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I have always put in 5 quarts, which brings the oil on the dipstick to the X in "MAX. 4 quarts, BTW, brings it to the "full" mark on the dipstick. My indy did this on the only time he changed the oil. I added another quart to get it to the X.
Been doing this for the 145K I've owned the car, which is now at 235 K. It drips a bit but I have never added oil between changes except once after a 3 day cross-country trip at 75-90 mph. I think I put in half a quart.
1996 9000 CSE 5 speed (daily driver)
2003 9-5 Linear SportWagon (wife's)
1999 9-3 SE auto (younger daughter's)
2000 9-3 SE 5 speed (elder daughter's)
1984 C900 4 door Base model (RIP)
1995 9000 CS (sold)
1996 9000 CS (RIP)
Posts in this Thread:
- '94-'98 owners: Anyone using over 5 Qts of oil?, sam96CS , Wed, 31 Jan 2018 10:29:38
- It has been done with no reported problems, sam96CS , Fri, 9 Feb 2018 09:00:42
- Re: That's typically an engine re-builder's info..., Street, Sat, 3 Feb 2018 08:44:58
- The manual says 5.3 quarts, Noel , Fri, 2 Feb 2018 12:44:34 <-- Viewing This Message
- Re: '94-'98 owners: Anyone using over 5 Qts of oil?, Simon S, Wed, 31 Jan 2018 10:40:20
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