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#4498975 - 08/26/17 09:08 PM Rotella T6 0w40 - CK-4?
SavagePatch Offline


Registered: 05/06/15
Posts: 570
Loc: California
Is there a current T6 0w40 CK-4 or was it discontinued when the new spec came out? I can't find a current PDS.

If yes, is it safe for modern diesel engines with DPF's?

Maybe Garak or someone from Canada can chime in.

I ask because Advance Auto has it on sale with free shipping just in time for winter:
https://m.advanceautoparts.com/p/shell-s...mp;gclsrc=aw.ds


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#4498979 - 08/26/17 09:17 PM Re: Rotella T6 0w40 - CK-4? [Re: SavagePatch]
addyguy Offline


Registered: 09/08/05
Posts: 14287
Loc: Canada
The new bottles of RT6 0W-40 at my CT store aren't CK-4.

Don't think this oil is being upgraded for that spec.
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#4498982 - 08/26/17 09:20 PM Re: Rotella T6 0w40 - CK-4? [Re: addyguy]
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If you happen to go somewhere that sells it can you take a picture of the back of the new jug for me? Thanks!

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#4499536 - 08/27/17 03:06 PM Re: Rotella T6 0w40 - CK-4? [Re: SavagePatch]
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I'll have to take a peek when I'm at the store, too. I haven't looked all the closely. Either 0w-40 CJ-4 or a hypothetical CK-4 would be safe for a modern engine with DPF, assuming it's taking an ordinary HDEO. The SAPS will probably be the same, a good guess of around 1.0. Heck, that even applies to E6 lubes.
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#4499562 - 08/27/17 03:37 PM Re: Rotella T6 0w40 - CK-4? [Re: SavagePatch]
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https://prodepc.blob.core.windows.net/epcblobstorage/GPCDOC_GTDS_Shell_Rotella_T6_0W-40_(CJ-4)_(en)_TDS.pdf

Hope this helps
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#4500014 - 08/28/17 05:24 AM Re: Rotella T6 0w40 - CK-4? [Re: SavagePatch]
NH73 Offline


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Loc: Pa, USA
Looks like you could at least use that in a Ford Power Stroke.
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#4500596 - 08/28/17 06:27 PM Re: Rotella T6 0w40 - CK-4? [Re: SavagePatch]
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Registered: 05/24/16
Posts: 313
Loc: Michigan, USA
Never seen it on the shelf here in Michigan, usually just the 5w40 only. The only 0w40 I've seen is John Deere oil at $50 a gallon around me.


Edited by Bighorn2500 (08/28/17 06:28 PM)
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