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Old 01-08-2009, 12:02 AM
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Limited Slip Oil?

Is there any safe oil to use in a 116 limited-slip diff from the early 1970's? The tag on the diff says, in German, "Use Special Oil". Can I just pour in some Mobil 1 90W or do I have to go to the Mercedes dealer?

I don't mind a trip to the dealer, but I was just wondering if something I already have in the shop might work.

Any one have any info on this?

Pooka

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Old 01-08-2009, 01:17 AM
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Check with the dealer but you cannot use regular diff oil in the car. You may be able to use synthetic, either Mobil 1 or Amzoil.

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