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Old 06-12-2003, 03:33 PM
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94 E320 - require Syn oil or dino?

On my new to me 94 E320, did this car initially used synthetic oil from the factory, or was dino oil used? Thanks.
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Old 06-12-2003, 03:43 PM
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I believe you car came with dino oil from the factory. It wasn't until 1996 or 97 that synthetics were factory fills.

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Old 06-12-2003, 05:12 PM
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Dino was standard even later than that. Hence the lawsuit about 98 and 99 cars with FSS using dino with long change intervals.
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Old 06-12-2003, 05:56 PM
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Should I switch to syn oil or should I stay with dino?
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Old 06-12-2003, 05:59 PM
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Should I switch to syn oil or should I stay with dino?
Oh sweet Jesus. Oil threads are the most discussed and debated topic on this site. This topic has surely been mercilessly beaten to death too many times.

Please avail yourself of the search function for "dino oil" or "synthetic oil", and you'll be happily (or unhappily) reading these posts for weeks on end.
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Should I switch to syn oil or should I stay with dino?
Should I come or Should I go, now ??

Yup, sounds like a song I heard before somewhere....
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Old 06-12-2003, 06:22 PM
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OMG, edge. I thought you knew better than to ask that. Now this could be fun. Let's have a ten page thread jumping all over him for asking the question, and nobody answer it.
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Old 06-12-2003, 06:46 PM
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Your Oil Question: Dino vs Syn

Edge,

I woud recommend going back and deleting your question. Then do a search. Save the threads, find a long weekend and start reading. After you have done that, simply decide for yourself.

In a nutshell this specific topic has been beaten to death with strong opinions both ways.

With all due respect,

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Old 06-12-2003, 07:53 PM
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It was a joke!

I knew that question would bring out you guys from behind the woodshed, hehe!
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83 300D Manganese Brown 109K
97 E420 Midnight Blue 197K sold
98 BMW 328i Vert White 100K, sold
95 BMW 525i White 125K, sold
93 BMW 525iT Red 193K, sold
95 E320 Green Wagon 125K, sold
94 E320 White 127K, sold
85 300SD 156K Grey (Annie), sold
84 300D Lapis Blue 170K (Judy), sold
99 ML 320 Black (lease), 1998 C230 White (lease)
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86 Mercedes 300E (sold)
84 Porsche 911 Red (sold), 1965 Porsche 911 White (sold)
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Old 06-12-2003, 09:46 PM
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To settle this debate once and for all:
Dino oil is out
Synthetic oil is out.
As of today, eveybody use vegetable oil
Now the question,
olive oil?
canola oil?
soybean oil ?
Coconut Oil?
Soybean Oil?
Corn Oil ?
Cottonseed Oil ?
Grapeseed Oil?
Peanut Oil?
Sesame Oil?
Sunflower Oil?
Walnut Oil ?
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