I have a 74 CR250 in pieces in my basement. I originally planned to restore it but never did.Nice!! This is going to date me just a bit, last 2 wheel dirt bike I had was a 74 CR250 Elsinore (owned in 76), was badass in the day, but now looking back at pics of them kinda depressing Also had the baddest 3 wheeler, a 84 ATC 250R, that was badass and still would be if I had it
I loved riding that thing, not like the newer bikes that have so much suspension travel and would had to get up on my toes. For 74 it was pretty damn fast, more power than I could use most of the timeI have a 74 CR250 in pieces in my basement. I originally planned to restore it but never did.
You joke, but I think this is what everyone in my old Subaru group thought their WRX needed. When I posted mine for sale with "Oil changed every 6k with full synthetic" you would've thought I told them I used Canola oil and a coffee filter!Well, I usually don't respond to oil threads but I will share my two cents:
I use that Amsoil stuff after reading over one million posts by Amsoil fans over the years. If Amsoil synthetic is not available, I'll buy the other big name brands. If I can find an oil that is colored purple or some other cool color, I'll buy that because it must be the best stuff.
I never buy the oil on sale because that means it's stale or near its expiration date. Just think about it. Why else would it be on sale? Would you drink milk after its expiration date? Of course not. I am too smart to fall for that scam. Buy from the store or online vendor with the highest prices. That's the good stuff. If I can pay at least $15 or $20 per quart, then I know it's going be a good oil.
With the Amsoil, like others state on forum threads, all my engine problems went away immediately and I gained around 25HP. Like magic. No ticking or other noises. Sometimes I am not even sure the engine is running its so quiet. I usually have to stick my hand down near the drive belts to feel if they are running. My windshield wipers also improved dramatically. Headlights are brighter too.
I change the oil and filter every 75 miles or 5 days just to be sure I am always getting maximum protection. Why run your beloved vehicle on used up garbage oil? Makes no sense at all. If I can't get it done on the scheduled day, my wife and/or 9 year old child know to change the oil/filter for me, so they can avoid my rage at the thought of running an engine even one day with old useless oil in it.
Some Subarus burn so much oil that you don't need to do oil changes. Just keep topping it off at every gas-up.You joke, but I think this is what everyone in my old Subaru group thought their WRX needed. When I posted mine for sale with "Oil changed every 6k with full synthetic" you would've thought I told them I used Canola oil and a coffee filter!
My Jk's 3.8 could do that. It burns 1/2 to 3/4 quart every 1k. With 6k oil changes, due to warranty, I change it. But I've always theorized that I could just keep adding and it would sort of be like changing itself! Lol! Still runs like new, though! 147k miles and counting!Some Subarus burn so much oil that you don't need to do oil changes. Just keep topping it off at every gas-up.
The first change was with Pennzoil Platinum 0W-20 at 5,000 miles and then I switched to Amsoil Signature Series 0W-20. I change it at 7,500 miles. Both Amsoil and Pennzoil Ultra Platinum did fantastic on the ProjectFarm oil tests. Truthfully the important part is to use high quality synthetic oil and change it at regular intervals.Cue the Amsoil fanboyz........
I’ll grab the popcorn.
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