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1992 Camry 4, What oil should I use?

Can i use the synthetic 10w30?  The lil lady only has 106k miles on her and i want her to last!
I live in NY and its 11 degrees today.

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I would say go with a synthetic blend.
If you go with a full synthetic you run the risk of "causing" an oil leak.. todays new engines are designed for synthetic, with gaskets formulated for it. Older cork gaskets and such cannot "hold" in the synthetic, no matter how well sealed they are. This will lead to your engine leaking oil. I have seen several old engines that the owners have changed over to synthetic and they began to leak like there was no tomorrow.

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They say you can, but remember, not a good idea to switch back if you change your mind later. Personally I'd go with 5w30 for winter then maybe 10w30 or 10w40 for summer. All kinds of arguments for and against synthetic, vs standard. personally I prefer standard & change at proper intervals.

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