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post #1 of 29 Old 09-25-2013, 09:10 AM Thread Starter
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6.7L Oil Consumption

What is the Avg. Oil consumption rate of this newer engine ?
1qt every 1500-2000 miles? Please give me some Feed-Back.
Also, any thoughts on Rotella's T-6 5w40 Synthetic for use in this engine?
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You shouldn't have any consumption really in 5-6k miles. Maybe half a quart

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At about 16,250 I don't see any oil consumption. Since 500 mi I've used Motorcraft 5-40 full syn. (made by Kendall) and I think it's rated higher than T-6 and yes, it dose cost a little more.


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I see slight oil production from diesel dilution from regens.

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I just changed my oil for the first time at 3,000 miles, that 10w30 poured out like water, I put 15-40 back in, is that to thick for these motor's? I will be going synthetic but I figured I would wait untill 10,000 or so.
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Honestly you shouldn't see any oil consumption and you actually may see a slight bit of oil production from regens.


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At about 16,250 I don't see any oil consumption. Since 500 mi I've used Motorcraft 5-40 full syn. (made by Kendall) and I think it's rated higher than T-6 and yes, it dose cost a little more.
Are you sure it's made by Kendall? Everything else Motorcraft is Conoco.

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I currently have about 6500 miles since my last oil change. Maybe at the most it's used 1/2 qt. The dipsticks are very hard to read but I'm still in the safe zone.

Also, I would use a Full Synthetic that uses a Group IV (PAO) basestock. Shell Full Syns are only Group III

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Where are you buying the Motocraft oil? Online or at the stealership?
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Kendall, Conoco and Phillips are all basically the same company. Each make very similar products and sell to Ford per their specs. Kendall actually makes 2 versions of a 5w-40 full syn. One is the Ford version and the other is a version that contains titanium. The Ford version does NOT have titanium. The Motorcraft 5w-40 Full Synthetic is only sold by dealers and parts stores that carry Motorcraft parts and fluids. I have my dealership do the 13 qt oil change and filter mess. They give me a VERY fair price; $132.51 out the door with a free truck wash.


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