This Shell Rotella, how much does it cost at Walmart? There is a Walmart that is 2 towns over from me that I can go to. I actually never heard of Rotella, then again this is my first time looking for diesel grade motor oil. Also, what weight are you using and do you think the weight I am using is too thick? Keep in mind with this thick stuff I am averaging 26-28 mpg in combination driving. Also is this Rotella a synthetic oil? When I bought the car, I asked if I should run synthetic in it. My tech. said he wouldn't recmommend synthetic because it would be a "shock" to the eng. after 20 years of reg. oil. He said, without hesitation to use Castrol 20W-50 every 3K. Any thoughts on this?
[Edited by rickjordan on 12-11-2000 at 01:23 PM]
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