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What type of oil are you using?

Discussion in 'General Tundra Discussion' started by Sean266, Jan 31, 2014.

  1. Jan 31, 2014 at 7:58 PM
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    Sean266

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  2. Jan 31, 2014 at 8:04 PM
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    I mainly used Mobil 1 fully synthetic in my Tacoma. I have the initial maintenance plan on my Tundra now, so I have some time before I need to worry about oil changes. I will most likely go with Mobil 1 and Toyota filter when I do my oil changes.
     
  3. Jan 31, 2014 at 8:07 PM
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    I will probably be trying Mobil 1 after hearing so much about it on the interwebz...Toyota filter was the only route I went
     
  4. Jan 31, 2014 at 8:16 PM
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    I used to use all Mobil 1 products until I read Chris' filter review on TW.
     
  5. Feb 1, 2014 at 12:33 AM
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    I use Mobil 1 for everything even their bearing grease is the best.. Only exception is I use Swepco in my diff.
     
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  6. Feb 1, 2014 at 2:38 AM
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    I too have the toyota plan but when that goes I will most likely use Mobil 1 full synthetic with Toyota filter as well.
     
  7. Feb 1, 2014 at 6:29 AM
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    csuviper

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    Mobil 1 full synthetic with Toyota Filter

    Heard bad things about Fram filters
     
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  8. Feb 3, 2014 at 5:10 AM
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    I bought this on 1/12/14 and have added a code alarm remote start, an Alpine head unit with Nav and a backup camera.
    Mobil 1 full synthetic and a Toyota filter.
     
  9. Feb 3, 2014 at 6:02 PM
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    Looks like Mobil 1 full synthetic wins the vote...
     
  10. Feb 3, 2014 at 8:00 PM
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    If the Tundra's OEM filters are like the Tacoma's then the OEM filters are definitely the way to go! I was running Mobile 1 in mine but I recently switched all my fluids to Redline and stepped up to 10W-40. I did this because my Tacoma sees the rev limiter frequently and I abuse the hell out of it offroad and Redline is supposed to be a better oil in regards to that. Costs a lot more though!
     
  11. Feb 4, 2014 at 3:37 AM
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    Are you guys getting your filters right from a dealer or saving money and finding them online? Getting ready for my first oil change in the truck. Looks like I'll take your advice and use the mobile1 0–20
     
  12. Feb 4, 2014 at 6:12 AM
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    Yes. I go to straight to the dealer to get mine.
     
  13. Feb 4, 2014 at 6:27 AM
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    I bought this on 1/12/14 and have added a code alarm remote start, an Alpine head unit with Nav and a backup camera.
    I get my filters thru an online Toyota dealer. My local dealer won't deal, straight retail.
     
  14. Feb 4, 2014 at 4:37 PM
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    Mobil 1!
     
  15. Feb 5, 2014 at 9:31 AM
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    Just got 7 qts of Mobil 1 full synthetic 0W-20 from Napa for $24 yesterday! 43% off because of the Seahawks score. Go Hawks!!!
     
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  16. Feb 5, 2014 at 10:28 AM
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    I use Royal Purple 5W-30 and Napa Gold filters, I want to go back with Toyota filters bad. I see a lot of Mobil 1 users, are there any perks to using Mobil 1 vs Royal Purple?
     
  17. Feb 5, 2014 at 10:50 AM
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    Cheaper, readily available, and API SM certified.
    RP uses higher amounts of zinc (for anti-wear) which exceeds the amount allowable by API SM/ILSAC GF-4 oils, which in turn degrade catalytic converters if oil is exposed to the cats (leaking valves, poor piston ring seal, etc). You can pick up Mobil 1 anywhere, even Costco for a damn good price. There's no reason to pay the RP premium.

    I only use factory Toyota filters. Same filter fits my Tundra, Tacoma, and the wife's T4R. I buy them in 10 packs and they end up at $3 a pop
     
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  18. Feb 6, 2014 at 2:07 PM
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    Mobil1 in all my vehicle's engines, and Redline synthetics in the trans/tcase/diffs.
     
  19. Feb 6, 2014 at 3:47 PM
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    I have read a few things that made my decide going against Royal Purple from here on out. I will be using Mobil 1 now.
     
  20. Feb 7, 2014 at 3:15 AM
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    I bought this on 1/12/14 and have added a code alarm remote start, an Alpine head unit with Nav and a backup camera.
    I only use factory Toyota filters. Same filter fits my Tundra, Tacoma, and the wife's T4R. I buy them in 10 packs and they end up at $3 a pop

    That's good to know, I have several filters left over from my Tacoma.
     
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    I also have a first gen tundra with the 4.7. Can't comment on the second gens.
     
  22. Feb 17, 2014 at 6:03 PM
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  23. Feb 17, 2014 at 6:26 PM
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    Free, when you buy a truck. One of the local Toyota dealers does free oil changes and state inspections for life. My daughter bought a Yaris from them and it's the first time she's ever kept up with either. Haven't had the first oil change yet, but I assume they use Toyota synthetic.
     
  24. Feb 25, 2014 at 3:51 PM
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    mobil 1 and toyota filter only here...
     
  25. Mar 23, 2014 at 5:28 PM
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    No Penzoil or other brands? Having said that, I am thinking of Amsoil when mine is due. Is it true, once you go full synthetic, you can't go back to conventional oil?
     
  26. Mar 23, 2014 at 7:10 PM
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