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post #1 of 15 Old 05-25-2011, 08:26 PM Thread Starter
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Best oil for 6.4

wondering what would be the best oil for the 6.4?? is royal purple good or bad??

thanks for the help

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Royal Pruple isn't a top pick

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E85 numbers to follow

old Kenne Belle setup at 16 psi
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ok.

what would be your recomendations??

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I run rotella in mine. I have used it in all of my diesels

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Chevron Delo 400LE 15w-40 for me
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This can open a can of worms ...again. I like Amsoil , any synthetic will do if your changing every 5k

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I use ROTELLA, DELO, & DELVAC, Buy the one that on sale, cause they are all good

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Rotella every 6000 miles

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Rotella .......... At every Walmart across the country, Plus they carry the Ford factory OEM oil filter.

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I hate to get in this, but is there any truth to getting better mileage out of syn oil?

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