simply asked because in an earlier post you stated if their was any validity in improving MPG by using synthetics, Chrysler would have jumped on the band wagon. Was that a statement without tangible proof to support it?

I do know GM did a study about a decade ago using synthetic gear lube in the rear diffs of 2WD pickups and netted a 5% increase in MPG. 5% of 20 MPG would be a 1 MPG increase. Synthetic gear lube has a lower pour point than conventional gear lube. In cold weather I wouldn't be at all surprised if this resulted in a slight increase in MPG compared to conventional due to less drag from thick. I like to think common sense will sometimes serve to validate an idea without concrete proof always being required.
06-12-2013 09:43 PM
tab22092
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Originally Posted by SilverSport View Post

Blame it on the synthetic. LOL
That damn chevy synthetic cool aid lmao
06-12-2013 09:29 PM
Miser
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Originally Posted by SilverSport View Post
Then perhaps you can explain why Chevy and Ford use synthetic as the factory fill for the diffs on their pickups? If I don't believe in something does this mean the benefits don't exist?
As to why Chevy and Ford use synthetics: Since I don't work for them, or represent them in any way, then any answer that I would give you would come from no substance and or validity. I would suggest that question be addressed directly to Chevy And Ford.

Does this mean that the benefits don't exist: I don't know of anybody, me included that can tell you that because I or somebody don't believe or agree in something, that a benefit in using it doesn't exist. But also weighed in the equation needs to be proof by somebody, or a way to measure/substantiate a issue to make it clear and valid to everybody.
Just making a statement without something tangible to support it, leaves a lot to be desired!!!
06-12-2013 08:55 PM
SilverSport
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Originally Posted by tab22092 View Post
I can tell you my front diff exploded on my 05 silverado ss lol granted i did like to hear her scream at me when i dropped the pedal to the floor
Blame it on the synthetic. LOL
06-12-2013 08:53 PM
tab22092
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Originally Posted by SilverSport View Post

Then perhaps you can explain why Chevy and Ford use synthetic as the factory fill for the diffs on their pickups? If I don't believe in something does this mean the benefits don't exist?
I can tell you my front diff exploded on my 05 silverado ss lol granted i did like to hear her scream at me when i dropped the pedal to the floor
06-12-2013 08:47 PM
SilverSport
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Originally Posted by Miser View Post
The auto Industry is under tremendous pressure from the Fed's, and is mandated for them to achieve gas mileage improvements, certain target numbers by certain dates "CAFE".
If there was any validity to improve MPG by using synthetics in the gear boxes and engine, then Chrysler would already have jumped on the band wagon.
But as of current, subject to change, that is not what the Wrangler are coming off of the line with, so that say's it all!
Then perhaps you can explain why Chevy and Ford use synthetic as the factory fill for the diffs on their pickups? If I don't believe in something does this mean the benefits don't exist?
06-12-2013 08:42 PM
Old Dogger
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Originally Posted by n00g7 View Post
Old Dogger is just pissed the budweiser baby he's carrying shaves off a couple mpgs, fact.
No not pis-ed, but very happy!
The spurs were sharp and cut James down to size last night, YA, YA,
I picked up a case of Budweiser today and am getting ready to indulge!

It's time for another oil war, YES, YES, I LOVE IT, let's do it.........
06-12-2013 08:37 PM
raythom3 There is only one reason that I use synthetic and is related to life span. Synthetic has been proven to last longer which allows me to be comfortable with changing oil based on manufacturers recommendation.
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