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Just wondering what oil you guys would reccommend? I'm gonna be putting a bypass filter on as well with this oil change. I'm also up north in the cold.
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Just wondering what oil you guys would reccommend? I'm gonna be putting a bypass filter on as well with this oil change. I'm also up north in the cold.
I would go with Amsoil 5w40 but the next best would be Rotella T Synthetic SAE 5W-40 i am running a 15w40 now but the next change will be 5w40 Amsoil for cold start ups.
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T5 or T6, im happy with my T5, really helped with cold starts, T6 might help more though

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Amsoil 5W-40. I just put on the Amsoil bypass kit as well.

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I agree, also to say Rotella T 6 is the best is ridiculous, especially if you have no proof saying so....

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i run 540 rotella syn + racor filter, no issues


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I use and really like mobil 1 5w-40
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If you're in really cold weather like seriously below 0 a lot I would highly recommend you consider a good synthetic 5w30. Your injectors will thank you. For summer I would go back to the 5w40.
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