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first off.... im i the only assclown that didnt get free oil changes with my '08 le?... anyways its about time for another oil change so i call up the stealership and ask them how much it is if i bring the truck in for the "recommended" 7500 mile check-up. the lady tells me that its going to be like $450! and im like ok so how many kegs of beer are they going to put in bed?.....they arent even doing that much heres tha "to do" list... change oil and filter, rotate tires install "premium fuel system cleaner", and service battery....o yeh and not to mention the major thing, top off my windshield washer fluid. but anyways... my question is wut kind of oil is everybody putting in? full synthetic? brands? or should i just take it in for about 5 hours at the stealership?... thanks for listening
 

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Just do the oil change yourself. Buy a good quality oil filter and Mobil1 synthetic and your good to go.
 

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WhoJakeV said:
first off.... im i the only assclown that didnt get free oil changes with my '08 le?... anyways its about time for another oil change so i call up the stealership and ask them how much it is if i bring the truck in for the "recommended" 7500 mile check-up. the lady tells me that its going to be like $450! and im like ok so how many kegs of beer are they going to put in bed?.....they arent even doing that much heres tha "to do" list... change oil and filter, rotate tires install "premium fuel system cleaner", and service battery....o yeh and not to mention the major thing, top off my windshield washer fluid. but anyways... my question is wut kind of oil is everybody putting in? full synthetic? brands? or should i just take it in for about 5 hours at the stealership?... thanks for listening

That's crazy!! Today, at 9500 miles and almost two years, I'm doing my fourth oil change, all are done with regular 5w-30 Pennzoil and Nissan oil filter. Just do a visual check on all hoses, belt, battery fluid level. Check your transmission dipstick level every year or so and differential once if there are no visual wet areas. The whole process should take you about two hours at most. Take your Titan to any tire place and have the tires rotated for about $15, just tell them you want them torqued to 90 foot pounds. My oil changes including filter, copper washer and oil, for a total cost of about $20. I put in 6.75 quarts of oil, and here is a picture of my oil filter wrench:
 

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Pennzoil Platinum is getting some good oil reports in the Titan.
 

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AF-Medic said:
Pennzoil Platinum is getting some good oil reports in the Titan.
ditto, in fact, that oil is getting good reviews EVERYWHERE. I use Mobil 1, but I've been considering Amsoil for my next change. Go ahead and drop in the K&N replacement, it will pay for itself in little to no time with gas savings. Like stated, you can do the oil change yourself. Don't be suprised if the filter is WAY too tight. You will have to drop the rock guard to expose the filter, 10mm socket required there, and also at the tranny stick(you should at least check the level). I wrench my own schit all the time, so any q's, pm me, I don't mind.
 

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They are nuts. Change the oil yourself and top off your washer fluid. Just give everything a general look over for any problems.
 

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Spend $50 and change the oil youself. Check the belt hoses, and all fluids. You will do a better job than the dealer will.

Take the $400 you saved and go to Harbor Freight. There's one in Irvington. Buy an air compressor, impact wrench, and floor jack. Rotate your tires. Now you have the peace of mind of knowing the job was done right and you have some great tools to boot. The next time you need to do your maintenance, you can do it yourself for $50 or less and in less time.
 

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don't buy **** at harbor freight...go to home depot and get the husky stuff or if you want go to sears and buy craftmas.

I would NEVER buy anything at harbor freight that could kill me...like a floor jack.
 
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