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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-08-2014, 01:38 PM Thread Starter
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schaefer 9000 or rotella t-6 5-40

Changing my truck over to synthetic I can get either one for about the same price rotella just a little cheaper which one do you guys think is better? Have heard alot of good about both.And which oil filter would you use?
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Re: schaefer 9000 or rotella t-6 5-40

If you can get Schaeffer's for the price of rotella it would be foolish not to use it. I used a mc 1995 filter
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Re: schaefer 9000 or rotella t-6 5-40

I switched to the Schaeffer's 9000 at the start of winter. We've been into the -20 range off and on through the winter. Starts easy, runs much quieter.
Too early for an oil test.
For my situation, it's been a great oil.
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Re: schaefer 9000 or rotella t-6 5-40

Schaffers ftw. I run it

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Re: schaefer 9000 or rotella t-6 5-40

I have been running T6 with a Motorcraft filter all winter long and am very pleased with the combination. It has happened by chance the last two changes that Rotella was offering rebates. That is a bonus in my book...lol.

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