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Old 09-03-2004, 04:32 PM   #1
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Check it twice, flush it once (not just change). Every year.
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Every 10,000 miles.
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Every time I check my oil. About once every 3 months although if you dont run you car as hard as I do you can probably get by with twice a year.
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i would call every six months good preventitive maintence. the supercharger can be a fairly sealed unit, but it defintally can leak. and alot.
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I've been checking it everytime I get the oil changed (Q-Lube won't do it) and I flush it every year or when I get a bug about it.

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Kennlee and I have both mentioned flushing. That'* a tad different than changing. We waste oil, but get all the residue and debris out that way. Drain, fill, run. Drain, fill run.
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hmmmm, i assume you can get this oil at checker or something? how much is it, how much do you need, and is it the little black plug thing on the SC?
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Just pop off the fill screw and make sure the level of the fluid is at the bottom of the threads. If not, add until it is. Change it yearly and it will always be fresh. DO NOT get water in it, i've seen this do very bad things to a snout.
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You should get the oil from GM. It'* a special blend that I haven't seen duplicated anywhere else.
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