SIR I HAVE AN EE80 TOYOTA COROLLA 1986, AND WANT TO KNOW ABOUT CORRECT OIL VISCOSITY.

  • Tiny
  • waqas27
  • 1986 Toyota Corolla
  • 177,170 miles

Sir I have an EE80 toyota Corolla 1986, weather conditions of my area are -2 degree Celcius to 40 Celsius, I used the engine oil with viscosity 20W-50 but now someone told me that use a thinner oil as it is better and moves faster between parts, so I now poured an engine oil with viscosity 10W-40 in it, is it OK? Kindly give your opinion.

Monday, May 14th, 2012 AT 3:19 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Jacobandnickolas
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The colder the temps the thinner oil you should use. Refer to your owner's manual to determine the best choice for your conditions.

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Monday, May 14th, 2012 AT 4:01 PM
  • Tiny
  • waqas27
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Actually my engine was rebuilt one month ago, installed new piston rings and head gasket. The engine was a little hard in starting, so I thought that using a little thin engine oil (10W-40) will be good. Please comment.

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Monday, May 14th, 2012 AT 5:26 PM

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