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Synthetic Oil

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by MTLTaco, Feb 8, 2010.

  1. Feb 8, 2010 at 3:53 PM
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    MTLTaco

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    How ofter do you guys change your oil when running Syntheric. I appreciate any info. Thanks
     
  2. Feb 8, 2010 at 3:54 PM
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    dysfunctnlretard

    dysfunctnlretard Hi

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    depends on how Ive been driving. 1,500 miles-5000 miles. Sometimes I go mudding and offroading very frequently, sometimes I rarely offroad.
     
  3. Feb 8, 2010 at 3:54 PM
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    mmadej87

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    i like to change at 4000 miles, but i usually end up letting it run to 5000
     
  4. Feb 8, 2010 at 3:55 PM
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    Incognito

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    1 year or 25,000 miles, whichever comes first for me.

    I'm using fully synthetic Amsoil.
     
  5. Feb 8, 2010 at 3:56 PM
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    DeeKay21

    DeeKay21 Lieutenant Dan.

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    I used to change mine every 3K but recently changed it to about 5K since it is synthetic.:cool:
     
  6. Feb 8, 2010 at 3:56 PM
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    mmadej87

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    ^^^^^ seriously??!!
     
  7. Feb 8, 2010 at 3:59 PM
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  8. Feb 8, 2010 at 4:00 PM
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    PreRunnerSeth

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    I do 5-6k with mobile 1
     
  9. Feb 8, 2010 at 4:00 PM
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    Every 5,000 miles, I use Royal Purple.:cool:
     
  10. Feb 8, 2010 at 4:04 PM
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    PA452

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    I always changed conventional oil in my Tacoma at about 5000 miles. Sometimes that would get pushed to nearly 6000 miles. Last oil change I went to Mobil 1 synthetic. I'm probably going to stick with the same oil change schedule.
     
  11. Feb 8, 2010 at 4:10 PM
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    MTLTaco

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    Thanks for the quick respone guys>
     
  12. Feb 8, 2010 at 4:12 PM
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    NAAC3TACO

    NAAC3TACO Just east of crazy

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    6 months or 5000 miles like the owner's manual says. Once it's out of warranty, I'll just do it every 5000 miles.
     
  13. Feb 8, 2010 at 4:20 PM
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    10,000 miles Penzoil Platinum after warranty is up
    till then every 3000 miles like the owners manual says
     
  14. Feb 8, 2010 at 4:27 PM
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    just did mine today.

    usually about every 7500 to 10 000 KMS with full synthetic castrol
     
  15. Feb 8, 2010 at 4:38 PM
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    good stuff that
     
  16. Feb 8, 2010 at 7:20 PM
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    5,000 miles to keep the warranty happy. After the 5y/60k warranty is up, then I will try 8,000 or 9,000 miles and watch the oil analysis, and go up or down from there by what the oil analysis tells me.
     
  17. Feb 8, 2010 at 7:49 PM
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    Flare

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    According to Royal Purple's web page their oil does not start to break down until 12,000 miles. So I do a full change every 10,000. Every 5,000 I change the filter and top off with oil as recommended.

    Corey
     
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