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Old 08-05-2006, 07:38 AM   #1
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How Much Oil is Used?

Hi all, I have close to 4,000 miles since my last oil change and based on the dipstick and dash readout on my 2000 Boxster I may have used almost half a quart. I have been running the engine pretty hard, maybe hard in not the word, with spirit. Is it normal for the engines to use some oil between changes?

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Old 08-05-2006, 07:46 AM   #2
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Sounds normal to me. Make sure you add-back the 1/2 quart.
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Yes that is certainly normal.
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Old 08-10-2006, 09:09 AM   #4
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Yup sounds right. I've put on about 8000 miles since the 30k change, and the electronic oil meter is just now showing down 1 bar.

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