Recent Topics
Bank 2 exhaust manifold on 1MZFE V6
by artbuc
08/29/15 01:51 AM
Thoughts on 2016 Acrua MDX 9 Speed Trans
by BISCUT
08/29/15 01:16 AM
Can I mix these? Same thing? (Castrol Edge STP/US)
by fernandoar
08/29/15 01:09 AM
Looking for YouTube channels
by Merkava_4
08/29/15 12:25 AM
Pennzoil confirms CaSa contributes to LSPI, maybe.
by wemay
08/29/15 12:20 AM
What's so special about the ACDelco PF65 ?
by Merkava_4
08/29/15 12:11 AM
Goodyear - what oil filters do they use?
by wemay
08/28/15 11:45 PM
Late model AWD Astro/Safari thoughts?
by AZjeff
08/28/15 11:36 PM
Ac delco pf63 and fram xg10575 different sizes
by moparguy19
08/28/15 11:01 PM
what type of frog/toad is this?
by 04SE
08/28/15 10:36 PM
Pennzoil Answers-Complete Protection and Oil Myths
by wwillson
08/28/15 10:34 PM
Falken Pro G4 A/S
by Corollaman
08/28/15 09:13 PM
Newest Members
MightMirage, fernandoar, WarrenZ, alexautoinc, fastcar22
55181 Registered Users
Who's Online
30 registered (Andy636, bbhero, bdcardinal, Boczech, 01_celica_gt, 2 invisible), 567 Guests and 132 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
55181 Members
66 Forums
236641 Topics
3812711 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#3266173 - 01/31/14 06:12 PM Using branded oil in another brand?
Werdna123 Offline


Registered: 01/31/14
Posts: 5
Loc: Australia
Hi

I have a 2012 aurion (australian camry with V6) with 2gr-fe.

I can buy imported from the US, Honda HG semi-synthetic 5w-30 engine oil API SN and ILSAC GF-5. These specs are also recommended for use in my car.

Can I use the Honda oil in my Toyota?

I assume as long as it meets Toyota's viscosity and grade specs it will be fine?

Thanks

Top
#3266176 - 01/31/14 06:15 PM Re: Using branded oil in another brand? [Re: Werdna123]
simple_gifts Offline


Registered: 07/26/04
Posts: 10034
Loc: Middlesex County CT
You can use honda oil in your Toyota.
_________________________
2003 Echo >371K miles; ST 20w-50 and some #132
2006 B2300;97K;ALM

New Zealand; Australia's Australia

Top
#3266337 - 01/31/14 09:38 PM Re: Using branded oil in another brand? [Re: Werdna123]
earlyre Offline


Registered: 11/22/11
Posts: 2816
Loc: Lima, Ohio, USA
yes, at one point my Dodge(Chrysler) Neon had a Motorcraft (US brand for Ford Genuine parts, FoMoCo) Filter and Motorcraft Oil in it.
it was fine.
in fact Motorcraft filters are pretty popular with Jeep guys, for the old AMC 4.0l inline 6.(Jeep now owned by Chrysler, who in turn is now owned by Fiat)


Edited by earlyre (01/31/14 09:39 PM)
_________________________
Mine:
09 Mercury Sable : .5qts PYB 5w30, 5qts PYB 5w20, Wix 51516
Mine to Maintain:
03 Pontiac Vibe : Castrol GTX 5w30, Wix 51394

Top
#3268562 - 02/02/14 09:52 PM Re: Using branded oil in another brand? [Re: Werdna123]
artificialist Offline


Registered: 09/23/07
Posts: 7569
Loc: Florida
People do this often and have no trouble.

A few years ago, many BITOGERS bought Ford Motorcraft oil on sale, and used it everywhere. Currently, many people are using "TGMO" meaning "Toyota Genuine Motor Oil" and use it in cars not made by Toyota.

Another thing to keep in mind is than many OEM oils were actually made by some major oil company, and then given a new label. Ford Motorcraft was made by ConocoPhillips, and many Toyota oils have bottles that are eerily similar to Exxon Superflo.
_________________________
2010 Lancer Ralliart Sportback

Top