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How often do you change your oil?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by DylansBase, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. Feb 5, 2014 at 8:22 AM
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    ZEROPILOT

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    I have two Toyotas and a Scion. All say 5,000. I do them all at 3,000. Maybe a little longer...The Tacoma gets 5w30. 6 quarts of Casrol Edge. (I get a deal on it) I buy Yota filters by the case.
     
  2. Feb 9, 2014 at 6:29 PM
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    Im a AMSOIL dealer so as recommended by them once a year or 25000 miles
     
  3. Feb 9, 2014 at 6:47 PM
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    Scan Gauge II, AFE air filter, charcoal intake filter delete Fitch Fuel Catalyst, Alpine iDA-X303, AMS OIL (ENGINE) Bilstein 5100 RHA series
    Hey Whopper did ams oil make a oil filter that lasts a year? Is this filter worthy of buying?
    I'm a bit leary of a filter being on the truck for a year, is it going to hold up to the filtering standards?
     
  4. Feb 9, 2014 at 6:52 PM
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    RELLIM

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    Whopper is worth changing the tranny oil over to Ams oil? What fluids have you changed over to Ams Oil?
     
  5. Feb 9, 2014 at 7:12 PM
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    I change mine at 5000 when the light flashes.im sure it would go longer,but oil is cheap,motors are expensive.
     
  6. Feb 9, 2014 at 7:17 PM
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    every 6 months (comes out to between 900-1,200 miles.) :eek:
     
  7. Feb 9, 2014 at 7:18 PM
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    Synthetic 10w30. The first one I did at 3k, because it's a fresh rebuild. But now I'm not going to do another until I hit 8k. And I'm talking about mileage on the motor, not the truck, of course.
     
  8. Feb 9, 2014 at 7:34 PM
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    Does anybody know where I can get an oil analysis? I've been wanting to do one just for giggles and just don't know what to do or where to take it
     
  9. Feb 9, 2014 at 7:38 PM
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  10. Feb 10, 2014 at 7:05 PM
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    I changed all fluids over to amsoil and picked up about 2mpg
     
  11. Feb 10, 2014 at 7:07 PM
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    amsoil has the best filters on the market you change the filter out at 14500 half way and if any damage happens due to lubrication they will pay for the repairs
     
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  12. Feb 10, 2014 at 7:19 PM
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    What's the part number for that filter?
     
  13. Feb 10, 2014 at 9:16 PM
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    I just always changed the filter with the oil every 5,000 miles. But I use the OEM Toyota filters :confused:
     
  14. Mar 5, 2014 at 10:15 PM
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    Full synthetic with RP oil filters every 3K miles on all my vehicles.
     
  15. Mar 7, 2014 at 5:58 PM
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    Im changing mine every 10000 miles with mobil 1 synthetic and mobil 1 extended filter
     
  16. Mar 14, 2014 at 6:47 AM
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    And not recommended you'll void your engine warranty (10K)
     
  17. Mar 14, 2014 at 11:35 AM
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    When we were having sludge issues with the 1mz motor (I believe that was the one, I could be wrong) a customer only had to show proof of doing 1 oil change per year for the life of the vehicle to ensure that Toyota would cover the repair. And it didn't matter what type of oil they used.
     
  18. Mar 14, 2014 at 11:36 AM
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    What's considered proof? Should I start keeping oil receipts or is a complete log book good enough?
     
  19. Mar 14, 2014 at 11:39 AM
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    Not sure about the log book, I know they wanted receipts. But don't quote me on that, cause I am not certain on the answer.
     
  20. Mar 14, 2014 at 7:01 PM
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    3-4k. Redline Oil + ZDDP additive. 1600-1800 ppm. Fully synthetic. Or before and after a race. Whichever comes first. :burnrubber:
     
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