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Would SUPERTECH syn be ok for 10k? #4565219
11/05/17 06:54 PM
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Wondering if a run on 10k on SuperTech 5w-20 full syn would be ok in my 2013 Camry 2.5L 2AR-FE? Car has 65k on it.

The oem filter always looks ok after 10k with 5k oil change. It does 50miles a day at 55, reaches what should be full temp of course. We have four seasons if that is a factor with some mild chances for dilution and or some high temp exposure if the 10k rund through a summer and into a winter.

Just wondering.

Re: Would SUPERTECH syn be ok for 10k? [Re: SumpChump] #4565222
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Yes, ST syn should be just fine for 10k with no problems. You may also want to consider the ST 0w20

Mahle makes a great cartridge filter for your 2AR smile

Re: Would SUPERTECH syn be ok for 10k? [Re: slacktide_bitog] #4565223
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Originally Posted By: slacktide_bitog
Yes, ST syn should be just fine for 10k with no problems. You may also want to consider the ST 0w20

Mahle makes a great cartridge filter for your 2AR smile


Yes, second person in a day I have hear good things about Mahle.

I got the 5W on a Wal-Mart web special (one that wasn't a "web error" which was sweet). Indeed back to 0W next time I stock my shelves.

Re: Would SUPERTECH syn be ok for 10k? [Re: SumpChump] #4565226
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Heres one data point.


https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthr...h_5#Post4508304

For highway miles, it should be fine but the only way to be sure is to run say 7500 miles and do a UOA to make sure things are OK to 10K.

Make sure your filter is up to the task.



Last edited by danez_yoda; 11/05/17 07:04 PM.
Re: Would SUPERTECH syn be ok for 10k? [Re: SumpChump] #4565233
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Your car and a UOA will tell your for sure. Run one at 6000 and see what you get. One OIC 4000 miles less is going to cost you squat!


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: Would SUPERTECH syn be ok for 10k? [Re: SumpChump] #4565248
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It is GF-5 which what Toyota recommends, so should be fine. But Toyota does recommend 0w20.


2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac
2012 Gravely ZT XL 48 w/ Kawasaki FR730
Re: Would SUPERTECH syn be ok for 10k? [Re: NH73] #4565282
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Originally Posted By: NH73
It is GF-5 which what Toyota recommends, so should be fine. But Toyota does recommend 0w20.




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: Would SUPERTECH syn be ok for 10k? [Re: SumpChump] #4565410
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I'd run it for 10,000 and not lose any sleep over it.


"The evidence demands a verdict".
(Re:VOA)"it's nearly impossible to actually know the particular additives that are in there at what concentrations."
Re: Would SUPERTECH syn be ok for 10k? [Re: SumpChump] #4565412
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Probably can do it. But, considering that you can buy other better rated synthetics as cheap or cheaper on rebate (M1, PP, QSUD, Synpower, etc.) why do it? Are they selling SuperTech fully syn for under $12/jug now?


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2001 Lincoln Cont 4.6L DOHC/ 39K mi / QS HM 5w30 / FUG XG2
1999 Camaro SS M6 /19K /Mobil 1 0w40 /Fram UG /GM MTL-ATF
1969 Ply GTX/RRs
Re: Would SUPERTECH syn be ok for 10k? [Re: SumpChump] #4565415
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i run the supertech dino in my trucks for 10,000 with out problems.


1994 Ford F150 302 4R70
Chevron Delo SAE 30 CF/SL Fram XG8A

1978 Chevy Nova 250 I6 Borg Warner T5
Rotella 10W40 Fram XG5

Re: Would SUPERTECH syn be ok for 10k? [Re: SumpChump] #4565459
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Does a 0w-20 ST Syn exist? I haven't seen it here, but I'd be interested in it.

Re: Would SUPERTECH syn be ok for 10k? [Re: SumpChump] #4565461
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I thought I saw 2 reports that barely made it to 10,000 miles. Itís a 7,500 mile oil.

Re: Would SUPERTECH syn be ok for 10k? [Re: Linctex] #4565467
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Originally Posted By: Linctex
I'd run it for 10,000 and not lose any sleep over it.


That's because you got plenty of money to buy a new engine I'm assuming.

Re: Would SUPERTECH syn be ok for 10k? [Re: SumpChump] #4565501
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There are better oils for the same money.


2010 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L V6, 181 miles M1 HM 10w-30
Re: Would SUPERTECH syn be ok for 10k? [Re: Merkava_4] #4565502
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Originally Posted By: Merkava_4
Originally Posted By: Linctex
I'd run it for 10,000 and not lose any sleep over it.


That's because you got plenty of money to buy a new engine I'm assuming.


We just don't have as much money as you and can't afford to dump top tiered synthetics at 1.5k.. crackmeup


03 Jeep WJ 4.0 202k Castrol Edge 10w40 HM Fram XG16
02 Volvo S60 2.4T 186k M1 0w40 Mahle OX149D
97 Chevy Blazer 4.3 153k Synpower 5w30 Supertech ST3980 (Ecore)

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