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I have run the t6 and have no complaints. Valvoline premium blue extreme 5w40 is also good. Its kind of expensive, unless you get it at napa where its about $19 a gal. Thats what I'm running right now. Gonna do a UOA at 5k and see what blackstone has to say.
I can't run the Extreme Blue, ita says CUMMINS right on the front of the jug!

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I can't run the Extreme Blue, ita says CUMMINS right on the front of the jug!
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My preference is a true synthetic so I use Amsoil. Mobile 1 would be another option but for the cheaper stuff Rotella is fine.
I thought T6 was full synthetic

so what is the main difference from a "true" synthetic and a "full" synthetic?

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I thought T6 was full synthetic

so what is the main difference from a "true" synthetic and a "full" synthetic?
I found these links. There are a ton more
What Makes Oil Synthetic? | eHow.com
NAPA full synthetic oil - General Dakota Board

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Is there any other type of oil I should consider as far as brand? I have ALWAYS used Shell Rotella in both my 95 and my 04.
I absolutely hate the T6.

I run Schaeffers 9000 normally. But decided to try the t6. Rotella is worthless in a 6.0

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ok... read those two links... doesn't say anything about T6 or what "full" is... guess i will have to look more into it...

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A true full synthetic is not petroleum based.

Rotella T6 is dino oil but since its hydrocracked so much they can call it a synthetic because of a court battle

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A true full synthetic is not petroleum based.

Rotella T6 is dino oil but since its hydrocracked so much they can call it a synthetic because of a court battle
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guess I will start using Amsoil again after 5k of the T6

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guess I will start using Amsoil again after 5k of the T6
Try the schaeffers 9000. Its just as good if not better and only runs about 19 bucks a gallon

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