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Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2004 01:31:17 GMT
From: Wayne Vincent <wvincentnospamet>
Subject: Re: First Time Saab owner

KeithG wrote: > Synth may be able to get this life, but it is a bit of a gamble unless > you either do an oil analysis to determine if and when it is due or > have an oil monitor built in (9^3SS). In the US, we seem to take > shorter trips which shortens oil life. There have been a number of > 2.3L engines which have suffered from sludging. Whether or not it is > due to poor Dino oil or just due to driving style, I do not know. This > was not historically been a problem with the T4 and the only change I > can attribute it to is the 10k oil change interval. I just would not > stretch it that long without oil analysis to corroborate it. > Therefore, I change my Mobil 1 at 5k... YMMV Mobil thanks you. You must do a lot of really short trips. <snip>

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