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Old 11-18-2002, 10:27 PM
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Originally posted by Jackd
Zeus: yes, synthetic flows better at low temperature. But really, how many -30deg do you have in a year? 3?? 5??.
In Edmonton, we have many many days of -20 and colder, and quite a few nights where -30 is broken. The only thing the Mobil 1 in my crankcase is hurting is my wallet.

I do agree that synthetic oil is a wast of money, especially among us that change our oil frequently. I got into the sythn habit with racing motorcycles (350F oil temps and higher...) and just can't shake the addiction....
John Shellenberg
1998 C230 "Black Betty" 240K

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