Thread: 2 Year Old Oil?
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Old 07-29-2013, 05:33 AM
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That's the reason engine oil recommendations give a milage or time expiration, 5,000 miles or 6 months sort of thing. Long term you can change the oil and not run the engine at all, like you're told to do when you prep a vehicle for specifically for storage. Ideally you'd change the fluids at the storage unit, so total running time on the fresh lube would be zero to maybe a couple of minutes.
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