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couple of questions

does # 2 diesel cause any problems in 6.0
why would ford tell me i have to change oil with their oil or my warranty will be void but international truck dealer says they change 6.0 liter oil with rotella in buses and trucks
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#2 is road diesel you find at most pumps so no that is fine to use. You can use rotella oil as long as it meets ford specs for your engine.

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+1 for rotella.

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so what is # 1 diesel? or is there such a thing?

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so what is # 1 diesel? or is there such a thing?
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#1 is thinner then number two for cold weather. Usually I think winter blend is a 50/50 mix of #1 and #2. #1 doesn't lubricate as well as number 2 I hardly see #1 where Im at.

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#1 is thinner then number two for cold weather. Usually I think winter blend is a 50/50 mix of #1 and #2. #1 doesn't lubricate as well as number 2 I hardly see #1 where Im at.
The pumps here arent marked so how do you know what you are getting?

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Probobly #2. Most pumps aren't marked around here either.

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i thought #2 was off road diesel
well anyway does off road cause any problems
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Off road is the same just has dye in it so if they dip you they know to fine you big bucks

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