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post #1 of 37 Old 11-23-2008, 09:42 AM Thread Starter
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Running used engine oil

I was reading over on the Cummins forum about running used engine oil.
Are any of you guys doing it?
How much of a mixture are you running with diesel?
How are you filtering it?
Can you run it in your fuel tank?

I'm interested in doing this if I can do it fairly cheaply. I have access to used diesel engine oil and it would be nice to try off-setting the current diesel prices

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current diesel prices?!?! Prices have dropped by over 1/2!!! What more could you want?

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Having it below gas like it should be.

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Run used motor oil through and get back to us with how much the new engine is going to cost.

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Thats why I want to know if anyone is doing it and stuff. I'm not doing it without a whole lot of research

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I wouldn't run it, but thats just me.

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You can run it, just make sure your mix is right and it's filtered good, especially on a 6.0. My bother in law always runs his oil after he changes it.

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Check out PSN, theres a few guys over there doing it.

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I'll go register now

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I wouldn't run it, but thats just me.

Why edit what you originally said??

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SCT x3 w/ Custom Tunes From DJ's/Innovative
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Rear DVD/MP3/CD Entertainment System
Escort Passport SR7 Built In Radar Detection System
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