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Old 10-17-2001, 10:58 AM
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Question Quaker State oil for High Mileage Engines

Just wondering if anyone out there has tried or had any experience with this new product. I have a small oil leak in my old Benz and if this oil really does help condition old seals etc., It could really delay my inevitable seal job on my engine.



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Old 10-17-2001, 07:40 PM
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I just started using it in my 1986 420SEL which has 313,000km. I was using quaker state before and figured it is the same oil, just with some additional additives to condition seals and such, so I put it in when I changed the oil last week. I didn't find it cost much more than regular. I figure it will take some time to figure out if it is helping at all. I'll let you know over the next few months.
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Old 10-18-2001, 01:13 AM
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quaker state oil is for all cars. i use it regularly with
good results 20W50. will switch to 10W40 for winter.
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