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Oil capacity and type questions...
OK, SO I am going to convert my truck over to Amsoil this week, but need some info.
First of all, capacities:
-Allison 6 speed trans with stock pan (enough for a complete flush and filter change)
-Duramax engine oil (including filter)
-stock rear end
-Transmission. ATL or Torque-Drive (ATD)
-Engine. I think I have my mind made up on this one already. Going with the HDD 5W-30
-Differential. no idea which one to use.
-Engine oil filter: I want to go with the Ea filter but don't know which one.
My stock air filter is still fine and I will probably stick with it.
Thanks for any and all help!
bigdaddydiesel is the man to ask. He can help you out with what is best to run.
+1 for the stock rear end capacity. 3.73 is all i can find and the amsoil site has the ring gears listed. 09 3500 4wd 6.6l.
BAD idea on the engine oil. You need more viscosity.
Bigdaddydiesel can provide you a list of types of fluid and capacities from the AMSOIL website. Great stuff, you won't be sorry.
That's why I posted. I want to get the right oil the first time. The Amsoil literature say use HDD.
x3 on bigdaddydiesel he knows all.
5w-40 ain't a whole lot different from 10w-40.
I hope this helps, but let me know if you would also like to know how to save up to 25% off of retail prices with your order!!!
For anyone wanting to check capacities, click the link below and then enter your truck information and then once the recommended product page is up go ahead and scroll to the bottom of the page to the capacities section.
AMSOIL Auto and Light Truck Online Look up Guide
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