i use Mobil 1 and still change the oil every 4500 miles or 4 months ,don't be penny foolish to go any longer then that.u spent 30 grand on the fj to be penny foolish???
It's really not about being penny foolish. Full synthetic is formulated for extended OCI's. If you've done oil analysis on your oils as many have you would see this. But then it's your rig and you can change your full synthetic as often as you like. Also as far as break in mileage. Modern engines are pretty much broken in as they come out of the factory. Made to much closer tolerances as opposed to the old days with not so close tolerances. About 1000 miles for break-in. And as far as Toyota wanting to see those units at least every 6 months while under warranty. All I can say is its money in their pockets and out of the owners. And if you do your own oil changes then they don't get nothing.i use Mobil 1 and still change the oil every 4500 miles or 4 months ,don't be penny foolish to go any longer then that.u spent 30 grand on the fj to be penny foolish???
No offense, and it's your money, but the redesigned engines for 2010+ come with full synthetic and are rated for 10k mile intervals. Engine and oil technology has come a long way, and there really is no harm in going that long between changes if the engine's rated for it. Toyota is loosing maintenance money by going to 10k mile changes, so there's really no reason for them to do it unless the engine can handle it. Even my old 1996 Cadillac was rated for 7500 mile intervals...I went to get my oil changed today (4600 miles). They told me that it wasn't due for an oil change until 10k miles. I told them they can pay for and install a new engine when this one burns up.
I have not gone 10k since I have on 07, and 07-09 are rated for 5k miles with dino oil. I use full synthetic Ifeel comfortable going 6k miles (went 7k last time) between changes. Only have 40k miles on the truck but I don't ever notice a difference in performance after I do the change, even last time w/ the 7k mile interval.football so will you or have you gone 10k miles intervals???in my book i don't care what toyota said or if it's writen in stone i wouldn't even go 5000k miles
Why the 0W-40? Been thinking of going to 0W-30, but hadn't realized anyone ran 0W-40.I have an '07 and use 10K mile OCI's on M1 0W40 (A3/B3 european spec) oil and Amsoil EaO filters. I use the same oil and intervals in all my vehicles and have for years. No oil burning and great engine compression = no worries.
Yes you can change your oil everyday, but all that does is make you feel better, waste money and resources IMO.