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Old 10-11-1999, 09:30 PM
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Aaron Aaron is offline
Join Date: Aug 1999
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
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Today while at the local Pep Boys, I discovered a new type of oil especially formulated for small truck and car diesel engines. It's Castrol RX 15W-40 Heavy Duty. I picked up a case for my next oil change. It says on the back of the bottle that it meets Mercedes-Benz and VW diesel engine oil standards. I generally use Castrol GTX 10W-40 year-round, but will give this a try and let you all know how it goes. Also, it was the same price as regular Castrol GTX ($1.39/quart).

Aaron Greenberg
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