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how manhy quarts of oil u guys using??

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by .Trdtaco315., May 13, 2010.

  1. May 13, 2010 at 4:17 PM
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    .Trdtaco315.

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    how many are u guys putting in ur 3.4L
     
  2. May 13, 2010 at 4:36 PM
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    5.5 qts with new filter each time.
     
  3. May 13, 2010 at 4:37 PM
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    mine almost took 6 quarts is that bad? like i could have poured all of the 6th quart in, but i didnt
     
  4. May 13, 2010 at 4:42 PM
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    Stupid question but did you check your dipstick?
     
  5. May 13, 2010 at 4:43 PM
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    yes i did
     
  6. May 13, 2010 at 4:45 PM
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    5.5 qrts
     
  7. May 13, 2010 at 4:46 PM
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    guess ill stick with that.
     
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    not sure... I buy my mobil1 by the gallon jug and fill until the dipstick says its full. I would say in between 5.5 & 6 qts sounds about right tho.
     
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    Yep...I just looked in the manual and it says 5.5 quarts
     
  10. May 13, 2010 at 4:47 PM
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    As long as your between the lines you should be fine. Another stupid question, did you check for any leaks?
     
  11. May 13, 2010 at 4:55 PM
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    I could have swore my manual said 6.3. I hope I didn't overfill it
     
  12. May 13, 2010 at 4:56 PM
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    5.5 with filter every time. Always perfectly in the middle of the dipstick.
     
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    I think it can take 6 qts if you drain it well and replace the filter, but extra oil is also hard on an engine so I stick with what the manual says.
     
  14. May 14, 2010 at 12:19 AM
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    x2, I thought they took more oil but they don't. I put a 5.5 qt jug of Castrol w/ a BG MOA and when I first checked it after I ran it it showed about .5 qt low. I checked it a few days later and then it was right at the F line.
     
  15. May 14, 2010 at 1:21 AM
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  17. May 14, 2010 at 5:45 PM
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    Idiot! i totally failed. i was chaing my oil and forgot to change out the filters :rasta: damn my ways.
     
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