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Old 05-14-2013, 07:34 PM   #641
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I have approximately 2300 miles on my 2012 Tacoma 2.7L

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Old 05-15-2013, 06:11 PM   #642
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229,000

Running strong and doesn't use a drop of oil.
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2.7 Will run forever

just 1 water pump.
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Preventative Maintaince

Is the key. I believe this engine will run for 400,000 miles when taken care of.
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Old 05-16-2013, 01:43 PM   #646
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171 miles....
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Did you get in an accident?
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Did you get in an accident?
No - the frame just rusted thru and Toyota bought it back. I actually drove the 2000 for nothing because they gave me one and one half book.
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2001 2.7 Prerunner doublecab auto with 196,000 completely stock (bought in '05 with 68,000). I have replaced O2 sensor, battery, synthetic oil and mobil1 filters every 10,000. I had 91,000 on the last set of Michelins.
I need front brakes though so my question is what to get? When I look up parts I am asked if it has 11.61 inch rears....? How do I know?! help please.
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Old 05-16-2013, 05:56 PM   #651
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2001 2.7 Prerunner doublecab auto with 196,000 completely stock (bought in '05 with 68,000). I have replaced O2 sensor, battery, synthetic oil and mobil1 filters every 10,000. I had 91,000 on the last set of Michelins.
I need front brakes though so my question is what to get? When I look up parts I am asked if it has 11.61 inch rears....? How do I know?! help please.
Your comfortable with 10,000 miles oil changes ? I was changing mine at 3,000 and when I switched to synthetic I went to 5,000. The last oil change I didn't get to do til 6,000 and it looked pretty dirty. I'm hoping to get 300,000 plus.
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This truck is great, the synthetic oil still looks like honey at 10k. It doesn't burn a drop either. My check engine light comes on/off and the code is for egr. I hear you can take it off and spray clean it instead of replacing. I may try this soon also to save $100.
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oil change

10,000 is a long way between oil changes. I wouldn't recommend it. But if it still looks clean, more power to you. Are you changing the filters every 10,000 as well?
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2003 PreRunner with 201k miles!! still runs like a champ! Can go another 200k miles, i hope..lol

Oil change every 5k miles with full synthetic and new oil filter! Just changed the diff and tranny fluids aswell.
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10,000 is a long way between oil changes. I wouldn't recommend it. But if it still looks clean, more power to you. Are you changing the filters every 10,000 as well?
10,000 is the factory recommended OCI on my wife's Camry and I thought they upped the 2.7 to 10K miles in the new owners manual if you are using 0W-20, I could be wrong about that part though.
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10,000 is the factory recommended OCI on my wife's Camry and I thought they upped the 2.7 to 10K miles in the new owners manual if you are using 0W-20, I could be wrong about that part though.
I think this is pressure from the Government to stretch out OCI to save the environment - that and maybe to advertise less maintenance like when they first started eliminating zerks on front ends. All it means is guaranteed to fail so they can sell you a new one. If I go over 5,000 on syn it doesn't look good so I'm sticking with that. Just had another thought - what do you think is different with my 2.7 from 08 and a 2.7 now that would allow it 2 B OK to double the recommended OCI - IMHO nothing but the BS I mentioned above.
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You could be right. I plan to stay with 5k OCIs on my Tacoma and do 7.5k on the Camry after the free change at 10k and 20k but I suspect with synth oil either would be fine with a 10k OCI
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I'm not concerned at all with going 10k due to the light color of the full syn oil, using a good filter, and I don't push this truck hard at all either. I still strive for 25mpg and 90k from my michelins.
But does anyone have a clue about my question on the brakes? What's with the 11.61 inch thing?
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You could be right. I plan to stay with 5k OCIs on my Tacoma and do 7.5k on the Camry after the free change at 10k and 20k but I suspect with synth oil either would be fine with a 10k OCI
I DIY so it cost me $20 - $25 for syn with filter and I use a good filter so I compare that to $30,000 plus for a Tacoma with options and too much is OK by me on the OCI.
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10,000 is the factory recommended OCI on my wife's Camry and I thought they upped the 2.7 to 10K miles in the new owners manual if you are using 0W-20, I could be wrong about that part though.
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I think this is pressure from the Government to stretch out OCI to save the environment - that and maybe to advertise less maintenance like when they first started eliminating zerks on front ends. All it means is guaranteed to fail so they can sell you a new one. If I go over 5,000 on syn it doesn't look good so I'm sticking with that. Just had another thought - what do you think is different with my 2.7 from 08 and a 2.7 now that would allow it 2 B OK to double the recommended OCI - IMHO nothing but the BS I mentioned above.
2.7 Tacoma with factory-fill synthetic still requires 5k OCI, even though other Toyota models allow 10k.
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