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Old 05-27-2004, 08:38 PM   #28
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I've done a little research myself and I"ve come up with that Mobil 1 5W-30 should be fine. The manual says to use API SH or higher. The back of the oil container says that the oil exceeds API SL and SJ.

This PDF I came across says SL and SJ is more current than SH.
So you're saying we still shouldn't be using Mobil 1 5W-30? I'm confused, heh.

I've been using Mobil 1 5W-30 since my first oil change and that was about five oil changes ago.
Because the B isn't for bling.
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