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post #11 of 21 (permalink) Old 10-25-2012, 04:01 PM
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Willie, I was not correct about XL. you are correct and I meant Premium API CJ-4 15W-40.
I am concerned about the AMSOIL bulletin saying that the recommended oil change is per the MFG recommendation: " AMSOIL published Technical Service Bulletin MO-2009-10-01
identifying high fuel dilution in 2007 and newer light duty
diesel trucks. AMSOIL has revised the drain interval
recommendation for these specific applications to the longest
manufacturer-recommended interval. Oil drain intervals can be
extended further with oil analysis. Please click on the
following link for more information:http://www.amsoil.com/techservicesbulletin/MotorOil/TSB%20MO-2009-10-01_CJ-4_Fuel_Dilution.pdf"

That is why I said about 10000 miles. I would appreciate you wise advice on this subject.
I had issues with my 08 Duramax turbo which would wine so loud under a heavy load I thought it would explode. It would never show up when the GM dealer tried to diagnose it. That mechanic said it was due to not changing the oil often enough. I never solved the issue and traded the truck.
I look forward to your input.
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post #12 of 21 (permalink) Old 10-26-2012, 02:14 PM Thread Starter
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Mrmanners, I think im going to go with the AMSOIL OE 15W-40, for starters wit a EaO52, and come spring ill switch to the 15W-40 Diesel & Marine, with a bypass kit. sound good?

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Amsoil is the oil of choice here too! We use it in everything we own.


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Amsoil in my 2006 Ford Powerstroke...Amsoil 5w-40 all year long...Amsoil front 2 back in rest of my truck...only the best 4 her...

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You'll love the bypass filter setup, it keeps the oil so much cleaner!

I used the billet oil filter adapter and the billet oil cap for the return on mine, along with their massive EaBP110 filter.


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follow up....
after a long wait, i changed my oil, been putting it off for a few weeks... now its done! runs a little quieter, but developed a very faint "typewriter-tick" I know its normal and from reading other post it "fades" away, how long dose that usually take?

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I have been using amsoil in mine since I got it 8/06.

Mrmannors how much for the bypass filter setup?

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im using amsoil too, change it every 10k..

2006 1 ton 4X4 w/t..but i do have a ranchhand front bumper and hummer wheels!!
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im with the rest of them i like the amsoil so much i run it in all are cars and i only do it 1 time per year on all of them my dmax the wifes jeep and my trans am.

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