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Thought that this might be a thread of interest and maybe a way for some to keep track of their oil changes. Basically post the vehicle you changed the oil on, at what mileage and how long you go on the oil change. If you follow the oil life monitor (OLM) then post at what percent it was reading at the time of the change. Also what brand oil/weight and oil filter you use.

Here is an example;

7/21/18
2002 Silverado
182,157 total miles on truck
5,147 miles on oil OLM at 0%
Oil AMSOIL Signature Series 10w-30 out SS 0w-20 in
Ea064 filter out and Ea030 filter on
Sent sample off to Dysonanalysis to see how this sample did. Reason for so short is I changed out the oil pan, intake gaskets and rear main seal so there will be some sealant in there somewhere. My oil consumption went to 0 after the intake gasket change. So it must have had a small leak. I use to go through a qt in 5k miles. No more smoke on start up after pulling the trailer either so I'm happy.

Also I have been running E85 for most of this oil change and I want to see what effect it has had on the oil.

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10/12/18

2016Suburban

36,228 total miles

15,033 miles on oil OLM at 7%

Oil AMSOIL Signature Series 0w-20

Ea017 filter

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10/16/2018

"Pepper" - 2015 Silverado 1500

4.3 Ecotec3

6 quarts Red Line High Performance 0W20

WIX filter WL10255

80,000 miles

5,000 Interval (33% OLM)

Sample sent off to Dyson for UOA. Never done this before. (Thanks Nick!)

 

 

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10/18/18
2014 Chevy Cruze diesel
68,487 miles
7,000 miles on oil  OLM  @ 3%
AMSOIL Signature Series DHD 5w-30
Wix CL10021 oil filter

 

Edited by Black02Silverado

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12/29/18

2014 Silverado 1500

55,908 miles

4936 miles on oil, OLM @ 40ish%

AMSOIL Sig Series 0w20 out and back in

Wix 57045 oil filter

 

Forgot to add, I only run E85 in this truck unless I travel somewhere it isnt available.  Total I've probably ran 10 or less tanks of normal gas.

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01/09/2019

Pepper: 2015 Silverado 1500 WT1

4.3 Ecotec3

6 Quarts Red Line 0W20 High Performance

NAPA Platinum filter

Nominal 85,000 miles

5,000 mile interval

38% OLM

No perceivable usage. 

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02/06/19

2019 Silverado CC standard bed

6.2l

2 gallons of AMSOIL OE 0w-20

PF63E oil filter

577 total miles

98% OLM

 

Just my usual early oil change that I do on all my new vehicles.

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2 hours ago, Black02Silverado said:

02/06/19

2019 Silverado CC standard bed

6.2l

2 gallons of AMSOIL OE 0w-20

PF63E oil filter

577 total miles

98% OLM

 

Just my usual early oil change that I do on all my new vehicles.

At-a-boy Nick!

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5/4/19

2014 Silverado 1500

5.3

60894

4934 on oil, 38% on OLM

Amsoil sig series 0w-20 out and back in

Wix filter 10255 installed

Only running e85 and sending oil out for my engines first oil analysis. 

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04/06/2019

2002 Silverado CC standard bed

5.3l

6qts of AMSOIL ALM 5w-20 this time

EaO30 oil filter

5,561 miles on oil

187,717 total miles

0% OLM

 

Here is the UOA.  The oil before this one was AMSOIL's ATM Signature Series 10w-30.

 

2002 UOA May2019.jpeg

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What are your thoughts on the UOA's? The compare looks very favorable to me. 

 

3 hours ago, Black02Silverado said:

04/06/2019

2002 Silverado CC standard bed

5.3l

6qts of AMSOIL ALM 5w-20 this time

EaO30 oil filter

5,561 miles on oil

187,717 total miles

0% OLM

 

Here is the UOA.  The oil before this one was AMSOIL's ATM Signature Series 10w-30.

 

2002 UOA May2019.jpeg

 

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The results are good.  The oil did it's job well.  The issue is the engine is beating it up. High nitration.  Basically ring blow-by.  I need to check my PCV.  I have not done that in a while.

Also, some how oxidation caused the oil to thicken.  It basically became a 0w-30.

 

I have never had good results with nitration ever since I purchased this truck since new.  Got to wonder what is causing it?  It is tuned with Black Bear and it sees nothing but Exxon 93 and some E85.

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5 hours ago, Black02Silverado said:

The results are good.  The oil did it's job well.  The issue is the engine is beating it up. High nitration.  Basically ring blow-by.  I need to check my PCV.  I have not done that in a while.

Also, some how oxidation caused the oil to thicken.  It basically became a 0w-30.

 

I have never had good results with nitration ever since I purchased this truck since new.  Got to wonder what is causing it?  It is tuned with Black Bear and it sees nothing but Exxon 93 and some E85.

What is considered an acceptable Nitration value? Yours look allot like mine. I saw the W30 like 212F value. 

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2 hours ago, Grumpy Bear said:

What is considered an acceptable Nitration value? Yours look allot like mine. I saw the W30 like 212F value. 

Terry said it should be below 10.  As you can see it has never gotten that low.

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