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Old 02-11-2019, 05:22 PM
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I changed oil for pay as a lad....now I make too much to change it for myself. Not economically feasible. I have a sweet deal at a quick change owned by a person I've known for 40 years..I roll over one his pits, hand him mobile one oil and Delco filter and roll out and out 10 minutes later after I hand him 15 bucks. He touches nothing I don't want him too is really careful and the pit is corvette friendly and I save money buying my own oil and no disposal.... Trust has value.


The only thing I ever let him add is washer fluid which I never use in the Vette. I do in other vehicles and wife does in hers. So he knows to be very careful and touch nothing unless I specifically ask him too...
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Old 02-11-2019, 05:34 PM
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Not anymore -- the Wrenching stopped when I retired 12 years ago. I prefer to pay someone to do it now.
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Old 02-11-2019, 05:44 PM
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I usually change my own. I especially do now since I have to remove the top portion of my valve cover to access the oil cap and I'm not trusting a shop to do it

mobil 1 synthetic and filter
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Old 02-11-2019, 06:42 PM
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I do. Mobil 1 5W-30 and AC Delco filter. Just what the owner's manual says to use.

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Old 02-11-2019, 06:55 PM
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I've been looking for a c6. How much oil does the ls3 motor take? Same as the ls2?
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Old 02-11-2019, 07:30 PM
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Mobil 1 & Mobil 1
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Old 02-11-2019, 08:28 PM
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Looks like mobile 1 wins for most used. Iíll be doing mine as well next weekend with M1.
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Old 02-11-2019, 09:29 PM
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Originally Posted by pauly1119 View Post
Who here does there own oil changes and what oil and filter do you use?
This is my lift recessed in the floor. Sold my C5 and the C6 427 vert works fine for anything I need. When itís all the way in the down position, I can drive over it. Out of site out of mine. Doesnít take up any space. I of course use Mobil 1
Euro blend 0-40. It contains the much needed Zinc additive
And if Iím going to track it, I donít have change oil for high duty use then drain it when Iím done. Most people use a higher weight oil for track racing then drain when done and put 5-30 bacK
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Old 02-11-2019, 09:41 PM
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I never change mine, what's the point? As with gas, when the oil gets low I just add more.
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I had o quit changing the oil after back surgery - local Chevy does it now.
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Originally Posted by bruze View Post
i never change mine, what's the point? As with gas, when the oil gets low i just add more.
yikes
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Old 02-11-2019, 10:13 PM
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Mobil 1 oil and filter.
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Old 02-11-2019, 10:23 PM
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I can't imagine ever letting anyone else change my oil. It's unthinkable.

Mobil One and ACDelco UPF48R
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Old 02-11-2019, 10:25 PM
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I change mine, Mobile 1 and AC Delco PF 48e

Just for your info; there is a place, their are people, and theyíre is they are.
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Old 02-11-2019, 10:34 PM
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Originally Posted by CSixDude View Post
I can't imagine ever letting anyone else change my oil. It's unthinkable.

Mobil One and ACDelco UPF48R


It won't always be that way.

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Old 02-11-2019, 11:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Mike's LS3 View Post
Mobil 1 5w-30, Wixx Xp filter
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Old 02-11-2019, 11:40 PM
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Default Guilty- been doin it for 7 yrs!

Just like the cap says- Mobil 1 and AC oil filter.
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Originally Posted by CSixDude View Post
I can't imagine ever letting anyone else change my oil. It's unthinkable.

Mobil One and ACDelco UPF48R
Originally Posted by hawkgfr View Post
It won't always be that way.
Haha, yes. It's also unthinkable to have a 30 year-old female nurse wipe your butt.

But unless you croak in the middle of the night at home, that's ^ ^ probably what will happen.

It's so much fun getting old.


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Amsoil Ea filter and Amsoil SS 0W30 here
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Mobil 1 5w-30 and AC Delco or Wix filtrs
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