DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum

Go Back   DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum > Dodge Ram Forum - Mod Zone - Custom Dodge Ram Mods - Dodge Ram Performance > Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel


Notices

Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - Dodge Cummins Diesel Discuss modifying your Dodge Ram with Performance Parts and Accessories!


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 12-20-2011, 06:26 AM
farmall farmall is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Huddleston, VA
Posts: 44
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2003 3500 QC diesel
Trim Level: SLT
Color: Patriot blue
Engine: 2001-2003 359ci (5.9L HO) Cummins ISB 24-Valve Diesel I6 245hp 505lb/ft (6-Speed Manual)
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
farmall is on a distinguished road
Default time for 1st oil change, what oil?

Hey guys, my 2011 ram 3500 deisel is ready for its first oil change. I have been using rotella t 15-40 in my 2003 truck. Would this be a good selection for my new one? It is stock except for the DPF delete.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #2  
Old 12-20-2011, 11:18 AM
wvcoolvinilla wvcoolvinilla is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Charleston, WV
Posts: 754
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2011 Ram 1500 Outdoorsman 4x4
Trim Level: Outdoorsman - Rambox
Color: Black Crystal - Gray
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 6
Rep:83
wvcoolvinilla will become famous soon enough
Default

What's the spec on your oil cap?
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-20-2011, 12:43 PM
t00tall10169's Avatar
t00tall10169 t00tall10169 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Tantallon, Saskatchewan
Age: 23
Posts: 125
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2009 Dodge Ram 2500
Trim Level: Laramie
Color: Black
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:19
t00tall10169 is on a distinguished road
Default

i would stick with the rotella you were using. i had a 2004 dodge 1 ton and never had any issues with it. also everyone that i work with that has a cummins motor runs rotella as well and they have never complained once about it.
my opinion stick with what works
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 01-08-2012, 09:40 PM
Poriggity Poriggity is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Lake Arrowhead, Ca
Age: 34
Posts: 178
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2004.5 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: SLT
Color: Molten Red/ Silver
Engine: 2004-2004 359ci (5.9L) Cummins ISB 600 24-Valve Diesel I6 325hp 600lb/ft (6-Speed Manual)
Rep Power: 4
Rep:93
Poriggity will become famous soon enough
Default

Rotella is a good oil, and it's what I used before going to Amsoil....
Scott
__________________
2004.5 2500 Quad Cab LB 4x4 with stuff.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 01-16-2012, 09:06 PM
UPANDCUMMER UPANDCUMMER is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: South West Pennsylvania
Posts: 7
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 12 Ram 3500 6.7L Mega 4x4 SRW
Trim Level: Laramie
Color: Mineral Gray
Engine: 2011-20?? 409ci (6.7L) Cummins Turbo Diesel 350hp 800lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
UPANDCUMMER is on a distinguished road
Default

What I would use would be Amsoil. Cummins backs Valvoline tho.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 01-16-2012, 11:27 PM
moparornocar72's Avatar
moparornocar72 moparornocar72 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Member


 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Auburn, AL
Age: 25
Posts: 3,662
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: Big Horn
Color: Mineral Grey
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 6
Rep:630
moparornocar72 is a name known to allmoparornocar72 is a name known to allmoparornocar72 is a name known to allmoparornocar72 is a name known to allmoparornocar72 is a name known to allmoparornocar72 is a name known to all
Default

I say rotella, that's all I ever used on diesel's.
__________________
14.268 @ 95 MPH Full Trim

Proudly Sponsored by Bully's Performance
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


Advertisement






All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:25 AM.


= Copyright RamForumZ.com a Gigathreads.com Network Site =Ad Management by RedTyger
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors


=Gigathreads Network=
CLUBS MOPAR NATION DSM GPMM MAMM JAM
DIESEL Diesel Forum      
CHEVY Chevy Camaro Forum Chevy Volt Forum    
CHRYSLER Chrysler 300C Forum      
DODGE Dodge Avenger Forum Dodge Caliber Forum Dodge Challenger Forum Dodge Charger Forum
  Dodge Circuit Forum Dodge Hornet Forum Dodge Magnum Forum Dodge Nitro Forum
  Dodge Ram Forum Dodge Dakota Forum Dodge Durango Forum Dodge Dart Forum
FORD Ford Raptor Forum Ford F150 Forum Ford F100 Forum  
JEEP Jeep Forum      
PONTIAC Pontiac G8 Forum      
SRT SRT Viper Forum SRT Cuda Forum