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post #1 of 23 Old 11-23-2009, 05:00 AM Thread Starter
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Oil Too Clean at 3000 miles?

Well I have only done one oil change on the truck since I have owned it and after 3500 miles the oil still looks very clean, like gas motor clean. I have owned and been around multiple diesels over the past few years and the oil is always black as can be. I own a jeep with a 4 cyl diesel it it now also and it has the normal very black diesel oil even after 1000 miles it's super black. I owned a 7.3 two years ago and it also had the norm black oil.
I guess I just want to make sure nothing is wrong, I mean I would know it if the truck wasn't getting the oil press it needs, the gauge reads normal press.
Is there anything I should be worried about?
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so did mine i found that it was clean and seamed wrong, but then at 4000 it had a slight darker tent.
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Thats my exact truck lol except mines the long bed. My oil doesnt look like that but I had an analysis done but it came back like a new engine from blackstone labs. I have 217k

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Yeah, I like the fact that it's clean but it just dosent seem right.

2000 F250 7.3L EX.Cab Short Bed -05 Front end w/ HID's - Leveling shackles - Wicked wheel - Dipricol gauges - FORD AIS intake - Foil Delete - LINE-X Rockers - CCV dump - 315/70/17 BFG A/T with Eagle Alloy 197's - ELC w/ coolant filter and around the belt hose - PHP Hydra - Hpress oil x

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i think as long as you have oil pressure everything has to be allright
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Any chance its running an after market oil filtration system.

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mines stock. no mods for oil
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On my old man's truck (02 7.3) he lets the old drain for a couple hours every oil change. The oil looks new every time too. When he has it changed somewhere else it doesn't come out so clean.

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No there is not a secondary filter, it has the ccv mod, but I don't think that would help that much!

2000 F250 7.3L EX.Cab Short Bed -05 Front end w/ HID's - Leveling shackles - Wicked wheel - Dipricol gauges - FORD AIS intake - Foil Delete - LINE-X Rockers - CCV dump - 315/70/17 BFG A/T with Eagle Alloy 197's - ELC w/ coolant filter and around the belt hose - PHP Hydra - Hpress oil x

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So no one things this could become a concern?

2000 F250 7.3L EX.Cab Short Bed -05 Front end w/ HID's - Leveling shackles - Wicked wheel - Dipricol gauges - FORD AIS intake - Foil Delete - LINE-X Rockers - CCV dump - 315/70/17 BFG A/T with Eagle Alloy 197's - ELC w/ coolant filter and around the belt hose - PHP Hydra - Hpress oil x

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