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6.7L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain Discussion of the 6.7L Power Stroke diesel engine and drivetrain in the 2011-Up Super Duty trucks. No gas engine discussion allowed except on transmissions and drivetrain that pertain to all models. Please confine discussion of topics in this forum to those items that are specific to the 6.7L Power Stroke engine.

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What Engine oil do you guys use in your 6.7's? is it worth the Extra $$ to use the Ford XO-5W40-5QSD SAE 5W-40 Full Synthetic Diesel Motor Oil. they sure are proud of that stuff it's quite a bit more $$ then the good ol Rotella T6. any pros and cons?

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I use Rotella T6 with Archoil AR9100, seems to be working great for me.

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Some like the Vavoline 5w40 full synthetic oil that is on sale at NAPA for approx 19 a gallon.
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2015 F350 Ultra Lariat 6.7L CCLB DRW 3.73 Limited Slip, Green Gem Metallic w/ Caribou accent, Camper Package, Titan 65gal tank, Rapid Heat, Block Heater, Upfitter Switches, Dual Alternators, Camper Package, Cable Lock, Husky Floor Liners, Spray in Bedliner, 5th Wheel Prep, 25K 5th Wheel Hitch, Ford Goose Neck Hitch.

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Some like the Vavoline 5w40 full synthetic oil that is on sale at NAPA for approx 19 a gallon.
Larrgh, oils are like women. Everyone has their "fav" =)

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Larrgh, oils are like women. Everyone has their "fav" =)

Yup, they sure do....is why i preference it with "Some like"

But, I like my women a little less oily....
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lol !

2016 F-3506.7 PSD, Crew Cab, Long bed, Lariat with the Ultimate package, Fx4, Bench seat in the front, tan interior, white platinum with Caribou accent 5th wheel prep package, 3.55 rear end with Electronic lockers - Purchased New, I've Added Cab Lights, and Heated Steering wheel, Also made the Aux switches always hot so I can turn on lights even if the truck is off

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One benefit of full synthetic oil is cold weather starting.
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