Date: Tue, 03 Oct 2000 11:58:38 -0400 (EDT)
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superduty-list Digest Tue, 03 Oct 2000 Volume: 2000  Issue: 036

In This Issue:
Re: new 6.9 (was Re: motor oil
Re: 5W-20 motor oil.

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From: "Rick Russell" <r.russellsk.sympatico.ca>
Subject: Re: new 6.9 (was Re: motor oil
Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2000 23:45:36 -0600

the installed price at Ford was  $7960.97 and then $1440.00  was returned
for the core charge. I am in Canada so the numbers might look a little
different to you
Rick Russell
78 Bronco Ranger XLT 400 C6
78 Bronco Custom 400 C6
86 F250 4X4 sc 6.9L  banks turbo 4 spd
lots of others that don't matter here
http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www3.sk.sympatico.ca/rrussell
-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Miller <mikemilrblackfoot.net>
To: superduty-listford-trucks.com <superduty-listford-trucks.com>
Date: Monday, October 02, 2000 9:54 AM
Subject: [superduty-list] new 6.9 (was Re: motor oil


>Rick,
>I have the same truck as you (86 F250 4X4 sc 6.9L  banks turbo 4 spd) with
>the 6.9, but mine is  an 85. Can I ask what the cost of the new 6.9 was?
>Mine is getting pretty tired.
>
>mike miller
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Rick Russell" <r.russellsk.sympatico.ca>
>To: <superduty-listford-trucks.com>
>Sent: Tuesday, September 26, 2000 6:37 PM
>Subject: [superduty-list] motor oil
>
>
>: I was thinking that I would use Mobil 1 oil in my new 6.9 once it is
>broken
>: in, but on the bottles it says its for gas engines, anyone have any
>: experience with this? is there a better synthetic oil for a diesel? the
>only
>: synthetic oil I have seen around here that's marked "for Diesels" is
>$34.95
>: for a 4 liter jug.
>: Rick Russell
>: 78 Bronco Ranger XLT 400 C6
>: 78 Bronco Custom 400 C6
>: 86 F250 4X4 sc 6.9L  banks turbo 4 spd
>: lots of others that don't matter here
>: http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www3.sk.sympatico.ca/rrussell
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From: Kyle Porter <KGPkha.com>
Subject: Re: 5W-20 motor oil.
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2000 11:45:42 -0500

I can tell you that I have a 98 F150 4.6 and the dipstick is wrong and ford
needs to do a recall ... the stick will show low at 5 and 6 quarts........
so do not go by the dipstick
I also have a 250 PSD and I have had no probs with the oil reading on it
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Johnny [SMTP:pappy007swbell.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 26, 2000 19:01
> To: superduty-listford-trucks.com
> Subject: [superduty-list] 5W-20 motor oil.
> Importance: High
>
> My 2001 F-250 5.4 gas engine requires 5W-20 MotorCraft motor oil.
> No,
> this is not a misprint in my owners manual. The oil filer cap is also
> marked 5W-20. I don't know what the older 5.4s requirements are but it
> seems Ford has a new oil requirement for this engine. The Ford dealer
> can order it for me $2.60/quart! No one else around Houston carries
> this grade. Pep Boys, Wal-Mart, Auto Zone, Car Quest, etc. They cannot
> even order this grade as it does not show on their computers.
> I imagine that if Ford calls for it it will eventually show up at
> the
> usual retail stores, but today you must go to your dealer! $$$ouch!!!
>
> Johnny, Houston, Texas
>
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