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Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Elk Point, Alberta
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For the price Rotella T-5 (synthetic blend, unless you are using 0w-30 or 0w-40), is a nice compromise. There are some that also like Rotella t-6 for a full synthetic, it only comes in 5w-40. Not many say they use Mobil 1 TDT (turbo diesel truck) but it is a good oil but a few dollars more a gallon.
Amsoil is the best out there but is the most expensive.
The most important is thing is to make sure that your oil is properly rated.
Use a Ford or Racor oil filter ONLY, they are the patent holders!
Just put the synthetic in without adding any additives, there are no ill effects from switching between syn to dino and back.
2005 Excursion Limited 6.0 4X4
PHP tuned Swamps 58v FICM
Edge Insight CS, with universal 0-100psi sensor for fuel pressure
SCT tunes by Quick Tricks and Gearhead
Sinister EGR Delete and Coolant filtration kit w/Cat EC-1
6.4 banjo bolts
Ford fuel pressure spring kit
High Idle Mod
ARP head studs
Magnaflow 4" turbo back w/muffler
Firestone Ride-Rite air bags
Retro Solutions 55w 4300k digital HID's
Clarion NX500 double din DVD/Nav