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when is a good time to switch over to full synthetic? I have almost 7100 miles on the truck and it has had 1 oil change at 3750. It's due at 7200. Can I switch now or is it too soon??


also, when should i get the tires balanced? I can rotate them myself easily..... do it when you feel the vibes or every other oil change (7500 miles or so) the norm???

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I switched to synthetic at 9k I think. You should be fine switching over to it at 7.2k, just remember that once you switch, you need to stick with synthetic.

As far as rotating and balancing. Generally people say rotate before every 6k miles, but I think every 3k miles is better. As far as balancing, don't re balance your tires unless you are getting un-even wear, or you feel a shimmy.
 

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Now is a good time to switch.
Mine had 5k on it when I purchased it and I went straight to synthetic
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I think the refiners say you can start any engine on synthetic from the beginning.
 

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i switched around 7k
 

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I'm at 22k and haven't rotated the tires yet. Fuckers just won't wear out. Switched to Synthetic at my first oil change - 2500 miles.
 
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