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Who does your oil changes?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by ydoow, Aug 19, 2009.

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Best place to get your oil changed at ?

  1. The dealership

    21.4%
  2. Jiff Lube type place

    6.8%
  3. Your self

    71.8%
  1. Aug 19, 2009 at 2:17 PM
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    Toyota Truck

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    I change my own oil for 2 reasons: Cause its cheaper and I'll take care of it cause no one will treat it like their truck.
     
  2. Aug 19, 2009 at 2:29 PM
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    fletch aka

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    My wifes Camry, the dealer, the taco I do myself.
    Camry's to low.
     
  3. Aug 19, 2009 at 2:33 PM
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    jefferson

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    oil is easy. i do it myself. Gives me the chance to not spill shit everywhere and clean up things a bit.. these tacomas are SO easy to change the oil in, i always just need two paper towels and thats IT. Last time i did my oil i did it in a white shirt.. not a drop anywhere. really great design.
     
  4. Aug 19, 2009 at 3:03 PM
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    rob1

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    Me Myself & I....The Taco & my wifes Sienna. Matter a fact I'am about to change it in about an hour or so just waiteing for it to cool down abit.
    Royal Purple 5w-30 & Royal Purple Filter. First oil change on my taco with 23500 miles:D
     
  5. Aug 19, 2009 at 3:06 PM
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    MsTRD

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    i do it myself.
     
  6. Aug 19, 2009 at 3:26 PM
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    Me too :D
     
  7. Aug 19, 2009 at 3:28 PM
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    Capita

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    I get my first few oil changes for free at the dealership. Plus my friend across the road is the mechanic at Toyota. Great guy who I trust totally.
     
  8. Aug 19, 2009 at 3:53 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Myself. Its to easy to do and why pay someone else to do it! Come on, its your Tacoma bro!!:eek::D
     
  9. Aug 19, 2009 at 3:56 PM
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    Definitely do it myself. You can never trust a stealership and a lube place once gave me the wrong stuff in my Lincoln. Besides I love the bonding i get with my Taco!
     
  10. Aug 19, 2009 at 3:59 PM
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  11. Aug 19, 2009 at 4:02 PM
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    Dealer for now I got 3 coupon for free change oil, when I attend there Toyota new car owner event.
     
  12. Aug 19, 2009 at 4:03 PM
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    I had the dealership do it while it was still under warranty, but since that's over I do it myself. Easiest vehicle I've ever changed oil in. White t shirt and no jack. Doesn't get any easier.
     
  13. Aug 19, 2009 at 4:21 PM
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    Don't trust anyone but myself w/ my vehicle! Those guys are dipshits and they don't give 2 shits about our babies
     
  14. Aug 19, 2009 at 4:23 PM
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    I'm a DIYer all the way.
     
  15. Aug 19, 2009 at 4:23 PM
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    Do em myself cuz I like using Royal Purple & K&N oil filters...

    Soon swithcing to Amsoil though...

    I don't think they offer any of those products at dealerships or lube places...

    Pluss the bonding time with my truck is priceless :D
     
  16. Aug 19, 2009 at 4:31 PM
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    devilsalmostfree

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    i change my oil myself, find it to be a bit cheaper, & i know that its done right!
     
  17. Aug 19, 2009 at 4:54 PM
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    i change my own, no sense paying someone else to do an easy job
     
  18. Aug 19, 2009 at 5:09 PM
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    I only take it to the dealer cause for $10 a month for the term of my auto loan I will get free oil changes for life from any lithia stealership. But so far the have over serviced it twice now. Not happy. If they do it again, im going to just do it myself from then on.
     
  19. Aug 19, 2009 at 5:09 PM
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  20. Aug 19, 2009 at 6:10 PM
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    DIY because it's easy and I know that I did it right the first time.
     
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