113932Re: Synthetic Oil Use?
- Jun 30, 2009What about buying large amounts of synthetic oil (sale, bulk, however) and storing for long periods. I hear organic oil has a limited shelf life, does the synthetic oil have the same issue?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Rob Morrell <rmkroll@...> wrote:
> I agree with Peter and Stan. The Factory fill when it's new is Synthetic
> it's a high quality Nippon oil (Eneos) 0/20, Toyota uses Mobil and Nippon
> products for all it's cars but in this case it's the Nippon or Eneos 0-20
> and I highly recommend it to get the maximum mileage possible. This oil was
> specifically designed for Toyota. there are other high quality 0/20 out
> there but this product is somewhat unique for this application and I have no
> idea why someone would not use a synthetic for this car. This engine is
> pretty easy on the oil dilution so I think personally 7500 miles is fine
> with a higher quality synthetic like this. There are less expensive
> Hydro-Cracked so called synthetics available but the higher quality base for
> this oil and high quality additive package will offer the little
> extra mileage you want.
> Be careful what the dealer tells you is the oil they see versus what the
> real factory fill is. On the back of this Toyota bottle for the 0/20 from
> Japan is says Nippon oil on it, Eneos is their aftermarket brand name, the
> aftermarket product does not have the same cost restrictions so the quality
> is actually slightly higher. This car is very reliable and worth keeping for
> a high mileage which is another good reason to stay with the
> category synthetic it came with. Hope this answers your question..
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