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#3386342 - 06/01/14 03:10 PM Re: Could T6 be the best oil out there [Re: Donald]
yvon_la Offline


Registered: 05/20/14
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Loc: quebec canada
you have more chance of having problem of dust then problem of oil!
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#3386372 - 06/01/14 03:52 PM Re: Could T6 be the best oil out there [Re: Donald]
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Registered: 07/02/07
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Use to use it in the 5W40 flavor for 10K oci's my late wife's 2005 Volkswagen TDI instead of the 505.01 VW oil. The car ran really strong on it (for a 1.9L 50mpg turbo-diesel, lol).
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#3396884 - 06/13/14 07:01 PM Re: Could T6 be the best oil out there [Re: JHZR2]
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Registered: 12/21/06
Posts: 1
Loc: Nevada
Originally Posted By: JHZR2


P.S. Im liking the chevron Delo 5w-40 as well.


Nice, I'm looking for info and opinions here on that oil in a new 6.7 Cummins.

I'm already using the Delo 400 5w-40 in a couple other rigs, so using it a new Cummins is convenient.

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#3397020 - 06/13/14 09:55 PM Re: Could T6 be the best oil out there [Re: fdcg27]
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Registered: 10/03/08
Posts: 1088
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Originally Posted By: fdcg27


How much oil does this Cummins hold?


Three gallons is standard on the 6.7 liter.

I believe the OP's 5.9 has the same oil capacity.
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#3398195 - 06/15/14 01:46 PM Re: Could T6 be the best oil out there [Re: Donald]
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Registered: 01/04/08
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Can't intelligently speak to the Rotella, but I was using the Delo 5w40 in my Detroit 60 and got some unexplained shearing going on. Viscosity was dropping to a 30 wt in normal OEM intervals. Since then, I went over to the Schaeffer 9000 and do not get the shearing and am able to almost double the OEM recommended drain intervals.

Have no explanation why the Delo was shearing. One of life's little mysteries. But I get the Schaeffer delivered to my door, complete with free oil sample kits and analysis, for the same price I was getting the Delo at wally world.
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