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#3361529 - 05/04/14 03:11 PM Delo 400 LE 400 5W-30 vs T6 0W-40 for 6.7
FracMaster Offline


Registered: 04/28/14
Posts: 4
Loc: SASKATCHEWAN
Hello. Currently running 0w-40 Rotella T6 in my 2014 F350 6.7 Power Stroke. My plan was to continue running this oil year round or the Delvac 0w-40. 10w-30 is recommended for my truck. I now see that Chevron has the Delo 400 LE 400 5w-30 that sounds really good. I am really thinking of trying this oil out. Here are my questions.
Living in Canada I need a good flowing oil.
What oil will flow better in the winter on start up?
Any negatives with going with a 5W-30 HDEO vs a 0W-40 HDEO??
Other then Fuel mpg going up any benefits going with the Delo 400 LE 400 5w-30.

Thanks for all the help.

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#3361556 - 05/04/14 03:56 PM Re: Delo 400 LE 400 5W-30 vs T6 0W-40 for 6.7 [Re: FracMaster]
Red91 Offline


Registered: 12/09/13
Posts: 1079
Loc: Alabama, United States
All I can say is that I'm super jealous of you having Delo in 5W-30.
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#3361664 - 05/04/14 05:45 PM Re: Delo 400 LE 400 5W-30 vs T6 0W-40 for 6.7 [Re: FracMaster]
Garak Offline


Registered: 12/05/09
Posts: 19142
Loc: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
For the worst cold starting conditions, the 0w-40 would be preferable. And, as you indicate, the 5w-30 would be good for fuel economy. Where are you sourcing the 5w-30 Delo?
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#3361769 - 05/04/14 07:30 PM Re: Delo 400 LE 400 5W-30 vs T6 0W-40 for 6.7 [Re: Garak]
FracMaster Offline


Registered: 04/28/14
Posts: 4
Loc: SASKATCHEWAN
UFA here in Swift Current sells both Rotella T6 and the Chevron Delo line for a good price.

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#3361793 - 05/04/14 07:50 PM Re: Delo 400 LE 400 5W-30 vs T6 0W-40 for 6.7 [Re: FracMaster]
Garak Offline


Registered: 12/05/09
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Loc: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Sounds good. I haven't checked that closely up here, but one usually finds the Delo products at Husky/Mohawk and Maxim.
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2008 Infiniti G37 coupe - Mobil Delvac 1 ESP 5w-40, Wix 51358
1984 F-150 4.9L six - Quaker State GB 10w-30, Wix 51515

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#3365532 - 05/08/14 12:36 PM Re: Delo 400 LE 400 5W-30 vs T6 0W-40 for 6.7 [Re: FracMaster]
FracMaster Offline


Registered: 04/28/14
Posts: 4
Loc: SASKATCHEWAN
Any other input from anyone on this question? Other wise I am just going to switch over to the Delo 400 LE 5w-30 if nobody thinks I am crazy to do it.

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#3367141 - 05/09/14 09:19 PM Re: Delo 400 LE 400 5W-30 vs T6 0W-40 for 6.7 [Re: FracMaster]
artificialist Offline


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0w30 HDEO does exist, Motorcraft makes it. That eliminates the dilema of 5w30 versus 0w40.
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#3367253 - 05/10/14 02:22 AM Re: Delo 400 LE 400 5W-30 vs T6 0W-40 for 6.7 [Re: artificialist]
Garak Offline


Registered: 12/05/09
Posts: 19142
Loc: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Originally Posted By: artificialist
0w30 HDEO does exist, Motorcraft makes it.

That, ironically, might not be so easy to get up here, as our Motorcraft oil isn't the same as what's in the States. On the other hand, Petro-Canada and Imperial Oil (Mobil) also market 0w-30 HDEOs, with the latter also supplying a 5w-30 HDEO.
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#3367800 - 05/10/14 06:13 PM Re: Delo 400 LE 400 5W-30 vs T6 0W-40 for 6.7 [Re: FracMaster]
dustyroads Offline


Registered: 05/13/13
Posts: 762
Loc: upstate NY
Originally Posted By: FracMaster
Any other input from anyone on this question? Other wise I am just going to switch over to the Delo 400 LE 5w-30 if nobody thinks I am crazy to do it.


I think that is the way to go. The delo 5w30 has great specs and a long list of approvals. I would like to try it myself but my warranty imposed short oci's make it cost prohibitive. You should see a measurable improvement in mpg and still have great cold start capability.
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#3372082 - 05/14/14 11:47 PM Re: Delo 400 LE 400 5W-30 vs T6 0W-40 for 6.7 [Re: FracMaster]
FracMaster Offline


Registered: 04/28/14
Posts: 4
Loc: SASKATCHEWAN
Thanks everyone for all the input and answers!!!

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