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SwiftCelGTS Apr 25, 6:00pm - #164706 

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what oil should i use for my GTS?

needs an oil change. do i need any special type of oil or will just the usual stuff do?
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celicafourotwo
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celicafourotwo Apr 25, 6:01pm - #164707 

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go to toyota buy their genuine oil, i think 5w30..and use that... thumbsup

Originally Posted by pesho01
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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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DiabloGTS
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DiabloGTS Apr 25, 6:03pm - #164708 

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mobil 1 5w30

Full synthetic. thumbsup

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stefanoc Apr 25, 7:11pm - #164709 

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if you have to money to spare, get synthetic oil. its better for ur engine. but once you go black, you cant go back wave
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Death Apr 25, 7:34pm - #164710 

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2002 Toyota Celica

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5w30 Royal Purple.

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paperheart Apr 25, 7:50pm - #164711 
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Quote:
but once you go black, you cant go back wave


What do you mean by that? Once you use dyno you can't go back to syntec? eek

Use 5w30 weight. Go syntec if you can. Using a higher weight is only useful for cars with:

1) leaks from gaskets
2) Turbo'd vehicles

For our cars it will most likely slow your acceleration and cut back on your gas mileage. smile

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celicafourotwo Apr 25, 9:04pm - #164712 

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speaking of oil..i think my car is leaking. no a lot but like few drops under the car..waht do you guy think it might be?? i still have 3k til my next oil change..What Oil Filter should i use if i change the oil myself???

Originally Posted by pesho01
Question:
Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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00GTShope
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00GTShope Apr 25, 10:29pm - #164713 

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Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
mobil 1 5w30

Full synthetic. thumbsup


EXACTLY. thumbsup
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Plmbcrzy Apr 26, 12:55am - #164714 

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Amsoil is always good:)
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theretiredpimp Apr 26, 1:32am - #164715 

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I always use Valvoline.

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5280vvti Apr 26, 2:57am - #164716 

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Royal Purple. Oil pressure is an essential element to our car's Performance, so might as well get the best you can thumbsup
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HiCkS Apr 26, 3:53am - #164717 

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good post i need to change my oil as well


Anyone ever tried that Z-MAX oil additive stuff? think it works? the way they advertise it scientifically it looks like it might not be just BS
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