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First oil change


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Much has been said about when to change and what kind of oil to use. I read somewhere that it might be a good Idea to drain your factory fill of synthetic and replace with non-syn. to assure proper break-in. Then after about 5k miles drain and refill with Mobil 1. Any comments/ thoughts ? Loren?

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From the Mobil 1 website:

You can start using Mobil 1 with SuperSyn™ in new vehicles at any time, even in brand-new vehicles. In fact, Mobil 1 with SuperSyn™ is original equipment (it is installed at the factory) in:

    * Chevrolet Corvette

    * All Porsche vehicles

    * Mercedes-Benz AMG vehicles

    * Dodge Viper

    * Ford Mustang Cobra R

    * All Aston Martin cars

One of the myths that persists about Mobil 1 is that new engines require a break-in period with conventional oil. Current engine manufacturing technology does not require this break-in period. As indicated by the decisions of the engineers who design these high-performance cars, Mobil 1 with SuperSyn™ can be used in an engine from the day you drive the car off the showroom floor.

Since I have two of the cars on their short list that were broken in on Mobil 1 -- I tend to agree. I would however make my first oil change at the end of the break in period.
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