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Jstahley 04-18-2019 01:25 PM

What oil are you guys running
 
I know the ford manual says 10w30 but i tow a small enclosed trailer for work and was woundering what you guys run. In my 6.0 i ran 5w40 summer and 15w40 winter. Winters over now and time to change

Rolfsted 04-19-2019 04:14 AM

5w40 Rotella. Why? Because. Motorcraft filters...all of them.

joebuck 04-19-2019 04:15 AM

Motorcraft 10w 30 with a factory filter

MidTNStroke 04-19-2019 04:16 AM

You ran the thicker multivisc. in the winter? Would've expected the other way around.

Plan on using Rotella T6, 15w40.

The Evil Twin 04-19-2019 04:33 AM

The FSM calls for either 10-30 or 5-40 depending on conditions. Depending on what you call "small" for a trailer, it shouldnt fall into the severe category.
That said, I run 5-40 because 20% of my driving is short trips.

Larry1013 04-19-2019 08:31 AM

I run 5w40 year round. Vavoline PBE, Rotella T6 or Motorcraft 5w40.

Heavy_GD 04-19-2019 08:52 AM

I love oil threads.

Old King Coal 04-19-2019 09:17 AM

Rotella T6. 5w-40. Motorcraft filters.

Dirtball47 04-19-2019 02:17 PM

One more for T-6, and Motorcraft Filters.

Dave

JustinOOO9 04-19-2019 02:51 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Heavy_GD (Post 16273501)
I love oil threads.

Think I should tell everyone the secret?

"Cough, cough" running straight Archoil....


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