The '07 Ford V6 pickup I have had its first oil/filter change at 3,000
Murray Arundell wrote:
> Last year I bought a new Benz. First service and oil change is 18,000km.
> Murray Arundell
> Brisbane Aus
> On 15/01/2009, at 11:22 AM, Charles & Peggy Robinson wrote:
>> I've lost track of the number of engines I've rebuilt and put back on
>> the road with never a premature failure of any component therein.
>> I've never changed the oil and filter after a 30 minute break in.
>> I've never changed the oil & filter after the first 500 miles either.
>> I've always done it after the first 1,000 miles. Good gravy, in the
>> old days you'd take a new car back to change out the "break-in" oil at
>> 1,000 miles. I figure the guys at Moss must have invested in oil
>> company stock. (BG)
>> Larry Daniels wrote:
>>> CR, that's always been my understanding.
>>> 20 to 30 minute break-in on the cam followed by a change and then
>>> another change at 500 miles.
>>> Better safe than sorry.
>>> Larry Daniels
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