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V70 2.5T Rotella T6 5-40W

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STSCowboy
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V70 2.5T Rotella T6 5-40W

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I use this in most of my vehicles. Is this ok to use in this engine with 131K miles?

Car is new to me from an auction and runs awesome. I’m planning on changing the fluids this week.
2006 V70 2.5T Geartronic Silver Black Leather 131,000 Miles

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Post by MoVolvos »

You'll be surprised how quiet the engine is WOT. Probably have used it for 6 years. Run it in all my vehicles now except the Atlas which will be getting the new Rotella. Use WIX or a quality European filter.

https://www.amazon.com/Shell-Rotella-Sy ... 09&sr=8-11
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2003 S80 T6
2008 C30 T5 2.0 M66
1998 S70 T5 Prior
1989 240 Wagon Prior

STSCowboy
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Nice, I’ve never seen Rotella 5-30 before.
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I also have used Wix Filters forever.
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Post by MoVolvos »

STSCowboy wrote: Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:08 pm I also have used Wix Filters forever.
I think Kragens use to have it behind it's counter as they were sold to the repair shops. It seems like ages but I think Oreilly use to be Kragens. Good Filter.
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STSCowboy wrote: Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:07 pm Nice, I’ve never seen Rotella 5-30 before.
In doing some research the T6 5W-40 went through a packaging change several years back. The API SN was removed but Rotella said (read a post) no change in formula.

Fast forward maybe this year the new Gas Truck 5W-30 has the API SN Plus for the latest vehicles. The Diesel / T6 guys are still happy and now the T6 people with non_Diesel API SN Plus vehicles are happy. Rotella is laughing their way to the bank also, but hey we don't mind as we still have a great proven motor oil(s) at an excellent price.
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2008 C30 T5 2.0 M66
1998 S70 T5 Prior
1989 240 Wagon Prior

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Napa Gold Filters are made by Wix.
2006 V70 2.5T Geartronic Silver Black Leather 131,000 Miles

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