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Re: Durablend vs. Mobil 1

At 03:35 PM 7/21/97 -0400, you wrote:

>A few weeks ago I put in the semi-synthetic Durablend because I knew the
>stuff would only be in there for 3 weeks....and figured the
>Mobil 1 was overkill (I changed it in only 3 weeks to Mobil 1 immediately
>prior to Watkin's Glen).  Well, I hate to admit it, but the Syntec really
>quieted the motor down....it's not real noisy anyway..but the change was
>noticeable.  I'm still using Mobil 1, but I am dismayed.
>I guess I picked a bad week to stop sniffing glue.

I was getting a LOT of lifter noise starting at 3K miles until the last oil
change, when in desperation I used a quart of "Snap-On" 5 minute motor oil
flush - now at 5K miles on my Mobil 1 and nary a tick - I'm now able to here
the exhaust manifold leak very clearly... Oh well...

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                                   EMCM(SW) Dave Head  
87 5KCStq 199K miles                1.7 bar 
    qcusa #3442                 Maitland, Florida