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Napa Gold 1348 4,689 mi off 22RE cut open! #4558484
10/29/17 02:15 PM
10/29/17 02:15 PM
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Jacksonville, FL
FlyNavyP3 Offline OP
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Good afternoon BITOG,

I took advantage of the mild weather here today to change the oil in the 4Runner. For those of you not familiar with my fleet it's a 1987 model with a never rebuilt 22RE with (as of today) 331,901.1 miles on the clock. Previous fill was VWB SAE 30 which has been in all summer and saw LOTS AND LOTS of short trips and idle time with the AC running. I had to reset my hour tracker a few times during this run so I don't have an exact hour count but I'd estimate around 330 hours of run time this run with easily 1/3 of them idle time. Another Napa Gold 1348 replaced this filter with a fill of Rotella T-4 CJ-4/SM 10w30 sourced from Amazon on a blowout deal back in February. Enjoy the pictures.




















While the truck was in the garage I also elected to change the air filter as it was getting pretty grungy looking in the spring when I last serviced the truck. Air filter restriction meter was still reading 8" and I was going to wait to 11" but while I had the truck in the garage I elected to change the filter anyway. Outgoing filter was a Car Quest premium blue filter, replacement filter is a Napa Gold. Here are some pictures, old filter was pretty gross...






Luke
P-3C and P-8A Maritime Weapons and Tactics Instructor, Instructor Tactical Coordinator and Mission Commander
Re: Napa Gold 1348 4,689 mi off 22RE cut open! [Re: FlyNavyP3] #4558486
10/29/17 02:18 PM
10/29/17 02:18 PM
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In the shop
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Looks good Luke. Thanks for c&p smile

Thatís one reliable Toyota! smile


09' Camry LE, 141,020 miles

PP 5w30 and TG 4967
Re: Napa Gold 1348 4,689 mi off 22RE cut open! [Re: 53' Stude] #4558492
10/29/17 02:30 PM
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Jacksonville, FL
FlyNavyP3 Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: car51
Looks good Luke. Thanks for c&p smile

Thatís one reliable Toyota! smile


Thanks man, it's a good truck, I'd trust it to drive to Alaska tomorrow! Shooting for at least 400,000 miles on the original engine.


Luke
P-3C and P-8A Maritime Weapons and Tactics Instructor, Instructor Tactical Coordinator and Mission Commander
Re: Napa Gold 1348 4,689 mi off 22RE cut open! [Re: FlyNavyP3] #4558498
10/29/17 02:39 PM
10/29/17 02:39 PM
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Houston, Texas
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Luke - looks good to me too. Especially when you see the toll of the short tripping and idle time you had.

I like your cut & posts.

Thanks


2004 Ford Ranger 4.0L V6
Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic 5W30 + Fram Tough Guard
Re: Napa Gold 1348 4,689 mi off 22RE cut open! [Re: FlyNavyP3] #4558502
10/29/17 02:47 PM
10/29/17 02:47 PM
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In the shop
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Originally Posted By: FlyNavyP3
Originally Posted By: car51
Looks good Luke. Thanks for c&p smile

Thatís one reliable Toyota! smile


Thanks man, it's a good truck, I'd trust it to drive to Alaska tomorrow! Shooting for at least 400,000 miles on the original engine.

You are
Welcome Luke smile


09' Camry LE, 141,020 miles

PP 5w30 and TG 4967
Re: Napa Gold 1348 4,689 mi off 22RE cut open! [Re: WellOiled] #4558529
10/29/17 03:19 PM
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Jacksonville, FL
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Originally Posted By: WellOiled
Luke - looks good to me too. Especially when you see the toll of the short tripping and idle time you had.

I like your cut & posts.

Thanks


I appreciate the kind words. I enjoy sharing my filter cuts with the community. Thankfully so far they're all pretty boring smile


Luke
P-3C and P-8A Maritime Weapons and Tactics Instructor, Instructor Tactical Coordinator and Mission Commander
Re: Napa Gold 1348 4,689 mi off 22RE cut open! [Re: FlyNavyP3] #4558539
10/29/17 03:31 PM
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Katy, Republic of Texas
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Originally Posted By: FlyNavyP3

I appreciate the kind words. I enjoy sharing my filter cuts with the community. Thankfully so far they're all pretty boring smile

Yup, most Wix filters are pretty boring, which is a good thing.

I drove a lot of those Toyota's with that engine when I worked for a pool company in the late 80's early 90's.
Some of those trucks went 500,000 miles with nothing but oil changes every other month (2-4000 miles a month), a filter change (OEM) every other change and an air filter change every 6 months). The bed and frame rusted out from the chemicals used in the pool industry before the motors gave out.


2018 Hyundai Santa Fe: Dealer oil and filter/5k
2012 Scion xB: QSUD 0w-20, CQ Blue, 5k
2002 Ford F150: GTX HM 5w-20, EcoGard, 1yr
1994 Honda VT1100c: Peak 15w-40, PSL, 5k




Re: Napa Gold 1348 4,689 mi off 22RE cut open! [Re: FlyNavyP3] #4558545
10/29/17 03:38 PM
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Houston, Texas
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Boring is good IMO. It is easier.


2004 Ford Ranger 4.0L V6
Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic 5W30 + Fram Tough Guard
Re: Napa Gold 1348 4,689 mi off 22RE cut open! [Re: WellOiled] #4558550
10/29/17 03:47 PM
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Champlain/Hudson Valley
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EXACTLY! We build machines to do "boring" so we can soar. We dislike having to stop and tend our workhorses.

Re: Napa Gold 1348 4,689 mi off 22RE cut open! [Re: FlyNavyP3] #4558622
10/29/17 05:06 PM
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The Old North State
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Unsurprisingly IME the 1348 looks good at ~4700 miles. Currently running one of these two ocis to 2 years on a 3.4L Tacoma. Only putting ~5k miles max a year on it.

Thanks for c&p.

Re: Napa Gold 1348 4,689 mi off 22RE cut open! [Re: WellOiled] #4558677
10/29/17 06:08 PM
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Wet side WA
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Originally Posted By: WellOiled
Boring is good IMO. It is easier.


Unless its in a spouse or GF!


2004 Corolla 126884
Out: VML 5w-30 TG4967 OCI 5007 Miles
In: EDGE EP 5W-30 Bosch 3311 122537 7-18-18
2006 Duramax 74478
Out: T6 5W-40 M1-303
In: T6 5W-40 XG9100 73705 4-22-18
Re: Napa Gold 1348 4,689 mi off 22RE cut open! [Re: FlyNavyP3] #4559291
10/30/17 12:33 PM
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Orlando, FL
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Looks good.

Re: Napa Gold 1348 4,689 mi off 22RE cut open! [Re: FlyNavyP3] #4559373
10/30/17 02:21 PM
10/30/17 02:21 PM
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Hawaii, USA
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Looks amazing. I have a 1993 22RE Yota 4x4 which just turned 160,100 miles and it's getting harder to buy OEM Toyota 90915-YZZD1 filters from Amazon as now they won't ship to Hawaii despite being a Prime member. Either I'll have to go to the stealership (which I want to avoid at all cost), go with NAPA Gold or Platinum or Fram Ultra from Wal Mart. Thanks for the C&P.


1993 Toyota 4x4 p/u, 2.4L 22RE 4 cyl - Amsoil SS 10W-30, Yota OEM Filter
2005 Toyota Avalon XL, 3.5L V6, Amsoil SS 5W-30, Yota OEM Filter
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L V6, Amsoil SS5W-30, Yota OEM Filter
Re: Napa Gold 1348 4,689 mi off 22RE cut open! [Re: anndel] #4559397
10/30/17 03:10 PM
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Jacksonville, FL
FlyNavyP3 Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: anndel
Looks amazing. I have a 1993 22RE Yota 4x4 which just turned 160,100 miles and it's getting harder to buy OEM Toyota 90915-YZZD1 filters from Amazon as now they won't ship to Hawaii despite being a Prime member. Either I'll have to go to the stealership (which I want to avoid at all cost), go with NAPA Gold or Platinum or Fram Ultra from Wal Mart. Thanks for the C&P.


Hard to go wrong with a Napa Gold, for the money I'd buy the Fram Ultra over the platinum. All three are excellent filters. I have 3 Ultras and 5 CQ Premium Blue filters in the stash (wix made). Once those are all gone I'll probably just buy and a case of FPS3614 off eBay, same filter as the Ultra just without the grippy stuff. Fortunately my two daily driver vehicles both take the same filter.


Luke
P-3C and P-8A Maritime Weapons and Tactics Instructor, Instructor Tactical Coordinator and Mission Commander
Re: Napa Gold 1348 4,689 mi off 22RE cut open! [Re: FlyNavyP3] #4559488
10/30/17 05:24 PM
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Houston, Texas
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Luke,

Sometimes the "grippy stuff" causes the cup wrenches not to fit. So I think the FPS may be the way to go for me too.

Welloiled.


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Valvoline Advanced Full Synthetic 5W30 + Fram Tough Guard

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