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What oil is recommended?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by planeman2010, Feb 13, 2010.

  1. planeman2010

    planeman2010 [OP] New Member

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    All,

    Recently bought a used 2008 4 cylinder Tacoma that didn't have an owner's manual. The guy I bought it from has been using "synthetic blend" oil. What does Toyota recommend for oil?

    Thanks in advance,

    Bill
     
  2. tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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    you can use either dino oil or synthetic, and i think 5w20 is recommended for the 4cyl's.
     
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    Thanks Tacomaman06
     
  4. dsailer

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    I use synthentic blend 5-20W in my 4cyl.
    Either Castrol or Valvoline, depending on what Autozone is running a special on. Mobil Syn blend seems hard to find
     
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    I find that Mobil 1 gives me the best gas mileage

    Make sure you also run a quality oil filter..

    I buy the Toyota brand from the dealer
     
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