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Old 02-12-13, 04:56 AM
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I use regular Castrol GTX 5w30.

As others have said, its a matter of opinion.
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Originally Posted by thatnewguy View Post
I was just at my dealer not too long ago and he said the f's didn't use synthetic which shocked me. Said they use 5w30
You and your dealer are right. The F's do not come stock from the factory with synthetic. They are using conventional from the factory. However on my first oil change I put in Mobil 1 and that's what I will continue to use.
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Old 02-12-13, 06:46 AM
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About to swap out the break in oil with Castrol Syntec 5W-30.
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Originally Posted by Rossi View Post
Royal purple 5w-30.
There is nothing better.
I would rather use dino oil than royal purple
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i use Castrol Edge synthetic, 5w-30.
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There's been a ton of threads about which oil to use on our F's... I'm using what Joe Z uses in his F....

Mobil 1 Super 5W-30 Premium Conventional Engine Oil

https://www.clublexus.com/forums/is-f/589369-oil.html
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Originally Posted by 2ndGF View Post
You and your dealer are right. The F's do not come stock from the factory with synthetic. They are using conventional from the factory. However on my first oil change I put in Mobil 1 and that's what I will continue to use.
This is what I did. Using mobil 1 from the dealer. Cost sucks as my 15k service last week was $230. I think the 10k service was $160. I might start doing it on my own, but I like the documentation of the services at Lexus.
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Amsoil Signature 5W-30 Synthetic is what I changed to on my first change.
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Old 02-12-13, 01:50 PM
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Synthetic is not required. The owners manual calls for normal oil but running synthetic will only take better care of your engine over it's life and if you road corse your F... It's worth it for the extra properties under extreme heat and abuse
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Old 02-12-13, 02:14 PM
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Originally Posted by PhiDeltBee View Post
This is what I did. Using mobil 1 from the dealer. Cost sucks as my 15k service last week was $230. I think the 10k service was $160. I might start doing it on my own, but I like the documentation of the services at Lexus.
Yea bro start doing it yourself!! You wil save a ton of cash! The documentation is nice, but cash in you pocket is better!!
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Originally Posted by PhiDeltBee View Post
This is what I did. Using mobil 1 from the dealer. Cost sucks as my 15k service last week was $230. I think the 10k service was $160. I might start doing it on my own, but I like the documentation of the services at Lexus.
Bring your own mobil 1 and oil filter to your dealer. They only charge me labor. $38 out the door, plus of course your cost for the oil and filter.
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Old 02-13-13, 06:40 PM
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Running Castrol Synthetic
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Old 02-14-13, 10:19 AM
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Im switching to Moblie 1 next oil change. Just makes good sense.
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Old 02-14-13, 11:12 AM
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Always use mobil1 and i change oil every 8k miles but u can do 10k too.
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Old 02-15-13, 05:41 PM
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Did the oil change mu self reprogramed the service cel and used monil one syn 5w-30 it cost me $90 the two jugs of mobil one and the filter $8 total $98 15minutes of my time i think gibing this love to your car is priceless
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