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post #1 of 6 Old 09-25-2010, 08:54 AM Thread Starter
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Rotella t5 10w30 for towing

Is anybody using this oil while towing, just curious cause my local wal mart has it for 11.50 a gal. currently am useing ford 15w40 and thinking about switching.
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It is unsertain if it is better, the same, or worse for towing untill we get some oil analysis posted.

I would prefer not to use a 30W oil for towing. If you have cold start issues then I would siggest switch to 5W-40, or you can stick with 15W-40. If you want to stick with Rotela, 5W-40 is $19 at the wallmart near me.
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10w30 in the 6.0 is fine. Towing or otherwise. Ford is actually recommending it for use in the 6.0.

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I was just about to say the same thing dave...

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there is an active thread with well over 200 posts concerning this very issue. one of my uoa's along with others are posted on the first page, 10w-30 at least in my app, is proving stellar
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I am using it and I tow quite a bit. Unfortunately, I don't have my oil analysis just yet.

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