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My Sabre seems to be eating oil.. There is no black smoke and no leaks but every 800 miles I am adding about quart of oil. Has anyone else had this issue? I am about to replace the rings.

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Try draining the oil and replace it with non detergent oil, run for at least 500 miles and then replace with detergent oil,I'm sure after this cost you'll find it to work millions

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I have no solution. My 2006 use oil like that. I keep a check on it and add small amounts to the line.
I run it hard on the freeway/forty miles to work/forty back home. I have 18,000 miles it still runs strong no problem. That maybe reason the book says change the oil 8,000 miles.

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