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2003 Ram 3500 5.9L HO Cummins Turbo Diesel

Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by T.French, Dec 8, 2005.

  1. T.French

    T.French Member
    Messages: 43

    Was looking on Amsoil website want to get oil,oil filters and air filters.Wants to know if I have VIN Code 6 or VIN Code C.How do I tell which I have.Also What Fluids or filters do the rest of you Cummins owners use?Where do you's feel you get the best deal? Thanks for any input in advance.
    Tim
     
  2. CARDOCTOR

    CARDOCTOR PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,310

    8th digit vin

    john
     
  3. LwnmwrMan22

    LwnmwrMan22 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 27,964

    I run 100% Amzoil fluids in everything, regular filters.

    Change oil every 15k miles, filters every 7.5k.
     
  4. dieseltroop

    dieseltroop Member
    Messages: 83

    I change my oil/filter every 3750 miles. I having been using Mobil Delvac 1300for awhile now and have not seen any problems. For filter use, I use the Fleetguard Stratapore filter. The filter runs about $12.00, which that may be on the high end, but I guess for me, I would like to keep the engine oil as clean as possible as it circulates throughout the engine.
     
  5. kgb

    kgb Member
    from nj
    Messages: 45

    Rotella only, best tobuy in Home depot 6.99 gal (wallmart use to be cheapest, but no more). Mopar filters only go on ebay and buy bulk. Don't forget PowerService, good stuff (wallmart).