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#4263353 - 12/01/16 09:48 PM Re: Schaeffer 9000 5w40 in Detroit 60 [Re: TiredTrucker]
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Yeah, it has been a real good motor. Even now at 625,000 miles into the reman. And the Schaeffer has seemed to be just what it likes to have in it.
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#4266631 - 12/05/16 10:46 AM Re: Schaeffer 9000 5w40 in Detroit 60 [Re: TiredTrucker]
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I'm running the 15/40 syn, and can't wait to see my results.
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#4293504 - 01/04/17 07:36 PM Re: Schaeffer 9000 5w40 in Detroit 60 [Re: TiredTrucker]
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Anyone know how much P the Schaeffer 5w40 has to begin with? Thinking about running it in my 2014 F250 6.7.


Edited by claluja (01/04/17 07:36 PM)
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#4307270 - 01/19/17 04:26 PM Re: Schaeffer 9000 5w40 in Detroit 60 [Re: TiredTrucker]
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Registered: 01/13/17
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is the schaeffer oil greenish in color?

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#4307434 - 01/19/17 07:58 PM Re: Schaeffer 9000 5w40 in Detroit 60 [Re: claluja]
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Originally Posted By: claluja
Anyone know how much P the Schaeffer 5w40 has to begin with? Thinking about running it in my 2014 F250 6.7.


Over the years, I've done a bunch of VOA followed by UOA of the very same oil. In each case, the readings for calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and zinc were (virtually) the same for each VOA to UOA comparison.

What you see in TiredTrucker's UOA, is most likely about what you would see in VOA of the same oil.

Boron is different, that drops from VOA to UOA. It depends on the oil, engine and length of time in use, but I've seen it over and over again. With Delo 400LE in my heavy diesels, VOA would show 500+ ppm of Boron. The UOA's would be down to 100-200 ppm. In a diesel pickup truck, the drop isn't so significant.
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#4307510 - 01/19/17 09:00 PM Re: Schaeffer 9000 5w40 in Detroit 60 [Re: mrcmbenton]
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Originally Posted By: mrcmbenton
is the schaeffer oil greenish in color?

See section 9. Physical and chemical properties
http://www.schaefferoil.com/documents/244-9000-msds.pdf
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#4326522 - 02/11/17 10:06 AM Re: Schaeffer 9000 5w40 in Detroit 60 [Re: TiredTrucker]
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Registered: 12/28/16
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I just switch two trucks over to Schaefer's and I'm waiting to send off my first sample on that. Both Detroit and there is definitely a seat-of-the-pants difference smoother and fuel mileage increase.
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#4326525 - 02/11/17 10:08 AM Re: Schaeffer 9000 5w40 in Detroit 60 [Re: TiredTrucker]
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What oil filters are you running I just switched over to The Donaldson blue DBL 3998 they are about $31 each. I am still those the same time I added Amsoil bypass filters and the Schaefer's 9000
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#4344361 - 03/03/17 07:50 AM Re: Schaeffer 9000 5w40 in Detroit 60 [Re: TiredTrucker]
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Maybe not relevant to the D-14L but I will use a Mopar filter (repainted Fleetguard Stratopore) with my Series 9000.

Currently using HDD & EaO.
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#4413621 - 05/24/17 09:00 PM Re: Schaeffer 9000 5w40 in Detroit 60 [Re: TiredTrucker]
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Registered: 12/28/16
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Loc: Sav ga
Do you have an update on this at all I'm running several 12 and 14 liters with Schaeffer as well with bypass filters, what is your longest run on this oil so far


Edited by NStuart (05/24/17 09:01 PM)
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#4416359 - 05/28/17 01:36 PM Re: Schaeffer 9000 5w40 in Detroit 60 [Re: TiredTrucker]
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Tired I thought you put 10w30 ck4 in on the last change?
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#4699354 - 03/19/18 06:50 AM Re: Schaeffer 9000 5w40 in Detroit 60 [Re: TiredTrucker]
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Question: with all that phosphorus and zinc would this amazing oil be a good choice for a 2017 Ram 6.7L CTD?
Didn’t know how much of an effect the high levels of phosphorus and zinc levels would play with the Emissions system?
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#4699766 - 03/19/18 02:04 PM Re: Schaeffer 9000 5w40 in Detroit 60 [Re: -SyN-]
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#4710557 - 03/29/18 01:00 PM Re: Schaeffer 9000 5w40 in Detroit 60 [Re: TiredTrucker]
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Impressive looking oil but you'd have to mortgage your house to constantly run it in a OTR truck!!!
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#4710573 - 03/29/18 01:17 PM Re: Schaeffer 9000 5w40 in Detroit 60 [Re: racin4ds]
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Originally Posted By: racin4ds
Impressive looking oil but you'd have to mortgage your house to constantly run it in a OTR truck!!!


Bull Hockey. It is not THAT expensive AND it outperforms while paying back its users with fuel economy gains!
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