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      02-04-2011, 08:51 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by Coolieman1220 View Post
anybody experience any amount of oil consumption from these engines? from new to the first oil change I didn't notice any. Now after 5k miles from the last oil change (and a couple months) it could use about a half a quart according to the dip stick. Normal? Of those 5k miles, about 1,000 are hard highway miles. constant revs.
16k miles and no oil usage.

What is the color of the dipstick (Red or Black) and how much oil did u use?

Red takes 8.2 quarts
Black takes 8 quarts.