'04 F250 Psd

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by dwc, Sep 9, 2003.

  1. dwc

    dwc LawnSite Senior Member
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    I just bought a new F250 PowerStroke and I am thinking of running Dello 400 15w40 oil like we run in our 7.3 International 4700. Anyone running this oil in their PSD? If not, what is everyone running?

  2. greenman

    greenman LawnSite Addict
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    Lets see some pics of that new truck.:) :cool:

    ADLAWNCUTTERS LawnSite Member
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    i have 3 psd's i only use rotella 15/40 you can buy it at a good price at bj's wholesale club. go to dieselstop.com and you will be enlighten,they are having problems with the fuel injectors with the new engine. you will love this truck once you own a diesel you will never want a gas truck again. lets see some photos ,good luck
  4. dwc

    dwc LawnSite Senior Member
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    Thanks for the reply. Here are a couple pics. THe film was getting old so they are not the best but when I get new ones I will post them sometime.

  5. dwc

    dwc LawnSite Senior Member
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  6. bam

    bam LawnSite Senior Member
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    in my own truck I use Mobil 1540 from costco since its a very good price. i still get the filter from walmart, and get the air and fuel from DIS or other online sources.

    in the company trucks I use napa's oil. sometimes shop around, and sometimes bite the bullet and buy from NAPA or ford.

    as long as you keep the oil in there, the psd will keep ticking. I have a truck 12 years old in the fleet and its still cruising along.

    DUSTYCEDAR LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
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    i use napa filters and valvaline 15w40 it meets mack and navastar requirments i have a 7.3. the engine blew all the oil gallery plugs out of the top of the engine what a mess ford did fix it but i still have oil on the top under the turbo and cant get it out so it smells like oil when i have the heat on
  8. HarryD

    HarryD LawnSite Bronze Member
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    rotella 15-40 here also and K&N oil filter
  9. NorrisG

    NorrisG LawnSite Member
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    Rotella here too.
  10. dwc

    dwc LawnSite Senior Member
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    About how long does it usually take to "break in" a PSD? Ford said about 1500 miles but I was wondering what you all have found. I just burnt my 1st tank of fuel and got about 10mpg pulling my 20' enclosed trailer and driving empty around town. As of now it has almost 400 miles on it.


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