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I think I'm gonna go with Mobil 0W20 synthetic for my first oil change. I have been checking my current oil levels for the last couple thousands miles, and it seems clean and at the right level. Does anyone have the part number for the Mobil oil filter for the base rsx? I would appreciate it. Im just gonna buy the oil and take it in to Acura, I think he said it was like 8 bucks for the labor. My ramps are too tall and I cant get the car up on them, shit happens I guess. Anyone out there running Mobil 0W20 syntheic in their base? Hows it going so far? Appreciate comments.
 

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It will work very well in your base. Just make sure that you've got at least 5000 miles before you make the switch. Since you're in Orlando and don't have to worry about winter, you could even run M1 5w-30 if you do a lot of high speed driving to give your engine a bit more protection. You should also be able to get 5000 miles out of M1 easily before having to change it again. Just keep an eye on the oil level.
 

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I just did my 4th oil change and I used M1 0w20 and M1 filter. My butt dyno indicated that there was more low end torque (1st and 2nd gear) or maybe its from the CAI i also installed while changing oil... while changing the oil filter i noticed that M1 filter looks cheap than Fram IMO
 

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3,000 miles is kind of an old wives tale. Most dino oils can go 5,000 fairly easily now and most synthetics can go 7500-10,000 without trouble. Used oil analysis is the only way to be sure though. No harm in changing it early, it's just more expensive.
 
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