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#4544238 - 10/15/17 04:59 PM 0w-20 (M-1 or GTMO?) 2017 Tacoma TRD V6
Speedbird001 Offline


Registered: 02/28/17
Posts: 12
Loc: Virginia
2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road (3.5L v6, 4x4) with Manual Trans. Notes:
- ~4 months / 6,000 miles on this oil
- No off-roading or towing. Mileage is ~70/30 Hwy/City but the city mileage pretty bad stop-and-go.
- This is the 4th oil and filter change.
- Big unknown: I had assumed the dealer would use Genuine Toyota Motor Oil, BUT when I stopped by there a few days later to pick up a part, I noticed thru the parts window big stack of cases of Mobil-1 0w-20. No way to know for sure I guess but I strongly suspect my local Toyota dealer is using M-1 vs. GTMO. No way to know for sure I guess... I'll post back @ ~20k and see how this Motul does.




Edited by Speedbird001 (10/15/17 04:59 PM)

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#4544309 - 10/15/17 06:20 PM Re: 0w-20 (M-1 or GTMO?) 2017 Tacoma TRD V6 [Re: Speedbird001]
demarpaint Offline


Registered: 07/03/05
Posts: 29747
Loc: NY
Why not ask the dealer to tell you what oil they used, and how long have they been using it? You might get lucky and get a straight up answer, maybe...... Either way I wouldn't worry the report is good.
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#4544313 - 10/15/17 06:24 PM Re: 0w-20 (M-1 or GTMO?) 2017 Tacoma TRD V6 [Re: Speedbird001]
CT8 Offline


Registered: 10/09/14
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Loc: Idaho
MI has lower Calcium and more Magnesium. Honestly oil is oil .
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#4544345 - 10/15/17 06:56 PM Re: 0w-20 (M-1 or GTMO?) 2017 Tacoma TRD V6 [Re: Speedbird001]
fdcg27 Offline


Registered: 09/25/09
Posts: 15693
Loc: OH
If the dealer is using M1 AFE then they're using the superior oil.
No reason to prefer TGMO.
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#4544454 - 10/15/17 09:21 PM Re: 0w-20 (M-1 or GTMO?) 2017 Tacoma TRD V6 [Re: Speedbird001]
bigj_16 Offline


Registered: 07/03/17
Posts: 1267
Loc: Douglas County, Colorado
That is not M1 0W-20.

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#4544458 - 10/15/17 09:25 PM Re: 0w-20 (M-1 or GTMO?) 2017 Tacoma TRD V6 [Re: fdcg27]
FZ1 Offline


Registered: 02/07/08
Posts: 4727
Loc: Texas
Too much calcium and not enough moly for the oil to be AFE.

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#4544468 - 10/15/17 09:44 PM Re: 0w-20 (M-1 or GTMO?) 2017 Tacoma TRD V6 [Re: bigj_16]
tig1 Offline


Registered: 01/03/09
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Loc: Illinois
Originally Posted By: bigj_16
That is not M1 0W-20.


+1. M1 will have Moly in the 70-80 range.
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#4544587 - 10/16/17 02:22 AM Re: 0w-20 (M-1 or GTMO?) 2017 Tacoma TRD V6 [Re: Speedbird001]
FermeLaPorte Offline


Registered: 07/25/17
Posts: 469
Loc: Texas (south)
Doesn't seem like m1, tbh.
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#4545436 - 10/16/17 06:44 PM Re: 0w-20 (M-1 or GTMO?) 2017 Tacoma TRD V6 [Re: Speedbird001]
PimTac Offline


Registered: 03/04/17
Posts: 4258
Loc: Soviet State of Washington
Pick either one, they are both Mobil oils.
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#4546039 - 10/17/17 10:03 AM Re: 0w-20 (M-1 or GTMO?) 2017 Tacoma TRD V6 [Re: Speedbird001]
sdude2k2000 Offline


Registered: 12/02/04
Posts: 553
Loc: Southern Oregon, USA
Looks like Mobil Super 0w20 to me. My local Toyota dealer uses the Toyota Genuine 0w20 for the "complimentary services" on new vehicles, and Mobil Super 0w20 for everything thereafter unless a customer specifically requests TGMO (which adds like $15 to the service).
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#4566306 - 11/06/17 09:07 PM Re: 0w-20 (M-1 or GTMO?) 2017 Tacoma TRD V6 [Re: sdude2k2000]
Bryanccfshr Offline


Registered: 10/09/04
Posts: 5716
Loc: Durango, Co
My dealer uses motor craft 0w20. I wouldn’t sweat it either way.
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