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Old 06-03-2010, 09:48 PM   #1
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Default rotella t6

just changed my oil for the second time (first time used valvoline 5w-30)... decided this time to go with rotella t6 5w-40 full synthetic. First impressions..

I like it so far, valve train seems MUCH quiter. no more tapping etc. car seems to run a bit cooler (judging from temp gauge but i think its more placebo effect) I would recommend t6 for anyone lookin for a good oil for a good price. I use rotella in my diesel truck and it seems to like it as well. I will be switching from the 15w-40 to t6 5w-40 in the diesel soon.

walmart has rotella t6 for a great price 19.50 for a gallon round here. only thing that sucks is they don't sell it in quart jugs anywhere so you almost have to buy two gallon jugs to get her full.
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Old 06-03-2010, 09:54 PM   #2
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good stuff!
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Old 06-03-2010, 10:13 PM   #3
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Old 06-03-2010, 10:15 PM   #4
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Yeah the Rotella T6 is good stuff. You'll notice less oil consumption too compared to other oils. I sent Rotella T6 for used oil analysis after 4000 miles and they said it has plenty more life in it still.
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Old 06-04-2010, 12:52 AM   #5
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I made the switch to Rotella T6 two weeks ago. So far, so good. I also notice the valve train to be much quieter as well.

Try a different Walmart. My local Walmart sells it by the quart and by the gallon.
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