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Toyota synthetic oil

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Tepidy, Oct 25, 2011.

  1. Oct 25, 2011 at 4:11 PM
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    Tepidy

    Tepidy [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone know who makes toyota's sythetic oil. I have heard that it is actually mobil 1. Reason why I ask is that I have always changed my own oil but ever since I purchased my 2011 2.7ltr tacoma I let toyota do the free oil changes. The engine calls for synthetic so thats what they use. Just wondering if its a true synthetic or a blend that they are calling synthetic.
     
  2. Oct 25, 2011 at 4:22 PM
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    I use the same tech all the time plus he is a person friend so I know that he is doing the right thing with the oil and filter. He also heard that their sytho is made by mobil
     
  3. Oct 25, 2011 at 4:27 PM
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    no doubt brother.
     
  4. Oct 28, 2011 at 5:24 PM
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    Just because you are getting oil changed at a toyota dealership does not mean you are getting toyota oil.My dealer puts in pennzoil.
     
  5. Oct 28, 2011 at 5:26 PM
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    This is true.

    Some dealerships use the Toyota Brand oil, but others will use whatever they can get the cheapest/easiest in their area.

    Fink[​IMG]
     
  6. Oct 28, 2011 at 7:08 PM
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    Try going to the dealer in Honolulu. Monopoly. Never would take my truck there, can't afford it. (actually I'm too much of a tightwad)
     
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