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Classic Car Maintenance - Oil Change | Hagerty Article


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Summer is here – time to pull out your classic after a long winter’s nap and go touring! But wait, before you fire the ol' girl up and take her for the first spin of the new summer, one question – when’s the last time you changed your engine oil? Did you know the average vintage car or truck typically travels fewer than 1,500 miles per year. You’re probably thinking that you should be OK, given the most common school of thought for engine oil, which is “change it every 3,000 miles.” We think not.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2012/06/21/consider-time-over-mileage