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Direct Injection Question #4448475
07/03/17 03:04 PM
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Gebo Offline OP
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Are there oils that work better with direct injection engines? My son's IS350 is the one I'm askin about.


'98 LEX LS400 280K
'00 LEX GS300 195K
'02 4Runner 225K
'05 Lex LS430 85K
'06 Toyota Highlander 145K
'09 Lex IS350 85K
'07 Lex GX470 60K
Amsoil in all engines, transmissions and differentials

Re: Direct Injection Question [Re: Gebo] #4448476
07/03/17 03:06 PM
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Castrol has a big following here for resisting dilution and staying in grade in fords ecoboost motors


2010 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L V6, 181 miles M1 HM 10w-30
Re: Direct Injection Question [Re: Gebo] #4448494
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I am pretty sure I read that pennzoil ultra with all its cleaning power is extremely helpful in DI application.


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Re: Direct Injection Question [Re: Gebo] #4448596
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My mother has a GS350 with the same engine. Her car gets either Valvoline Syn Power (with or without Max Life technology) depending on what I have in the stash (picked up quite a bit on AZ clearance of VSP w/MLT). Or NAPA Synthetic. We use genuine Toyota filters on her car. Toyota isn't picky about oil specs and specifies a 10k OCI use whatever you'd like and rest easy it'll last a long time.


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Re: Direct Injection Question [Re: Gebo] #4448681
07/03/17 06:31 PM
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Gebo,

I just bought a 2017 Lexus GS 350 with pretty much the same engine. I decided to use the new Mobil 1 Annual Protection as I feel its low-calcium additive package is a better fit for Direct Injection engines, as Direct Injection engines can be susceptible to Low-Speed Pre-Ignition (LSPI). Oils with high calcium levels (like the Amsoil Signature series) could aggravate LSPI. Amsoil is in the process of re-formulating its Signature Series oil for this and other reasons, but Mobil has already been taking this approach for a few years now.

Re: Direct Injection Question [Re: Gebo] #4448861
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D2S injection in this engine is port/DI combo. I say just drive. Have not heard lspi being an issue in the GR's, I use a Ca packed PP and so far all is well.


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Re: Direct Injection Question [Re: Gebo] #4449048
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With a port / DI combo I say any synthetic should be fine in the correct grade .


2017 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L GDI 4 cylinder
2010 Hyundai Elantra 2.0L 4 cylinder
2007 Kia Sedona 3.8L 6 cylinder

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