View Single Post
Old 06-16-2002, 12:11 PM
blackmercedes's Avatar
blackmercedes blackmercedes is offline
Just a guy
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
Posts: 3,492
Originally posted by haasman
...designed specifically for higher mileage engines with over 75,000 miles...
The "rest of the world" thinks 75,000 miles is high mileage! My 98 C230 has about 74,000 miles on it, and the engine is like brand new. A recent compression test shows all cylinders exactly the same, and to new spec. (Signature Warranty means periodic compression tests to establish a baseline for engine...)

I'm never had a Mercedes engine showing any kind of sign of wear before 125K-miles, and usually WAY past that.

Maybe MaxLife should market their oil to MB owners like this:

"Designed for higher mileage engines with 300,000 miles or more..."
John Shellenberg
1998 C230 "Black Betty" 240K
Reply With Quote