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Old 09-15-2015, 09:31 AM   #11 (permalink)
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In your engine? ...excellent detergent qualities if no other benefits.
Makes the exhaust smell springtime fresh too.

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In your engine? ...excellent detergent qualities if no other benefits.
No. Though now that you mention it I wonder what would happen if someone tried that.
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Small update: I used Renewable Lubricants' 5w40 Low Ash Diesel Oil with an Amsoil EaO filter on the 6.5 Diesel and had no problems.



I only used it a little over 2k miles over a 6 to 7 month period however. Still, considering I took some of the unused oil and poured it on the ground and the grass regrew within a week it could be useful depending on your application. As for fuel efficiency this particular 5w40 is on the thin side (closer to a 0w40 than a 5w40) so if you switch to this you may see a MPG gain if you were using a thicker oil. Below I have linked the data sheet for this oil and their thicker Diesel 5w40 oil so you could check their viscosities:

Low Ash:

http://renewablelube.com/files/8914/...tor_Oil_LA.pdf

Non-Low Ash:

http://renewablelube.com/files/6414/..._Motor_Oil.pdf

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