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07-30-2013 08:23 AM
Scott in Houston
Quote:
Originally Posted by jadmt View Post
it is a shame that mobil 1 does not meet Chrysler specs.
Seriously? This is just nuts. (Not you or what you said, but the whole concept that Chrysler wants to say that it doesn't meet specs.)

It's all about $$$. Mobil and Chrysler obviously didn't come to some agreement, but Mobil 1 is easily one of the best auto lubricants out there.

I used Mobil 1 in my 911 Turbo for years and years. I tracked that car frequently and had boosted turbos creating more heat than the Jeep ever will. If it's ok (certified and recommended actually) by Porsche, it's ok for a Jeep.

There are other oils as good, but for Chrysler to claim Mobil 1 isn't good enough' for their Jeeps, is just ridiculous.
07-30-2013 04:05 AM
Miser
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Originally Posted by jadmt View Post
it is a shame that mobil 1 does not meet Chrysler specs.
My Son-in-Law is using Mobile 1 in his new Chevrolet SUV and it is approved by GM.
I decided to use Pennzoil Platinum in my new Wrangler and so far so good!
I'm not saying that it is the best, but certainly good enough for my 3.6!
07-30-2013 02:38 AM
jadmt
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Originally Posted by MikeK46 View Post
In the same exact boat! Changed it at 1,500 and 3,000, and now the "change oil" message came on at 7,500. Gonna change it at 8000 and then every 5k as well.

Been using Castrol Syntec/Edge & Wix filters so far (as well as all my previous vehicles), but I'm gonna fill up with Mobil 1 next time around just for curiosity sake. I don't expect to notice a difference but who knows!
it is a shame that mobil 1 does not meet Chrysler specs.
07-30-2013 02:11 AM
MikeK46
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Originally Posted by OffRoadCam09 View Post
Mine came on around 7500 miles on my 13. I changed it at 3,000 an then at 8,000. Will change it every 5,000. Just make sure you change it before 10,000 like the owners manual states
In the same exact boat! Changed it at 1,500 and 3,000, and now the "change oil" message came on at 7,500. Gonna change it at 8000 and then every 5k as well.

Been using Castrol Syntec/Edge & Wix filters so far (as well as all my previous vehicles), but I'm gonna fill up with Mobil 1 next time around just for curiosity sake. I don't expect to notice a difference but who knows!
07-27-2013 10:48 PM
DallasJKU Now that I'm running synthetic I am changing it every 6000 miles.
07-27-2013 10:10 PM
jeepfun123 I guess I'm just old school good old penzoil and 3000 miles for me
07-27-2013 09:57 PM
Miser
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Originally Posted by Old Dogger View Post
Yes, Yes, Amsoil all the way...........engine, trans, transfer case, diffs, P/S and why not even try it as brake fluid and radiator coolant. THIS IS CALLED, ONE FITTS ALL.........
SOME CALL IT ONE STOP SHOPPING..........
Now for the change intervals, well with Amsoil, because it is for sure the best.............let's run it out for life time, plus it is so good that oil filters aren't needed, so we are saving some more money..............
WHAT A GREAT PRODUCT, AND VERSATILITY, WOW SECOND TO NONE.................
OD, of all of the oils available, and you chose Amsoil.
I think that your Alzhemiers is acting up, and just maybe you are more confused then ever!
I'm using Pennzoil Platinum, which is much better for all the applications, that you are allotting too!
You would be a much happier person, if you would just switch over to Coors light and Pennzoil Platinum, just at least think about it.
07-27-2013 02:53 PM
Old Dogger
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Originally Posted by HillbillyJeeper View Post
Finally! Someone that understands Amsoil!
Yes, and I accomplished it with the IQ, of a Moron..............
HUUUUUUUUUUUUM, I'm not sure what that says for some of the others.....
07-27-2013 02:42 PM
HillbillyJeeper
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Originally Posted by Old Dogger View Post
Yes, Yes, Amsoil all the way...........engine, trans, transfer case, diffs, P/S and why not even try it as brake fluid and radiator coolant. THIS IS CALLED, ONE FITTS ALL.........
SOME CALL IT ONE STOP SHOPPING..........
Now for the change intervals, well with Amsoil, because it is for sure the best.............let's run it out for life time, plus it is so good that oil filters aren't needed, so we are saving some more money..............
WHAT A GREAT PRODUCT, AND VERSATILITY, WOW SECOND TO NONE.................
Finally! Someone that understands Amsoil!
07-27-2013 12:45 PM
Old Dogger
Quote:
Originally Posted by MattK View Post
He must use Amsoil.
Yes, Yes, Amsoil all the way...........engine, trans, transfer case, diffs, P/S and why not even try it as brake fluid and radiator coolant. THIS IS CALLED, ONE FITTS ALL.........
SOME CALL IT ONE STOP SHOPPING..........
Now for the change intervals, well with Amsoil, because it is for sure the best.............let's run it out for life time, plus it is so good that oil filters aren't needed, so we are saving some more money..............
WHAT A GREAT PRODUCT, AND VERSATILITY, WOW SECOND TO NONE.................
07-27-2013 11:58 AM
MattK
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Originally Posted by Old Dogger View Post
WOW, that says it all.............
He must use Amsoil.
07-27-2013 11:51 AM
traitor08 With todays oils, changing every 3k is pretty much a waste of money.

Had an old ford zx2 for a work car. Changed oil every 10-15k miles. It had 170k on it when I got rid of it, never burned a quart.

Both of m y 13's had there lights come on barely over 8k miles. Thats when they got changed.

Pick an interval you like and stay on that schedule.
07-27-2013 10:56 AM
DigDug SEARCH. That's the correct answer to OP question. There is only about a million threads on this subject. I have personally posted on exactly 476,442 of them.

I am also assuming that the OP can read. If searching is too much of a pain in the ass the manual can be a most excellent source of information. I suggest reading it from cover to cover. You would not believe the amount of stuff that you can find in there.
07-27-2013 09:13 AM
DJL2 Enjoy!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Scott in Houston View Post
This thread will be complete when we also solve...

Apple or Microsoft? Apple is a better choice for 98% of users. =)
Coke or Pepsi? Pepsi does retro with REAL sugar...the decadence!
Paleo or Vegan? Both losers...at least Paleo is still predatory
Israel or Palestine? I'm pretty sure parking lot is the right answer
Red State or Blue State? Both parties are idiots - 2-party system =
.45 ACP or 9mm? Which gets you to your rifle more quickly?
Fossil or Solar? Casio G-Shock w/ Solar power
Breast or Thigh? Thigh is a better portion size and less a pain in the ass
Porsche or Ferrari? I'm Italian...My wife's German...I opt not to answer
Beer or Wine? To make up for the above - both!
Paper or Plastic? Paper - it burns and biodegrades!
Playoffs or BCS? I will save my college football insults
Lead or Steel? Lead - it's not water soluble, dummies!
Stocks or Bonds? Stocks unless interest is way high
Gas or Electric? Why not both? Porsche 918 Concept.
Dogs or Cats? When cats are as useful as dogs, we'll talk.




...

07-27-2013 09:05 AM
DJL2 Wait, wait, wait...Amsoil went to a 10 billion mile interval? Dammit, I am still changing mine every 1.948e8 miles! Think of all the penguins I've murdered!

Oh, the humanity....or penguinity....whichever.

Quote:
Originally Posted by HillbillyJeeper View Post
Amsoil! Amsoil! Amsoil! You are all fools unless you use Amsoil! You can get 10 billion miles between oil changes with Amsoil!!! Dammit! Why aren't you using Amsoil!!!

I don't know what Amsoil is but that is where these threads go usually and I am a conformist. I love these. Give me Amsoil or give me death!!!! Dammit!


07-27-2013 09:02 AM
DJL2
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Originally Posted by qnyla View Post
Going 10k-15k miles with the right synthetic oil can be done without problem, but only if you have a oil filter than can run for that distance. And with the 3.6 Pentastar in the JK we do not really have any good options that I know of for high efficiency synthetic media oil filters. Also, the cartridge type filter certainly precludes using oversize oil filters.
Easy answer? Change the filter every 5000 miles, top off the oil, drive on.
07-27-2013 08:58 AM
Wingsnut72
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Originally Posted by jadmt View Post
here is one reason to absolutely trust the oil minder (other then I have 14000 miles and it still has not went off). Same computer probably estimates oil changes as estimates mpg.
Mine does this when I hit the reset, go over bridge/hill, and go weightless for a couple seconds. Really boosts the MPGs!
07-27-2013 06:35 AM
qnyla Going 10k-15k miles with the right synthetic oil can be done without problem, but only if you have a oil filter than can run for that distance. And with the 3.6 Pentastar in the JK we do not really have any good options that I know of for high efficiency synthetic media oil filters. Also, the cartridge type filter certainly precludes using oversize oil filters.
07-27-2013 05:25 AM
Andy 1965
Quote:
Originally Posted by Scott in Houston View Post
This thread will be complete when we also solve...

Apple or Microsoft?
Coke or Pepsi?
Paleo or Vegan?
Israel or Palestine?
Red State or Blue State?
.45 ACP or 9mm?
Fossil or Solar?
Breast or Thigh?
Porsche or Ferrari?
Beer or Wine?
Paper or Plastic?
Playoffs or BCS?
Lead or Steel?
Stocks or Bonds?
Gas or Electric?
Dogs or Cats?




...

You forgot one...
07-27-2013 05:22 AM
rdg04578
Go with what you are comfortable with

There is not a right or wrong answer here and you are never going to convince anyone otherwise--The best advice here is go with a maximum of the manufacturers recommendation or where you feel comfortable with--what ever is less. There is all kinds of information on the web saying that you can go to 7500 or 10,000 miles but there are some of us who will never feel good with that because we grew up being told every 3000 miles you need to change the oil. In recent years I have gone with the manufacturers recommendations--7500 plus --but use synthetic oil --and have driven 100,000 plus on all my vehicles with no adverse effects. Bottom line in today's world of long manufacturer warranties providing that you change it at the recommended mileage frequency and you do not void your warranty does it really matter?
07-27-2013 02:03 AM
Metonymy I get $19.95 oil change coupons in my email all the time. I change my oil every 3k at the dealership. Drive in, 30 minutes and $22 later (tax) I drive out. Piece o' cake and no mess to clean up.
07-26-2013 08:45 PM
ahsumtoy
Hillbilly

I'm going with Hillbilly. He nailed everyone, especially the 45.
07-26-2013 10:09 AM
Scott in Houston
Quote:
Originally Posted by HillbillyJeeper View Post
I have figured all this out, once you read this I want no more discussion anywhere on the web about it... Its time we move on as a people!

Apple or Microsoft? Microsoft for PC and Apple for mobile devices
Coke or Pepsi? Coke
Paleo or Vegan? Meat!!
Israel or Palestine? Nuke
Red State or Blue State? Red
.45 ACP or 9mm? .45
Fossil or Solar? Fossil... No solar Jeeps yet
Breast or Thigh? Both, Oh... You meant on a chicken... Disregard... Breast.
Porsche or Ferrari? Jeep.. Duh
Beer or Wine? Both!
Paper or Plastic? Both!
Playoffs or BCS? Playoff
Lead or Steel? Steel
Stocks or Bonds? Bonds
Gas or Electric? Gas
Dogs or Cats? Dogs

Whew! Glad to finally have all that finally sorted out.... You may all now move on to relevant life issues.

07-26-2013 09:53 AM
HillbillyJeeper I have figured all this out, once you read this I want no more discussion anywhere on the web about it... Its time we move on as a people!

Apple or Microsoft? Microsoft for PC and Apple for mobile devices
Coke or Pepsi? Coke
Paleo or Vegan? Meat!!
Israel or Palestine? Nuke
Red State or Blue State? Red
.45 ACP or 9mm? .45
Fossil or Solar? Fossil... No solar Jeeps yet
Breast or Thigh? Both, Oh... You meant on a chicken... Disregard... Breast.
Porsche or Ferrari? Jeep.. Duh
Beer or Wine? Both!
Paper or Plastic? Both!
Playoffs or BCS? Playoff
Lead or Steel? Steel
Stocks or Bonds? Bonds
Gas or Electric? Gas
Dogs or Cats? Dogs

Whew! Glad to finally have all that finally sorted out.... You may all now move on to relevant life issues.
07-26-2013 12:08 AM
Scott in Houston
Quote:
Originally Posted by jadmt View Post
here is one reason to absolutely trust the oil minder (other then I have 14000 miles and it still has not went off). Same computer probably estimates oil changes as estimates mpg.


My dad said he walked uphill both ways... you must live where it's downhill both ways.
07-26-2013 12:01 AM
jadmt
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Originally Posted by Old Dogger View Post
WOW, that says it all.............
Several gas companies want to buy my secret lol.
07-25-2013 11:57 PM
Old Dogger
Quote:
Originally Posted by jadmt View Post
here is one reason to absolutely trust the oil minder (other then I have 14000 miles and it still has not went off). Same computer probably estimates oil changes as estimates mpg.
WOW, that says it all.............
07-25-2013 11:45 PM
jadmt here is one reason to absolutely trust the oil minder (other then I have 14000 miles and it still has not went off). Same computer probably estimates oil changes as estimates mpg.
07-25-2013 11:40 PM
Old Dogger
Quote:
Originally Posted by Numbercruncher View Post
How many quarts does the Pentastar hold? NC
Six (6) quarts including filter.
07-25-2013 11:38 PM
Old Dogger
Quote:
Originally Posted by Scott in Houston View Post
This thread will be complete when we also solve...

Apple or Microsoft?
Coke or Pepsi?
Paleo or Vegan?
Israel or Palestine?
Red State or Blue State?
.45 ACP or 9mm?
Fossil or Solar?
Breast or Thigh?
Porsche or Ferrari?
Beer or Wine?
Paper or Plastic?
Playoffs or BCS?
Lead or Steel?
Stocks or Bonds?
Gas or Electric?
Dogs or Cats?




...

Let's not forget Viagra or Cialis..........

WOW, Beer or Wine, that's a no brainer.......BUDWEISER A MANS BREW....
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