Rotella oil

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Landrus2, Jan 30, 2008.

  1. Landrus2

    Landrus2 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,812

    I use rotella full synthetic on my ford trucks change oil every 7500 miles
    Any of you guys using this oil.:drinkup:
     
  2. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,503

    I just use the dino version in 15/40....use it in anything from mowers to trucks and change in the pick up at 5000 miles and mowers at 50 hours

    wayne
     
  3. lawn king

    lawn king LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,272

    I use rotella 15- 40 in our 3 diesels, duramax,kubota & isuzu.
     
  4. lwcmattlifter

    lwcmattlifter LawnSite Senior Member
    from NC
    Posts: 859

    I use regular rotella and change it every 10-15k.
     
  5. jsaunders

    jsaunders LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,781

    used rotella 15-40 for a while BUT I switched. I now use Rotella 5-40 syn. a great oil- use it in all the mowers and powerstrokes- great in the winter.
     
  6. Exact Rototilling

    Exact Rototilling LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,359

    It's great oil. A real sleeper. Works great in most every gas and diesel engine. It's bit thick at higher temps for some engines calling for say a 5w-20 however it is one of my favorites for an off the shelf oil. It was just recently reformulated to drop a key anti wear additives for catalytic converters. I really like the old 5w-40 but the new formula will have to again prove it's self before I go crazy over it.

    I've been stocking up on the old stuff when I see it.

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  7. LindblomRJ

    LindblomRJ LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,570

    I like Rotella. Family has been using in diesels about as long as I can remember.
     
  8. CALandscapes

    CALandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 946

    We use Rotella. Seems to do the job just fine.
     
  9. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,096

    I use Rotella in many engines that I have. Its a good oil imo!
     
  10. PlatinumLandCon

    PlatinumLandCon LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,315

    Rotella 15w40 in the 6.2
     

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