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Synthetic Fluids for 2011 Tacoma

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Tacoma11, Jan 30, 2012.

  1. Jan 30, 2012 at 12:43 PM
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    Tacoma11

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    Hello guys,
    I am new to the site so please be patient.
    2011 Tacoma TRD w/ 3800 miles.
    Need to know what brand synthetic Gear lube you guys use for the drive train and what weights. Also synthetic Auto Trans Fluids.
    Send problems you my have experienced changing front, rear and trans fuel also.
    Thanks
     
  2. Jan 30, 2012 at 12:53 PM
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    CUtacomaTIGER

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    i used redline synthetic in my diffs, transfer, and tranny. ~$9/quart on amazon.
    your owners manual should have the correct weights in it for each and how much. see my attachment p.285 as an example
     

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  3. Jan 30, 2012 at 1:07 PM
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    I haven't had to change the trans fluid yet, but I also used Redline 75w90 in the diff. Zero problems so far.
     
  4. Jan 31, 2012 at 8:09 AM
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    So Snake~,
    What did you do to get 20.3 MPG average? What mod. made the most differance?
    I am hoping that going to synthetics will help.
    Please advise. Thanks
     
  5. Feb 10, 2012 at 7:01 AM
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    I would like to tell you that my Dynomax UltraFlow muffler, AFE Pro Dry S air filter, Armorlid tonneau and slightly over-inflated tires equal 20.3 MPG, but the difference is probably marginal at best. Maybe .5 MPG. I think the drive-like-a-granny mod works best.
     
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