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post #1 of 3 Old 04-13-2013, 08:29 AM Thread Starter
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First oil change

First oil change needs to be done. Which Oil and weight should I run. Will start towing car hauler and landscape trailer here in next couple of weeks. Recommendations and what everyone else is running is welcome.

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Rotella t6 5w40! Run it in my 7.3 and 6.0... Great oil! Especially good if you tow alot.


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Any 5w-40 full syn diesel oil is what the owners book says for towing like you'll be doing. I'm using the Motorcraft 5w-40 which is the same as Kendall. I got the service mrg. to give me his best price on that oil/filter change (very fair) and I don't have to deal with 13 qts. of oil to recycle.
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