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post #1 of 56 Old 02-09-2008, 06:30 AM Thread Starter
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who is using what oil??

So what brand and weight is everybody using. Im new to the diesel world, and do not know much about these engines. Thanks

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I'm waitng on my 15w-40 Amsoil synthetic from POP. Right now I'm runnin 15w-40 Rotella.

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i run rotella t 15w40 and ive never had any problems with it

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I run 5w-40 Rotella but Im in a cold climate. Its up to you as long as you run a diesel rated oil 5w-40 or 15w-40 will work just fine

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i run chevron dello 400 and love it. its 15w-40

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using Amsoil synthetic 15w40, I am a dealer for it. works great, and fewer oil changes.


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Shell Rotella T 15w-40. Seems to work great for me, and although controversial, I have a oil analysis to prove it.
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Rotella T here. one oil for the trucks and the equipment
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