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Alittle worried

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by ross123, Nov 28, 2010.

  1. Nov 28, 2010 at 4:49 PM
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    ross123

    ross123 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Alright I've been reading alot of posts about oil changes and I have a question. When I bought my truck the dealership told me they only used synthetic oil. I didn't think much of it. So when I changed my oil at 5k I used synthetic. I also used synthetic for my 10k oil change.so my question is how fucked up could my engine be? I was new to owning a new vehicle and didn't realize I shouldn't use synthetic on a new vehicle.
     
  2. Nov 28, 2010 at 4:51 PM
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    crf69

    crf69 scraping my emblems off my plasti-dip

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    ummm yeah
    amsoil once a year......
     
  3. Nov 28, 2010 at 4:51 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    You'll be just fine. No problem useing synthetic oil right off the bat.
     
  4. Nov 28, 2010 at 4:52 PM
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    ^Quoted for truth. You haven't done anything bad....Go worry about some real issues- like what beer to drink.
     
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  6. Nov 28, 2010 at 4:53 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Or what gun to add to a colection.....
     
  7. Nov 28, 2010 at 4:53 PM
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    from https://www.mobiloil.com/USA-English/MotorOil/Synthetics/Myths.aspx

    Myth:You should break in your engine with conventional oil, then switch to a synthetic oil like Mobil 1.Reality:
    You can start using Mobil 1 in new vehicles at any time, even in brand new vehicles. In fact, Mobil 1 is original equipment (it is installed at the factory) in:
    • Acura RDX
    • Aston Martin
    • All Bentley Vehicles
    • All Cadillac Vehicles
    • Chevrolet Corvette C6 and Z06
    • Chevrolet TrailBlazer SS
    • Chrysler 300C SRT-8
    • Cobalt SS S/C Coupe
    • Dodge Caliber SRT-4, Charger SRT-8, and Magnum SRT-8
    • Jeep Cherokee SRT-8
    • Mercedes-Benz AMG Vehicles
    • Mercedes SLR
    • Mitsubishi Evolution
    • Pontiac Solstice GXP
    • All Porsche Vehicles
    • Saturn Ion Red Line and Saturn Sky Red Line
    • Viper SRT-10
    One of the myths surrounding synthetic oils is that new engines require a break-in period with conventional oil. The fact is, current engine manufacturing technology does not require this break-in period. As indicated by the decisions of the engineers who design the high-performance cars listed above, Mobil 1 can be used starting the day you drive the car off the showroom floor. Watch our answer to this myth.
     
  8. Nov 28, 2010 at 4:55 PM
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    the manual for my 2011 only says SAE 5w 30. no mention of synthetic
     
  9. Nov 28, 2010 at 5:25 PM
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    all good info thx guys. and to answer this question i will be buying a new suppressor for my M4.
     
  10. Nov 28, 2010 at 5:29 PM
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    rhodehard09

    rhodehard09 sometimes nonsense is the only sense someone has

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    remember to keep it clean.....
     
  11. Nov 28, 2010 at 5:36 PM
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    Well, I don't know what the hell y'all are telling this guy, his truck's clearly ruined. OP, you should just give up, I've got some extra space in my driveway if you want to unload your now ruined tacoma. Really, just buy a new one, don't try to fix this mess. If you want me to come down there and get rid of it for you, I can probably find a way.
     
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