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Old 03-16-2014, 01:41 PM   #15
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Forgive me for being ignorant, but until now I've never heard of getting an oil analysis. What's the process and what are they looking for besides coolant or metal?

I was told Cat is a little more realistic in their horse power rating. I heard if a Cummins says 300HP, it's probably more like 275. Any truth to that?
I don't know about that, but my Cummins is rated at 600 HP and when I had it dyno it was closer to 700....
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Forgive me for being ignorant, but until now I've never heard of getting an oil analysis. What's the process and what are they looking for besides coolant or metal?

I was told Cat is a little more realistic in their horse power rating. I heard if a Cummins says 300HP, it's probably more like 275. Any truth to that?

Nah, this is just the kind of lore one owner says to another....
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