I purchased two oil filter elements from a local Toyota dealer, which included the filter element, 2 o-rings, the drain plug crush washer and a drain tube. Works in both gasoline and diesel engines! Amsoil signature series 5w-30, and their Ea series synthetic filters. Superior protection again oxidation, neutralizing acids, inhibiting corrosion, reducing wear and protects against deposits. This is really good stuff! Change every 10,000 miles or 6-months, whichever comes first. For you guys up north. Again I don't think there is any difference in brands. This is my first time of servicing it so any other hints and tips are greatly appreciated.
I prefer Castrol 10w40 in the summer and 5w30 in the winter. We carry the types and weights of oil recommended for your vehicle. I used their break-in oil for the first start and tuning and then dumped the 20W-50 in her after that. It was also changed to an element type filter. Have an extra quart handy to top off when necessary.
Toyota no longer makes the big filters and they are getting harder and harder to find so I went to a local dealer and the part number for the 2f filter nla now pulls up as the same filter as a fjc so I bought a case to save money. So you need to remove the factory skid plate if equipped. Pour entire bottle in the gas tank about every 4,000 miles to clean out the fuel injection or carburetor and lines. Also, inspect the floor below the engine for leaks. Up to 15,000 miles or 1-yr with severe service.
Apply a little clean engine oil around on the new o-ring and install the new large o-ring into the o-ring groove. Hopefully this thread will help others. I've seen these for other models on here and didn't see one for the fjc if it exists please tell me and I'll delete this thread. Just throwing this out there Do people put the big filters on the fj crusiers. It looks like Toyota put an metal clip on the cap to indication its position. I knew a trucker who had over 350,000 miles on the same synthetic oil. Pick the one that best meets your driving distance each year and match it up with the corresponding lube.
Also great for engines that have flat tappet cams and vehicles that are under high stress and operating temperature. Run the engine for 3 minutes and ensure there is no leaks. Guaranteed up to 15,000 miles or one year, whichever comes first, before needing to be changed. My guess is it goes just past the tab on the aluminum housing since that's where it bottoms out. Appropriate one will be sent based on your vehicle.
I knew a trucker who had over 350,000 miles on the same synthetic oil. This is the Drain Pipe included in the Toyota oil filter box. If you don't use a new crush washer, it isn't the end of the world but you may get a small leak. If you wish to order over the phone, call the highlighted phone number in yellow above right now. Changing your engine oil is a pretty straightforward process yet it is vital to making sure your vehicle is operating at its peak performance.
I asked and the operator laughed at me he said dont waste your money. Then click Checkout after you've added your last item to the cart. I realize theses things are glorified tractors. Below on the cap is the smaller o-ring. Changed the oil 2,000 miles and she's now at 2,050 miles on the odometer. From below you see a drain plug.
So I called Brad Penn and got a ton of great information from one of their reps who after talking with an engineer or two called me back with a strong recommendation for their 20W-50 oil based on the 2F motor and the conditions I'll be driving 35 - 95 degrees F the truck. Regular oil changes are necessary to remove oil that has collected contaminants and replace it with fresh oil. I searched online and didn't find anything there either. The base of the oil filter is the cap made of plastic. Superior performance over conventional oil with the bonus of increased fuel economy. Install the new o-ring by pressing it firmly down into the o-ring groove.
Tighten to 9 lb-ft Fill your crankcase with your favorite brand of 0W-20 Synthetic motor oil. You guys will be happy to know at the mobil oil plant in chicago we service the scales they fill alot of different colored containers from the same oil. So I added a half quart, checked it again. Could someone point me in the right direction on what sort of oils to buy for. There was another benefit, but I didn't get much sleep last night, and I can't think of it. Either of the lubricants below are specific for this vehicle and meet manufacture's recommended lubrication specification. Next tighten that drain plug under the cap.
Bolt the removed using a socket wrench with an extension on it. If you have a lot of leaks forget the sythetic, it doesn't do much good in the driveway. It may not be for you. Use caution to also remove crush washer that is on the bolt. Be aware that there is an o-ring below this bolt oil plug. Make sure the o-ring is properly seated and secured into the o-ring groove. Oh well - the long and short of it - it won't hurt your engine a bit.