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What kind of engine oil and transmission fluid should I use

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for my 2008 Ford F350...
What kind of engine oil and transmission fluid should I use for my 2008 Ford F350 Super Duty (Harley Davidson) truck?
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below are the specs for both trans fluid as well as engine oil

Transmission Fluid:

Material
ItemSpecificationFill Capacity
MERCON® SP Automatic Transmission Fluid
XT-6-QSP (US); CXT-6-LSP12 (Canada)a
MERCON® SP18L (19.02 qt)
MERCON® V Automatic Transmission Fluid
XT-5-QM (or XT-5-QMC) (US); CXT-5-LM12 (Canada)b
MERCON® V5.5L (5.8 qt)
a Torqshift ® - Use only MERCON® SP Automatic Transmission Fluid in the Torqshift® transmission. Mixing MERCON® V in a Torqshift® transmission may cause internal transmission damage. Use of any fluid other than the recommended fluid can cause internal transmission damage.
b Manual Transmission - Use only MERCON® V Automatic Transmission Fluid in the manual transmission. Mixing MERCON® SP in a manual transmission may cause internal transmission damage. Use of any fluid other than the recommended fluid can cause internal transmission damage.

Engine Oil (as well as coolant):

Material
ItemSpecificationFill Capacity
Motorcraft® Diesel Cooling System Additive
VC-8
ESN-M99B169-A-
Motorcraft® Engine Cooling System Iron Cleaner
VC-9
--
Motorcraft® Metal Surface Prep
ZC-31-A
--
Motorcraft® Premium Gold Engine Coolant
VC-7-B (US); CVC-7-B (Canada); or equivalent
WSS-M97B51-A15.4L - 24L (25.4 qt)
6.8L - 26L (27.5 qt)
6.4L Diesel - 29L (30.6 qt)
Motorcraft® SAE 15W-40 Super Duty Diesel Motor Oil
XO-15W40-QSD (US); CXO-15W40-LSD12 (Canada); or equivalent
WSS-M2C171-E-
Motorcraft® Premium Cooling System Flush
VC-1
ESR-M14P7-A-

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