I use castrol syntec full syn 10w30 as i am in florida. It has used 6 every since i have had it and itstays in my garage almost all the time, it does not smoke or leak any where, that is why i have no idea where my oil went this time. ANd i dont drive it hard i have never had it past 4k rpms and i change the oil every 2500 to 3000 and it takes me like 4 months to get that on it.
Yeah and it said it was full but i had not ran it yet so there was nothing in the filter, I have only put about 50 miles on it since i changed the oil. So maybe now it will take 7 qts, because it was full then when the filter fills up now it is not
i just changed my oil today and it only took 5 and i started it and let it run for a couple to check for leaks and whatnot before i backed it out and then checked it and it was right at the top of the fill mark. they are all the same size pans in the 96-98s right. well suposed to be