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Rotella Truck Gasoline oil in sedan? #5169348 07/23/19 10:36 PM
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Would anything bad happen if you used this oil in a passenger car at the correct grade (5w30)?

Re: Rotella Truck Gasoline oil in sedan? [Re: Whammo] #5169350 07/23/19 10:38 PM
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No. Sleep well using "truck oil" in your car. All hype.


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Re: Rotella Truck Gasoline oil in sedan? [Re: Whammo] #5169351 07/23/19 10:39 PM
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It will be fine.


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Re: Rotella Truck Gasoline oil in sedan? [Re: Whammo] #5169358 07/23/19 10:58 PM
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You might find yourself just inches from the rear of another vehicle when they are doing the speed limit

Re: Rotella Truck Gasoline oil in sedan? [Re: 4WD] #5169361 07/23/19 11:04 PM
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Originally Posted by 4WD
You might find yourself just inches from the rear of another vehicle when they are doing the speed limit

LOL


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Re: Rotella Truck Gasoline oil in sedan? [Re: Skippy722] #5169364 07/23/19 11:09 PM
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Right ? Even a radio host was just talking about how guys in pickups do that …

Back to oil, should be fine and it comes in Dexos flavors

Re: Rotella Truck Gasoline oil in sedan? [Re: Whammo] #5169370 07/23/19 11:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Whammo
Would anything bad happen if you used this oil in a passenger car at the correct grade (5w30)?


How would “this oil” know it’s being used in a passenger car engine as opposed to being used in a truck or SUV engine?


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Re: Rotella Truck Gasoline oil in sedan? [Re: Whammo] #5169372 07/23/19 11:40 PM
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You will feel an urge to install truck nuts and listen to country music.
I hate both of those things so that would be bad.
I personally will make sure to stick to passenger car oil so that I can live with my self and my choices.

Re: Rotella Truck Gasoline oil in sedan? [Re: 4WD] #5169373 07/23/19 11:42 PM
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Originally Posted by 4WD
You might find yourself just inches from the rear of another vehicle when they are doing the speed limit

😂

Originally Posted by pdxglocker9mm
You will feel an urge to install truck nuts and listen to country music.
I hate both of those things so that would be bad.
I personally will make sure to stick to passenger car oil so that I can live with my self and my choices.

😂

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Re: Rotella Truck Gasoline oil in sedan? [Re: 4WD] #5169374 07/23/19 11:44 PM
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Originally Posted by 4WD
Right ? Even a radio host was just talking about how guys in pickups do that …

Back to oil, should be fine and it comes in Dexos flavors

Happened to me today and I was actually doing 5mph over the posted limit. I was like, tailgating me ain't gonna get me going any faster pal... and if you rear end me, I'm buying a new boat on your insurers dime because it's all on (rear) video cam.😉

(seems a lot of people haven't quite figured out that there's a good chance their driving is being recorded)

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Re: Rotella Truck Gasoline oil in sedan? [Re: Whammo] #5169413 07/24/19 05:02 AM
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Some engines like the 3.6L Pentastar engine is used in cars, mini vans, PUs, and SUVs. It isn't going to matter a bit.


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Re: Rotella Truck Gasoline oil in sedan? [Re: Whammo] #5169420 07/24/19 05:25 AM
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Originally Posted by Whammo
Would anything bad happen if you used this oil in a passenger car at the correct grade (5w30)?

No. I'm using something for even bigger trucks in my G37. wink


Plain, simple Garak.

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Re: Rotella Truck Gasoline oil in sedan? [Re: Garak] #5169424 07/24/19 05:34 AM
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Does using Rotella meant for eighteen wheelers cause your car to drive and pass other vehicles very slowly in the left lane ?? LOL

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Re: Rotella Truck Gasoline oil in sedan? [Re: Whammo] #5169446 07/24/19 06:29 AM
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Why did you even start this thread?


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Re: Rotella Truck Gasoline oil in sedan? [Re: Whammo] #5169450 07/24/19 06:36 AM
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Originally Posted by Whammo
Would anything bad happen if you used this oil in a passenger car at the correct grade (5w30)?

What oil approval, specification or license does your vehicle require? Does this oil have that? If it does then use it. If it doesn't then don't. That was easy wasn't it?

I wonder how long this is going to last until the plug is pulled.


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