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Ford* F450* Oil Type

AMSOIL’S SS 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil (8 quarts with oil filter) is the ideal Ford* F450* oil type improvement if you’re seeking enhanced protection and performance from your 7.3L 8-cylinder engine. AMSOIL’s SS 5W-30, a product of the company’s groundbreaking synthetic oil technology for more than 50 years, provides exceptional thermal endurance, prevents breakdown, and maintains clean pistons.

This engine oil is specially formulated with the highest quality synthetic base stock oils; it effectively manages heat and reduces deposits that inhibit performance. The testing that is considered to be the standard in the industry shows that this high performance synthetic 5W-30 shows just a 0.1% viscosity increase when put to the test.

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AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil

AMSOIL achieved double the level of viscosity control that was needed by the test standard, even though the duration of the test was increased by a factor of two. Its robust protection is provided by a motor oil of world-class quality. How impressive is it? In a test that covered a distance of 100,000 miles, an impartial laboratory pitted AMSOIL synthetic motor oil against one of the industry’s most prominent rivals. AMSOIL offered far better protection against wear and helped bearings maintain their “new” appearance.

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When it comes to heavy-duty trucks, torque is the most important factor. Tree stumps are no match for the optional 7.3L V8 gas engine in the Ford* F450* pickup, which has become famous for its impressive levels of torque and horsepower. This powertrain is offered with a choice of two different automatic transmissions: the TorqShift®*-G 6-speed automatic transmission or the TorqShift®* 10-speed automatic gearbox.

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AMSOIL OE 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil

When combined with the F450*’s chassis components and the pickup truck’s fine tuning, this powerplant is optimized for optimal performance. The gas-powered 7.3L 2-valve V8 engine produces a powerful 430 horsepower and an impressive 475 foot-pounds of torque. This monster has the greatest capacity V8 motor in its category since it was designed from scratch as a truck engine.

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The engineers at Ford* intended the brand new 7.3L 8-cylinder engine to have the most robust and potent performance characteristics possible from the very outset of the development process. They started by building a solid base, which consisted of a cast-iron engine block structure. Then, the crankshaft was designed and built out of forged steel. The valvetrain was upgraded with carbon nitrided needle bearings, which are the highest quality available.

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Only the strongest, most durable pistons and ring packs with anti-wear coatings were taken into consideration for this project. Piston cooling jets were, of course, included into the design in order to take it to the next level and ensure that no detail was overlooked. Lastly, an oil pump with variable displacement was housed in the pan. These features all contribute to the engine’s capacity to retain its optimal level of performance.

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