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Old 07-12-2003, 12:04 AM
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I doubted my seals are worn out also. I had to buy a "new" used from a 1989 300E(my sister blew the original engine's head going to Key West). The engine was in great condition and the car had 86,xxx on the odometer. It was rear-ended really bad, but still drove perfectly. I have put about 10,000 miles in the 4 years I've had the engine installed( I dont drive a lot). I was told by an "indie" to use 10w-30. Call me nuts, but I change my oil every 2 months(800miles) !!!!

I am glad this forum has showed me the PROPER oil weight to use in my car (20w-50). I will change my oil TOMORROW and report the results of my oil consumption.
in another thread.

Stay tuned..I could also be a success story
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1987 mercedes 300E
1995 e320 conversion(hated the 300e grill)
HID/Xenon (D2S)
Keyless Entry
Monochromatic Paint (Custom Blue)
Smoked Tails
Flat Badged (front)
Debadged (rear)
custom "carbon fiber" console
18 inch HP EVO rims
Sold! Now I drive a Monte Carlo SS
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