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Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 13:37:24 -0000
From: "Pidgeonpost" <>
Subject: Re: Sludge and Flush

"Fred W" <Malt_Houndnospamm-me-not*> wrote in message > Pooh Bear wrote: >> >> Fred W wrote: >> >> >>>As a point of reference, I routinely change the oil in both of my 1998 >>>2.0L 900's at ~5k mile intervals (daughters cars). The BMWs go a bit >>>longer (~8k miles) between changes. >> >> >> Which oil do you use btw ? >> > > Mobil 1 10W30 in the BMWs (older) and 5W30 in the SAABs. > -- > -Fred W ...Mobil 1 has always been used in our 9K. We bought it with a 3rd party warranty that insisted on engine oil and filter changes every 6K miles. At 155K it still doesn't need a top-up between services, doesn't drop any oil, and is really quiet. Whether this can be attributed to the oil in any way I've no idea, but I'd be reluctant to change now. There's only one thing that bothers me. When the 9K has to go, what the hell shall I replace it with??? None of the current range appeals.

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