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Old 07-19-2002, 12:18 AM
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thanks for that info.

I have recently changed to high-mileage oils that have "conditioners" for valve stem seals. I put in our '91 300E with 180k. It was going through a quart every 1k +/- ... since then I am using a quart every 2,000 to 2,500 miles. I am very impressed. I used Valvoline's MaxLife 10W-40.

I just changed the oil and am now using Castrol's version and I have used no oil in some time. Whew! This is great.

I will try it in the 190E we are considering.

'03 E320 Wagon-Sold
'95 E320 Wagon-Went to Ex
'93 190E 2.6-Wrecked
'91 300E-Went to Ex
'65 911 Coupe (#302580)
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