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Durablend or Synpower? #289373 Oct 1, 4:27pm Oct 1, 4:27pm
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Durablend or Synpower?
Which of those would you recommend?

Re: Durablend or Synpower? [Re: sxyimports125] #289374 Oct 1, 11:18pm Oct 1, 11:18pm
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u mean for oil??


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?
Re: Durablend or Synpower? [Re: celicafourotwo] #289375 Oct 1, 11:21pm Oct 1, 11:21pm
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Neither.

Re: Durablend or Synpower? [Re: celicafourotwo] #289376 Oct 2, 10:21am Oct 2, 10:21am
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Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
u mean for oil??


Yep, for oil.

Re: Durablend or Synpower? [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #289377 Oct 2, 10:21am Oct 2, 10:21am
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Originally Posted by Haulin_A_Doo
Neither.


Why you say neither?

Re: Durablend or Synpower? [Re: sxyimports125] #289378 Oct 2, 11:38am Oct 2, 11:38am
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u should go full synthetic...don't don't wat synpower mean..but i use mobile 1 5w30 full synthetic ever since i got my car and that's like 7 months ago so 2 oil change..other uses Royal Purple, Gastro GTX full synthetic, or amsoil which cost a ton..oh yeah, stay away from Fram Oil Filter while ur'e at it..hehe..they leak and breaks..i use Puralator or PureOne..


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?
Re: Durablend or Synpower? [Re: celicafourotwo] #289379 Oct 2, 1:17pm Oct 2, 1:17pm
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Originally Posted by celicafourotwo

u should go full synthetic...don't don't wat synpower mean..but i use mobile 1 5w30 full synthetic ever since i got my car and that's like 7 months ago so 2 oil change..other uses Royal Purple, Gastro GTX full synthetic, or amsoil which cost a ton..oh yeah, stay away from Fram oil filter while ur'e at it..hehe..they leak and breaks..i use Puralator or PureOne..


^^^ Valvoline Synpower is a full synthetic oil and that's what I'm using now. Durablend is a mixture of conventional oil and synthetic additives, it's not a full synthetic like Synpower.

And, I've never had any problems ever with FRAM oil filters. That's all I've used on my previous vehicles and now my Celica. No leaks or breaks!

Re: Durablend or Synpower? [Re: sxyimports125] #289380 Oct 2, 8:12pm Oct 2, 8:12pm
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^^well that's good to hear, as long as it's full synthetic then u're good to go..just stick with it..but if you like Fram then stay with it, i wouldn't..don't want to take that risk of leakage..


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?
Re: Durablend or Synpower? [Re: celicafourotwo] #289381 Oct 2, 11:28pm Oct 2, 11:28pm
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My dad told me to stay away from FRAM.


"I didnt realize girls had that much plumbing down there. I saw a diagram of it and it looked like a map for six flags."
Re: Durablend or Synpower? [Re: GTSbyTRD] #289382 Oct 3, 8:08am Oct 3, 8:08am
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Originally Posted by GTSbyTRD
My dad told me to stay away from FRAM.


Seriously, what's so bad about FRAM? I haven't had any issues...

Re: Durablend or Synpower? [Re: sxyimports125] #289383 Oct 3, 9:55am Oct 3, 9:55am
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NO probs with fram either...That's all i have ever used. Did you put oil on the gasket before screwing it on??? Anyway, I just switched to royal purple full syn. That shit is expensive, but the car feels like it runs a ton smoother, and quieter too.

Re: Durablend or Synpower? [Re: Psquared] #289384 Oct 3, 10:24am Oct 3, 10:24am
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i go with castrol syntec (full synthetic) motor oil, redline mt90 tranny oil (full synthetic), and i use a factory toyota Oil Filter...i used to use fram, i heard bad about fram, and come on, what can be bad about toyota? i want the TRD filter but i didnt have the time to goto the dealer that sells them. and i'm happy with my car's performance..

Re: Durablend or Synpower? [Re: mxsuperfly25] #289385 Oct 3, 10:46am Oct 3, 10:46am
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just have toyo order the TRD filter for you and pick it up later..


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?
Re: Durablend or Synpower? [Re: sxyimports125] #289386 Oct 3, 1:32pm Oct 3, 1:32pm
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Originally Posted by sxyimports125
Originally Posted by Haulin_A_Doo
Neither.


Why you say neither?


They sound like gimmics, I hate that crap. Castol synthetic. thumbsup

Re: Durablend or Synpower? [Re: Psquared] #289387 Oct 4, 6:29am Oct 4, 6:29am
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Originally Posted by Psquared
NO probs with fram either...That's all i have ever used. Did you put oil on the gasket before screwing it on??? Anyway, I just switched to royal purple full syn. That shit is expensive, but the car feels like it runs a ton smoother, and quieter too.


^^^ Good to hear that someone other than me has had no problems with FRAM tongue

Re: Durablend or Synpower? [Re: sxyimports125] #289388 Oct 4, 1:58pm Oct 4, 1:58pm
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Originally Posted by sxyimports125
Originally Posted by GTSbyTRD
My dad told me to stay away from FRAM.


Seriously, what's so bad about FRAM? I haven't had any issues...


FRAM has no where near the amount of filtering media of a standard Toyota filter. Also, for when the engine is not running, they have a leaky drainback valve. I wouldn't touch 'em. Here's an Oil Filter comparison/study link:

http://minimopar.knizefamily.net/oilfilterstudy.html

Just about the only good feature I can think of on a Fram filter is the built in gripping surface.


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Re: Durablend or Synpower? [Re: ExNihilo] #289389 Oct 4, 2:45pm Oct 4, 2:45pm
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Originally Posted by ExNihilo
Originally Posted by sxyimports125
Originally Posted by GTSbyTRD
My dad told me to stay away from FRAM.


Seriously, what's so bad about FRAM? I haven't had any issues...


FRAM has no where near the amount of filtering media of a standard Toyota filter. Also, for when the engine is not running, they have a leaky drainback valve. I wouldn't touch 'em. Here's an Oil Filter comparison/study link:

http://minimopar.knizefamily.net/oilfilterstudy.html

Just about the only good feature I can think of on a Fram filter is the built in gripping surface.


^^^ The website you provided me from above was more than enough information to change my mind. Even though I havent had any problems with FRAM oil filters, there quality is shit.

Great information thumbsup

Re: Durablend or Synpower? [Re: sxyimports125] #289390 Oct 4, 2:56pm Oct 4, 2:56pm
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cry used FRAM with no problems too frown so best to use is oem toyota huh confused


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IMO, Toyoto OEM filters are far better than most aftermarket. I would go with them. thumbsup

Re: Durablend or Synpower? [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #289392 Oct 4, 7:09pm Oct 4, 7:09pm
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Originally Posted by Haulin_A_Doo
IMO, Toyoto OEM filters are far better than most aftermarket. I would go with them. thumbsup


So, do you just goto a Toyota dealership and pick one up? And just wondering how much?

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