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Fishexpo, what is the "tall" oil filter? 7500 miles between oil changes sounds good. At 550 miles per week, I was looking at every 5 to 6 weeks for an oil change at 3000 between. 7500 between would be awesome. That'd be every 13 to 14 weeks.

 

Just ask for the oil filter for a 7th gen (2000-2005) Celica GT-S or for Matrix XRS - same filter diameter, pressure relief rating, and overall design, except the case is physically longer by 1/2" or so. Many of the extended oil change owners run the longer filter to have more filter media available to trap more "stuff". Many cases, the oil can go much further than what deposits the oil filter can hold. Even with synthetics - the shorty filter can get loaded up in a hurry. With a tall filter and synthetic oil - my UOA (Used Oil Analysis) showed that I could run well beyond what I originally though. Did a few at 14K and 16K miles - oil was still good, insoluables were starting to go up but probably OK. Others that have run similar UOA - have found the short filters good to about 7500 miles, the tall ones good to 10K-12K miles. All depending on the engine and driving conditions, of course.

 

I generally use OEM Toyota or Purolator filters - whichever I can get on sale. Just ran out of Toyota filters, so I'm using my stockpile of Puralotor Premium Plus and PureOil filters - "short" filters are #PL14476 or #L14476 - the "tall" filters are #PL14477 or #L14477. I like the PureOil over the standard Puralotor ones - but having so much more filter media might lead to significant restriction in oil flow. Though I've never had an oil related issue or oil starved engine since I started using these filters. For Toyota OEM filters - the "short" filters are #90915-YZZA2 and #90915-YZZF2 - the "tall" filters are #90915-YZZA1 or #90915-YZZF1.

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Thanks Fishexpo, that's good to know. Next time I am at the dealership I'll pick up some of those tall filters. :rolleyes:

 

I mis-remembered my odometer reading, and am about to roll 170,000 not 180,000, which means it was 12,000 miles from the last oil change, not 22,000. That makes me feel better.... a little anyway.

 

Yet another thing I need to start managing better. Of course, 7500 miles per change would make it less of a chore.

 

As it is, I need to get 2 more new tires, rotate the fronts to the back, get the brakes checked, and find out where the vibration in the front end is coming from. Oh, and I need a new windshield before march (inspection date) as I managed to crack mine rather good. :(

 

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Thanks Fishexpo, that's good to know. Next time I am at the dealership I'll pick up some of those tall filters. :rolleyes:

 

I mis-remembered my odometer reading, and am about to roll 170,000 not 180,000, which means it was 12,000 miles from the last oil change, not 22,000. That makes me feel better.... a little anyway.

 

Yet another thing I need to start managing better. Of course, 7500 miles per change would make it less of a chore.

 

As it is, I need to get 2 more new tires, rotate the fronts to the back, get the brakes checked, and find out where the vibration in the front end is coming from. Oh, and I need a new windshield before march (inspection date) as I managed to crack mine rather good. :(

 

jim

After 12,000 miles your car probably could use a filter and oil change.

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I got a 99' Prizm and it has 188,046 Miles. It runs like a champ. I've kept up with the maintanance and soon I'll be replacing the front stuts for the first time.

Here's a shot of a Toyota I almost bought last summer. I saw this car (in good shape) sitting in the field by itself at the local dealer and it was sold the day it came in. I don't even remember the model or year of the car.

<a href="http://www.maj.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?i=1476669" target="_blank">http://www.maj.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?i=1476669</a>

http://www.maj.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?i=1476671

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I got a 99' Prizm and it has 188,046 Miles. It runs like a champ. I've kept up with the maintanance and soon I'll be replacing the front stuts for the first time.

Here's a shot of a Toyota I almost bought last summer. I saw this car (in good shape) sitting in the field by itself at the local dealer and it was sold the day it came in. I don't even remember the model or year of the car.

<a href="http://www.maj.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?i=1476669" target="_blank">http://www.maj.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?i=1476669</a>

<a href="http://www.maj.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?i=1476671" target="_blank">http://www.maj.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?i=1476671</a>

Looks like one of my cars - 7th generation Corolla (1993-1997).

It is probably a 1993. Looks like it had front end repainted.

It probably had the engine/tranny replaced to get those miles, maybe not original.

How much did they want for it??

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I got a 99' Prizm and it has 188,046 Miles. It runs like a champ. I've kept up with the maintanance and soon I'll be replacing the front stuts for the first time.

Here's a shot of a Toyota I almost bought last summer. I saw this car (in good shape) sitting in the field by itself at the local dealer and it was sold the day it came in. I don't even remember the model or year of the car.

<a href="http://www.maj.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?i=1476669" target="_blank">http://www.maj.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?i=1476669</a>

<a href="http://www.maj.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?i=1476671" target="_blank">http://www.maj.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?i=1476671</a>

Looks like one of my cars - 7th generation Corolla (1993-1997).

It is probably a 1993. Looks like it had front end repainted.

It probably had the engine/tranny replaced to get those miles, maybe not original.

How much did they want for it??

I don't think I am getting the most honest response from the local dealer as they said they got a thousand bucks for the car. It seems as soon as a good used car appears.....it dissapears and is sold right away.

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My 1995 Corolla has 199,700 miles on it. I bought it when it had 120k (a little old lady owned it and it got totalled by insurance for hail damage, she repurchased it and sold it to me). I have mostly used synthetic oil (used syth blends once in a while) and the only thing I've had to do was move up to 89 octane gas since it runs a lot smoother on it and gets better mileage so it offsets the cost. The only thing I've had to fix on it was a wheel bearing that was improperly changed before I bought it.

 

Other than that its been great (other than running into deer that has put some more dents and bends into it) and I haven't been able to kill it. It holds oil fairly well and only burns 1/2 quart every 1,500 to 2,000 miles. That didn't start until about 170k and certain synthetics burn off worse than others. My car doesn't seem to like Mobil 1 too much, but holds onto Amsoil a lot better. It's due for a timing belt change so I don't know if I should just have the water pump changed at the same time or not.

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My 1995 Corolla has 199,700 miles on it. I bought it when it had 120k (a little old lady owned it and it got totalled by insurance for hail damage, she repurchased it and sold it to me). I have mostly used synthetic oil (used syth blends once in a while) and the only thing I've had to do was move up to 89 octane gas since it runs a lot smoother on it and gets better mileage so it offsets the cost. The only thing I've had to fix on it was a wheel bearing that was improperly changed before I bought it.

 

Other than that its been great (other than running into deer that has put some more dents and bends into it) and I haven't been able to kill it. It holds oil fairly well and only burns 1/2 quart every 1,500 to 2,000 miles. That didn't start until about 170k and certain synthetics burn off worse than others. My car doesn't seem to like Mobil 1 too much, but holds onto Amsoil a lot better. It's due for a timing belt change so I don't know if I should just have the water pump changed at the same time or not.

I have a 1995 Corolla as a project car. It is currently in my garage as I am changing the transaxle.

The car has 232,000 miles on it and I may change the engine if it does not run good.

The rest of the car is fairly decent. How long have you had your car to put on those extra 79,700 miles?

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My 1995 Corolla has 199,700 miles on it. I bought it when it had 120k (a little old lady owned it and it got totalled by insurance for hail damage, she repurchased it and sold it to me). I have mostly used synthetic oil (used syth blends once in a while) and the only thing I've had to do was move up to 89 octane gas since it runs a lot smoother on it and gets better mileage so it offsets the cost. The only thing I've had to fix on it was a wheel bearing that was improperly changed before I bought it.

 

Other than that its been great (other than running into deer that has put some more dents and bends into it) and I haven't been able to kill it. It holds oil fairly well and only burns 1/2 quart every 1,500 to 2,000 miles. That didn't start until about 170k and certain synthetics burn off worse than others. My car doesn't seem to like Mobil 1 too much, but holds onto Amsoil a lot better. It's due for a timing belt change so I don't know if I should just have the water pump changed at the same time or not.

I have a 1995 Corolla as a project car. It is currently in my garage as I am changing the transaxle.

The car has 232,000 miles on it and I may change the engine if it does not run good.

The rest of the car is fairly decent. How long have you had your car to put on those extra 79,700 miles?

I've had this car about 4 years. Unfortunately my wife ruined our other car in an accident, so I may have to buy another corolla soon.

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My 1995 Corolla has 199,700 miles on it. I bought it when it had 120k (a little old lady owned it and it got totalled by insurance for hail damage, she repurchased it and sold it to me). I have mostly used synthetic oil (used syth blends once in a while) and the only thing I've had to do was move up to 89 octane gas since it runs a lot smoother on it and gets better mileage so it offsets the cost. The only thing I've had to fix on it was a wheel bearing that was improperly changed before I bought it.

 

Other than that its been great (other than running into deer that has put some more dents and bends into it) and I haven't been able to kill it. It holds oil fairly well and only burns 1/2 quart every 1,500 to 2,000 miles. That didn't start until about 170k and certain synthetics burn off worse than others. My car doesn't seem to like Mobil 1 too much, but holds onto Amsoil a lot better. It's due for a timing belt change so I don't know if I should just have the water pump changed at the same time or not.

I have a 1995 Corolla as a project car. It is currently in my garage as I am changing the transaxle.

The car has 232,000 miles on it and I may change the engine if it does not run good.

The rest of the car is fairly decent. How long have you had your car to put on those extra 79,700 miles?

I've had this car about 4 years. Unfortunately my wife ruined our other car in an accident, so I may have to buy another corolla soon.

That makes close to 20,000 miles a year (well above average).

Get your wife a Corolla, she will love you for it!

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My 1995 Corolla has 199,700 miles on it. I bought it when it had 120k (a little old lady owned it and it got totalled by insurance for hail damage, she repurchased it and sold it to me). I have mostly used synthetic oil (used syth blends once in a while) and the only thing I've had to do was move up to 89 octane gas since it runs a lot smoother on it and gets better mileage so it offsets the cost. The only thing I've had to fix on it was a wheel bearing that was improperly changed before I bought it.

 

Other than that its been great (other than running into deer that has put some more dents and bends into it) and I haven't been able to kill it. It holds oil fairly well and only burns 1/2 quart every 1,500 to 2,000 miles. That didn't start until about 170k and certain synthetics burn off worse than others. My car doesn't seem to like Mobil 1 too much, but holds onto Amsoil a lot better. It's due for a timing belt change so I don't know if I should just have the water pump changed at the same time or not.

I have a 1995 Corolla as a project car. It is currently in my garage as I am changing the transaxle.

The car has 232,000 miles on it and I may change the engine if it does not run good.

The rest of the car is fairly decent. How long have you had your car to put on those extra 79,700 miles?

I've had this car about 4 years. Unfortunately my wife ruined our other car in an accident, so I may have to buy another corolla soon.

That makes close to 20,000 miles a year (well above average).

Get your wife a Corolla, she will love you for it!

We were driving it as much as possible to keep the milage down on our newer (and now dead) car. Since she ruined the last one she gets no say in what I get so it'll probably be a corolla. I've thought about getting a 5 speed this time.

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My 1995 Corolla has 199,700 miles on it. I bought it when it had 120k (a little old lady owned it and it got totalled by insurance for hail damage, she repurchased it and sold it to me). I have mostly used synthetic oil (used syth blends once in a while) and the only thing I've had to do was move up to 89 octane gas since it runs a lot smoother on it and gets better mileage so it offsets the cost. The only thing I've had to fix on it was a wheel bearing that was improperly changed before I bought it.

 

Other than that its been great (other than running into deer that has put some more dents and bends into it) and I haven't been able to kill it. It holds oil fairly well and only burns 1/2 quart every 1,500 to 2,000 miles. That didn't start until about 170k and certain synthetics burn off worse than others. My car doesn't seem to like Mobil 1 too much, but holds onto Amsoil a lot better. It's due for a timing belt change so I don't know if I should just have the water pump changed at the same time or not.

I have a 1995 Corolla as a project car. It is currently in my garage as I am changing the transaxle.

The car has 232,000 miles on it and I may change the engine if it does not run good.

The rest of the car is fairly decent. How long have you had your car to put on those extra 79,700 miles?

I've had this car about 4 years. Unfortunately my wife ruined our other car in an accident, so I may have to buy another corolla soon.

That makes close to 20,000 miles a year (well above average).

Get your wife a Corolla, she will love you for it!

We were driving it as much as possible to keep the milage down on our newer (and now dead) car. Since she ruined the last one she gets no say in what I get so it'll probably be a corolla. I've thought about getting a 5 speed this time.

Can she drive a standard??

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My 1995 Corolla has 199,700 miles on it. I bought it when it had 120k (a little old lady owned it and it got totalled by insurance for hail damage, she repurchased it and sold it to me). I have mostly used synthetic oil (used syth blends once in a while) and the only thing I've had to do was move up to 89 octane gas since it runs a lot smoother on it and gets better mileage so it offsets the cost. The only thing I've had to fix on it was a wheel bearing that was improperly changed before I bought it.

 

Other than that its been great (other than running into deer that has put some more dents and bends into it) and I haven't been able to kill it. It holds oil fairly well and only burns 1/2 quart every 1,500 to 2,000 miles. That didn't start until about 170k and certain synthetics burn off worse than others. My car doesn't seem to like Mobil 1 too much, but holds onto Amsoil a lot better. It's due for a timing belt change so I don't know if I should just have the water pump changed at the same time or not.

I have a 1995 Corolla as a project car. It is currently in my garage as I am changing the transaxle.

The car has 232,000 miles on it and I may change the engine if it does not run good.

The rest of the car is fairly decent. How long have you had your car to put on those extra 79,700 miles?

I've had this car about 4 years. Unfortunately my wife ruined our other car in an accident, so I may have to buy another corolla soon.

That makes close to 20,000 miles a year (well above average).

Get your wife a Corolla, she will love you for it!

We were driving it as much as possible to keep the milage down on our newer (and now dead) car. Since she ruined the last one she gets no say in what I get so it'll probably be a corolla. I've thought about getting a 5 speed this time.

Can she drive a standard??

Yes, but she will get the auto. Her last 3 cars were all standards.

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