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Nov 23, 10:48pm - #334333 
Mobil 1 Synthetic Oil USERS!

How often do you change your oil?
Also, GT or GTS? year? driving habits?

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Nov 23, 10:54pm - #334334 
I change mine every 5,000 miles or Five Months, and its still pretty clean when I change it.


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Nov 24, 12:36am - #334335 
between 3 and 4 k... and i drive really aggressively... i have a GT btw.

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Nov 24, 12:50am - #334336 
it runs you guys about what 50 bux each time


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Nov 24, 12:51am - #334337 
no... around 30 with the mobil 1 filter... if you use some other filter that isnt 10 bucks its about 25 to DIY.

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Nov 24, 1:00am - #334338 
5K miles. I use Fram Oil Filter. Runs me about $30.


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Nov 24, 1:03am - #334339 
runs me about 30-35. I use genuine toyota oil filters

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Nov 24, 1:10am - #334340 
i've been using the mobil 1 filters... i'm thinking of switching to something else though... IDK if an Oil Filter is actually worth 10 bucks...

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Nov 24, 1:16am - #334341 
toyota oil filters cost about $3-7 depending if you find them on sale or not. They also come with free oil plug gaskets

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Nov 24, 1:28am - #334342 
yeah i dont use an oil plug gasket anyways... works for me... no leaks.

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Nov 24, 1:59am - #334343 
Originally Posted by Steven
toyota oil filters cost about $3-7 depending if you find them on sale or not. They also come with free oil plug gaskets


Is it usually this price at the dealership?


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Nov 24, 2:15am - #334344 
3-4k with synthetic...damn. Oil must still be a light amber color when you change it.


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Nov 24, 7:57am - #334345 
I'm settling on about once per 4 months - about 5K miles.


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Nov 24, 10:20am - #334346 
3k miles with Toyota Filter. Fram Oil filters are junk, they dont filter as well.

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Nov 24, 10:29am - #334347 
I change my own oil at 2500-3000 depending on how I am feeling, I use a fram Oil Filter cause they have been the easiest filter to come off that I could find that wouldnt put up a fight. And I have a 2000 GTS with almost 108,000 miles and no oil burning.


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Nov 24, 12:26pm - #334348 
I change mine every 3,000...use a fram filter...runs me around $23...I drive a lot...its a 2003 GT. I bought it new in october of 2003, and put 35,000 miles on it the first year alone!!!

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Nov 24, 6:09pm - #334349 
Originally Posted by Steven
toyota oil filters cost about $3-7 depending if you find them on sale or not. They also come with free oil plug gaskets

Where can you get toyota filters below $5? I remember a gb for a case of toyota filters that cost around that much each but that was back in 2001.

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Nov 24, 6:10pm - #334350 
My friend's dad is a parts manager at a local toyota dealership and if i'm nice, I get stuff at cost

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Nov 24, 6:11pm - #334351 
I also get ads from my local toyota dealerships with discounts on them for oil filters

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Nov 24, 6:19pm - #334352 
about 3-4 k... and us toyota oil filters.

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Nov 24, 6:24pm - #334353 
around 4-5k with synthetic


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Nov 25, 12:43am - #334354 
Originally Posted by Steven
My friend's dad is a parts manager at a local toyota dealership and if i'm nice, I get stuff at cost


lol, nice


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Nov 25, 1:25am - #334355 
Depends on which fram you buy. The Fram i get has a higher pass efficiency than the Toyota Ones.
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Nov 25, 1:28am - #334356 
I got my Oil Filter from the dealership...8 bucks + buy 3 get 3 for free from pepboys. hahah...all in all it cost me less than 20 bucks to change my oil. grin

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Nov 25, 5:01pm - #334357 
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Nov 26, 12:32am - #334358 
5k all the time, since i never gets to 5months b4 5k mile..drives a lot..uses PureOne with 99% filtration..cost me 3bucks..so about $25 with DIY..

anyone use those Engine Restorer stuff?? i think it work, i used it on my gf's 91 toyo corolla..it idle betta now..i'm thinking of using it on my celi when my next oil change come around which will be soon..any review/comments on this "Engine Restorer" product?? seen them on car magazine at auto service shop.. confused


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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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Nov 26, 12:47am - #334359 
Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
5k all the time, since i never gets to 5months b4 5k mile..drives a lot..uses PureOne with 99% filtration..cost me 3bucks..so about $25 with DIY..

anyone use those Engine Restorer stuff?? i think it work, i used it on my gf's 91 toyo corolla..it idle betta now..i'm thinking of using it on my celi when my next oil change come around which will be soon..any review/comments on this "Engine Restorer" product?? seen them on car magazine at auto service shop.. confused


I dunno about you guys, but when I got to Autozone, Pepboys, Kragen, and etc. and I see those bottles that has colorfull ass pictures and states that it will do "this" or "that" for my car, I hella want to buy it. Do you know which one actually work, or if any? I remember posting about ZMax back in the day, but a lot of folks said that did not work.


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Nov 27, 11:03pm - #334360 
about every 4 months - the synthetic oil helps out a lot when its -50 , your car has a better chance of starting.. not that thats an issue in CA

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Nov 27, 11:07pm - #334361 
hahaha... gtaintsobad... i poste that pic in your avatar about a year ago to laugh at that guy.

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Nov 27, 11:26pm - #334362 
yeah, thats "the real beavis" he was caught when he broke into someone's house and was dancing arround in the guys wifes clothing - all class with that guy

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