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Synthetic Oil

Discussion in '5 Lug' started by KCDuran, Apr 9, 2013.

  1. Apr 9, 2013 at 3:10 PM
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    KCDuran

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    Hey all,

    I want to change my dyno oil to synthetic and I was wondering how much/weight should go in?

    2009 Acab 5lug 4banger -- Thanks! :thumbsup:
     
  2. Apr 9, 2013 at 3:14 PM
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    Check your manual.
    Probably 5W-20 or 0w-30
     
  3. Apr 9, 2013 at 3:19 PM
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    thanks man youre right with the 5w-20. Thanks for the quick reply! :cool:
     
  4. Apr 25, 2013 at 6:33 AM
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    My 2011 4 cylinder 2.7 manual says only synthetic 0-20 changed every 5000 miles.

    I don't know if the 2009 has the 2.3 or the 2.7 engine.
     
  5. Apr 25, 2013 at 4:20 PM
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    It has the 2.7. Toyota has changed the oil recommendations on the newer 2TR-FE engines. Mine is an 05 that says 5w-30 on the oil cap and the manual. 5w-30, 5w-20 or 0w-20 will all probably work just fine but the easy answer is whatever it says in your manual.

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  6. Jul 2, 2013 at 4:54 PM
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    For mine it's 0w-20 and change every 10,000 miles according to the dealer.
     
  7. Jul 27, 2013 at 7:29 PM
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    My '10 2.7 recommends dyno every 5, 000.
     
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