Originally Posted by Seriously Focused
Regardless of type of oil, CONSUMPTION usually starts taking place from 5000 miles on up. That is why people that go for lengthy OCI's usually have to do some top-offs during the period between 5000 - 10,000 mile mark you were going for. That might be as little as 1/2 of a quart or maybe even up to a quart.
Of course you will get many opinions on the subject here :)
Sigh... Ain't that the truth. Thanks to those who provided info on oil consumption. I'll keep a closer eye on it. It does look like it's somewhat higher than normal, but we'll see.