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Old 07-28-15, 09:21 PM   #1
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Default How often do you change oil & filter? What brand oil & viscosity?

Lexus LS400 1997 4.0 Liter 260 HP V8
According to the tag on the windshield from the previous owner I'm due for an oil change.
How often do you change oil & filter? What brand oil & viscosity?
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I change engine oil and filter every 6k miles, i use ZIC 5W-30
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thanks for the info
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6 months or 6000km whichever come first, regular dino 5W30 like Castrol or Shell.Toyota filter most of time

95 Lexus LS400 230,000km Canada version.
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Old 07-29-15, 01:06 AM   #5
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Mobil 1 synthetic 5w30 every 6k miles and I changed the oil myself with oem Toyota oil filter.
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Pennzoil dino every 5,000 miles and an AC Delco oil filter.
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Once a year with a name brand synthetic 0w30 or 5w30 and a Fram Ultra filter. Usually ends up being 5000-7500k miles. Currently has Amsoil AZO 0w30 in it. In the fall it will get Mobil AFE 0w30.
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Castrol high mileage or valvoline maxlife 5w30 with purolator filter every 3-4000 miles. Now at just under 258k and runs like new
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Gen 1 LS, When it needs it and 10W-30 Chevron, Anything will variable valve timing needs the factory spec oil.
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Mobil 1 synthetic 5w-30 every 6k w/ Napa platinum filter.
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I dare to be different...every 15K miles with Mobil 1 Extended Performance with/ FRAM Ultra Synthetic 15K mile filter. Been doing that for about three years now, so far so good.

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I change mine every 5k miles using Mobil1 5w30 full synthetic and A Toyota oil filter.
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