Date: Sat, 11 May 2002 21:14:24 -0400
From: "Geo" <nonopsamom>
Subject: Re: What oil for my '93 9000 CS 2.3 Turbo?


Congrats. I got a 93 9000CSET, 5spd, 151k miles a few months ago. My local Saab guru says regular dino oil is fine if you change it at 3-5k miles. He says dino oil tends to leave a varnish that functions like a seal. Synth is high detergent and lead to leaks esp. in a high mileage car that was previously fed on dino which seems to be the consensus. How do you like the car? Mine is the best car I've ever had. I love the smooth ride, gas mileage, (22-32) power heated leather seats, other creature comforts and the turbo's great. Not crazy about the clutch, a little mushy, but I can live with it. Natural Light Black and White Photography http://www.phastnet.com/~geos/ -George- "AA" <anopsamgt; wrote in message news:abj8nr$9rf$1nopsamg4.svr.pol.co.uk... > I've just bought my first SAAB. A '93 9000 CS 2.3 Turbo with 177,000 miles > on the clock. > Due to my last car (AR 75/Milano 3.0) having drunk oil by the gallon I still > have large stocks of Halfords Fully Synthetic 5w/40 sitting around in my > garage. Is it ok to use this, or should I be looking for something else? I > drive about 50 miles a day to and from work with similar mileage at w/ends. > TIA for any comments/suggestions. > > Ashley > >

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