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I want to run a thicker oil in my 6.0 , How thick can i go
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And the purpose being???? During winter most people want to go the other way and run light oil even to synthetics.


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I have a small leak at the high presure oil pump, truck won't start back up after it gets hot , so i was told to run thicker oil untill i get fixed
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I have a small leak at the high presure oil pump,my truck won't start up after it gets hot so i was told to run thicker oil untill i get it fixed
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Ahhh ok that will work for a while as long as the leak stays small enough. Once it gets large enough even that wont work anymore Just so ya know. I have heard a few people say they ran 20 weight, but they also never reported how well it ran with it in it.

Personally I do not recomend it.


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ok thanks , I think I'll just have it replaced.
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