How Much Oil Do you Use?

Jonas Majauskas jmajau at
Fri Jan 16 02:51:27 EST 2004

On Thu, 15 Jan 2004, Derek Pulvino wrote:

> The cost for the work would buy a lot of oil.  Assuming consumption stays
> constant, and based on a conservative $500 cost from the machine shop, at 2$
> a quart, it would take oh, about 375k miles to break even.  Any other beny's
> from head work?  Maybe I'll get a leak down test to pinpoint culprits.

Don't forget O2 (oxygen) sensor cost - AFAIK it does not like burned oil,
so you may need to replace it much more frequently.

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