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what oil should i use for my GTS? #164706 Apr 25, 10:00am Apr 25, 10:00am
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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?

Re: what oil should i use for my GTS? [Re: SwiftCelGTS] #164707 Apr 25, 10:01am Apr 25, 10:01am
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go to toyota buy their genuine oil, i think 5w30..and use that... thumbsup


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: what oil should i use for my GTS? [Re: celicafourotwo] #164708 Apr 25, 10:03am Apr 25, 10:03am
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mobil 1 5w30

Full synthetic. thumbsup


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Re: what oil should i use for my GTS? [Re: DiabloGTS] #164709 Apr 25, 11:11am Apr 25, 11:11am
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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

Re: what oil should i use for my GTS? [Re: stefanoc] #164710 Apr 25, 11:34am Apr 25, 11:34am
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5w30 Royal Purple.


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Re: what oil should i use for my GTS? [Re: stefanoc] #164711 Apr 25, 11:50am Apr 25, 11:50am
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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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Re: what oil should i use for my GTS? [Re: paperheart] #164712 Apr 25, 1:04pm Apr 25, 1:04pm
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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?
Re: what oil should i use for my GTS? [Re: DiabloGTS] #164713 Apr 25, 2:29pm Apr 25, 2:29pm
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Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
mobil 1 5w30

Full synthetic. thumbsup


EXACTLY. thumbsup

Re: what oil should i use for my GTS? [Re: 00GTShope] #164714 Apr 25, 4:55pm Apr 25, 4:55pm
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Amsoil is always good:)

Re: what oil should i use for my GTS? [Re: Plmbcrzy] #164715 Apr 25, 5:32pm Apr 25, 5:32pm
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I always use Valvoline.


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Re: what oil should i use for my GTS? [Re: theretiredpimp] #164716 Apr 25, 6:57pm Apr 25, 6:57pm
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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

Re: what oil should i use for my GTS? [Re: 5280vvti] #164717 Apr 25, 7:53pm Apr 25, 7:53pm
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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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