Synthetic or regular oil?

Discussion in 'Maintenance' started by ShugaShane562, Apr 25, 2018.

  1. ShugaShane562

    ShugaShane562 Member

    I have a 2014 Tacoma I bought with 50k from the dealership. I don't know if it was using regular or full synthetic. Any thoughts? I would like to go full synthetic. Will I have any issues or will I be good to just go full?
     
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  3. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Negative Nancy

    If you want synthetic then no problems switching.
     
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  4. Bogunn

    Bogunn Well-Known Member

    Like whip said, go synthetic if you want. Go by manufacturer specs for amount and weight.
     
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  5. Bojangles

    Bojangles Well-Known Member

    Nothing to add of value here... those 2 above got it.

    Well, maybe use a decent filter. Ive used oem since day 1.
     
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  6. kp.taco

    kp.taco Well-Known Member

    Yep all this^^^ I run mobil 1 5-30 synthetic and Toyota filters
     
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  7. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    I run vinaigrette and a toilet paper filter in my second gen. MPG sucks and it smells bad. Not recommended. I’d go with what everyone else is saying. ^^
     
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  8. Bogunn

    Bogunn Well-Known Member

     
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  9. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

    Maybe you should try Canadian maple syrup instead. With extra brown sugar to help the smell.
     
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  10. Bojangles

    Bojangles Well-Known Member

    I got some of that stuff.... i didnt realize it poured like water almost
     
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  11. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    That’s because it’s not cut with corn syrup.
     
    Last edited: Apr 25, 2018
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  12. Bojangles

    Bojangles Well-Known Member

    Hmm, ill take my corn syrup in my canpakes and flaffles.

    Not in my gas tho
     
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  13. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

    That doesn’t sound good,... Steens cane syrup is my go-to. Haha!
     
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  14. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    Hummer bird water
     
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  15. kp.taco

    kp.taco Well-Known Member

    Now I'm hungry..
     
  16. Bogunn

    Bogunn Well-Known Member

    @Bojangles is at the root of all food related conversation, or at least in every food conversation. Lol.
     
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  17. Bojangles

    Bojangles Well-Known Member

    hook us up
     
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  18. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

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  19. Bojangles

    Bojangles Well-Known Member

  20. Crawdad

    Crawdad Well-Known Member

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  21. Bogunn

    Bogunn Well-Known Member

    I’m sure it’s safe. After it sits in a conex on a ship in the hot sun for 3 months traveling from Asia.
     
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