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Last post was July, '17, 78,000 miles. June, '19, she's just had her 95,000 mile oil change.
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Just shy of 32k and now I have a collapsed lifter or lifters so won't be going up for a while unfortunately
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Not nearly enough.
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Just over 25K miles now. Averaging about 5K per year.
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