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Cosmo_kraemer 04-28-2014 09:00 PM

Question on Rotella Oil.
Ok well im about due for an oil change on my Subie and was wondering what version of Rotella do people use, as im thinking of trying it out as oil on base is cheap and also in limited supply right now do to a shortage. any input would be great and my baby has about 144k on her if that will help any.

arewmors 04-28-2014 09:26 PM

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I use rotella t6 5w-40

Cosmo_kraemer 04-28-2014 09:31 PM

i know i have seen the white jug on base anyone used that one? but thank you for which you use.

boo-key 04-28-2014 09:51 PM

T6 in the blue jug is what most subie owners that use rotella use.

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Cosmo_kraemer 04-28-2014 09:55 PM

Ok thanks. ill look what base has tomorrow.

LW_Black4 04-28-2014 10:14 PM

Rotella T6 is most popular, because it's synthetic. I like this one in 15W-40 for the summer, as it's cheaper - especially in bulk like this - and good enough for the rigors of track days. Rotella's a HD diesel oil, so it's good for turbos.


You can get Subaru OEM filters by the case too. They seem to be the favorite and have a great reputation for quality.


Cosmo_kraemer 04-28-2014 11:05 PM

Thanks a lot again everyone. like i said i will see what they have on base in the 5Qt jug. but yeah i have seen its like 17 bucks for the jug.

pzr2874 04-30-2014 06:01 AM

Take note, you are buying a 4qt jug for t6

I have run nothing but this since the switch in 07-08

Cosmo_kraemer 04-30-2014 05:15 PM

[quote=pzr2874;451377]Take note, you are buying a 4qt jug for t6

I have run nothing but this since the switch in 07-08[/quote]
i noticed that when i looked. im going to wait one more change as i found 2 quarts at the other auto shop on base. so i will be buying two jugs of the T6 triple protect next change.

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