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Old 01-24-2015, 06:41 PM   #15
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Old 01-24-2015, 06:52 PM   #16
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Cummings Diesel oil and lube

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Where do you take your RV to get oil and lube?
This is the closest to you.
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Old 01-24-2015, 06:55 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by DMTTRANSPORT View Post
Do it your self?
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Do it myself.

I do too! In my experience its easier than my cars since there's plenty of room to get underneath, there's just a larger volume of oil to drain and replace.

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Old 01-24-2015, 06:56 PM   #18
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Thumbs up Speedco and

I use Truckstops of America or Petro for my truck. More locations than Speedco and as good in my experience. They have a special price for smaller engines. It's the 6 to 7 gal. oil change. Learn your grease points and be sure you tell them if they don't seem to know. Bob T
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Don't mean to high-jack this thread but lets add to it the cost of service and what they do in the service. I use my local freightliner dealer and have since I bought the rig in 07, I have both the engine (cummins 400) and and generater serviced once a year reguardless of amount of miles I put on it. In the engine service they include all oil, filters (includeing fuel) if needed they'll call me on air filters with thier suggestions and price. They lube the cahassis and check all the seals and bring all my tires up to 105 lbs which I run. They check and add fluid. if need be to the trans.
On my Gen. set they change the oil and filter. Since the dealer is only about a mile from my house I can drop it of and usuaaly pick it up the next day (which I know some of you cant do). Total price for everything runs 220.00. My feeling is for that price why waste my time doing it myself.
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Old 01-25-2015, 02:34 AM   #20
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Totally agree with 11B!

I also use my local Freightliner dealer.
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Old 01-25-2015, 06:19 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by aboatguy View Post

I do too! In my experience its easier than my cars since there's plenty of room to get underneath, there's just a larger volume of oil to drain and replace.

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Check your grease zerk up high towards the steering wheel, it's hard to get to and frequently ignored by the pros. That is a good check for quality of work.
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Old 01-31-2015, 08:30 PM   #23
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I have used Speedco several times in the past and would again if I had too. I never had a great deal of confidence in the guys doing the work. I always watched very close. I now use Inland Truck Parts and Service. They have a location very near us and they are happy to do the regular oil change and lube stuff but can also do any major work on the chassis and drive train. All of their guys are trained diesel mechanics. They have a few dozen locations in the central US from Texas up to the Canadian border.
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I found a company that specializes in the sales and service of buses.
Buses of all types and sizes. They know everything about my Freightliner
chassis. They are Freightliner and Cummins (and everyone else) certified.
Since they have so much experience in long term preventive maintenance
of the bus chassis, they have been invaluable in providing the proper maintenance of all the chassis components.
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Prefer to do it myself, not because it is less expensive (though that is a positive), but because I use those opportunities to go through all those systems under the rig that are often overlooked. You may get a special tech at Speedco and the like that really cares about their work, but I have found that they rarely go the extra mile and check things as thoroughly as I do. Would rather catch a problem early and ensure my rig's reliability.

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