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8.2 Detroit Diesel

Gregh03

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I have an 8.2 turbo Detroit Diesel in my older motorhome. I was wondering if I can use synthetic motor oil in that motor?
 

Will L.

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Yes, absolutely. Fully synthetic oils have a tighter molecular chain, so sometimes an oil leak can get worse if you have one. And the 8.2 is one of the engines that created the nickname of Leaktroit- not as bad as series 60, but still pay attention.
 

Gregh03

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Yes, absolutely. Fully synthetic oils have a tighter molecular chain, so sometimes an oil leak can get worse if you have one. And the 8.2 is one of the engines that created the nickname of Leaktroit- not as bad as series 60, but still pay attention.
Thank you.
 
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