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post #1 of 12 Old 09-20-2008, 12:29 PM Thread Starter
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need help on OIL

ive gotta change my oil today and ive read alot about differnet kinds of oils used in alot of different rigs, i havent changed my oil in about 5k miles and i need to asap im planning on it in a few minuets but i want to know what kind of oil i should buy?

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I have always used rotella 15-40 but ive been thinking about trying some ams oil
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can you buy the stuff at autozone?

whats the difference?

just in a rush and i dont want to buy something crappy lol

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can you buy the stuff at autozone?

whats the difference?

just in a rush and i dont want to buy something crappy lol
its a synthetic oil, its supposed to be really good stuff, but its pricey

i have never seen it at any of the autoparts stores around my house but Atwoods does, at least the one I go to does
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Rotella T 15-40 <--- Good Stuff, reasonable price

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same here I use Rotella T 15w-40

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I use delo 15/40 and no problems I watch for sales on the stuff.

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delo or rotella.

I use the rotella. Never has let me down.

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George, my phone is a piece. I'm trying to hold out till the end of contract.

I got your message late last night.

I have run Delo, Rotella, Delvac or whatever it is. I see no difference in ET or MPG. Use what's around you...

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so if i were going to do mine, pick up 4 128OZ jugs of 15W-40 Rotella T and a bosch oil filter, runs me bout $78.. sound bout right?

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