[DML] Re: What motor oil to use.
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Dave, you're the second to say use the 15W50 Mobile-1.  I think I 
will go with that.

Thanks,

Paul


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Dave Swingle" <swingle@xxxx> wrote:
> Manual states 20W50 for hot weather. This sounds "heavy" but is 
not 
> unusual for Euro engines of that era. I've started using 15W50 
Mobil 1 
> (after doing a teardown on a 150K-mile BMW engine that had always 
run 
> Mobil 1 I was sold). Oil is like a religious argument - you'll get 
a 
> ton of opinions on this one, and unless you drive it 100K miles 
and 
> then tear it down, you'll never figure out who's right. 
> 
> I know many folks running 10W30 without issue. In any case I'm 
> convinced that full synthtetic is well worth the money. 
> 
> Dave Swingle
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "sweetp01569" <paul.sweet@xxxx> 
wrote:
> > I know this has probably been answered many times, and with many 
> > different answers.  I want to change to oil this weekend and am 
> > curious to the weight of oil I should use.  I live in MA, where 
> summer 
> > temps right now are 80-90 deg., but will drive the car into the 
fall, 
> > where temps will range between 35 and 50 deg.  I drive the car a 
> > couple of times a week to work (64 miles round trip).  What 
weight is 
> > recommended for this condition.  Should I just follow the manual?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Paul
> > VIN 10944






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