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Oil question...SAE to Syn back to SAE?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Hellmutt, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. Jan 24, 2011 at 11:52 AM
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    Hellmutt

    Hellmutt [OP] Well-Known Member

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    sadly, I've only put Husky Liners in it thus far - tend to blow all my cash on my bikes and guitars.
    Had my '08 4.0L since new and dropped the OEM oil before hitting 3k ( mainly to check for flaking or other possible "break-in" contaminants ) and replaced with SAE Valvoline at first change, then all other changes since, I've ran Mobil1 Synthetic in it........would it really matter to go back to SAE now that I'm at over 50k miles? My work now carries it in automotive grades and I can get it extremely cheap, but I don't want to risk any issues if there's conflict between using the two different lube types after this long.
    I haven't really seen any evidence through my searching that tells me I would doing wrong by changing back to SAE as I've seen a lot of folks going from SAE to Syn, but not the opposite.......any advice?
     
  2. Jan 24, 2011 at 11:53 AM
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    98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 is gooder 'en chicken Moderator

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    You mean dyno top syn and vice versa? You won't have any issues.
     
  3. Jan 24, 2011 at 12:10 PM
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    Hellmutt

    Hellmutt [OP] Well-Known Member

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    sadly, I've only put Husky Liners in it thus far - tend to blow all my cash on my bikes and guitars.
    just switching back to Valvoline conventional ( SAE ) oil from Mobil1 synthetic - if that's what you meant by "dyno top syn and vice versa"
     
  4. Jan 24, 2011 at 3:47 PM
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    wlmuncy

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    You will have no issues.
     
  5. Jan 26, 2011 at 7:26 AM
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    travelingman

    travelingman What would Scooby do?

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    ^^^ What he said.Won't hurt a thing.
     
  6. Jan 26, 2011 at 7:38 AM
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    Your truck will blow up.
     
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