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Motor Oil Analysis

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by Timicha, Apr 17, 2009.

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What kind of oil do you use?

  1. Synthetic Oil

    409 vote(s)
    73.2%
  2. Partially Synthetic

    26 vote(s)
    4.7%
  3. Conventional Oil (non Synthetic)

    124 vote(s)
    22.2%
  1. Apr 17, 2009 at 9:15 PM
    #1
    Timicha

    Timicha [OP] Timicha

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    Hey everyone I am posting this to see how many of you use synthetic oil and how many of you use conventional oil. This is for a technical report that i am doing for my technical writing class and posting your opinions will help me out greatly.
    Thanks,
    Tim
    :D
     
  2. Apr 17, 2009 at 9:16 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    FlimFlubberJAM
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    I use Mobil 1 Fully Synthetic. Its always given good protection, and my oil samples always come back really good.
     
  3. Apr 17, 2009 at 9:19 PM
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    Timicha

    Timicha [OP] Timicha

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    alright cool i posted a poll and it would be awesome if you voted on it!
    Thanks!
     
  4. Apr 17, 2009 at 9:39 PM
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    MY50cal

    MY50cal I think I'm getting the Fear.

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    Yes.
    X2 :thumbsup:
     
  5. Apr 17, 2009 at 10:11 PM
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    DanGer

    DanGer Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    I used penzoil platinum synthetic since It was all i could get at school but I am switching to mobile 1 at my 30k maintenance
     
  6. Apr 17, 2009 at 10:30 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    Mobil 1 5-30 full synthetic here.
     
  7. Apr 17, 2009 at 10:33 PM
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    JJ Customs

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    Not enough to mention on this one. Give me time!
    Valvoline Durablend. I have thought about going to a full synthetic but I have used this oil in my 97 Tacoma with 140K with no issues.
     
  8. Apr 17, 2009 at 10:49 PM
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    ArkTacomaFan

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    I just bought my Tacoma last month, but I put Royal Purple in it today. I like it so far.
     
  9. Apr 17, 2009 at 10:52 PM
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    Ghost96Romeo

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  10. Apr 17, 2009 at 10:58 PM
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    SC4333

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    I have been running Mobile 1 full synthetic since 3k.
     
  11. Apr 18, 2009 at 6:45 AM
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    JM76

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    got the truck last year with 24k, used valvoline full synthetic 5w30 since, changed every 5k.
     
  12. Apr 18, 2009 at 8:00 AM
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    AK27

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    will be switching to mobil-1 this weekend!
     
  13. Apr 18, 2009 at 2:08 PM
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    gdawg25

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    I use either Mobil 1 or Pennzoil Platinum - which ever one is cheaper at the time.
     
  14. Apr 18, 2009 at 5:26 PM
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    BlueT

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    Mobil 1 5w-30 since 1000 miles.
    Going to Mobil 0w-40 next change
     
  15. Apr 18, 2009 at 5:42 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    A 40wt. is a bit too thick, dont ya think?
     
  16. Apr 18, 2009 at 6:23 PM
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    emmitt

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    Amsoil 5w-30, switched over at 3,800 miles. We have somewhat extreme temp.swings here and it sounded like that is where this oil performs very well. Happy so far...
     
  17. Apr 19, 2009 at 10:35 AM
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    neslerrah

    neslerrah Who needs 4WD?

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    Mobil 1 - 5W-30
     
  18. Apr 19, 2009 at 11:35 AM
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    pataco

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    amsoil 0w 30 extended life,every 25,000 miles.good stuff.
     
  19. Apr 21, 2009 at 2:01 AM
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    Timicha

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    thanks everyone, has any of you used conventional oil and then switch to synthetic? can you tell a difference if you have and if so what are they.
     
  20. Apr 21, 2009 at 3:10 PM
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    vtragweed

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    synthetics all the way around, front and rear end, engine, transmission, transfer case. amsoil good stuff and great price through my brother (dealer)
     
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