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  1. fresham

    2010 Toyota Corolla

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: satinsilver</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Has the atf been changed yet?</div></div> Yeah, it was changed at 60k miles.
  2. fresham

    2010 Toyota Corolla

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Gokhan</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Regarding it won't shift to OD when it's cold: It's standard for all Toyota ATMs, including my 1985 Corolla. They won't start shifting to OD until the coolant temperature reaches 55...
  3. fresham

    2010 Toyota Corolla

    Follow-up question: This will be my first UOA on this car (and overall). What should I get tested? What do I look for? I read the page on here about it, but I'm still unclear as to what I should expect.
  4. fresham

    2010 Toyota Corolla

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Gokhan</div><div class="ubbcode-body">If you need part diagrams and nos., this is the best site: <a href="http://www.toyomotorparts.com/" target="_blank">http://www.toyomotorparts.com/</a> </div></div> Awesome...
  5. fresham

    2010 Toyota Corolla

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Gokhan</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Note that you're more likely to pay the MSRP than the online price. Since this particular dealer is nearby, I can order online and then pick up will-call without the shipping fee...
  6. fresham

    2010 Toyota Corolla

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Gokhan</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Definitely do not overtighten it and don't forget to use oil on the O-ring. Specified torque in the official instructions should be OK. I never had problem removing it because I...
  7. fresham

    2010 Toyota Corolla

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Gokhan</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Sure! Regarding the wrench, I had bought an aluminum wrench but I have never used it. I had an old plastic wrench that has worked well. You can see if the dealer has some...
  8. fresham

    2010 Toyota Corolla

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Bandito440</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Napa has their synthetic on sale now for $3.49/qt. I just picked up 24 quarts. Their house brand synthetic is generally believed to be Valvoline Synpower in a Napa bottle. You...
  9. fresham

    2010 Toyota Corolla

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: HangFire</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Fresham, welcome to BITOG.</div></div> Thanks! I love it so far. One of the most helpful forums I've ever used. <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally...
  10. fresham

    2010 Toyota Corolla

    Thanks! Again, I greatly appreciate the thoroughness. I'll get some of those at the dealer too. Might as well stock up on both.
  11. fresham

    2010 Toyota Corolla

    Awesome. Thanks for being so thorough! I really appreciate the info. I did just let it go too long without an oil change (10.5k on Royal Purple), so I feel like I need to make it up to it. <img src="/forums/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="smile" title="smile" height="15" width="15" /> But, since it...
  12. fresham

    2010 Toyota Corolla

    Gokhan, since you have experience with the vehicle, what oil filter would you recommend? I have no kind of knowledge about filters, except for which one fits.
  13. fresham

    2010 Toyota Corolla

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Gokhan</div><div class="ubbcode-body">The oil specified for that car is TGMO 0W-20 SN and the OCI specified is 10k miles / 1 year. I wouldn't use anything else. I had the same car (2009 model). The reliability is...
  14. fresham

    2010 Toyota Corolla

    I have a 2010 Corolla with a 1.8 L 4-cylinder (2ZR-FE) engine with 87,000 miles. I'd love to hear some feedback on what oil would work best for me. My goal is to keep this thing running as well as I can, as long as I can. I'm not afraid to get my hands dirty and I'll put as much effort into...
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