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Old 11-13-2003, 08:41 PM
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What oil should I run?

Hi, I have a 93' 190E 2.6 and I was wondering what is the best oil to run. I live in Southern California and currently am running 20w50. Thanks in advance, Chris

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Old 11-13-2003, 08:54 PM
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I'll bet you wont get any responses.
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Old 11-13-2003, 08:57 PM
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Have used Castrol Syntec 5W50, changed every 5K miles, for the last 200K miles. Since new. Car works just like it did when new, and does not use any oil. I think this is a good thing.
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Old 11-13-2003, 09:17 PM
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manny, just to make you look bad I will post
I have been using 20W-50 for years too.
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Old 11-13-2003, 10:05 PM
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I just put in Motul 6100 Synergie 5w40 synthetic in a 1995 E420!
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Old 11-14-2003, 12:02 AM
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The best advice is in your owner's manual.


P.S. I use 20W-50 too - whatever major brand API SL rating is on sale.
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Old 11-14-2003, 02:46 AM
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Avg temps around here throughout the year between 26 to 33 deg C.


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