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 04-09-2007, 09:16 Post: 141179
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How critical is using motor oil designed for Diesel engines as opposed to regular oil. I was reading an earlier post and I realized that I just changed my oil this weekend and used Valvoline 10w30, should I replace it?






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 04-09-2007, 09:21 Post: 141181
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There are some real engine experts who I think will support this; yes, today. There is a reason for the different grades of oil. Also watch the grade of diesel oil you use. kt






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Don't worry to much about it but I'd be looking at changing it out a little sooner. Gas engine oil doesn't have as much ash in it to absorb the by products of partially burnt fuel from a cold running diesel. I know many tractors don't get enough hours on them to justify changing a couple of times a year but I'd worry more when it starts to get cold.






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Art is the pro...kt






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OK will change again in the fall, thanks to all for the help. One thing I found when I went to change the filter. I had to remove a brace used for the FEL to access the screene covering the filter, a pain, but do-able






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