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High Mileage or Synthetic oil??

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by aidenhardcore, Oct 19, 2013.

  1. Oct 19, 2013 at 8:50 AM
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    aidenhardcore

    aidenhardcore [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys. I have a 2004 2.7 tacoma 4x4 with 85xxx on it. Would I be better with High mileage oil since my mileage is high or would synthetic be fine.
    I don't know what to pick. Thanks
     
  2. Oct 19, 2013 at 9:31 AM
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    Norton

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    I recommend a high quality synthetic and, FWIW, "85xxx" miles is not "high" for our vehicles. With proper care, there's no reason they won't reach 200K+ miles.
     
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