Originally Posted by def
If I had one of those wetheads, I would use 5-40 HDEO...cheap and available and used in diesel engines 'round the world. As for brands, Shell Rotella, Mobil Delvac or Chevron DELO here in the colonies.
+1, run the break in oil in it for 600 miles or whatever they recommend, let the dealer do the first oil change with their suggested/recommended brand, then at 6000 mi or next recommended service, Rotella T 15/40.
If it is cold let it idle for a minute to get the golden juices flowing and then
the wheels off it and
at the end of the day with a
on your face.
Beware those with no sense of humor as they will cause you misery.
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