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post #1 of 3 Old 01-01-2009, 12:40 PM Thread Starter
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Funny yet Interesting Quote from 1984 CJ-7 Owner's Manual

I was reading through my old 1984 CJ-7 owner's manual and ran across a statement that I thought would be interesting to share with the CJ community. Here it is verbatim from page 91 under the "Engine Oil" heading:

"Some oil is inevitably used in normal operation. A consumption rate of one quart (0.95 L) per 1,000 miles (1600 km) is not excessive."

That was for a brand spanking new CJ-7 in '84. The EPA, CARB, etc. would outright have a stroke if that was the case on a vehicle today. Needless to say, it makes me feel a little better about my old "earl burner" CJ. I could theoretically burn 3 quarts of oil between 3K-mile oil changes and still conform to factory specs.

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post #2 of 3 Old 01-01-2009, 01:56 PM
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That disclamer is common for automakers. I work for Toyota and if I recall correctly "excessive oil consumption" is more than 1 quart per 800 miles. The fine print is there for the legal types I guess.
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post #3 of 3 Old 01-01-2009, 03:59 PM
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that's still really funny, though. ha.
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