Shell Rotella T


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Shell Rotella T

Postby moose4jesus » Mon Mar 19, 2012 11:51 am



I'm putting this out as a testimony to Shell Rotella T 15W 40 (heavy duty, non-synthetic white jug). I followed Randakk's suggestion to use when changing the oil and what an immediate difference. I used to hear hard knocking upon a cold start and the engine starts and runs extra smooth now. Highly recommend it, plus it's only $13 a gallon at wal-mart.

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Re: Shell Rotella T

Postby virgilmobile » Mon Mar 19, 2012 3:31 pm

Yes indeed.I actually could of used heavier oil than that on the trip across the badlands in the summer.
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Re: Shell Rotella T

Postby Fred Camper » Mon Mar 19, 2012 10:29 pm

I use Rotella T6 full synthetic 5W-40 at $19 a gallon, another good choice. But a kitten dies for every post on an oil thread. Poor kitten.
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Re: Shell Rotella T

Postby moose4jesus » Tue Mar 20, 2012 3:22 am

Fred you're a Dog person anyway. ;)
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Re: Shell Rotella T

Postby bjatwood » Thu Jun 28, 2012 1:52 pm

I use Rotella oil in all my bikes. Works well and is resonably priced too :D
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Re: Shell Rotella T

Postby Old Fogey » Wed Jul 04, 2012 12:14 pm

Rotella is unavailable over here. Been meaning to find out what the equivalent is.
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Re: Shell Rotella T

Postby cbx4evr » Wed Jul 04, 2012 2:14 pm

Old Fogey wrote:Rotella is unavailable over here. Been meaning to find out what the equivalent is.



Actually in the UK Shell sells their Advance Motorcycle oil which is not available on this side of the Atlantic.
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Re: Shell Rotella T

Postby portugeezer » Thu Jul 05, 2012 9:01 am

I use the Rotella 15W 40 in all my bikes! I quit using the Valvoiline 10W 40 motorcycle oil because it turns water thin on long trips!
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Re: Shell Rotella T

Postby shawnee1952 » Thu Jul 05, 2012 6:59 pm

Old Fogey, check the availability of Pennziol Long Life 15-40. I have worked at a Shell blending and packaging plant for over a decade and Pennzoil is one of our premium blend oils. the additives you need are all there. The Rotella has a soot removal additive for diesel engines that while it is not harmful to a gas engine it is not needed in your bike. If you get a chance to use the Shell Advanced please let us know how it performs for you. Then maybe I can nag my boss to get some over here in the States.


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