Recent Topics
2004 Escalade ESV, 6.0L, oil recommendation
by Rachael
11/21/14 06:04 AM
Interesting development on Oz fuel dependence
by Shannow
11/21/14 05:32 AM
Design of the GEC "Erith" 500MW Turbines, 1965
by Shannow
11/21/14 05:27 AM
NGK Laser Plat vs NGK Laser Iridum
by David1
11/21/14 03:34 AM
Q: For people that go multiple OCI on oil filters
by linksep
11/21/14 02:18 AM
This should be Good for a few hours of fun...
by montero1
11/21/14 01:02 AM
went on date and couldnt wait to get on bitog.com
by Marco620
11/21/14 12:19 AM
The Price of Motor Oil
by StrangeBrew
11/20/14 11:35 PM
sporadic brake grind
by chado_skins
11/20/14 11:31 PM
Piston soak
by meborder
11/20/14 10:44 PM
Tire Rack dropped the Xi3 in my size and..
by Blue_Goose
11/20/14 10:31 PM
New Ruger LC-9s
by HM12460
11/20/14 10:10 PM
Newest Members
alosid, ALRUI, RestoGuy, Jeffro, Socalwrencher
51958 Registered Users
Who's Online
50 registered (05LGTLtd, Boomer, buck91, bigt61, bullwinkle, bradepb, 5 invisible), 770 Guests and 151 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
51958 Members
64 Forums
222414 Topics
3519892 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: 9112
Loc: Middlesex County CT
You can use honda oil in your Toyota.
_________________________
2003 Echo >350K miles;Supergard 5W-[23]0;
2006 B2300;90K;ALM

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


Registered: 11/22/11
Posts: 2286
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 PP(old) 5w30, 5qts PPPP 5w20, Wix 51516
Mine to Maintain:
03 Pontiac Vibe : 4.5 qts PP(old) 5w30, Fram Ultra XG4967

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


Registered: 09/23/07
Posts: 6908
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