Not the same tired oil question - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
View Poll Results: What oil do you use?
Dino- no oil leaks 8 29.63%
Synthetic- no oil leaks 13 48.15%
Dino- leaks oil 1 3.70%
Synthetic- leaks oil 2 7.41%
Has always leaked no matter what oil I'm using 3 11.11%
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post #1 of 23 Old 03-18-2010, 12:59 PM Thread Starter
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Not the same tired oil question

I'm using Valvoline extreme blue in my truck now, I've used Rotella syn before, in the last two oil changes, and used MC 10-30 dino for the first 2 or 3 oil changes. My truck now leaks oil, and I don't think it started until I went over to the Valvoline. Anybody else have any issues with oil leaks and syn oil? I'm debating on going back to MC 10-30 dino, because I don't like oil leaks, and its cheaper . My neighbor had an 07 with 191k on it, used 15-40 dino of some brand, don't know which, and it was bone dry till the day he got rid of it

I like the sun, and the how it seemed to quiet the engine down, and make cold starts easier, but the oil leaks piss me off in a 50k truck


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I totally that poll up . I'll have someone change it soon


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* 08 style mirrors
* 4" TB exhaust
* SCT X2 with Gearhead, PHP and ID tunes
* Edge Insight CTS
*Full Bulletproof Diesel kit with remote oil cooler
* Blue FPR spring
* 6.4 Banjos
* Repaired FICM by BPD
* Dfuser coolant filter
* Stage1 MTW turbo



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MC dino oil all the way!!

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Wheres the leak coming from Nick?

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Wheres the leak coming from Nick?
Dealer said from the bedplate


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* KMC XD Monsters wrapped in Hankook ATM's
* 08 style mirrors
* 4" TB exhaust
* SCT X2 with Gearhead, PHP and ID tunes
* Edge Insight CTS
*Full Bulletproof Diesel kit with remote oil cooler
* Blue FPR spring
* 6.4 Banjos
* Repaired FICM by BPD
* Dfuser coolant filter
* Stage1 MTW turbo



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MC dino oil all the way!!
10-30 right?


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* KMC XD Monsters wrapped in Hankook ATM's
* 08 style mirrors
* 4" TB exhaust
* SCT X2 with Gearhead, PHP and ID tunes
* Edge Insight CTS
*Full Bulletproof Diesel kit with remote oil cooler
* Blue FPR spring
* 6.4 Banjos
* Repaired FICM by BPD
* Dfuser coolant filter
* Stage1 MTW turbo



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I voted dino- no leaks but I do have a very small leak but it only drips on the concrete once in a while with 205k miles

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I voted dino- no leaks but I do have a very small leak but it only drips on the concrete once in a while with 205k miles
Mine doesn't even drip its so small . Oil leaks suck


2006 F350 SOLD
* KMC XD Monsters wrapped in Hankook ATM's
* 08 style mirrors
* 4" TB exhaust
* SCT X2 with Gearhead, PHP and ID tunes
* Edge Insight CTS
*Full Bulletproof Diesel kit with remote oil cooler
* Blue FPR spring
* 6.4 Banjos
* Repaired FICM by BPD
* Dfuser coolant filter
* Stage1 MTW turbo



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10-30 right?

2006 F250 CC Short Bed King Ranch 4x4 (109,000 miles)
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SCT x3 w/ Custom Tunes From DJ's/Innovative
03 turbo
Eclipse Navigation/DVD/CD/MP3 w/ Rear Camera
Rear DVD/MP3/CD Entertainment System
Escort Passport SR7 Built In Radar Detection System
K & N Cold Air Intake w/ S&B Replacement Filter
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I think I might go back that way , I'm too broke to be buying 120 dollar oil changes and fillin the $80 fuel tank all the time


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* KMC XD Monsters wrapped in Hankook ATM's
* 08 style mirrors
* 4" TB exhaust
* SCT X2 with Gearhead, PHP and ID tunes
* Edge Insight CTS
*Full Bulletproof Diesel kit with remote oil cooler
* Blue FPR spring
* 6.4 Banjos
* Repaired FICM by BPD
* Dfuser coolant filter
* Stage1 MTW turbo



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