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Needing some quick advice on oil change.

My car has 3500 miles with three track days. It had the 1k service.

1. How many think I should change the oil again? I am tracking the car again this weekend.

2.Should I use OEM oil filter or any off market oil filter will do.

3. How long can I safely go without an oil change given the fact that I track my car about once every two months.
 

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1. every 4000 miles or 6 months, whichever comes first
2. yes. OEM filter seems to be higher quality and strength
3. see 1 (also, check your Owner's manual ... you may want a heavier oil if you spend a lot of time on the track)
 

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My car's got 2500 miles, 3 track days - I changed at 1000 miles, second change after the first track day, and third change after the last 2-day event. At the third change I also switched to Castrol 10W60, since most of the miles on the car were now coming from track days.

Some feel this is too frequent. I think after 5000 miles or so, I'd probably just change every 6 months or 6 track events, which ever comes first. :)

Cheers,
-Darryl
 

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I would personally stick to the tried and true 3,000 miles, but stay under rather than over. If you really value good gas milage, change every 2,500 miles or less.
 
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