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Unread 01-25-2015, 02:46 PM   #1
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Best Oil For My CJ7

I know this is going to open the opinion flood gates after having read a bunch of other postings, BUT.....

I recently purchased an 1986 CJ-7 with 104k miles(4.2l V6). She does like to leak oil out of the valve cover and the oil pan. These will be projects that I plan to tackle, but oil change will be first.

I'm planning to use a K&N filter but undecided on Rotella T or Amsoil Z-Rod oil. Each advertises they are high in ZDDP which is important for our older engines.

It will be a weekend fun toy so I like the coating properties of the Amsoil Synthetic, but a little worried it will leak more then the Rotella T might.

Curious what you guys think....

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Unread 01-25-2015, 04:24 PM   #2
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I use Rotella T5 in both of my Jeeps. It's good stuff and has a good amount of ZDDP.
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