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Old 09-24-2014, 03:17 PM   #1
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Do I have an oil-burning problem?

My car has 48,000 miles on it. I changed my oil and oil filter out 2000 miles ago with RP filter and 5W-20. I ensured the oil level (cold) was exactly between the two dots the next morning. 2000 miles later, I am right at the bottom dot. I have 3.73 gears and I love to get on it every now and then. Is my driving style the problem or should I take her in? I would love input from anyone well past the break in period with 15K+ like me. Thanks for any help!

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All cars have blow by. Some more than others. I wanted to get the JLT catch can when I bought my car because I had a consumption problem I had a Mini. Was probably the amount of boost wearing down the rings but I know for a fact a lot was coming through the pcv system. Raptinator has gone through this several times so do a search on catch can vs. breather. I immediately installed breather filters on mine after my boss manifold install and saw a huge puddle of oil in the original manifold. Breather route works best in my opinion and it's cheaper. No more issues after 5k miles. currently have 16k.

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We're can we get the breathers from?
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Try a 5-30 oil

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Did you start the car before check the fluid?
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