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I have a 1971 Diesel 135 MF tractor. Oils aren't oils anymore. The tractor doesn't work too hard nor in extreme conditions. What diesel engine oil do you recommend. I usually buy Penrite oils. Garry

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U can do this, use a B&M brand cooler, use a kit for your truck if availiable get one with screw in hose fittings, never use hose clamps on an oil cooler if u can avoid it, if u choose to use clamps check them and tighten them as ness at every oil change. try the link below for a cooler.

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I would recomend a synthetic oil most cars are 5 quarts 10w40 undo the drain bolt on the bottom of the oil pan then after the oil is drained replace the bolt. then scre off the fuel filter and replace it with a new one (a local auto store can supply the correct one) then fill the car with the 5 qts and your good to go

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go to any auto parts store, like an auto zone and tell them what you are driving. They have a data base which will guarantee that you get the exact oil that you need.

I use Mobil Delvac 1 ESP 5W-40 , a fully synthetic supreme performance heavy duty diesel engine oil that helps extend engine life while providing long drain capability and potential fuel economy for modern diesel engines operating in severe applications. Mobil Delvac 1 ESP utilizes state-of-the-art technology to deliver exceptional performance in modern low emission engines, including those with Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) and Aftertreatment systems with Diesel Particulate Filters (DPF’s) and Diesel Oxidation Catalysts (DOC’s). Therefore we believe it will be a good oil for the high mileage vehicles with the proper care for your vehicles as recommended by your manufacturers' guidelines.

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Sounds like you just pulled something pretty heavy up some pretty good I right? Those are all the indicators of burnt transmission oil. You will need to have the fluid and filter changed...the bubbles are troublesome, that could be something more serious.

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