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Old 04-25-2010, 06:03 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by DONx3 View Post
Also, I don't know when this rotella band wagon started either. It's like a drug that will give your car psychedelic powers.
The Rotella band wagon got popular elsewhere on the web when the SM/GF-4 oil specs came out with less anti-wear additives.

As more and more scoobie owner's starting having bearing problems, they looked to the more robust oils for protection.

Like a drug? See the quote in my thread above by a tribologist. That's a no BS recommendation. I would run it, but I don't want to give up Friction Modifiers which diesel/gas oils do not have. Friction Modifiers help with fuel economy and may make you go FaSTaR.

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