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    Strange Oil Cocktail and Snake Oil Combined....

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    rent question for those who have rommates

    whomever name is on the lease is responsible.
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    Keep it or toss it???

    alright, its more of a feel good change I guess. Most of my traveling is on forest/desert trails so I like to replace things early than wait (I guess).
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    Keep it or toss it???

    Filter is about one year old, maybe 6K-8K miles. I usually change them when they are dirty like this. <img src="http://i.imgur.com/qYMdiaEl.jpg" class="post-image" alt="" /> <img src="http://i.imgur.com/zxGwMjnl.jpg" class="post-image" alt="" />
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    GL-4 or GL-5 in 4Runner Transfer Case?

    tons of bro science ITT. OP, I have a 2000 4runner 3.4 manual trans. I have owned and operated 1st gen Tacoma's & 3rd gen 4runner's since their inception and spent hundreds of thousands of miles behind the wheel. I use MT90 in the trans, and any brand of 75x90 GL4 in the xcase. I swap out the...
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    2000 4Runner Tarnish Observation W/ Pictures

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: HKPolice</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: oil_abuser</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div...
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    2000 4Runner Tarnish Observation W/ Pictures

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: bmwpowere36m3</div><div class="ubbcode-body">A little varnish... not a big deal. Why the switch to ST anyway? Would consider going back, for added protection during hauling. </div></div> thanks, I made the decision...
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    2000 4Runner Tarnish Observation W/ Pictures

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: mazdamonky</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Varnish is harmless. Keep doing what you are doing or Maybe try Supertech synthetic if youre trying to use a cheaper option than PP. You could also use the rebates on PP or M1...
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    2000 4Runner Tarnish Observation W/ Pictures

    Just an observation on my top end of my 4runner 2000 3.4 with 164K miles. My valve cover gasket was leaking again so I decided to take some photos and share it with you guys. If my memory is correct, I was using M1 EP, PP, PU with Napa Gold oil filters for many years. Up until the last 10K, I...
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    Old 4Runner Oil Suggestions..

    OP, I have the exact vehicle (engine, miles, ect). I currently use Synthetic suptertech 5w30, I chose this due to my frequent oil changes and low annual millage (2x per year) 4-5k OC. Oil filter I am currently using is Fram Pro I use to use 5w30 PU & PP & napa gold oil filters until I bought...
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    Mobil 1 high mileage or Walmart's Supertech ?

    OP, I run Supertech full synthetic 5w30 in my 4Runner with 155K. Not only do I drive on aggressive Arizona off-road desert terrain, I tow a small trailer frequently. Use with complete confidence. ST is underrated!!!
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    Paying it forward (2) FREE OIL FILTERS

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: BlueOvalFitter</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Kuato</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Send to BlueOvalFitter.... </div></div> PM me. I will take...
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    One accident, two deductibles?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: R2d2</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I take collision reports for a living , it's one incident (continuous event).</div></div> each state is regulated differently, you should know this.
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    One accident, two deductibles?

    absolutely, once is a comprehensive claim, the other collision.
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    Paying it forward (2) FREE OIL FILTERS

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: SirTanon</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Yep. Sure looks like they're the equivalent of a Fram 3614 or a Motorcraft FL910. Where are you in AZ?</div></div> Located in Surprise.
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