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Question OIL ?

Hey. I was just wandering what everyone's thought was on which oil to use. The last time i changed it I went with Rotella mainly from lack of choices at Auto Zone. Are there better choices out there, maybe on the Web to choose from. My '06 is mainly a daily driver, except when my buddies dodges need a pull....

Also, Has anyone used DieselKleen additive ?
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Rotella is good stuff. If you decide to run synthetic look into Amsoil. Diesel Kleen is used by alot of our members Its decent

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Amsoil. I run it in everthing i got

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I run 5 40 syn... rotella works wonders in the winter and i know i don't have to switch back and forth for winter, Summer comes in the oil stays cool and i never seen such a clean diesel engine, 24000miles and barelly any suit, 01 has 156k looks just as clean!
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Rotella T here, And Yes I use Diesel Kleen...

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rotella now, amsoil at next oil change.....which is here in about a week or so

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