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Rotella T6 Multi Vehicle 5W 30 #4441240
06/25/17 03:54 PM
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Brazoria County Texas
rotorcraft230 Offline OP
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I have been looking for this oil for some time now and haven't been able to find it yet. If anyone has seen it I would like to see a picture of the back of the bottle. Pictures please.
Thanks


06 Silverado 237,000 Val HM 5W-30 DD
14 WRX Hatch Rotella T6 5W-40
11 Subaru Outback Wife Val HM 5W-30
13 Honda Civic Daughter Val 0W-20
Re: Rotella T6 Multi Vehicle 5W 30 [Re: rotorcraft230] #4441244
06/25/17 03:58 PM
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Most places seem to have the T6 only in 5W40. Snagged 2 gal of the T6 5W40 CJ4 at Home Depot.
The rest of the shelf was CK4.

I think I have the next oil change for my truck covered now.


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Re: Rotella T6 Multi Vehicle 5W 30 [Re: Donald] #4441253
06/25/17 04:06 PM
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Brazoria County Texas
rotorcraft230 Offline OP
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Yep, I have lots of T6 5W 40 CJ-4/SM for my other car but was looking into possibly switching, really want to see the back of the bottle.


06 Silverado 237,000 Val HM 5W-30 DD
14 WRX Hatch Rotella T6 5W-40
11 Subaru Outback Wife Val HM 5W-30
13 Honda Civic Daughter Val 0W-20
Re: Rotella T6 Multi Vehicle 5W 30 [Re: rotorcraft230] #4441411
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They keep it next to the PUP laugh

Re: Rotella T6 Multi Vehicle 5W 30 [Re: rotorcraft230] #4441428
06/25/17 07:43 PM
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Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Garak Offline
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Maybe Chris Guerrero can get you a picture. One of the province's distributors can get it to me if I order it, but that doesn't do you a lot of good right now.


Plain, simple Garak.

2008 Infiniti G37 - Shell ROTELLA T6 Multi-Vehicle 5w-30, NAPA Gold 7356
1984 F-150 4.9L - Quaker State GB 10w-30, Wix 51515
Re: Rotella T6 Multi Vehicle 5W 30 [Re: rotorcraft230] #4441662
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+ 1 on this topic. It kind of peaked my interest wondering if it might be spec' A3

Re: Rotella T6 Multi Vehicle 5W 30 [Re: rotorcraft230] #4442134
06/26/17 05:15 PM
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This oil seems to still be as rare as unicorn tears. There are no results on Google shopping. I wouldn't mind giving it a go if it were available somewhere. Maybe next year?


'01 Volvo V70XC, 228k, 0W-40 M1
'16 Accord, 17k, 0W-20 M1 EP
Re: Rotella T6 Multi Vehicle 5W 30 [Re: Astro_Guy] #4442466
06/27/17 02:57 AM
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Check at a Shell distributor. I tracked it down that way, albeit not at my local distributor, which is a tad problematic. The pricing is pretty amazing, though.

Ammofirst: It won't be A3 (but will be similar in some respects) because it's E6, and the SA and phosphorus will be all out of whack in comparison to a typical A3/B4.

Last edited by Garak; 06/27/17 02:58 AM.

Plain, simple Garak.

2008 Infiniti G37 - Shell ROTELLA T6 Multi-Vehicle 5w-30, NAPA Gold 7356
1984 F-150 4.9L - Quaker State GB 10w-30, Wix 51515
Re: Rotella T6 Multi Vehicle 5W 30 [Re: Garak] #4443163
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Originally Posted By: Garak
Check at a Shell distributor.

Are you suggesting that this will be a commercial fleet oil as opposed to a consumer oil? That seems more than plausible based upon what we now know.


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'16 Accord, 17k, 0W-20 M1 EP
Re: Rotella T6 Multi Vehicle 5W 30 [Re: Astro_Guy] #4443401
06/28/17 04:22 AM
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No, I'm just suggesting that if we rely on retail outlets, sometimes we suffer. wink At least a Shell distributor should have direct access to the product, if not any in stock. It may take Shell some time to get ordinary retail outlets on board, particularly if there's a bit of a gap in understanding with retail personnel about certain products no longer being gasoline rated, and with this product, in specific, being gasoline rated.


Plain, simple Garak.

2008 Infiniti G37 - Shell ROTELLA T6 Multi-Vehicle 5w-30, NAPA Gold 7356
1984 F-150 4.9L - Quaker State GB 10w-30, Wix 51515
Re: Rotella T6 Multi Vehicle 5W 30 [Re: rotorcraft230] #4859790
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On sale at Napa smile

Re: Rotella T6 Multi Vehicle 5W 30 [Re: 08z06] #4859860
09/04/18 06:48 PM
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Garak Offline
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Nice. It would be nice to see it at a few more retailers.


Plain, simple Garak.

2008 Infiniti G37 - Shell ROTELLA T6 Multi-Vehicle 5w-30, NAPA Gold 7356
1984 F-150 4.9L - Quaker State GB 10w-30, Wix 51515
Re: Rotella T6 Multi Vehicle 5W 30 [Re: rotorcraft230] #4860154
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O'Reilly Auto Parts carries it in 1 gallon jugs (approx. $30)


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Re: Rotella T6 Multi Vehicle 5W 30 [Re: ChrisD46] #4860265
09/05/18 08:44 AM
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Originally Posted by ChrisD46
O'Reilly Auto Parts carries it in 1 gallon jugs (approx. $30)

I have seen the T6 Diesel oil there, but never the T6 Multi-Vehicle formula.
Their website says to call to order though.

LINK


1994 Honda VT1100: Peak 15w-40/PSL/2500 mile OCI
2002 Ford F150: GTX HM 5w-20/EcoGard Syn/1yr OCI
2012 Scion xB: QSUD 0w-20/CQ Blue/5k OCI

Re: Rotella T6 Multi Vehicle 5W 30 [Re: ChrisD46] #4860384
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Originally Posted by ChrisD46
O'Reilly Auto Parts carries it in 1 gallon jugs (approx. $30)



Now you're seeing why their stock is over $300 a share. I haven't bought anything from O'Really in over a year now.


2004 Corolla 124642
Out: VML 5w-30 TG4967 OCI 5007 Miles
In: EDGE EP 5W-30 Bosch 3311 122537 7-18-18
2006 Duramax 74277
Out: T6 5W-40 M1-303
In: T6 5W-40 XG9100 74705 4-22-18
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