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Best oil on 7.3L ????

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I dont know about best but I run rotella t6 5-40 and like it.

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I like the Valvoline Blue 15W40 as well as Rotella T.

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Valvoline Premium Blue is considered to be the best Non-Synthetic, (it's the same as Cummins Premium Blue, and NAPA Blue), and Valvoline Premium Blue Synthetic the best Synthetic.....

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I run 5-40 and 15-40 rotella

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I primarily run Delo 400 15w-40, but on a couple of changes I have used Valvoline Premium Blue 15w-40. Both have worked fine for me.

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The best oil out there will be schaeffer's for synthetic, dyno oil is all pretty much going to be the same.

Sold 2001 f250 ccsb 4x4 400/400, dual terminators, swamps 80mm bfh, headers, bts and all the usual supporting mods. 715hp fuel only.

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I run Delo 400 15w-40 and add a qt of Lucas oil stabilizer at every oil change. Also run a bottle of Diesel Kleen in the fuel tank at fill up. Seems to run a little quieter with both.

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The kind you change every 5k.

Don't use additives.

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