Best full synthetic 5w40 for 2012 for the money?

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  1. StarCaller

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    why would that be?
     
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    that is impressively clean ed, what oci do you go with?

    i think a lot of this is down to the fact someone that actually cared about the car owned it since new
     
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    Where's the scientific study????? Oh the humanities!!!! :(:(:confused::confused::eek::eek:o_Oo_O:cry::cry:

     
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    I just showed you pictures of it that's my scientific humanity.
     
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    There are lots of quality oils on the market, I am a Mobil 1 believer and only the 0W-40 is a true synthetic oil. There are plenty of synthetic oils on the market but are not a true synthetic oil.
     
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    $11 USD per quart? Guess my gen 3’s hell-bound then, using that $2.50~ USD per liter bulk Toyota 0W20 that is really the proverbial “vat oil”.
     
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    Ed does have some unusual ideas.
    Few of them have any real merit.
     
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    That's what they tout.

    Red Line Synthetic Oil. 5W30 Motor Oil

    You buy bulk oil?
     
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    Yes, Toyota 0W20 through nearby dealership.
     
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    How does that work. You bring them an empty bottle?
     
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    check out the reviews.
     
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    You can't fix stupid, but you shouldn't encourage it either
     
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    I’d agree with that.
     
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    As I said before I bring a 10 liter gas can.
     
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    i didn’t see the post saying that :D
     
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    Mixing my threads. Apologies.
     
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    As to the original question.....Hard to beat this for $14 for a 5 quart jug of SuperTech....

    walmart oil - Bing video
     
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    i actually put that oil in and used it as a flush before refilling with redline again. Super tech engine oil smells the worse of all engine oils.
     
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    Which is why I refute the wild crap that you post whenever I see it. :eek:
    :ROFLMAO:
     
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    Tideland Prius Moderator of the North
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    There’s a nice feature called “ignore”. Please learn to use it if you cannot be nice to one another.
     
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