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post #1 of 13 Old 12-03-2012, 08:22 PM Thread Starter
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Rotella ELC?

Those who have done coolant filter/flush. I know the most popular choice is cat elc, has anyone used rotella or know if its a worthy option?

$26 a gallon for the concentrate....

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I know mine is a 6.0 but I run the Shell ELC with no issues. Have put it in a couple other 6.0's also with no issues.

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As long as it has the EC-1 rating, you're good.

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Those who have done coolant filter/flush. I know the most popular choice is cat elc, has anyone used rotella or know if its a worthy option?

$26 a gallon for the concentrate....
I switched over to the Rotella. Got it from Canadian tire.

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I believe it is ec 1 rated. Yeah that's where I saw it was at cdn tire.
Did you flush with anything?

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I believe it is ec 1 rated. Yeah that's where I saw it was at cdn tire.
Did you flush with anything?
I just used tap water for about the first 5 or 6 flushes. Then used distilled for the same number of flushes. Then filled with concentrate and distilled. I didn't use any chemicals.

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Right on. I have not checked my coolant sca's since owning truck, i also need to order coolant filter.

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Going to try and at least do a flush here in the near future, filter might have to wait a bit longer.

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