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    BITOG Detail and Wax - Top Picks

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    Meguiars headlight coating

    Followed instructions to the letter. Lasted only 4 months on vehicles that sit outside 24/7. Kilmer jumps up and down all the time because he has ants in his pants.
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    2022 Results of "Post your latest oil change" thread

    I always try to go with Mobil 1. I replaced a timing chain on a Toyota 4 cyl 22R-E engine 8 years ago that had about 156,000 and it was on Mobil 1 oil since day one when I bought that truck brand new. The engine was clean both the top end (head, valves) and bottom end (pistons, crankshaft)...
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    Post your latest oil change

    Napa Full Synthetic 10W-30 HM + Napa Gold - 1993 Toyota Pickup M1 HM 5W-30 + Toyota 04152-YZZA1 Filter - 2005 Toyota Avalon XL.
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    Post your latest oil purchase or even filter.

    M1 HM 5W-30 and Toyota 90915-YZZD3 filters (10).
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    how much oil do you keep on hand?

    For the next change only. No room to store more.
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    Toyota 0w16 substitute for M20A-FKS engine

    Well next year the tree-huggers will convince the EPA to spec 0W-10 oil for climate change mitigation.
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    Post your latest oil change

    2005 Toyota Avalon Out: M1EP 5W-30, Toyota 04152-YZZA1 OEM Filter In: PP 5W-30, Toyota 04152-YZZA1 OEM Filter
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    Oil For Short Trips

    Every 6 months regardless if less than 5,000 miles with a good filter, preferably OEM Toyota and if Not, NAPA Gold. Viscosity per your owner's manual.
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    Costco's Kirkland Signature Oil Availability

    Tons at 2 stores on Oahu - Kapolei and Waipio, along with Mobil 1 and Chevron.
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    What's in your grease gun???

    Redline CV-2
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    Post your latest oil purchase or even filter.

    2005 Toyota Avalon, M1 EP 5W-30, 7 qts, Toyota 04152-YZZA1 filter
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    Post your latest oil change

    1993 Toyota 4x4 p/u 165,000 miles out: M1 EP 10W-30, Toyota OEM Filter in: Castrol Edge HM 10W-30, Toyota OEM FIlter
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    Safe To Mailorder PUP @ Amazon/Walmart?

    I tried to order PUP from Amazon. Something happened on the way from the fulfillment center in California to Hawaii and it was returned and money refunded with no reason. It was ships/sold by Amazon.
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    shiniest wax

    I agree with Chevelle3221, carnauba wax or carnauba infused waxes leaves a "wet" glossy shine while synthetic polymers not so. Carnauba just doesn't last as long as synthetics.
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    New 4Runner, Amsoil or Toyota Oil?

    Any brand name oil like Mobil 1, Castrol, Valvoline, Pennzoil or house brands like Kirkland or Super Tech full synthetic with OCI every 5,000 miles with oil filter change at every oil change.
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    Is name brand oil sold at walmart the same as sold at other stores?

    The same goes for Costco and Sam's club gasoline. They take a loss selling gasoline but make it up on in-store sales.
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    Oil Supply in Stores

    Since the pandemic lockdown started last year, I noticed more oil on the shelf at Walmart than during non-pandemic years. Prior to last year, they were hit and miss. All brands are fully stocked - Mobil 1, Valvoline, Pennzoil, Quaker State, Royal Purple, Castrol and their house brand SuperTech.