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Old 06-05-11, 11:05 AM   #16
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2011 specification switched to 0W20 on the IS250 as well.

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Old 06-05-11, 11:06 AM   #17
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^Interesting. I'm currently using Royal Purple 5W 30. Can anyone confirm if 5W20 provides better fuel mileage?
We're talking tenths of an MPG, your driving behavior is a much greater determining factor.

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I use what the dealer puts in. What is that?
If your dealer is by the books, 5w20.

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Here is what I use:

brand - Amsoil
weight - 5W30 (it's on the oil cap)
It's on the oil cap because that's what was originally recommended for the engine - the TSIB changed that recommendation to 5w20.
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Old 06-05-11, 12:21 PM   #18
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i havent done my oil change to my 08 is250 yet since i just got it about 2 weeks ago but when i go to change it ima go with 10w30... thats what i use to use on my acura rsx type s and my car ran smooth and strong and stood more cool since i ran with the 10w30 vs the 5w30... but as for royal purple i fell in love with it once i put it in my engine... when you first put it and run it hard its squeels like a supercharger idk y but it was cool, after about to strong punches it went away though... overall i loved it, plus my favortie color is a plum purple. 00o yea one more thing are you suppose to change out oil every 5,000 or 10,000 in our cars?
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Old 06-05-11, 12:26 PM   #19
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^^ yea, I know about the 5W20 recommendation...but it is mainly for fuel economy purposes, and I have elephantiasis of the right foot...
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Valvoline SYN POWER!!!!! bc i work at Valvoline ahahha
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I have yet to try valvoline. I have used mobil1, pennzoil ultra, and castrol edge. Personally, I like the castrol edge better. Engine started up feels smoother as well as daily driving. I also use 5W30, like quick123 said its on the oil cap.
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Valvoline SYN POWER!!!!! bc i work at Valvoline ahahha
so mobile and Valvoline which one batter?
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so mobile and Valvoline which one batter?
Your asking the guy that works for Valvoline which one's better?
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Old 06-05-11, 09:33 PM   #24
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I have a 2006 MT IS250 and use 5w30 Mobile 1 Synthetic Extended Life. I have used Mobile 1 EL for all my cars.
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im going to try toyota 0w20 on my next oil change. has anyone tried it yet?
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Royal Purple street 5w30 in my 2010 IS350.

I'm very happy with the switch from mobile 1 5w30. It increased my average mpg by 3.
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I have been running Mobile Synthetic 0w20 for over a year now, with no problems at all. The car feels smoother, the acceleration is faster, and my MPG is higher than before.
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Pennzoil Platinum 5W20.
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Pennzoil Platinum 5W20.
i live in UT so is that batter i use 0W?
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i use valvoline synpower because i get 25 dollar rebates from them when purchasing 2 gallons. have about 13k miles on my current oil.
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