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Old 02-11-2009, 09:18 AM
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Rotella 5W-40 synthetic ????

Anyone using this oil, the owners manual states a 10w or 15w-40 . But I read somewhere that Ford has said the Motocraft 5W-40 synthetic is acceptable in all Powerstroke engines. Locally for me the Rotella is $10 cheeper by the gallon.
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I use it
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Old 02-11-2009, 04:41 PM
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i do too. but with a bottle of lucas oil stabilizer
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Old 02-11-2009, 04:53 PM
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I havent tried it. I just run 15w40 because I get it for free!
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I was getting the 15-40 free. Whats the Lucas stabilizer for?
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It has special properties that helps the oil stick to parts for better lubrication and less of a dry start.
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i use it not sure if i will again didnt notice anything over regular 15-40

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Old 02-11-2009, 05:24 PM
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It has special properties that helps the oil stick to parts for better lubrication and less of a dry start.
ISnt that why you use syn to start with?
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The syn lasts longer does not break down under pressure or heat and helps control soot and carbon control
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