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Poll: Which is the best oil to use in my 6.0L
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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 08-31-2010, 12:02 PM Thread Starter
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Another National Brand

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Very best is schaeffers supreme 9000... hard to find unless you can find a local dealer

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I personally like Amsoil 5W30 Heavy Duty Diesel, its held up very well in my 6.0, proven through oil analysts from Blackstone Laboratories .

2005 F250 6.0 Diesel CC SB SD FX4 LARIAT 4X4 205,000 miles SCT, B&W Gooseneck ball, Air ride by Firestone
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Valvoline Blue or Rotella is what I use.

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I run delo 400 15-40w in all my farm equipment and older gas engines. Never had a Oil related failure.

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syn rotella..

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Another one for Rotella Synthetic

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Very best is schaeffers supreme 9000... hard to find unless you can find a local dealer
That is what I run. I'm lucky my local NAPA lets the Schaeffer dealer put it in the store.
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I would like to see those Blackstone Reports and know what all you do with your truck. I have always wanted to try some 5w-30w and see if it helps that mileage out some.
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