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post #1 of 5 Old 06-22-2006, 07:38 PM Thread Starter
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Engine Oil, which is the best?

Ok I have heard alot of guys talking about the kind of engine oil they use. Some use Rotella, others love Premium Blue by valvoline....So whats the best oil out there?
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most of the premium name brands for diesels are good. most important thing is to change it on a regular basis.

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I use Rotella and my buddies use the same in their diesels

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I used regular Rotella most of the time. I switched to Rotella Synthetic on the last change. Seeing as how I now get a discount on CAT Synthetic DEO, I will be using it in the future. It's made for CAT by Mobil.

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I have always used rotella with lucas. At 180000 miles no oil problems yet. I reguraly change my oil every 5000 miles with an added auxarlly oil filter. It might cost a little more to change oil with added filter but I think the added piece of mind is worth it.
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