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Oil for 08 camry #4588898
11/29/17 01:37 PM
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Have a Toyota 2.0l 1az fe. Car is spec a huge range, 5w 30 to 20w 50. 60000 miles.

The temperature here doesn’t usually go lower than 77f

What should I use.

It’s on gtx 20 50 now and previously10w 30 Mobil 1

Re: Oil for 08 camry [Re: bernau] #4588965
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PP 5w30 or maybe CASTROL EDGE 5w30 or MAGNATEC


09' Camry LE, 141,020 miles

PP 5w30 and TG 4967
Re: Oil for 08 camry [Re: bernau] #4589023
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Mobil I 0W-30 AFE

Re: Oil for 08 camry [Re: bernau] #4589039
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Any good 5w20 or 5w30; I would use semi-synthetic like Max Life or synthetic like Mobil 1

Basically what the factory called for.

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Preference. Seems to be for 30 oils, any particular reasons?

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Xw20 and xw30 are generally (not always) resource conserving for “better efficiency”.
I would use whichever oil doesnt burn too quickly without sacrificing too much MPG.
I generally stick to 10w30 and i think its pretty warm down here.

I recommend trying quaker state products. I had less burnoff than most other brands/formulas and good performance from these quaker products Ive used in my Toyota Camry

QS HiMi API SN 10w30
QS ultimate durability full syn 5w30

Trying Valvoline for the first time this oil change, hope its good!



04 Camry 2az-fe 209k
M1 5w30
PremiumGuard filter
Re: Oil for 08 camry [Re: bernau] #4589149
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Originally Posted By: bernau
The temperature here doesn’t usually go lower than 77f

What should I use.



10w-30 and don't look back!


2004 Corolla 126813
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: Oil for 08 camry [Re: bernau] #4589180
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Quaker State 10w30


2013 Malibu 2LT M1 5w30
2013 Accord Sport M1 AP 0w20
Re: Oil for 08 camry [Re: JohnnyJohnson] #4589185
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Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson
Originally Posted By: bernau
The temperature here doesn’t usually go lower than 77f

What should I use.



10w-30 and don't look back!


yup this. If you can find some rated for diesel engines as well, it would be better yet.

Re: Oil for 08 camry [Re: bernau] #4589186
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Pick a 10w-30 in the thicker end, non resource conserving.
M1 HM 10w-30 is my favorite.

You could also run a straight SAE 30 in that climate


2010 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L V6, 181 miles M1 HM 10w-30
Re: Oil for 08 camry [Re: eljefino] #4589465
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Originally Posted By: eljefino
Originally Posted By: JohnnyJohnson
Originally Posted By: bernau
The temperature here doesn’t usually go lower than 77f

What should I use.



10w-30 and don't look back!


yup this. If you can find some rated for diesel engines as well, it would be better yet.


I do have rotella 10w -30 and Mobil 1 in 10-30 flavor.


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