I run redline MTL in my 16V racecar, tried Mobil 1 ATF first but the fluid temp was way too high after 40-50 miles of racing.
MB installed a straight weight "oil" from the factory but now reccomends TYPE A ATF & that is what you will get at dealer for about $17 for .5 liter.
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