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View Poll Results: When do YOU change the oil on your 2013 Ram truck?
About every 3000 miles 63 16.62%
About every 6000 miles 60 15.83%
It varies, maybe 5000 to 7000 miles depending on driving 131 34.56%
About every 3 months 2 0.53%
About every 6 months 14 3.69%
It varies, maybe every 4 to 7 months 4 1.06%
I use the oil life indicator on the truck 88 23.22%
I look at the oil and if it looks dirty, I change it 6 1.58%
I use another way of determining my oil change interval 11 2.90%
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Amsoil every 10k
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Do you get winter blended gas there in TX? Here in MD we do, and it drops MPG....
The cold weather alone will cause a drop in mpg's! last week I left for work it's 32 and the truck averages 15 mpg on the way to work, on the way home it was 68 and it got 17.5...same road little to no wind.
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Penzoil synthetic every 10,000km (6300miles) for ease of memory, usually have 35 % left on the oil life indicator.
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5k-6k full synthetic
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I've got 4 free oil changes from the dealer.
My first one was done at 1500 miles.
Next one will be at 4500.
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I do mine every 6 mo. I don't out the miles on it to wear out synthetic, but with all the extra idling and low temp stuff in winter for me - it simply makes sense to swap out in the fall and spring. Although in reality, I could probably get away with only changing the filter 1x a year. You don't wear much out when you only drive about 7k a year.
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Ive always changed may oil in all my cars on the 7th full tank fill up. Just a habit lol dont ask.
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Usually change in 6-7 month intervals, or 5,000-6,000 miles. I use Mobil 1 Synthetic.
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Ever since the 1964 Dodge 440 with a 318 V-8....I"ve changed oil and filter at 4K. Every car I've owned since then has exceeded 200,000 miles without issues. Use cheap, non-branded oil (WalMart SuperTech) and filters. (There is absolutely NO DIFFERENCE in oil brands of conventional oils. They all come from oil wells all over the world...mixed-together and dumped into the refinery at SOPUS (shell oil in pasadena, TX) and meet the exact same EPA and Car warranty mfr's.... so despite the package, and despite the ads, despite the price... the cheapest with the starburst symbol in the correct viscosity is all it needs.)
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Every 12000 -15000 miles. full synthetic. over 250000 miles so far
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