Recent Topics
Tire ply description as listed on sidewall
by Cressida
04/30/16 11:43 AM
spec that measures ability of oil to cool an engin
by paulri
04/30/16 11:41 AM
Best USA Produced Olive Oil
by hatt
04/30/16 11:29 AM
How often do you run malware bytes?
by Doog
04/30/16 11:03 AM
F250 Rear Diff Fill Plug Seized
by Mantooth
04/30/16 10:48 AM
What oil should I use for 2000 cavalier that burns
by SeasonalEclipse
04/30/16 10:47 AM
Why is HDEO better for OPE, than regular oil?
by NH73
04/30/16 09:53 AM
CASTROL EDGE 5W-40 FST no ACEA A3/B4 ?
by alcyon
04/30/16 09:53 AM
Mower Lift
by Wingman
04/30/16 08:42 AM
Yokohama AVID Acend 195/60R15. $190
by Sam_Julier
04/30/16 07:24 AM
Hate those adds that start with, "Lean 1 weird ...
by OneEyeJack
04/30/16 05:11 AM
How Much Olive Oil Do You Use?
by GrtArtiste
04/30/16 03:20 AM
Newest Members
paydase, Scopx, speedysmitty, hdwizard21, raihan
57751 Registered Users
Who's Online
83 registered (alarmguy, alcyon, 2015_PSD, abycat, alphadog, acmesupply, 7 invisible), 2046 Guests and 103 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
57751 Members
66 Forums
248249 Topics
4059312 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#3195440 - 11/23/13 07:54 AM Re: 1997 Toyota Camry - What kind of oil??? [Re: NHGUY]
justinh384 Offline


Registered: 10/07/13
Posts: 86
Loc: Wrightsville, GA
Originally Posted By: NHGUY
$1700 with that many miles and a spray can paintjob?
Seriously,I wouldnt have given over $500.

Be aware,the rear trailing arm bushings on these cannot be replaced and you must buy new Toyota arms for $300 each.
Just saying..

Remember different areas have different used car markets.

Top
#3195566 - 11/23/13 10:10 AM Re: 1997 Toyota Camry - What kind of oil??? [Re: NHGUY]
Nick1994 Online   content


Registered: 02/19/13
Posts: 5288
Loc: Phoenix, AZ
Any other car in this price range is beat and has more miles here in Phoenix.
_________________________
2000 Toyota Camry 2.2L 210k
Pennzoil Platinum HM & Fram Ultra

Top
#3196243 - 11/24/13 01:02 AM Re: 1997 Toyota Camry - What kind of oil??? [Re: justinh384]
diver1972 Offline


Registered: 08/11/12
Posts: 145
Loc: US, Georgia
Originally Posted By: Nick1994
My question is what oil to use on it?
One that's of a specified grade (i.e. 5W or 10W-30). smile

Originally Posted By: dareo
Focus on a good cooling system before it gets hot again.
Yes, cooling system issues are the cause of more engine failures than oil-related causes.

Originally Posted By: Falcon_LS
With the 5S-FE being a sludger, I would keep the intervals down with conventional oil and no more than 5,000 miles with a decent synthetic.
I think 5k miles is quite conservative in this application.

Originally Posted By: justinh384
Originally Posted By: NHGUY
$1700 with that many miles and a spray can paintjob?
Seriously,I wouldnt have given over $500...

Remember different areas have different used car markets.
thumbsup But a homemade spray paint job would surely reduce any given vehicle's value; however, its effect on value is relatively insignificant on a 16-year-old daily driver like this.
_________________________
As of 02/15:
01 Toyota Sienna; 1MZ-FE; 174k mi.
99 Toyota Camry; 5S-FE; 197k mi.; acquired 02/14
98 Toyota Camry; 5S-FE; 182k mi.; totaled 02/14

Top
#3197430 - 11/25/13 10:03 AM Re: 1997 Toyota Camry - What kind of oil??? [Re: Nick1994]
Nick1994 Online   content


Registered: 02/19/13
Posts: 5288
Loc: Phoenix, AZ
The paint isn't as bad as I thought, first time I saw it it was raining, it isn't gorgeous but it's good enough

_________________________
2000 Toyota Camry 2.2L 210k
Pennzoil Platinum HM & Fram Ultra

Top
#3197444 - 11/25/13 10:12 AM Re: 1997 Toyota Camry - What kind of oil??? [Re: Nick1994]
Nickdfresh Offline


Registered: 03/15/06
Posts: 4036
Loc: Buffalo, NY
I'd use Mobil 1 High Mileage 5W-30 in winter, and 10W-40 there in summer, based on the fact that those engines sometimes had sludging issues.


Edited by Nickdfresh (11/25/13 10:13 AM)

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2