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Old 01-22-2020, 06:09 PM   #2276
bluesubie
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Default Rod Bearing Failure Nightmares/Stories (One thread to rule them all)

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Originally Posted by BrandonDrums View Post
If there was a 5w-30 version of it I'm sure it would provide similar results in terms of protection.
There is and it does.

https://rotella.shell.com/en_us/prod...eavy-duty.html

This is the new RT6 that is the mixed fleet oil (gas/diesel). It has a higher HTHS than Resource Conserving/GF5 oil in order to meet the diesel spec, and HTHS is what keeps the bearings happy providing a thicker oil film.
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