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bolistik
08-27-2006, 03:49 PM
what is the recommended oil to use for the 2001-GT generation?
:noob:

Im due to an oil change soon and i cant find out the type of oil i should use. WHat brand and type is everyone useing for their celicas?

85gtsblackman
08-27-2006, 04:44 PM
10w30 or 10w40


thats what the toyota dealership used when i was there

also use a toyota filter or a napa filter

perferibly castrol gtx motor oil

wizzards581
08-28-2006, 12:24 AM
i put 5w-30 in my alltrac. castrol sytec blend.

if i were you, i would use 5w30/10w-30, doesnt have to be synthetic, and yes toyota oil filter.

alltracman78
08-28-2006, 12:28 AM
Your oil cap on your engine will tell you what viscosity to use, IE 5W30/10W30.
Your engine takes 5W30 I believe.
Toyota [up here at least] uses Mobil1.
You don't need sythetic. Regular is fine for you.
Won't hurt of course....
And yes, use a Toyota filter.

Wizzards, you should be using 10W 30.
That's what your engine tolerances are set up for, not 5W30....

sbettencourt
08-31-2006, 03:55 AM
toyota recommeds 5w30. i'm sure!